VP of HSE - Americas
Transfield Services - Houston, TX

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Transfield Services
(TSE) has established and is enhancing its position as a leading maintenance and
outsourced services provider.

TSE has a
resilient business model built on industry and geographic diversity.

The Company is confident it will continue to
expand its business through concentrating on market segments and geographies
with good growth opportunities.

All senior leadership
roles carry accountability for the following four key business objectives;

Growing the business

Developing people

Thought leadership

Competitive performance results.

Primary Purpose of the Role:
The V

President, Health Safety & Environment is responsible for leading the HSE
function in the Americas
with the goal of achieving a safe and injury free workplace.

Key Working Relationships:
Primary reporting line of the role is to
the Chief Executive Officer, Americas
and functionally to the TSE Safety Executive.

The ability to provide leadership and work effectively in a global
matrix structure is critical.

Transfield Services, Americas

TSA Business Unit Executives

TSA Functional Executives

Transfield Services HSE Team

Clients, vendors and suppliers

Success Elements:
The successful candidate will have held a senior-level HSE role in a $1B
plus organization and has

provided strategic leadership on all health, safety
and environmental needs within an organization.

Key Responsibilities


To promote and model leadership safety and
ensure projects operate in a manner consistent with Transfield Services values
and safety best practices.

for developing and implementing company HSE policies and programs which reflect
each industry’s best practices.


Design, implement, incorporate and direct
execution of HSE policies, procedures and programs that support Company safety
standards throughout the organization. Maintain and continues to develop HSE
systems as necessary.


Responsible for enforcement and compliance

all HSE regulations including maintaining
the documentation, tracking and statistical timely reporting for all regulatory
agencies (EPA, OSHA, etc.)


Ensure proposed HSE initiatives are aligned
with Transfield Service’s corporate strategy.

Advise leadership of associated HSE risk management issues and take
proactive steps to manage risks. Plan, direct and implement HSE programs to
ensure compliance with organizational performance standards and philosophies.


Responsible for overseeing safety requirement
and providing appropriate training programs to ensure the safe operations of
our workforce.


Develop annual Site Safety Plans in
cooperation with operational managers.


Coach management in all matters of compliance
and safety. Provides direction, mentor, advice and guidance to management,
supervisors and employees



Ensure incident and other data is recorded in the company system in accordance
with procedural requirements and that OSHA incident logs are accurate and up to


Prepare HSE reports and submit within required timeframes.

against OSHA and other applicable regulatory standards are maintained.


Promote an organizational culture that
empowers all employees to be involved in HSE matters and to pro-actively take
action to reduce risk and to protect people and the environment.


Ensure compliance with Mandatory Safety Rules (MSRs) and that all
individuals involved in incidents are treated fairly per the “fair treatment


Develop and implement strategies to improve HSE performance while
maintaining an approach consistent with all Company vision, values and


Ensure key aspects of the HSE Management System are continuously
measured and monitored to ensure effective function.


Ensure that the respective Operational / Executive Managers are notified
of incidents as required by the Incident Reporting and Investigation Procedure.


Provide technical guidance to Regional HSE Managers and HSE Coordinators
as required.


Ensure the HSE OSP is compliant with all relevant statutes, rules and
codes and capable of delivering "best practice" performance.


Communicate with employer groups and regulatory authorities as


Ensure on going audits and review processes (due diligence) of the company
system and HSE performance are conducted. This includes workplace visits,
audits, performance reviews, and investigation of incidents as appropriate.


Prepare periodic management reports (as required) by the CEO, Americas and
the TSE HSE Executive on HSE and Workers' Compensation performance including:

  • Status of Improvement Initiatives,
  • Key Performance Indicator status,
  • General issues / performance as required.
Uphold and promote the Company’s
Business Code of Conduct

Education / Qualifications:
B.S. Degree in Safety
Management or other HSE related discipline required.

Post graduate qualifications will be
well regarded.

10 plus years of HSE experience with 5 years in senior roles.

Construction or maintenance industry

Certified Safety Professional (CSP)/ Associate in Risk Management
(ARM) (highly preferred)

He/She is known as a team player who
has experience working on a senior management team

A proactive, self sufficient executive
who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment. Has the agility to move
back and forth between the strategic and tactical aspects of the VP, HSE role.

An individual who has a strong desire to
be “part of the business and work in the business” and has demonstrated an
understanding of general business matters.

A credible manager and leader who is
respected for his/her ability to influence senior business leaders.

Sound knowledge of risk management principles.

Strong experience in incident and accident investigation methods.

Effective communication skills including, verbal, written and

Must have proficient computer skills.

Other Factors Relevant to the Position:

Flexible Working hours

should be noted that the appointee is expected to take on other duties as may
be directed by the CEO TSA and, or the TSE HSE Executive from time to time.

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