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Volt Power Environmental Health and Safety Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

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Title:Environmental Health and Safety Manager

ID:1683

Work Location:Atlanta, GA

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Description

Volt Power, LLC, is a member of the Artera Services family of companies, and a leading provider of construction and maintenance services for electric transmission and distribution lines throughout the Southwest, Central South, Midwest, and Eastern United States. With a continued focus on our Mission Statement, Volt Power, LLC continues our journey of being the preferred Utility Service Company for our customers. We offer excellent compensation and industry-leading benefits such as health, dental and vision, life insurance, STD and LTD eligible to start on DAY ONE. Eligibility for company matching 401k benefit after 3 months of employment.

Volt Power is currently seeking a qualified Environmental Health and Safety Manager for our Southeast region. This high visibility role reports directly to the EHS Director and supports the Division’s HSE program strategy while using their technical and leadership competencies to drive continuous improvement in the field. This position is accountable for the planning, management and implementation of health and safety strategies as defined by the company.

Safety Program / Policy & Procedure

  • Works to actively coach and mentor Safety Supervisors and Safety Specialists.

  • Reviews and approves incident reports, observations, near misses entered in the Safety Information Management System (SIMS) and ensures all items are classified appropriately.

  • Leads regional operations and safety staff in completing root cause analysis and implementing corrective actions through completion status.

  • Observe new operational site tasks as they are implemented to provide support and ensure safe practices.

  • Formulating safety guidelines and procedures.

  • Evaluate safety performance through regular field walks, inspections and audits related to H&S and OSHA standards.

  • Provide corrective action and coaching for unsafe conditions and work practices observed, and recognition of safe acts, behaviors and conditions, leading and influencing the safety culture.

  • Plan for safety by working with field management in the preparation of project safety roadmaps, job risk assessments, and job hazard analyses.

  • Prepare site safety plans for large projects and evaluate safety task plans.

  • Provide feedback on opportunities for improvement or positive recognition.

  • Assist in the formation and conduct of local safety committees.

  • Performs monthly reviews of EHS performance for region and prepares reports and reports out to regional safety and the EHS Director.

Compliance

  • Conducts or causes to be performed regular audits of workplace to ensure regulatory compliance.

  • Conducts reporting and evaluation of incident and leading indicator statistics.

  • Maintain knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting EHS functions and ensure policies, procedures and reporting are compliant.

Safety Support

  • Effectively manage, train and coach GFs, Foreman, Safety Supervisors and Safety Specialists, or other safety resources needed to support projects

  • Review safety component of new bid and contract documents to understand site-specific hazards and unique environmental health and safety requirements to properly bid and execute a project. Evaluates safety pre-qualification data, including sub-contractor data.

  • Ensures the development of division/project safety committees to facilitate employee engagement.

  • Conducts regular programmed observations of Safety Supervisors, Safety Specialists, and crews.

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • 7 years’ experience in General Industry or Construction Safety field, managing direct reports, required

  • 7 or more years Utility/Electrical field work experience at the Journeyman level or equivalent knowledge, skills and education.

  • OSHA 500/501 Approved Instructor preferred

  • ASP, CSP, COSS, COHSO, or equivalent safety professional certification preferred

Key Skills Requirements

  • Experience in a Management role with direct reports required

  • Valid driver’s license required

  • Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations

  • Leadership skills with a focus on coaching, influencing, and leading change

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and set priorities appropriately

  • Self-motivated, reliable, able to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to quickly establish and build relationships and trust throughout the organization

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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