The DUWA Health and Safety Manager reports to the Regional Health and Safety Manager with dotted line reporting to the DUWA Project Manager.
This position manages the implementation of core H&S issues and activities for the DUWA project. . The Manager of H&S: 1) trains, monitors and coaches workforce to improve skill levels for managing H&S programs and initiatives and, 2) leads efforts at the projects for the development, implementation, and on-going assessment of policies, procedures, written work practices, and other program components related to the VWNA H&S program and client contract H&S requirements - thus enabling continuous improvement towards maintaining high standards of quality, reliability, safety and compliance on the assigned projects and across the company.
Bachelor's degree, preferably with a major in safety, environmental science, water resources or an Associate Degree in a science, safety, or environmental health field.
A minimum of 1-4 years experience with implementing Health & Safety programs including conducting training.
Working knowledge of EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Hazards Administration), and Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and requirements.
Industrial facility experience
Course work in supervisor/management, a plus.
Skills in leadership, management, communication, negotiation, analysis, problem resolution, organizational planning, presentation development and delivery.
Competence in research processes including data collection, analysis, standardized/statistical reporting, statistical methods and database development.
Analytical skills and the ability to communicate to all levels of the company.
Demonstrated proficiency in thinking creatively, problem identification & resolution and project planning & implementation.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, plan, organize and set priorities.
Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and collaboration skills.
Excellent communication skills (interpersonal, verbal listening; and presentation, ) to interact with internal customers, colleagues, clients and governmental entities.
Ability to prepare accurate, effective, complete and easily understood written communications and reports.
Proficient with data management systems and Microsoft Office products. Ability to learn other software programs such as Triple-I and Articulate as needed.
Must be able to respond to emergencies at the plants during off hours and weekends.
Must have and maintain a valid driver's license.
Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.