Business Unit Safety Manager (Regional)
Founded in 1923, Company is a privately held infrastructure construction, design, and engineering contractor with a rich history of connecting the world’s strongest utility infrastructure networks. It operates in more than 80 cities worldwide and employs only the industry’s top workers who pride themselves on connecting with customers and helping them connect with the world.
Using our proven Connected Infrastructure Model™, we connect all fundamental parts and processes of successful infrastructure construction. From installing the nation’s first Community Access Television (CATV) system to constructing the Keystone Pipeline to restoring power after some of the country’s worst natural disasters and everything in between, our people have the experience and the technical skills to complete any project within the power, oil & gas pipeline, gas distribution, and communications markets.
As a top-10 ranked specialty contractor by Engineering News Record, we have successfully designed and constructed millions of miles of safe, reliable, and world-class infrastructure for our utility, commercial and government customers – and we look forward to partnering with you soon.
FEATURES AND BENEFITS:
For nearly 100 years, we’ve connected talented people with rewarding and meaningful career opportunities in construction, design and engineering, project management, and maintenance services. As a privately held company, we treat our employees like family. It’s our culture. But don’t take it from us; take it from our many employees who choose to stay with us for their entire careers. Day in and day out, our employees pride themselves on connecting with customers and helping our customers connect with the world.
We’re committed to our employee family and helping them achieve continuous personal improvement in a collaborative atmosphere with ample training and development opportunities.
THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY:
This position is responsible for leading the safety transformation within the Central Region by creating the strategies to support the company vision to be the safest contractor in the markets we serve. The Regional Safety Manager will lead and manage a team of 20+ safety professionals including developing, implementing, and driving the Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) programs for the Central Region.
Coaching and Teaming - Ability to proactively assess the safety climate via observations, audit trend analysis, and investigation key issues. Communicate and make appropriate recommendations to management for needed work process improvements or corrective actions.
Education, Training and Program Development - Ability to lead organizational change to continuously improve OS&H work processes, systems and programs and to attain organizational goals and objectives for HSE performance and compliance.
Motivation - Ability to create a climate for people to do their best. Motivate many kinds of team and project members. Assess personal needs and use it to get the best result out of another person. Empower others to take charge of their own actions. Make others feel their work is important.
Safety Subject Matter Expert - Advanced comprehensive Safety and Occupational Health knowledge of H&M internal policies, procedures and processes and OSHA 1910 and 1926 regulations. Ability to assess work place hazards, determine the risks and provide solutions in an efficient, timely and cost-effective manner. Ability to work independently (self-managed with the ability to set goals and objectives) and on teams (leadership and/or participation) with very little supervision. Act as the primary interface with regulatory agencies on HSE matters.
Business Acumen - Understands how the company’s designated markets work and how we compete in those markets.
Customer Focused - Operates from a customer centric perspective. Understands the customer's value to the company and routinely drives to exceed their expectations. Sees internal customers/stakeholder’s as part of the greater company “team” and operates from this “team” centric perspective. Understands this greater “team’s” value to the company and routinely drives to excel “team” performance through customer focus, regardless of internal position.
Drive for Results - Can be counted on to aggressively pursue and exceed goals and objectives individually and through others.
Leadership - Ability to set direction, communicate vision and manage process while inspiring, motivating and leading/influencing people toward achieving and exceeding organizational goals.
Talent Development - Understands the operational importance of recognizing, assessing, developing and managing people and their talents for the business. Actively promotes knowledge transfer as a way to develop the organization’s talent.
Plan, direct, implement and drive new policies, procedures, and standards. Lead investigations of the most serious incidents, post incident conduct a lessons learned (root cause analysis) and make adjustments to affected policies, procedures and standards.
Ensure safety is operationalized & integrated in all work, constantly driving to make sure that best practices are identified and shared across all Lines of Business.
Work within the organization so that team goals, roles, protocols, and business relationships are consistent with high-performance requirements and in-line with the company's strategy. BACKGROUND PROFILE:
Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental.
Accredited in safety, including OSHA 30-hour and First Aid/CPR, OSHA Instructor.
Minimum of 10 years of experience leading a team of safety professionals.
Completely understand the business, the context, and manages implications related to HSE.
Ability to work independently (self-managed with the ability to set goals and objectives) and on teams (leadership and/or participation) with very little supervision.
Promotes continuous improvement in performance through training and program enhancements.
Ability to lead organizational change to continuously improve HSE work processes, systems and programs and to attain organizational goals and objectives for HSE performance and compliance
Advanced comprehensive Safety and Occupational Health knowledge of H&M internal policies, procedures and processes and OSHA 1910 and 1926 regulations Effective oral presentation, report writing, and other written communication skills. Skilled in operations of desktop and data based computer software (i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Publisher and Excel) Ability to travel overnight 75% of the time.
Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.