Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire
City: Rapid City
State: South Dakota
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 57703
Plans, implements and supervises project environmental, health and safety activities for a large, complex project or through safety specialists on a group of medium/small size projects. Usually primary safety person on large project. May supervise other EHS personnel based on size and scope of project.
•Support Corporate and Project-specific EHS initiatives.
•Provide independent troubleshooting and resolution based on broad and in-depth EHS technical knowledge.
•Analyze need and determine specifications for protective safety equipment, materials and gear.
•Direct surveillance inspections and controls hazardous working conditions or unsafe employee activities.
•Insure required records and reports are complete, accurate and submitted per established procedures.
•Improve project EHS awareness by controlling hazardous working conditions and unsafe employee activities through safety management and contacting supervisory personnel.
•Supervise and administer safety/First Aid and rescue squad activities including work assignments, personnel administration, staffing, training, etc.
•Assess level of risk and take action through training/awareness/planning.
•Lead or facilitate project safety kick-off meeting.
•Attend and participate in project field execution meetings.
•Lead or facilitate development of project EHS plans.
•Lead or facilitate project weekly safety meetings and periodically attend crew daily safety meetings (toolbox talks)
•Manage project EHS events by visiting potential area clinics and health facilities.
•Collaborate with Human Resources to set up accounts and develop relationships with local area clinics and health facilities.
•Implement employee EHS on-boarding program to include new hire mentoring assignments.
•Implement and oversee project EHS training program.
•Ensure emergency action plans are in place (site evacuation, confined space, high angle, trench, chemical rescue, etc.)
•Monitor and assist subcontractors in the development and administration of their EH&S programs and initiatives.
•Conduct work area surveillance inspections, air sampling tests for confined space entry, property damage and personal injury investigations.
•Track and document accidents, safety violations, unsafe conditions/activities, near misses, and leading indicators.
•Perform incident root cause analysis.
•Issue confined area entry and “hot work” permits as required.
•Implement and oversee behavior-based safety initiatives/audits.
•Implement and promote stop-work authority with employees.
•Report project EHS status to project team, client, and corporate EHS department.
•Review documentation to insure required records and reports are complete, accurate and submitted per established procedures, and implement appropriate corrective action.
•Develop logs for tool and equipment inspection.
•Accompany safety, health and insurance inspectors on walk through tours.
•Coordinate/assist in preparing written appeals for EHS violation citations.
•Serve as a guide/mentor to less experienced EHS professionals.
•Bachelor’s degree in occupational safety/health. (Significant additional EHS experience in a leadership role may be considered in lieu of degree.)
•6 or more years of experience in construction EHS management.
•Advanced education and training/certification in safety management such as Construction Health & Safety Technician (CHST), Safety Trained Supervisor Construction (STSC) and OSHA/MSHA 30 Hour preferred.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES:
•Broad experience and knowledge of environmental health and safety industry practices.
•Advanced knowledge of construction and/or industrial EHS requirements, plus thorough understanding and ability to effectively promote compliance with federal, state, local and company regulations.
•Excellent interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to positively influence EHS behaviors.
•Proficiency with standard office software.
•Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; capable of effectively presenting to audiences, large and small.
•Willingness and ability to adapt to rapidly changing environment and new challenges.
•Strong cultural sensitivity to manage relationships with people from diverse backgrounds.
•Strong leadership capabilities to deliver results and to strengthen the EHS culture.
•Ability to recognize hazardous situations and implement corrective measures essential.
•Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and coordinate multiple activities that are moderately to highly complex.
Work is performed in both indoor and outdoor environments with possible exposure to noise, dust, fumes, noxious odors, gases, mechanical and electrical hazards, moving objects, sharp edges, and all types of weather and temperature conditions. Occasional or frequent air travel with overnight stays.
•Manual dexterity, sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods of time;
•Frequent climbing stairs / ladders, bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, reaching, and crouching;
•Occasional work on ladders, scaffolding, or high structures;
•Visual acuity to read printed and electronic documents;
•Hearing capacity to receive, perceive, and react to common construction environment auditory stimuli;
•Lifting and / or exerting of force up to 50 pounds occasionally, 20 pounds of lifting / force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of lifting / force constantly to move objects; and
•Frequent driving of motor vehicles.
The above description covers the principal duties, responsibilities, and requirements of the job.
This description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental, or similar duties, responsibilities, and qualifications which may be required.
CCC Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
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