Safety Manager
Watco Terminal & Port Services - Houston, TX

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Manages and oversees Greens Port’s Safety Program and performs internal audits at the profit center level to give safety a face in the field other than in a training role; frequent monitoring the status of measuring and testing certifications, personnel qualification certifications and training/testing documentation.

This position will report to the EHS Director and will provide detailed reports to include action items of goals to be accomplished to ensure rules compliance in the field.

Writes procedures as necessary. Train team members on the provisions of the QAP and participates in nonconformance root cause investigations, corrective action and monitoring the follow through for continuous improvement of quality and the elimination of safety non-conformances.

This position will conduct planned and unplanned audits to ensure rule compliance and continue our safety culture change.

Attendance on all corporate/regional safety calls will be mandatory as we discuss as a team all efficiency testing and failures.

This position will be used to help in qualifying new team members and assist in collection and the breakdown downloads to address handling issues before they become common practice in the field.

This position will maintain a hands-on approach to field training of rules compliance.


Extensive terminal experience is preferred.

Must have strong OSHA and maritime safety experience, with 5-10 years related experience.

Strong experience dealing with crude/condensate/liquids preferred.

Experience with shipyards, ports, and maritime laws needed.

A minimum of high school education or equivalent.

Candidate should possess strong analytical and communications skills both written and oral.

Candidate must possess the following: excellent customer relations, a self-starter, team participant, strong computer background, strong communicator, strong leadership - team developing capabilities and the ability to travel when required.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

• Must be able to see well enough to read gauges, precision measuring instruments, schematics, maintenance manuals as needed.

• Must be able to talk and hear well enough to communicate with co-workers, supervisors and others within the company 100% of the time.

• Must be able to reach with arms and hands to perform inspection, maintenance and repair duties when needed.

• Must be able to bend, stoop, twist, kneel, squat 100%.

• Must be able to use hands to grasp, handle, and finger and feel 100%.

• Must be able to climb and balance well enough to mount equipment by climbing up and down steps as needed.

• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance