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Health & Safety Manager - water infrastructure

Company: MWH
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

MWH Constructors, an industry leader in the heavy civil construction of water and wastewater facilities, is currently seeking a Health & Safety Manager to support the construction of a Water Treatment Plant located in Portland, OR. This project will be the first of its kind in Portland, scheduled to break ground in Fall of 2023 and ultimately supplying 135 million gallons of water a day to the Portland community by Fall of 2027. This position is a great opportunity to work with a multidiscipline group of construction professionals through the entire project delivery life cycle, from groundbreaking to closeout.

MWH Constructors is a leading project delivery company in heavy civil construction with a focus on water and wastewater treatment infrastructure. With the ultimate goal of delivering maximum value to clients and their local communities, MWH Constructors provides single-source, integrated design and construction services through a full range of project delivery methods. Incorporating industry-leading preconstruction and construction services, the Company's multi-disciplined team of engineering and construction professionals delivers a wide range of projects, including new facilities, infrastructure improvement and expansion, and capital construction services.

Essential Functions

  • Provide guidance and assistance to Operations in establishing and maintaining safety operations in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and best practices.
  • Administer, direct and manage compliance with the project to ensure safety goals are met.
  • Provide a strategic vision for creating safe work areas for affected employees and general public.
  • Conduct comprehensive reviews of potential risks on projects and identifies controls/mitigation measures.
  • Perform inspections and audit project sites periodically with an emphasis on hazard recognition, unsafe behaviors, and corrective measures & implementation - interface with clients, employees and subcontractors ensuring safety programs and specifications are met.
  • Supervise, develop and manage other safety professionals to ensure effective administration of accident prevention efforts.
  • Develop and deliver training resources. Leverage 3rd party training resources when necessary. Develop required training matrix associated with hazards and in line with project schedule.
  • Development and implementation of work exposure control plans. Understanding of IH sampling methods to support regulatory compliance with established PELs. Basic Qualifications
    • Minimum of 10 years' experience with sole responsibility as a professional full-time safety manger and at least one of the following
      • A degree in safety and health from a recognized university
      • A designation as Certified Safety Professional (CSP); Associate Safety Professional (ASP); or Construction Health Safety Technician (CHST)
      • A certification/standing in safety and health from a recognized certifying agency or university, or substantially equivalent credentials acceptable to the ROCIP Construction Safety Manager, which indicate the candidate has the necessary training, experience and knowledge of worker and work site safety requirements procedures and protocols or a combination of those factors to reasonably justify approval of the candidate.
      • Minimum of 5 years of construction safety experience on a construction site; ability to recognize hazardous situations and implement corrective measures as needed; advanced knowledge of local, state and federal regulations, including OSHA; advanced knowledge of consensus standards, including NIOSH, ANSI, ASTM and NFPA standards.
      • 4-year occupational safety/health degree or engineering/science degree.
      • Thorough understanding of construction methods and federal, state, health and safety standards.
      • Demonstrated ability to interact with and provide H&S direction to management and field personnel.
      • Prior experience managing direct reports in a construction environment.
      • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
      • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office, and other computer applications. Benefits
        • Group health & welfare benefits including options for medical, dental and vision
        • 100% company-paid benefits including Employee Life Insurance & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D), Spouse and Dependent Life & AD&D, Short Term Disability (STD), Long Term Disability (LTD) (after 60 day waiting period for STD & LTD only), Employee Assistance Program and Health Advocate
        • Voluntary benefits at discounted group rates for accident, critical illness, and hospital indemnity
        • Flexible Time Off Policy (includes vacation, sick and personal time)
        • Paid Parental Leave Program
        • 10 Paid Holidays
        • 401(k) Plan (company matching contributions up to 4%)

          Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

Keywords: MWH, Portland , Health & Safety Manager - water infrastructure, Executive , Portland, Oregon

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