|Title:||Regional Safety Manager|
ROLE: This position is responsible for all safety and training initiatives. Provides leadership and direction for the Occupational Safety and Health function within multiple areas.
- Proactively monitoring regulatory arena for new/changing regulations and rulemaking;
- Develop, draft, implement, and train staff on new safety programs at all levels of organization;
- Effectively communicate with all business units and corporate executives pertaining to Safety & Health matters;
- Conduct comprehensive safety and loss audits;
- Issue Safety & Health directives and company standards;
- Compile and present metrics and KPIs for all regions;
- Speak and represent the Company on Safety & Health related topics at trade shows and company meetings;
- Provide Safety & Health program recommendations to executive management;
- Provide hands-on field support for business units as needed and during regulatory inquiries;
- Participate in regional and divisional conferences;
- Oversee workers’ compensation processes including claims management;
- Develop a claims management process including return to work programs based on best practices;
- Collaborate with various executives, stakeholders, management teams, departments and external vendors to ensure timely resolution of cases;
- Act as a liaison between governmental agencies and executive management;
- Interact and partner with executive management for all other functional roles to establish common goals;
- Shape and pursue a program consistent with management’s strategic vision, goals and objectives.
EXPERIENCE: Extensive field and corporate level occupational safety & health compliance management in a power environment. Extensive occupational health, safety and environmental policy & procedure writing and program development, implementation, and training experience. Strong conference/association speaking ability and presence. 7+ years of mixed field and corporate experience managing safety and loss prevention programs in the electric utility services industry.
The candidate should have the following knowledge, skills, and competencies:
- Substantial in-depth knowledge of applicable regulations (OSHA, EPA, DOT);
- Substantial in-depth experience developing and implementing holistic, enterprise-wide safety and loss prevention programs;
- Significant experience managing controls over loss prevention matters affecting financial reporting;
- Significant experience providing both strategic and hands-on support of safety for multiple regions;
- Sound understanding of financial implications, P&L, bottom line, and ROI
- Unimpeachable business ethics and personal integrity
- Strong business acumen
- Strong analytical skills
- Strong emotional intelligence/composure under intense situations
- Strong Communication skills
- Strong influencing skills
- Team player with passion, drive and the ability to self-start
Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
CSP, CIH, or CHMM
Travel: Up to 50%; potentially more.