Project Health and Safety Manager

Design Build and Construction MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina


Description

ECC is hiring a Project Health and Safety Manager for a large vertical construction project located in NC at Cherry Point. This position is primarily responsible for ensuring compliance and metrics with health and safety requirements on construction projects as defined by Company standards, governmental regulations, and contractual obligations. This position may oversee loss prevention in concurrent multiple or large projects encompassing a number of subcontractors. Candidates with H&S management experience with large federal government (DoD) construction projects encouraged to apply. Must be able to obtain a base pass.  In this position you will:

  • Ensure the implementation of Accident Prevention Plans (APP)
  • Actively promote and support the health and safety programs at project sites
  • Oversee the completion of Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA) preparation and acceptance
  • Facilitate health and safety training for Company staff, subcontractors, and any parties required to participate to ensure achievement of exceptional health & safety performance including developing training content and delivering course information
  • Author health and safety related documentation (reports, logs, records, and site specific risk mitigation plans), completing required information for daily reports and client communications in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ensure that all documentation is organized and uploaded to the project portal
  • Provide oversight to subcontractors, clients, and project team members to ensure that project activities are completed according to applicable APP(s)
  • Conduct regular inspections to assess health and safety plan adherence as well as identify potential loss and risk
  • Take appropriate actions to prevent loss and mitigate risk in accordance to Company standards and practices
  • Ensure that deficiencies are corrected in a timely manner and to acceptable measures
  • Represent the Company in a positive and professional manner in client and regulatory agency interactions, serving as the primary point of contact for site health & safety
  • Collaborate with Project Managers to ensure that health and safety activities are incorporated effectively into project plans
  • Report health and safety incidents to the Company Incident Database
  • Conduct related investigations thoroughly, completing associated documentation accurately
  • Ensure implementation and documentation of corrective actions
  • Verify implementation and close-out corrective actions
  • Provide mentoring, direction, and subject matter expertise to Health & Safety Supervisors and/or junior level staff
  • As requested, participate in employment interviews and make hiring recommendations. As needed, provide performance feedback regarding junior level staff
  • Interface effectively with senior management, escalating issues appropriately and making recommendations regarding policy & procedure
  • Review of qualifications of subcontractors
  • In addition to the accountabilities above, other responsibilities, tasks, and deliverables may be assigned to the incumbent of this position

Requirements

  • The ability to communicate in written and oral formats with diplomacy and tact
  • An aptitude for exercising independent thinking and reasoning
  • Demonstrated success in teaching others health and safety concepts and requirements
  • Skilled in leading others without formal reporting authority
  • Proven knowledge of US Army Corps of Engineers EM 385 1-1
  • Competent in using Microsoft Office products, email systems, and Windows
  • Eight years of progressive work experience in a position directly related to health and safety on large vertical construction projects
  • Education - A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Environmental Health & Safety or related field is required. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for this requirement.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Successful leadership of subcontractors and project teams in support of health & safety endeavors
  • Previous success in working effectively in a dotted line reporting structure
  • Direct responsibility for contract compliance in government construction or environmental projects (NAVFAC, USACE, AFCEE as well as federal regulations)
  • Hands-on experience in industrial hygiene monitoring and use of hazardous work permits.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation
  • HAZWOPER 40 Hour Certification and 8 Hour Refresher Certification
  • HAZWOPER Supervisor Certification
  • USACE Contractor Quality Management (CQM) Training
  • OSHA 30 Hour Construction Certification

ECC is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact TeleSign HR at hr@telesign.com. This email address is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not email about the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a response.