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Manager of Health, Safety and Security

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Toms River
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAbout Veolia North AmericaA subsidiary of Veolia Group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water, and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education, and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website -www.veolianorthamerica.com.Job DescriptionBENEFITSVeolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement. - Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement. -Position Purpose: -The Health, Safety and Security (HSS) Manager is responsible for the development, implementation and sustainment of HSS programs to ensure the safety, health, and security of employees, visitors, and contractors for assigned locations. Works with Business Unit management, site leaders, HR and others to ensure sustainable HSS performance. Develops and implements HSS standards and procedures as needed, provides technical assistance on issues, and collaborates with the business on compliance, project management and contractor oversight. Develops predictive risk analysis to identify critical hazards and provides preventative actions to mitigate potential risk. Deploys safety, security, industrial hygiene processes and procedures that demonstrate continuous improvement in HSS stewardship directed toward preventing accidents, eliminating safety and security hazards. Manages the development of an organization that covers multiple sites and delivers HSS excellence.Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Implement corporate initiatives at the Business Unit (BU) level. Ensures contractors are qualified for onsite work, follow OSHA, EPA -and Suez HSS regulations and requirements, and provides oversight of work activities.
  • Conducts regular reviews of facilities and work sites identifying unsafe conditions and hazards, works with management to resolve -issues.
  • Has responsibility for Contractor Oversight within BU.
  • Directs -security integration for locations within the BU, interface with local emergency response organizations, interacts with Federal agencies as required.
  • Chair for Safety Subcommittee teams and strive to improve -the HS culture of all facilities.
  • Works with EHS Training Manager to identify required and requested courses and ensures training plan is communicated and implemented as planned.
  • Delivers instructor led trainings (ILT) to required employees throughout the division.
  • BU lead for Intelex (EHS Event Reporting) and ensures events are processed in a timely manner meeting Veolia time constraints and requirements.
  • Provides review and feedback on -proposed projects along with due diligence of acquisitions.
  • Lead for -inspections, audits, and site reviews with regulatory -and security agencies at the -local state and federal level.
  • Primary lead for identifying and advancing new technologies and innovations for EHS&S.
  • Serve as the contact for the Environmental Compliance Assurance Program (ECAP). -
  • The role will -require -working with corporate, legal, financial, engineering, and operations management teams to accelerate and improve the effectiveness of our HSS activities and ensure that events are reported in a timely and responsible manner.
  • Manage -investigations of all incidents ensuring -root cause analysis are completed along with capturing and sharing lessons learned from the events.
  • Working with HR and the Workers Compensation Specialist, ensures -Workers Comp process is adequately and timely managed providing all requested -information within Suez guidelines.
  • Partners with HR on accident investigations ensuring consistent application of findings.
  • Dimensions:
    • Subordinates: 0
    • Operating Utilities: Toms River, Lambertville, Matchaponix, Manalapan, Princeton Meadows
    • Budget: General accountabilityWork Environment:
      • In person (limited to no remote work).
      • Water and wastewater facilities within the division.QualificationsEducation/Experience/Background:
        • BS Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, or -Mechanical/Chemical/Civil/Environmental Engineering or -equivalent experience minimum.
        • Master's Degree or PE preferred.
        • 5 or more years' experience in HSS compliance in General Industry and Construction.
        • 5 or more years management experience and ability to work independently.
        • Construction project HSS oversight.
        • Incident Investigation/Root Cause Analysis.
        • Working knowledge of operational aspects of Water and Wastewater facilities.
        • Experience with State Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Police, etc.
        • Experience with Emergency Response Plan development and implementation, ICS trained.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
          • Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization with diplomacy.
          • Effective soft skills in communicating effectively with all levels of management and employees.
          • Working knowledge of federal environmental (EPA), health and safety (OSHA), and security (DHS) and corresponding State regulations.
          • Strong leadership, communication, technical and presentation skills required.
          • Effective in Influencing change across functional and demographic boundaries.
          • Ability to delegate and manage multiple responsibilities effectively.
          • Demonstrated experience in leading continuous improvement activities and programs leveraging processes, tools, and best practices.
          • Demonstrated experience in managing cultural change across an organization utilizing multiple approaches to help employees adopt and implement sustained change.
          • Budget, cost management, strategic planning and leadership experience.
          • Effective communication both verbal and written and implementation skills with a customer oriented focus.
          • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with management.
          • Computer skills with Microsoft and Google Work Space.Required Certification/Licenses/Training:
            • Professional certification (ASP, CSP, CHST, CIH, etc.).
            • OSHA 510 and 511.
            • OSHA 500 and 501 Trainer.
            • Advanced emergency medical training (EMT, First Responder, etc.).
            • Develop and implement OSHA programs and internal HS&S policies and programs.
            • Maintain OSHA records.
            • OSHA 30 completion.
            • CPR/AED Trainer.Physical Requirements:
              • Travel to various sites/facilities within the Division.Additional InformationWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Toms River , Manager of Health, Safety and Security, Executive , Toms River, New Jersey

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