Position ID # EB-6124476047

Position Title: Director of Risk Management

Location: Houston, TX

Industry Segment: Truckload

Position Description: FMCSA & DOT Leadership.


The Director of Risk Management is responsible for creating and overseeing the organization’s risk management strategy. This includes ensuring regulatory compliance, leading safety training programs, managing accident investigations, and responding to emergencies. The role involves leveraging data and technology to improve risk management, overseeing fleet safety, and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations. The Director will also handle litigation related to risk management, lead disaster recovery and ergonomics initiatives, and collaborate with stakeholders to improve safety and performance standards. Additionally, the Director will lead and develop a team to support these efforts.


  • Risk Management Strategy: Develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive risk management strategy, including driver training, regulatory compliance, cargo securement, and event recorder management.
  • Leadership and Team Development: Lead and develop a team to support the organization’s risk management efforts, ensuring all claims and accidents are properly investigated and reported.
  • Regulatory Compliance and Safety Training: Work with management and HR to ensure all employees receive required regulatory and safety training, supporting new hire orientation, and overseeing the Driver Training Program.
  • Accident Investigation and Emergency Response: Monitor accident investigation programs and emergency response plans, interface with internal and external personnel to determine root causes, recommend corrective actions, and follow up.
  • Fleet and Equipment Safety: Oversee administration of FMCSA/DOT guidelines related to fleet safety and equipment, ensuring compliance with OSHA, FMCSA/DOT, state, and federal regulations.
  • Cost Control and Claims Management: Analyze and recommend cost control measures related to workers’ compensation claims and the return-to-work program.
  • Litigation and Legal Compliance: Interface with TFG’s legal and risk management teams on different initiatives, act on behalf of the company in litigation related to risk management activities and ensure compliance with environmental regulations.
  • Safety and Compliance Initiatives: Direct safety and compliance initiatives, inform and educate drivers on FMCSR regulations, and collaborate with Driver Training Manager to keep programs up to date.
  • Stakeholder Communication & Data Analysis: Proactively analyze data, communicate key findings to stakeholders, to include both USAL and TFG, and recommend enhancements to driver performance standards.
  • Training Leadership: Provide leadership for the training function, developing and leading safety and quality training programs.
  • Disaster Recovery and Ergonomics Programs: Lead organizational efforts around site disaster recovery programs and administer ergonomics programs.
  • Site Safety Inspections: Perform site safety inspections with compliance, operations, and maintenance associates to identify and resolve safety concerns.
  • Responsibly receive, transmit, and handle consumer and customer data per applicable policies and procedures.
  • Review and follow data privacy practices, policies, and guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Directly supervises one or more employees.  Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding, and disciplining employees, addressing complaints, and resolving problems.                 


  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university.
  • 10 to 12 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Industry specific continuing education required. DOT/OSHA experience required at a motor carrier.


American Society Safety Engineer (preferred but not mandatory)


The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  While performing the duties of the job, the associate is required on a daily basis to analyze and interpret data, communicate, and remain in a stationary position for a significant amount of the workday; and frequently access, input, and retrieve information from the computer and other office productivity devices.  The associate is regularly required to move about the office and around the corporate campus.  The associate is occasionally required to travel to other sites, including out-of-state, where applicable, for business.  The associate must frequently move up to 10 pounds and occasionally move up to 25 pounds.

Position ID # EB-6124476047

For more information regarding this position, please contact the recruiter noted below or send a resume to the recruiter noted below referencing the Position ID # EB-6124476047 above.

Recruiter: Jon Fricke
Vice President
Office: 479-271-0505 x113
Cell: 479-283-5300

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