• EHS Safety Manager - Social Circle, GA

    Job Locations US-GA-Social Circle
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/25/2018 3:12 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-2049
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Operations
  • Overview

    The Safety Manger is responsible for preventing and reducing employee illness and injury in business and job sites. These professionals make sure that different workplaces meet safety and health requirements and then apply corrective measures if necessary. They create and implement programs such as company policies, safety rules, inspect working environments, identify hazards, make safety recommendations, investigate in cases of incidents/accidents, and implement post-injury follow up procedures for workers. They may work at both public and private sector in different types of organizations.

     

     

    This position will be onboarded in the 4th quarter of this year and there will be heavy traveling for the first 3 months to our other data centers for training and development of the Georgia facility.

    Responsibilities

    Safety Managers are responsible for:

    • Inspects and evaluates the work environment, processes, to ensure compliance with OSHA regulations and standards.
    • Their chief goal is to protect the employees, customers, and the environment.
    • Recommends changes to protect and educate workers on how to prevent health problems through the use of safety training programs.
    • Reviews and investigates accidents reports to identify root causes and find ways to prevent them in the future.
    • Conducts project inspections, determining unsafe conditions, conducts weekly safety meetings at customer sites.
    • Ability to detect and solve problems effectively.
    • Builds a working relationship with General Contractors to ensure all safety measures are working properly.
    • Maintains day-to-day oversight of safety programs and compliance.
    • Ensures federal, state, and local standards and regulations are observed.
    • Reviews new standards, rules, and regulations to determine relevancy to the company's operations.

     

    Qualifications

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree in occupational safety and health or similar discipline, or five (5) years of equivalent training and experience that provides a comprehensive understanding of occupational safety and health principles and practices may be substituted for a degree 
    • 5+ years of experience working in EH&S.  
    • Solid understanding of OSHA, DOT and Worker's Compensation regulations
    • Ability to provide leadership and education at all levels
    • Demonstrated ability to operate autonomously in safety environment and be an active resource for assigned team
    • Strong influencer and communicator
    • Strong ability to work in changing environment, see through complexity 
    • Ability to be effective in a highly matrixed environment, to effectively communicate with and influence all levels of the organization and drive change
    • Demonstrated successful experience in working in a demanding, high performance work environment and team oriented culture 
    • Must be able to think and act strategically, but also be willing to “roll up sleeves” for all safety functions
    • Willing to travel at least 20%

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