Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager Typical Job Tasks
The EHS Manager is responsible for day-to-day oversight of jobsite safety implementation including, but not limited to: Safety education/training, execution and auditing of safe work procedures, coordination of incident investigations, execution of injury prevention plans, site-specific safety goals and objectives, pre-project planning, EHS audits/inspections, safety/security on projects, contractor safety, communications and reporting as required to management, clients and agencies as needed. Working with the Corporate Safety Director to implement programs/processes that will help reduce incidents and create a zero injury safety culture. Additional general responsibilities include ensuring compliance with local, state, federal and corporate regulations and policies. This position reports directly to the Corporate Safety Director and must work collaboratively with site leadership, employees, and outside EHS professionals to effectively identify and deliver innovative EHS solutions aligned with the needs of the business.
- Conduct weekly inspections on each of up to 15 separate jobsites to document audits regarding housekeeping, equipment and machinery condition, environmental concerns and all other safety related issues at locations, to ensure compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and company regulations.
- Conduct safety and compliance training as needed, to educate employees pertaining to jobsite safety, health hazards, and methods of reducing and/or eliminating workplace hazards.
- Coordinate new employee orientation and cover existing employees’ on-going Safety training needs.
- Oversee function specific training needed for various tasks.
- Develop and track corrective actions for audit findings.
- Communicate with management, safety staff and employees to keep each jobsite up to date and current regarding changes in safety regulations and programs.
- Participate in monthly safety committee meetings.
- Facilitate relationships with local regulatory personnel and agencies, provide compliance information, and respond to any concerns they may have.
- Lead efforts to correct any environment, safety and health problems identified by auditors, insurance representation or internal reviews.
- Correct any environmental, safety and health problems identified by auditors, insurance representatives or internal reviews.
- Maintain required paperwork such as OSHA 300 logs in compliance with federal law
- Participate in all incident investigations.
- BSc/BA in Safety Management or relevant field is preferred
- 5 years proven experience as a Safety Manager
- Certified Health & Safety Technician (CHST) preferred
- Good understanding of occupational safety and labor legal issues
- Strong technical writing skills
- Good knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment
- Excellent organizational and motivational skills
- Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities
- Prior experience with Safety Management and Compliance software, eCompliance, or similar
- Bilingual in Spanish a plus