Austin Industries Regional HSE Manager in South Carolina

Austin Industrial, Inc. is a leading General Contractor that provides construction, maintenance, turnaround, specialty, and plant services within the oil, gas, chemical, power, and manufacturing industries. We are currently seeking an experienced Regional Health, Safety and Environmental Manager.

This position will be based in our Spartanburg, SC office.

At a regional level, this person will plan, implement, create, evaluate, coordinate and oversee the corporate/project/customer health, safety and environmental systems towards accident and fire prevention and the control of environmental hazards through an established health, safety and environmental program designed to comply with appropriate federal, state and local regulatory agencies.

This person will manage 10 to 15 sites and multiple safety managers in a region.

Administrative controls such as mandatory recordkeeping, reporting, auditing and insurance interaction will be required of this position.

Project Responsibilities

  • Oversee administration of Corporate/Project/Customer health, safety and environmental programs

  • Advise project management in the health, safety and environmental areas.

  • Conduct surveys, audits, investigations, and gather information and data as required.

  • Implement, evaluate and administer the HSE process to address opportunity for improvements and make recommendation for corrections that include the creation and presentation of training programs for management, supervision or employee-owners.

  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable rules and regulations including, but not limited to OSHA, MSHA, EPA and company policies and procedures.

  • Evaluate and administer company policies and procedures concerning health, safety and environmental program implementation.

  • Initiate and maintain safety awareness programs to improve employee-owner awareness.

  • Provide guidance to project management through interpretation of the company/customer/regulatory requirements.

  • Maintain professional relationship with the customers, safety representatives, the safety and health community in the area, and project management.

  • Properly conduct and document investigations of project accidents and incidents.

  • Maintain records, reports and documents that are required to meet corporate, customer or regulatory requirements.

  • Administer a project management/safety orientation for all new employee-owners.

  • Analyze safety concerns and recommend solution to those concerns.

  • Maintain proper documentation on employee-owner’s safety violations.

  • Work with project supervision and management.

  • Monitor Subcontractor compliance.

  • Incident management & severity mitigation.

Project Duties and Tasks (not limited to)

  • Prepare and ensure monthly/weekly/daily safety meetings are conducted.

  • Maintenance of Injury Recordkeeping logs

  • Manage incident occurrence; i.e., Worker’s Compensation, injuries, accidents, etc.

  • Scheduled job task auditing.

  • Maintain HSE documentation according to the project/customer and corporate directives.

  • Maintain company/customer/project safety and health processes.

  • Create monthly project safety oversight report.

  • Perform Industrial Hygiene monitoring activities.

  • Develop and conduct periodical training programs as needed.

  • Medical management of injured personnel.

  • Determine Incident Levels for reporting.

  • Perform accident investigations as needed.

  • Perform drug testing as needed.

  • Review incoming safety correspondence and act accordingly.

  • Review new MSDS’s of chemicals for Austin and subcontractors.

  • Provide on-going support for project safety related needs.

  • Advise management of changes in regulations as needed.

Experience

Required:

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in the management of safety and health processes.

  • A minimum of 5 years management level experience.

  • Experience should be in the safety of maintenance and construction activities in petrochemical and refining facilities.

Education

Required:

  • A minimum of Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Safety and Health or equivalent industrial HSE experience.

Preferred:

  • Recognized certification as a Safety Professional i.e., CSP, ASP, OHST

Other Criteria

  • Demonstrate good methodical decision making during problem solving.

  • Maintain cooperative professional working relationships at all levels (both within Austin and the customer).

  • Perform all duties independently.

  • Maintain flexibility and work with changing priorities as needed.

  • Maintain a well-groomed, professional appearance appropriate for the position.

  • Must be authorized to work for any employer in the US

We offer excellent benefits including medical insurance, dental insurance, matching 401k and we are proud to be a 100% Employee Owned Company!

Austin Industrial is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.

No agency inquiries please.

Requisition ID: 2018-2667

External Company URL: http://www.austin-ind.com/