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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Chicago, Illinois
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Construction /Architecture
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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EHS Programs Manager

This position will be located in the Midwest.  Milwaukee, Detroit, Cleveland, or Chicago.


Work under the supervision of the VP of EHS to provide expertise in the Safety, Health, and Environmental areas to prevent and mitigate employee injuries and illnesses. Assist the VP of EHS with the implementation and management of the EHS program within the branches and jobsites business unit. Help to ensure the Company remains in compliance with governmental regulations such as OSHA, DOT, MSHA, EPA, and NFPA.


Anticipate, identify areas of improvement with program compliance and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices; Develop implementation/program enhancement plans.; Implement, administer and advise/coach others on the plans and program; and Measure, audit and evaluate the effectiveness of plans/programs.

Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:

 Program Development and Review: Working with the VP of EHS and the Director of Safety Management Systems, assist in the development and review of programs, policies and procedures. Assist the VP of EHS with planning and implementation of the programs throughout the business unit.

 Program Implementation: Co-lead in the implementation of new/revised programs, policies and procedures throughout the business unit. Assist the Regional EHS Managers with the implementation.

 Program Evaluation: Evaluate the effectiveness of the implementation process and the effectiveness of the
programs at the branch and jobsite levels.

 Jobsite Culture Evaluation and Improvement: Assist the EHS team with jobsites that need extra assistance in the
implementation of programs or that need assistance enhancing their EHS culture. May be required to interface
with the customer to discuss the plan with EHS and the management team.

 Employee / Supervisor / Temporary Employee Training: Facilitate training as needed for employees, supervisors, and temporary employees receive the company’s required safety training.

 Branch, Field and Job Site Inspections & Observations: Perform inspections to identify hazards and control measures within the workplace. Requires the ability to climb scaffold and enter confined spaces on job sites.  Coach and guide employees and management regarding safety compliance issues and safe product applications.

 Regulatory Compliance: Assist with the administration and verification of Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations such as OSHA, DOT, MSHA, EPA, and NFPA.

 Administrative: Compile and distribute EHS management reports and assist with OSHA recordkeeping requirements for the business unit. Additional administrative tasks may be required.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.)

 Strong leadership abilities to inspire and coach employees to accomplish strategic goals.

 Experience in the construction industry with an emphasis on the scaffolding segment. Requires experience in presenting training materials in a group setting.

 Experience in implementing programs and implementing culture changes.

 Advance knowledge and understanding of current construction and general industry safety regulations and the ability to analyze and interpret this data for the safety of employees, job sites, and the branch.

 Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills to effectively train, motivate, and communicate with employees, supervisors and customers.

 Above average computer skills with the ability to proficiently use the Microsoft Office.

 Valid driver’s license and good driving history

 Satisfactory criminal background check.

 Ability to travel 70% of time.


 Wear hard hats, safety glasses, steel-toed shoes, and hearing protection, as needed, while visiting construction job sites. Industrial sites may require the wearing of Nomex, Flame Resistant Clothing or equivalent clothing. In the event of a job requirement where a respirator must be worn, a medical evaluation and a respiratory fit test will be conducted per OSHA regulations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required talk and hear. The employee must regularly sit, use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls, stand, walk, and travel away from the branch to multiple job sites to perform job duties and branch locations. The employee is occasionally required to climb to high elevations and work in precarious places, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and/or reach above shoulders.

 The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be medically evaluated and cleared to wear the appropriate respiratory equipment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

 The employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places, up to and over 100 feet; may be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals in hazardous waste facilities.

 The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may be loud while working in the yard area or at a construction job site.

BrandSafway is an equal opportunity employer and considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. BrandSafway is also an E-Verify participant.

The above statements reflect the principle functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation.