Thompson Engineering
  • Administration
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Depends on experience and qualifications
  • Full Time

Full Benefits Package


Thompson Engineering is looking for an experienced Director of Health and Safety.  This position is responsible to implement and maintain programs, policies and procedures to ensure that all TH companies comply with governmental regulatory safety and health rules and regulations, maintain a safe and healthy work environment, and are continuously striving for improvement.

 

Essential Functions of the Position

 

  1.  Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure TH companies are in compliance with governmental regulatory requirements.
  2.  Reward and discipline employees to ensure enforcement of safety & health policies and procedures.
  3.  Audit company operations periodically to ensure compliance with regulatory agency regulations, TH policies and procedures, and client requirements.
  4.  Develop, implement, and conduct employee safety and health training in compliance with regulatory agency standards.
  5.  Chair the periodic Executive Safety, Health and Environment Committee meetings and distribute meeting minutes to employees.
  6.  Provide Safety, Health, and Environmental consulting services for TH company employees and for existing and new clients.
  7.  Oversee the TH drug testing program, including new hire, random, for cause or client requested testing.
  8.  Investigate all employee work related injuries and serious near misses; determine root cause of the incident, and implement corrective action to prevent recurrence.
  9.  Participate as the company's representative in any announced or unannounced government health & safety inspections.
  10.  Periodically review TH health & safety policies and procedures and provide necessary changes to keep them current.
  11.  Provide medical case management for all employee injuries to ensure proper treatment for the employee and to minimize the degree of seriousness.
  12.  Ensure that employees have the necessary personal protective equipment and receive training for its proper use.
  13.  Supervise the collection and storage of regulatory agency required safety and health records.
  14.  Supervise preparation and storage of the OSHA 300 log and transmittal of the First Report of Injury to the Workmen's Compensation provider.
  15.  Send unit supervisors monthly safety meeting topics and training materials and lead these training meetings whenever possible.  Ensure meetings are documented and filed.
  16.  Periodically meet with project managers and unit supervisors and travel to project work sites as required to achieve an injury free workplace.
  17.  Perform all Radiation Safety Officer duties as identified in the TH Radiological Materials License.
  18.  Use the internet and attend local and national professional association meetings to network and stay current with regulatory changes which might affect TH operations.
  19.  Maintain cell phone coverage to respond to employee injury/incident.
  20.  Use appropriate metrics to track and report to executive management health and safety performance.
  21.  Approve contract and corporate timesheets, expense reports and invoices.
  22.  Allocate and commit funds necessary to comply with regulatory agency standards and to ensure a safe and healthy workplace.
  23.  Stop work that the Director determines to be regulatory agency non-compliant or unsafe.
  24.  Manage TH safety consultants to ensure maximum usage of company resources and personnel.  Participate with the consultant's home org manager in on-going feedback, reinforcement, counseling and performance evaluations.
  25. Contact customers for the purpose of soliciting new business. Market safety, health and environmental consulting services to help the company generate revenue.
  26. Conduct all work activities in compliance with Thompson Holdings, Inc. Health, Safety & Environmental Management System, safety policies & procedures, safety execution plans and Job Safety and Environmental Analyses.
  27. Be on time and consistent with attendance.

 

 

Other Responsibilities

  1.  Other duties as assigned

 

 

Minimum Requirements

  1.  10 years of safety and health experience in the engineering consulting, construction, chemical, paper, petroleum, manufacturing, or other industrial environment.
  2.  A BS degree in safety, industrial hygiene, environmental health, engineering or other related scientific field. Professional certification such as CSP. CHST, OHST, or CHMM is required.
  3.  Knowledge of applicable safety and health rules and regulations, and ability to implement them in a cost effective manner.
  4.  Ability to effectively communicate with management, employees and clients to affect continuous safety and health program improvement and to improve TH profitability.
  5.  Computer literate in spreadsheet and word processing programs.
  6.  Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  7.  Proven experience in classroom training and presentation.

  

Physical Requirements

  1.  Must be able to travel to branch offices and client field locations, including international travel, as required.
  2.  Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing.
  3.  Must be able climb, stoop, and bend.
  4.  Ability to work in the outside elements of the field, including industrial sites and construction sites.
  5.  Required to remain standing for up to 8 hours per work day and walk on uneven/unstable surfaces in industrial and construction settings.
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