FIELD EHS MANAGER
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The purpose of this position is to carry out day-to-day operations of the EH&S department. The position actively assists Wells' Sealants and Field teams, throughout the Midwest and Great Lakes regions, reducing employee and operational exposure to environmental, health and safety risks. The incumbent uses a variety of tools, techniques, and data collection methods to analyze trends and make recommendations for corrective action. This position provides support to Wells' Corporate-wide environmental, health and safety program.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Collaborates with the Midwest and Great Lakes Sealants and Construction (Field) Services Safety counterparts in the management of Wells' Safety Compliance Program.
- Effectively works together with company leaders/employees to enhance Wells' Safety Culture.
- Schedules and visits job sites within area of responsibility.
- Conducts compliance audits and generates written documentation supporting findings and works with management on appropriate corrective action.
- Supports Wells' core safety program by facilitating toolbox talks, behavior-based observation, job site inspections, reports near misses and encourages manager/employee reporting.
- Performs incident investigations and coordinates post-accident activities and corrective action measures, actively seeking ways to identify safer processes and reduce losses.
- Files and assists with management of Workers Compensation claims and maintains records.
- Supports injured workers inclusive of managing modified alternative duty program.
- Performs claims and injury analysis as needed.
- Assists with monthly reporting and third-party safety clearing house activities.
- Assists with maintenance of EHS (Environmental, Health and Safety) records.
- Coordinates the Safety Committee(s), publishes minutes, and promotes recognition program.
- Assists with employee and management training and tracking.
- Actively seeks to learn new skills and progress in level of knowledge and responsibility.
- Performs additional duties as assigned by the SVP of EH&S and DOT Compliance
EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- Two or more years construction EH&S experience and an associate degree in health & safety. (Bachelor's degree in occupational health and safety science preferred.)
- Proficient in OSHA 1926 Standards (1901 a plus)
- Desires that individual be competent in:
- Asbestos identification, encapsulation/remediation, and disposal
- Fall Prevention
- Mobile Work Elevated Platforms
- Respirable Crystalline Silica
- Respiratory Protection
- Swing stage assembly, operation, and rescue, and
- All basic OSHA standards.
- DOT Compliance knowledge a plus
- Experience working with OSHA desirable
- Learns quickly, is approachable and competent at building relationships.
- Has the ability to educate, coach, and mentor people in a kind and caring manner.
- Conveys excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with diverse groups of people.
- Understands federal, state, and municipal EHS regulations.
- Proficient in using Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Able to work flexible hours / shifts and overnight travel up to 50%.
- Must be self-motivated and able to work independently, with minimal direction.
- Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to communicate sensitive or complex information effectively.
- Must have excellent reasoning and organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
- Capable of troubleshooting and making sound decisions in urgent situations.
- Possesses the ability to maintain focus, objectivity, and composure in a rapidly changing work environment.
- Lead and develop the safety culture of the Wells organization.
- Support Wells management team in all aspects of Wells EH&S program
- Desires that individual be competent in:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ ADA ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Physically able to lift up to 75 lbs, occasionally.
- Physically able to push, pull, lift, bend, climb, kneel, twist, squat, crawl and use hands/forearms repetitively and frequently.
- Ability to move around for up to 12 hours per day.
- Ability to work from ladders, scaffolding, swing stages and man lifts at various heights frequently.
- Possession of a valid driver's license, and the ability to operate a motor vehicle.
- Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements.
- Moderate to high risk of safety precautions.
- Moderate to high exposure to production environment.
- Wet, hot, humid, and wintry conditions (weather related) (plant specific)
- Moderate to high exposure to jobsite environment.
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be assigned by his/her supervisor.
Wells is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Wells participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your I-9 Form information to confirm you are authorized to work in the U.S
Wells values our employees and is committed to providing a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. We offer paid holidays, health, dental and vision insurance, as well as flex spending for medical and daycare, a health savings account, and 401(k) plan with profit sharing. We'll also pay your premium for short- and long-term disability, and life insurance.*
*Please note that the benefits listed here are for non-union employees. Benefits for union employees are covered under separate collective bargaining agreements which can be obtained through their union business agent or their HR representative.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)