Area EHS Manager

Turner construction   •  

Denver, CO

Industry: Real Estate & Construction

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 33 days ago

Position Description: Partner with the Business Unit EH&S Director, Operations Manager, Project Executives, Project Managers and Superintendents in adhering to company environmental, health and safety policies and procedures Lead EH&S in a geographic area within a business unit. May have supervisory responsibility for Project EH&S Managers, Project Safety Managers, and Project Safety Assistants in the assigned Area.

Reports to: Business Unit EH&S Director

Essential Duties & Responsibilities*:

  • Build working relationships with BU leadership and provide direction to Area in implementing cultural changes in EH&S.
  • Identify, eliminate and control hazardous conditions that may lead to injury and/or property damage using EH&S standards, best management practices, and Building L.I.F.E program.
  • Execute environmental health and safety policies and procedures and enforce compliance with Business Unit and company requirements.
  • Manage project safety teams on remote and geographically dispersed locations through regular and frequent collaboration and communication.
  • Collaborate with BUEH&S Director to develop BU goals. Implement proactive programs to reduce overall incident rates and claims cost in the Area based on goals.
  • Implement and manage Risk Management programs. Provide data analysis to BUEH&SD and senior leadership, with the recommended corrective actions to be taken.
  • Investigate, report and review claims with BUEH&SD, local claims coordinator, and other local BU Managers.
  • Build working relationships with OSHA, EPA and other regulatory agencies to promote Turner EH&S Programs and manage regulatory exposures and citations to zero.
  • Recommend appropriate staffing and staff development needs based on the assessment of talent. Evaluate need for and recommend training throughout the Area.
  • Promote Turner through involvement in local organizations.
  • Develop and maintain the Area safety budget, approved through BUEH&SD.
  • Analyze subcontractors and write trade-specific, safety-related scopes of work.
  • Negotiate professional services agreements for EH&S.Build working relationships with BU leadership and provide direction to Area in implementing cultural changes in EH&S.

Qualifications: Four year degree in Occupational or Environmental Health and Safety or engineering, with at least seven (7) years of building construction safety experience or equivalent education and experience. A minimum of OSHA 30 hour training, First Aid/CPR/BBP and AED training. Demonstrated knowledge of safety/environmental principles and techniques through completion of other related coursework and/or certifications is required. In addition, achievement of CHST or equivalent is required. Demonstrated ability to identify known potential exposures and lead implementation of corrective actions. Demonstrated management, leadership, and ability to work independently and with teams, and strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing and train others. Demonstrated computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office suite programs and proficiency in EH&S applications.

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 this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job requires use of hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Ability to hear bells, alarms, whistles, etc. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. This position travels regularly by motor vehicle, and occasionally by train and air.