The Environmental Health and Safety Manager is responsible for the development, design, maintenance, implementation, compliance, and general oversight of Brigadier Pipelines’ Environmental Health and Safety Program. This includes all program related tracking, monitoring, and documentation.
REPORTS TO: President, Associate General Counsel
Safety Field Auditors
LOCATION: Bradford County, PA
STATUS: Full Time/Exempt
CROSS FUNCTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:
Insurance Company Loss Prevention Representatives
OSHA and other local governmental agency representatives
AGC and ASSE and other trade association representatives
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Development of procedures, processes, standards, to achieve maximum control or reduction of hazards associated with a construction environment.
Recommend proper use of technology to track, report, and trend safety performance.
Integrate with the Risk Management function in order to achieve optimum results
Enforce the application of the United Sates Department of Labor Safety Code (OSHA - 29 CFR 1926 and 1910) at all sites in addition to applicable State and Municipal requirements, as well as any special safety requirements contained in Brigadier’s contracts and required by specific job conditions.
Recruit, train, develop, and supervise Regional Safety Managers (with expansion) and front-line Safety Technicians.
Coordinate, and facilitate Safety Committee with a mission to establish Brigadier as the safest contractor in the industry using four strategies:
Commitment & consensus on safety best practices
Utilization of Predictive Solutions
Consistent scoring system for improvement
Promote safety accomplishments
Supervise staff, which includes: reviewing Independent Development Plans, administering annual performance evaluations, and motivating and fostering teamwork among all cross-functional relationships within the company.
Conduct random site evaluations, including follow-up to ensure corrections have been made to deficiencies.
Oversee the administrative tasks related to reporting site evaluations, incident reporting requirements, and site specific safety planning.
Assist in the Pre-Construction SOP’s for advice on Safety Related Activities.
Identify opportunities for improvement in safety compliance, safety training, and selection and use of subcontractors.
Develop and update comprehensive training curriculum in conjunction with Learning & Development for all field operations, Safety Department Staff, and subcontractors.
Act as a resource for field operations with compliance on Federal and state (OSHA) as well as local safety and health regulations including NFPA, ICRA, and JCAHO Standards as necessary.
Foster relationships with all local, state, and Federal agencies developing best practices.
Working closely with Risk Management, oversee program accident investigation techniques in the event of a job site accident including collecting Brigadier Safety and Health standard incident report forms and documentation.
Manage procedures for Subcontractor site-specific safety planning and pre-construction activities.
Review the adequacy of medical and first aid materials, personal protection equipment, procedures, posters, booklets, signs, record keeping requirements, and enforcement of the contract safety clauses as they pertain to vendors and service firms.
Devise, study, and record newer methods and approaches to safety that may be applicable to sound safety management.
Be the designated person to apply to OSHA or the State Bureau of Standards for variances.
Review reports containing incidents and safety observations and work with Risk Management and Operations to address any trends.
Read and distribute literature pertaining to construction safety including latest industry code and legislative changes related to Safety practices.
Ensure regional parity in scoring of site presentation / housekeeping and severity of safety observations among all safety personnel.
Create venue for sharing best practices and safety issues among all safety personnel.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university in Safety Science, engineering, or demonstrated equivalent field.
Minimum five years of progressively responsible leadership and administration in occupation safety, health, environmental programs, loss control or related field specific to construction with a preference for pipeline experience.
This position requires a demonstrated expertise and knowledge in the following areas; OSHA, NFPA, EPA, JCAHO, ICRA, ANSI, and other regulatory agencies
Membership in CSP, ASP, CHST, CIH, ARM, CSE, ASSE or other related group is a plus
Working Knowledge of Federal and State health and safety regulations
Outstanding team player and with good interpersonal skills
Proven knowledge of construction best practices
Demonstrated experience in leading, motivating, and coaching employees
Strategic thinker who can translate ideas into tactical plans and provide necessary leadership
Strong sense of urgency in support of providing best in class customer service
Exceptional oral and written communication and interpersonal skills to all levels of an organization
Proven track record of hiring, mentoring, developing and retaining staff
Excellent technology skills, including standard office software and safety technology software
Strong planning, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
Capacity to coordinate efforts involving staff from different departments and external partners
Detail-oriented with strong organizational and administrative skills
Extensive managerial capabilities with all levels of individuals