BrandSafway Regional EHS Manager in Long Beach, California
Regional EHS Manager
Long Beach, CA
BrandSafway Services, a BrandSafway company, is the leading diversified provider of specialty multi-craft services to the North American downstream energy infrastructure market. Its extensive portfolio of service offerings includes work access, specialty coatings, abrasive blasting, insulation, refractory, corrosion protection, weatherproofing and other related crafts. Brand operates in four key energy sectors: refining, Canadian Oil Sands, petrochemical and power generation. The company also serves the infrastructure construction markets throughout North America and in strategic international regions.
Work under the supervision of the VP of EHS with a dotted line to the VP of Southwest Region to manage and develop Area EHS Manager(s). Provide safety management expertise to others to help ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws / regulations and Company policies / procedures.
DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Regional EHS Manager(s): Interview, hire, train, and manage each safety manager within assigned safety region. Observe Area EHS Managers conducting training classes, safety meetings, and field observations. Provide ongoing performance monitoring and mentoring including quarterly review of goals and job shadowing. Assist with resolving issues that he/she may encounter.
Administrative: Compile regional safety data and provide management reports regarding the work activities accomplished by the safety region. Prepare reports for corporate and field management as requested.
Inspections, Field Observations, and Safety Programs: Conduct safety inspections and field observations within assigned safety region. Assist with routine updates to Company safety training programs, policies, and procedures.
Transportation Safety Compliance: Take direction from and coordinate with the Corporate Transportation Safety Manager to provide leadership, guidance, and program consultation to branch management in the interpretation and application of transportation safety programs, policies, and procedures. Assist with maintaining driver qualification files and records including driver logs and vehicle inspection logs.
Regulatory Interface: Assist with the administration of local, state and federal laws and regulations. Respond to initial inquiries from regulatory agencies as instructed by the Director of Safety. Conduct site specific investigation as directed by General Counsel. Assist Area EHS Safety Managers with regulatory compliance in their assigned locations.
Customer Interface: Routinely participate with branch management, in customer safety initiatives and meetings. Provide customer safety training as approved by the VP of EHS and Corporate Training Department
Medical Interaction: Work with Area EHS Managers and/or Branch Managers to locate and evaluate medical providers. Work with medical providers and the Company’s Risk Management Department to help ensure the procedural requirements of the Company’s return to work program are followed.
Incident / Accident Notification, Investigation & Reporting: Respond to incidents within the assigned safety region. Investigate incidents involving company property, employees, temporary employees, or third party property which occur in the assigned region. Analyze incident/accident data to identify specific trends and hazardous conditions that require an in-depth analysis and development and/or implementation of policy revision.
OSHA Recordkeeping: Evaluate employee incidents within the assigned safety region to determine if the injury/illness meets OSHA’s recordkeeping criteria. Provide information regarding lost or restricted work days for each OSHA recordable injury/illness in the respective safety region.
Ability to manage personnel with strong leadership abilities to motivate and coach personnel to accomplish regional, department and company-wide strategic goals.
Above average knowledge of and experience with the OSHA, DOT, MSHA, EPA, and NFPA regulatory requirements.
Experience in California OSHA regulations required.
Knowledgeable in OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements
Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills to effectively manage, train, motivate, and communicate with employees, supervisors and customers.
Above average computer skills with the ability to proficiently use the Microsoft Office.
Valid driver’s license and good driving history
Satisfactory background check.
Ability to travel 25% - 70% of the time.
Minimum of 5 years safety management in the construction industry.
Advance knowledge and understanding of current construction and general industry safety regulations and the ability to analyze and interpret this data for the safety of employees, job sites, and the branches on a regional level.
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING REQUIRED:
Wear hard hats, safety glasses, steel-toed shoes, and hearing protection, as needed, while visiting construction job sites. Industrial sites may require the wearing of Nomex, Flame Resistant Clothing or equivalent clothing. In the event of a job requirement where a respirator must be worn, a medical evaluation and a respiratory fit test will be conducted per OSHA regulations.
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..)
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required talk and hear. The employee must regularly sit, use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls, stand, walk, and travel away from the branch to multiple job sites to perform job duties. The employee is occasionally required to climb to high elevations and work in precarious places, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and/or reach above shoulders.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be medically evaluated and cleared to wear the appropriate respiratory equipment.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
The employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places, up to and over 100 feet; may be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals in hazardous waste facilities.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may be loud while working in the yard area or at a construction job site.
BrandSafway is an equal opportunity employer and considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. BrandSafway is also an E-Verify participant.
The above statements reflect the principle functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation.
BrandSafway, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, special disabled or Vietnam or other era veteran status.