ERM is seeking a Senior Consultant, Health and Safety (H&S) to provide support for the Flexforce@ERM Program and work closely with the North America (NA) H&S Team. The individual in this role will report to the NA H&S Director and the Flexforce Managing Partner. The ERM office location for this position is flexible, although ideally the position would be located in ERM's Denver, CO or Houston, TX office to work closely with the one of ERM's largest Flexforce staffing deployments and ongoing projects.
The HSE Manager will be responsible for ensuring H&S compliance with applicable regulations, company standards, and client-specific requirements, all while fostering an environment where caring for employee health and safety is a core value. The role requires an individual that is well organized, an active H&S leader, an engaging communicator, and is able to function in a collaborative team role while still working independently. The role requires someone who is capable of developing creative solutions to help advance the H&S systems and culture of the Flexforce Program.
Serve as ERM's HSE Manager in support of the Flexforce Program.
Strategic contributor as a member of the NA H&S Team.
Act as a catalyst and a leader for the development of a world-class health and safety culture.
Build strong, collaborative, and positive relationships with all levels of ERM staff to accomplish organizational goals.
Be an active HSE leader and ensure Flexforce Program risks are identified and mitigated.
Operational H&S Excellence:
Provide H&S support and guidance for NA based projects incorporating the use of the Flexforce Program.
Ensure H&S risk mitigation tools are appropriate to manage project risk for Flexforce staff in accordance with all applicable laws, individual client requirements, and ERM policy requirements.
Actively manage incidents, post incident investigations, and root cause analysis for Flexforce Program related incidents.
Communicate H&S affairs as a member of the Flexforce Program team and ensure alignment and integration of NA and global H&S tools and programs.
Provide information to employees regarding available programs, answer basic questions and refer non-routine queries to the appropriate individual, ensuring all issues are dealt with professionally and in a timely manner.
Attend NA H&S Team and relevant project team meetings, deliver H&S moments during Field Services meetings that are relevant to field efforts supported by the Flexforce Program.
Provide support for the NA H&S Team on global and regional H&S initiatives.
Conduct H&S audits to ensure the highest level of adherence to ERM's H&S policy.
Develop and deliver H&S training to build competency and knowledge with new hires and existing staff.
Partner with HR and H&S support team members to ensure safety training is assigned to all ERM employees per regulatory/client requirements.
Administer and facilitate internal training on various H&S topics.
Tracking / Reporting:
Serve as the focal point for the development of Safety Alerts related to Flexforce activities.
Monitor data trends to drive risk mitigation discussions with program-specific and Regional leadership teams.
Ensure compliance with group incident reporting and investigation procedures.
Ensure pre-placement medical assessment process is adequately managed.
Track and manage incident and near miss investigations.
8+ years of experience in an H&S management role.
Recognized professional health and safety certification is preferred, such as ASP or CSP, but not required.
Hands on experience designing, implementing, and managing health and safety systems.
Computer skills including MS Office (specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
Knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.
Knowledge of outdoor field-related, facility based, and community safety and risk issues.
Advanced trainer/instructor skills.
Superior interpersonal and influencing skills, including the ability to work with various groups of stakeholders to ensure adoption of and consistency with ERM systems.
Excellent verbal and technical writing skills.
Ability to maintain and preserve strict confidentiality.
Ability to travel up to 50% to perform field audits, deliver instructor lead training for large field efforts, attend team meetings, and H&S related industry conferences - travel requirements may fluctuate based on seasonal and project requirements.
Strong preference for individuals with professional services/consulting experience.
Ability to rise to the challenge in high-pressure environments, managing diverse internal stakeholders, and becoming energized by a vibrant team of colleagues based across North America.
Who We Are:
As the world's leading sustainability consulting firm, ERM is uniquely positioned to contribute to the environment and society through the expertise and energy of our employees worldwide. Sustainability is what we do, and is at the heart of both our service offerings and how we operate our business. ERM and our partners are driven by a dynamic vision: By 2021 we will be the clear leader in our chosen markets, we will double in value and we will deliver on our promises to our clients, our people and our investors. For our people, our vision means attracting, inspiring, developing and rewarding our people to work with the best clients and on the biggest challenges, thus creating valuable careers. We achieve our vision in a sustainable manner by maintaining and living our ERM values that include Accountability, Caring for our People, Client Focus, Collaboration, Empowerment, and Transparency.
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