HSE Area Manager
Total Safety U.S., Inc. - Texas

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Total Safety, the leading global outsourced provider of integrated safety and compliance solutions and products, is looking for an experienced HSE Area Manager to ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental functions in assigned area are meeting internal corporate requirements and external regulatory compliance, and that security and emergency action plans are in place and tested. Work with the respective regional manager(s) to develop strategies and tactics that will ensure the organization meets business objectives and achieves premier HSEQ performance.

The HSE Area Manager will support Houston, LaPorte, Freeport, and all other surrounding facilities considered to be our Region 1.

•Serves as the key contact for HSE and VPP issues in assigned area. Provides field interpretation of regulations and Total Safety policies and procedures (HSE Manual) to the operations group.
•Ensures that security and emergency action plans are in place and tested.
•Champions the integration of HSE work processes and initiatives into daily business activities. Plans and oversees Management of Change (MOC) or the hazard analysis performed before implementing a change in process, material or equipment. Develops and implements tactics to continuously improve HSE performance and provide value.
•Facilitates or participates in incident investigations and near miss reporting. Collects data, establishes facts, performs root cause analysis and draws valid conclusions. Recommends and implements corrective and preventative actions. Prepares required documentation and incident reporting and creates safety alerts.
•Implements and maintains programs for nurturing an effective Safety Culture. Educates, coaches and motivates managers, supervisors and employees on health and safety issues to ensure well-being and efficiency.
•Conceives, plans, designs, manages and implements assigned projects such as accident prevention and loss control methods, procedures, programs and training.
•Performs audits, surveys, safety reviews, variance reviews and inspections to ensure compliance with Federal, State, Local and Corporate requirements relating to H&S training, record keeping, permits, reports, policy and procedures and other related compliance issues. Ensures environmental compliance with Federal, State, Local and Corporate requirements relating to record keeping, permits, reports, training and other related concerns (Technical Environmental Contact). Manages hazardous waste disposal, tracking, and reporting in assigned area.
•Ensures identification of and promotes sharing of best practices within HSE and within other Total Safety Regions. Works with company communications team to ensure that safety successes are recognized in SafetyLine and on SafetyNet.
Nature of Supervisory Responsibility: No direct reports, but provides guidance and oversight to Technicians & Representatives performing Health & Safety duties but directly reporting to Operations & Project staff.
•Bachelor’s degree in an HSE or related field and five years applicable industrial experience or two years of college combined with ten years applicable industrial experience.
•Experience with the OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) to include implementation and maintenance of VPP Star sites. Knowledge of the OSH Challenge Program a plus.
•Comprehensive knowledge of OSHA (Occupational Safety and Hazards Administration and EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) regulations and requirements. Knowledge of State and Federal laws, local ordinances, and other rules and regulations associated with facility and employee Health & Safety.
•Ability to identify regulations as they apply to real time situations and effectively make the right decision with little or no management guidance.
•Experience in a Health & Safety environment within an industrial service, refining, petrochemical or manufacturing environment.
•Experience performing Incident Investigations and Root Cause Analysis.
•Experience with OHSAS 18001 Safety management Systems a plus.
•Experience with quality management systems. An understanding of ISO 9001 a plus.
•Effective communication (written, verbal and listening) and interpersonal skills. Experience with technical writing (operating procedures, policies, incident and investigation reports)
•Experience creating and providing/delivering training presentations.
•Ability to effectively interact with and develop and maintain strong rapport and credibility with all levels of employees in company.
•Organization skills and self motivation are critical to the success of this position.
•Must possess high ethical standards demonstrated by your approach to business.
•Must demonstrate commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, an unwavering commitment to safety and health and other company policies and procedures.
•Proficiency with MS Office and other function-specific software.
Work Environment:
Splits time between office and shop or field locations. Travels to other facilities in assigned area as needed.
Physical Demands:
Regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel; frequently required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear; occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision. When in the field will climb ladders, scaffolds, stairs and other elevated working surfaces and enter confined spaces and other potentially hazardous work environments.