Area EHS Manager

Job Description

Area EHS Manager


BrandSafway - Area EHS Manager


Work under the supervision of the Regional EHS Manager to provide expertise in
the Safety, Health, and Environmental

areas in an effort to prevent and mitigate employee injuries and illnesses.
Assist branch and field management to promote effective safety programs at
their assigned branch(es) and job sites within their region. Ensure the Company
remains in compliance with governmental regulations such as OSHA, DOT, MSHA,
EPA, and NFPA.

DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Anticipate, identify and evaluate hazardous
conditions and practices; Develop hazard control designs, methods, procedures,
and programs; Implement, administer and advise others on hazard controls

and hazard control programs; and Measure, audit and evaluate the effectiveness
of hazard controls and hazard control programs.

Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:

Employee / Supervisor / Temporary Employee Training: Facilitate, document
and ensure all employees,

supervisors, and temporary employees receive the company s required safety
training. Conduct safety meetings

and training programs for employees.

Branch, Field and Job Site Inspections & Observations: Perform inspection
to identify hazards and control

measures within the workplace. Requires the ability to climb scaffold and enter
confined spaces on job sites.

Coach and guide employees and management regarding safety compliance issues and
safe product applications.

Regulatory Compliance: Assist with the administration of Federal, State,
and Local laws and regulations such as


Customer Interface: Participate in safety initiatives, meetings and progr
as required by the customer. May

provide customer safety training as approved by the Corporate Training
Department. Work with job site EHS

personnel to identify and resolve safety issues.

Incident / Accident Investigation & Reporting: Investigate incidents
involving company property, employees, or temporary employees. Prepare
documentation to ensure an adequate investigation and preservation of evidence
is completed.

Medical Interface: Coordinate transportation of injured or ill employees
medical facilities. May work with

medical providers and BrandSafway s Risk Management Department to ensure th
procedure requirements of the

return to work program are followed.

Administrative: Carry out supervisory duties in accordance with safety
company policies and collective bargaining agreements. Compile management
reports and assist with OSHA record keeping requirements. Manage any

BrandSafway authorized safety incentive program at their assigned branch and/or
job sites. Administer the emergency response procedures for the branch and/or
job site locations. Oversee and approve the purchase of branch and/or job site
specific safety equipment for employees.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: (To perform this job successfully, an individual
must be able to perform

each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.)

Strong leadership abilities to inspire and coach employees to accomplish
strategic goals.

Experience in the construction industry with an emphasis on the scaffoldi
segment. Requires experience in

presenting training materials in a group setting.

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 branch.

Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills to effectively 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 criminal background check.


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


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 and branch locations. The employee is occasionally required
to climb to high elevations and work in precarious places, stoop, kneel,
crouch, or crawl, and/or reach above


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


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.

Job Ref:

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. Notice to all potential job
candidates Please be advised that BrandSafway will never require or ask for any
fee from you in exchange for being considered, hired, promoted, transferred or
having ongoing employment with us. It is a violation of our Code of Conduct if
any employee requests any money or fee from you in exchange for any special
treatment or consideration. If anyone, regardless whether an existing employee,
or anyone else, requests payment of any fee in exchange for being hired into
our company, you may confidentially contact our HR Compliance department at
and provide the name of the individual and any
other documentation or proof of such an act.
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