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Regional Safety Manager

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Join us in creating a sustainable future and becoming a protector of tomorrow!Regional Safety Manager - WestLocation: Southern California, Northeastern California or Northeast OregonTravel Expectation: -70% You must be legally authorized to work in the country where this job is located and not require any sponsorship assistance from CovantaThis job offers an exciting growth opportunity with a very competitive Total Rewards package that includes:

  • A Competitive Base Salary
  • Performance based Annual Incentive Plan
  • Great benefits including PTO, health insurance from Day 1, up to 7% company contribution for Retirement Savings Plan and 401K matchROLE DESCRIPTION:Covanta is seeking a, dedicated, versatile, and self-motivated Safety and Health professional with a solid track record of leading implementation of safety and health programs in an operating environment. We are looking for innovative and successful Safety and Health candidates who are forward-thinking and progressive in their approach to safety and health management systems. The Regional Safety Manager (RSM) is an experienced, energetic, dedicated, versatile, self-motivated health and safety professional that has proven leadership skills and is a relationship builder with a solid track record of leading implementation of safety and health programs in an industrial environment. This a great opportunity in a growing company to be strategic and impactful.YOUR SCOPE:The Regional Safety Manager (RSM) will report to the Vice President of Health and Safety and is responsible for helping to develop and implement a world class safety and health culture including coordinating the implementation of corporate safety and health standards in the western part of the US, encompassing facilities in Oregon, California and Hawaii. The RSM Is an active member of the Corporate Safety Department team and works with field leaders to develop and maintain an annual Safety Improvement Plan. Primary focus will be on the reduction of accidents, management of industrial hygiene monitoring programs and related medical surveillance programs, implementation of regulatory/Corporate programs and safety program budget costs.Key Accountabilities of the Regional Safety Manager:
    • Fosters the success of programming through strong relationship with the Senior Director of Maintenance, Maintenance Manager of Field Services, facility/regional staffs, facility managers, and the facility safety coordinators.
    • Completes quarterly snapshot audits for assigned facilities in the region and track/report findings.
    • Participates in the development and implementation of Corporate Safety Procedures and programs.
    • Maintains spending against corporate budget to the extent possible.
    • Provides coaching, training, and support for facility safety personnel and other field-based personnel
    • Assists the facility safety personnel with the following topics as needed:
      • Preparation of training materials and coordination of weekly and monthly safety themes. The primary responsibility for these tasks will remain with the site Safety Coordinator.
      • Fit testing.
      • Ergonomics evaluations and design changes.
      • Hazard control evaluation.
      • Evaluation of safety and health program implementation and maintenance at site level.
      • Evaluation of PPE selection.
      • Completion and tracking of industrial hygiene sampling and medical surveillance testing (blood lead levels, hearing testing, respiratory medical qualifications).
      • Provides support for outage planning/participation and oversight/participation; industrial hygiene sampling, analysis and reporting data base tracking; accident investigation; fit testing; JSA hazard identification; ergonomics evaluations and design changes; hazard control evaluation; program evaluation; active communication; evaluation of PPE selection; near miss reporting. When feasible, provides personal oversight at outage planning meetings and during safety critical aspects of the work such as at the start of the outage, and at other times as appropriate.
      • Supports VPP Star certification and/or recertification efforts for appropriate work groups.
      • Facilitates and/or participates on Accident investigation/Root Cause Analyses for OSHA-recordable injuries and serious near misses for CFS-related serious near misses, first aid injuries with serious potential, and recordable injuries.
      • Expected to attend professional growth training courses in the field of industrial hygiene and safety when available.
      • Completes research on special safety and health topics/equipment needs as appropriate.WHO YOU ARE:Education:
        • Bachelor's degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or related field or Equivalent industrial experienceCertifications (if applicable):
          • Preferred CSP or CIHExperience:
            • Minimum of five (5) years in industrial safety and health environment with strong working knowledge of OSHA, regulations and with ANSI, NFPA, and NIOSH standards
            • Experience working at a regional level or in support of multiple sitesKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:
              • An ability to actively travel approximately 70% of the time.
              • Flexibility to work if needed (nights, weekends, etc.)
              • Self-directed, action-oriented, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards.
              • An ability to effectively communicate critical information to a variety of audiences and in potentially stressful situations
              • Dynamic leader with a record of achieving results individually and through others.
              • Project management skills.
              • Experience with Leading Indicators is highly desired.
              • Strong interpersonal skills, with an ability to provide constructive feedback in a positive way.
              • Strong analytical ability, good judgment and strong safety and health/operational focus.
              • Ability to work cross functionally with peers and other company leaders.
              • Ability to manage multiple priorities concurrently and build consensus.
              • Organized, team player who is an effective influencer.
              • Demonstrated ability to lead change in the face of adversity; to challenge the status quo constructively.
              • Articulate, strong communicator, verbal and written.
              • Proficiency in using Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio).
              • Willing to work evenings and weekends on a non-routine basis if needed to support facility operations.
              • Coaching & Influencing
              • Knowledge of OSHA regulations
              • Accident investigation, root cause analysis, and corrective action development
              • Safety and Health Audits / Assessments
              • Contractor Safety and Health ManagementWork Environment and Physical Requirements:The work environment is highly industrial in nature with large fluctuations of heat, cold and exposure to potential hazards
                • Able to stand or sit for sustained periods of time.
                • Able to climb stairs and ladders; can work at heights if needed.
                • Able to work in confined areas when needed.
                • Able to lift equipment that can weigh up to 25 pounds on an infrequent basis.
                • May need to wear personal protective equipment including respiratory protection, fall protection , safety boots, protective clothing, hearing protection, and gloves.#LI-AR1Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability EEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at ). Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting us at careers@covanta.com.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Long Beach , Regional Safety Manager, Executive , Long Beach, California

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