Environmental, Health and Safety Manager (EHS)

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager
Position can be located in and around Denver, CO - remote but travel will be necessary

Provide safety and risk management leadership, teamwork, coordination, and expertise across divisional and/or regional operations to help ensure sharing of best practices and/or preferred procedures. Position helps to ensure the company maintains compliance with federal, state, and local laws/regulations and internal policies and procedures. Anticipate, identify, and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices; Develop hazard control designs, methods, procedures, and programs; Implement, administer, and advise others on hazard controls and related programs; Measure, audit, and evaluate the effectiveness of hazard controls and related processes. Relocation will be considered by a candidate to candidate basis.

JOB Duties:
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Leadership: Work in conjunction with the VP of EH&S and liaise with management to develop and implement specific and measurable risk management objectives that support the division in achieving safety performance excellence. This includes, ensuring that assessments, audits, and inspections are carried out at regular intervals and appropriate key performance indicators are identified, measured, and maintained.

Employee Training: Responsible to facilitate, document, and ensure management, supervisors, and other employees receive the company’s required safety training at their assigned location. Conduct safety meetings and/or safety training for employee development. Mentor other safety professionals in the areas of OSHA, DOT, EPA, and Hazardous Materials Transportation management. Conduct train-the trainer sessions for key employees.

Inspections, Field Observations, Investigations, and Safety Processes: Conduct safety assessments, inspections and field observations within assigned area. Assist with routine updates to company safety training programs, policies, and procedures. Respond to general branch inquiries regarding safety processes and training materials. Investigate incidents and near miss/hits and perform root cause analysis, when necessary. Follow-up on remedial action item(s) to help ensure processes are refined and continual improvements are made and/or sustained.

Transportation Safety Compliance: Work closely and take direction from fleet management professionals to provide information and data regarding DOT roadside inspections and related fleet maintenance matters. Is responsible to work with others to ensure driver qualification files are kept up to date and compliant. Routinely inspects and trains others on DOT hours of service, driver fitness, roadside inspections, and related DOT matters. Conduct driver ride-along and coaching; perform defensive driving training and implement follow-up actions as needed.

Claims, Employee Injuries, and Medical Interface: Routinely interface with human resources, legal department, branch management, and third party administrators (TPA) on workers’ compensation matters. Work with claim professionals on a regular basis to ensure adherence with special TPA account procedures. Actively assist others to manage employee injuries working closely with human resources and branch management. Provide training to management on Beacon’s transitional work program. Detect potential problems or trends that require additional research and refer to the VP of EH&S for further assistance and/or direction.

Administrative: Compile safety data and provide management reports on the safety activities and results accomplished by the division, region, and branch. Prepare reports for corporate and field management as requested. Assist with authoring and compiling information for the safety newsletter. Assist with the administration of the company’s safety awards/incentive programs. Maintain OSHA recordkeeping forms 301, 300 and 300A.

Regulatory Interface: Advise management of non-compliance discoveries. Respond to initial inquiries from regulatory agencies as instructed by the VP of EH&S. Assist the branch safety coordinator role with compliance matters at their assigned locations. Ensure compliance with governmental agencies’ recordkeeping requirements.

Environmental Affairs: Coordinate the environmental component and assessments of real estate transactions including due diligence; coordinate environmental due diligence for pre- and post-merger and acquisition activities. Manage hazardous materials transportation activities. Interpret and communicate information to upper management of relevant Federal regulations in order to comply with hazardous material transportation rules and regulations. Work with the purchasing and supply chain leaders to help ensure DOT regulated hazardous products are identified and transported according to the DOT regulations.

• Ability to identify trends and implement best practices in a manner that drives exceptional performance.
• Demonstrated experience with implementing EH&S systems and processes across multiple facilities.
• Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills and ability to lead through influence and networking.
• Ability to work in a matrix environment, creating partnerships at various levels of the organization.
• Ability to impact and effect change with a flexible, open-minded, positive approach.
• Strong business acumen and excellent decision making skills.
• Must be able to articulate, build consensus for, and effectively implement solutions.
• Effective presentation and facilitation skills with experience presenting ideas and concepts to diverse audiences including senior executives.
• Strong ability to work in changing environment, see through complexity.
• Demonstrated successful experience working in a demanding, high performance work environment and team- oriented culture.
• Must be able to think and act strategically, but also be willing to “roll up sleeves” to handle activities within the function.
• Insightful understanding of behavior-based safety; grasps concepts and implications of emerging trends.
• Ability to manage personnel through strong leadership skills and to motivate/coach personnel.
• Superior knowledge of and experience with the OSHA and DOT regulatory requirements.
• Advanced knowledge in OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements.

• Required to travel approximately 70 - 80% of the time to promote, inspect, coach and train others on safety and risk management systems, policies, procedures, and protocols.
• Excellent computer skills with the ability to proficiently use the Microsoft Office.
• Valid driver’s license and good driving history with reliable transportation and the ability to travel.
• Satisfactory background check.
• Four year college degree and/or equivalent related experience. 1-4 years of senior level safety leadership experience in the wholesale distribution or construction industry.
• Preferred certifications include: Occupational Health & Safety technologist (OHST), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or Associate Risk Management (ARM) credentials.

• Working with CDL and DOT safety positions preferred.

• Other duties as assigned

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At Beacon, our goal is to offer meaningful careers within an organization where employees can grow and climb as high as their ambition will take them. Throughout our organization, you will find a team-oriented culture where employees collaborate, and your contributions are valued.

* Motivated: We're prepared to roll up our sleeves to meet and exceed our customers' business and supply needs.
* Authentic: We're genuine, honest and real. We approach our customers as a business partner, not just a supplier.
* Reliable: We're committed to support the success of others and giving back to the communities where we work.
* Problem-Solvers: We're challengers, consistently striving to do things better and differently.

* Competitive Base Pay
* Progressive Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
* Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays (Location Dependent)
* Career Advancement
* 401K Benefits with Employer Matching
* Recognition & Service Awards
* Learning & Training Opportunities including Certifications
* Safety & Wellness Programs