Corporate Health & Safety OfficerDepartment: General Corporate
Location: Concord, NH
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Nobis is an EOE.
Seeking a Corporate Health & Safety Officer (CHSO) based in Concord, NH or Lowell, MA to lead and implement Nobis Group’s company-wide health and safety program and policies. The CHSO will lead and guide the health and safety practices of a diverse group of engineers, scientists, and corporate staff. The CHSO will be responsible to effectively implement Nobis’ health and safety processes, conduct audits, ensure compliance, prepare health and safety related documents and ensure necessary health and safety related training takes place. The CHSO will assist technical staff with preparing and approving site-specific health and safety plans for a variety of site investigation, remediation, and construction projects related to Nobis’ core practice areas which include civil and geotechnical engineering, and environmental engineering and remediation. The CHSO will be supported by two senior technical staff that act as part-time Deputy CHSO’s.
The Duties and Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): Serve as the leader and primary point of contact for company-wide safety matters. Lead Company-wide health and safety committee that meets regularly. Develop and manage annual health & safety budget, ensure safety equipment and supplies are maintained, lead an internal “best practices” and safety reminder/incentive program. Remain knowledgeable about current and new health and safety regulations applicable to Nobis and communicate changes. Serve as primary incident manager to remain aware of incidents and respond as needed, ensure safety-related events and injuries are properly reported, and to prepare and implement emergency response plans for each office. Conduct and/or coordinate safety inspections and audits to ensure safety practices are being properly implemented at individual projects and within each office. Take appropriate actions to prevent loss and mitigate risk in accordance to Company standards and practices. Establish and maintain effective working relationships and communication with technical and administrative staff, managers, Department Heads, and General Corporate. Maintain and update Nobis’ internal Health & Safety Manual as necessary, including the establishment of a catalog of applicable Activity Hazard Analyses (AHA’s). Provide safety-related orientation and guidance to new employees and assist HR to ensure corporate safety logs and Workers Compensation / EMR data is properly maintained, reported, and communicated. Assure HAZWOPER and other necessary health and safety training and education is conducted annually. Coordinate medical surveillance, hearing conservation, respiratory protection, and other related programs and maintain records as required.
This position requires a minimum of 5 years of applicable safety related experience. A 4-year degree in safety science, industrial hygiene, engineering or another related field. You must possess 40/hour OSHA HAZWOPER and Management/Supervisor Training certificates. The following certificates or licenses are considered to be a plus: Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), or Certified Safety Professional (CSP). Knowledge and experience applying applicable federal and state safety standards. Familiarity with OSHA, USEPA, USACE, transportation-related (highway and railway), asbestos, construction-related, and other safety standards is highly desired. The ability to build trust and maintain strong relationships through proven consistency and leadership. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, and problem-solving skills are necessary. An individual who is organized and self-motivated to meet deadlines and independently make necessary decisions. The ability to collaborate with Project Managers, technical staff, and corporate employee is essential to this position.
Nobis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, genter, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.Start your Application Today