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Location: Denver, CO, Colorado, United States 
Requisition ID: 54616 

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Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global provider of elevators, escalators, and related services. Schindler mobility solutions move one billion people every day all over the world. Behind the company's success are over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries.

With U.S. Headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey, Schindler Elevator Corporation is the North American operating entity of the Switzerland-based Schindler Group. Schindler is one of the leading global manufacturers of elevators, escalators and moving walks. Schindler employs over 5,000 people in more than 230 locations in North America. The company specializes in latest-technology engineering as well as mechanical and micro-technology products designed and rigorously tested for comfort, efficiency and reliability. Schindler products can be found in many well-known buildings throughout the US, including 4 World Trade Center, the Bank of America Tower and the Marriott Marquis in New York, Cowboys Stadium in Dallas and the Cleveland Clinic in Las Vegas.

EH&S Manager

Mobility is the goal


The Environment Health and Safety Manager provides technical environment, health & safety (EH&S) support to field and territory personnel and staff (e.g. finance HR, legal) roles.  The EH&S Manager assists the Area General Manager (AGM), District Managers (DM) and District Staff (e.g. superintendents, forepersons, warehouse personnel, etc.) with all aspects implementing an environment safety and health program and achieving annual EH&S objectives buy using the company EH&S Management System.  They will provide assistance with training coordination and execution and providing feedback based on observations and inspections.  The Safety Manager shall monitor environmental health and safety regulations and provides technical support to area and territory personnel to ensure compliance with federal, state or local EH&S regulations.  A key function of this role will be to monitors the collection of data within his/her territory related to EH&S, specifically prevention activities, leading and lagging indicators for the entire area and develop a process with the Senior Manager of Environmental Health and Safety and their Area General Manager to communicate that data within the territory.  Finally, the territory EH&S Manager will coordinate all are EH&S activities with the AGM and the Senior EH&S Manager.

Essential Functions

  1. Acts as a EH&S resource for managers at all levels within a specified area of responsibility.
  2. Works closely with territory and district staff, human resources, legal, operations etc. to coordinate and act as an advisor/resource for EH&S activities.
  3. Provides technical environment health & safety support and information to managers with direct mechanic oversight (existing installation, new installation, modernization).
  4. Assist with the preparation of local written safety and health programs and policies, including any site specific safety plans for larger projects.
  5. Supports sales team members with the development of bids as required specific to EH&S.
  6. Provides training program guidance for quarterly training programs.  Guidance includes how regular quarterly training is to be executed and what information is required to be communicated during training events.  The territory safety manager may be called upon to help coordinate the development of monthly training modules.
  7. Contributes to the development of annual company, area and territory specific EH&S goals.
  8. When required, participates in new product/process reviews, including process hazard analyses, methods development, training and management of change activities.
  9. Supports area personnel in selection of appropriate personal protective equipment.
  10. Works with district management to maintain or set up the district safety library (e.g., training records, jobsite inspections, No Go Field Evaluations {NGFE} documents, regulations, reference manuals).
  11. Promotes safety and health awareness using company training programs, safety alerts, methods alerts, stand ups and district/territory/area initiatives.
  12. Serves as member of the territory and district environmental health and safety committee, but shall not lead.
  13. When required participates in the company national EH&S committee.
  14. Assists as necessary with incident investigations and development of reports, presentation and implementation of incident corrective action(s)
  15. Reviews corporate or area methods and procedures/records and provides input for EH&S considerations.
  16. Understands federal and state occupational EH&S regulations and monitors regulatory changes as they occur.
  17. Provides technical support to area and district personnel to ensure compliance with applicable occupational EH&S regulations.
  18. Advises territory, district, and corporate staff of regulatory changes with which the district must comply. Sufficient advance notice should be provided so that compliance on the effective date of new regulations is ensured.
  19. Audits practices and records of districts to ensure compliance with company programs and federal/state occupational safety and health regulations.
  20. Works with districts within the territory to implement the 15 elements of the SEC management system.
  21. Monitors lost-time injuries/illnesses and worker’s compensation claims.
  22. Reviews all incidents within their area of responsibility to include not only incidents resulting in personal injury, but incidents with property damage or had the potential to result in a serious injury or fatality.
  23. Coordinates communication with the company legal department, Director of EH&S and Manager of Systems and Compliance.
  24. Reviews area and district EH&S committee meeting minutes and safety inspection reports and follows up as necessary.
  25. Reviews injury/illness and no injury incident investigation reports and follows up as necessary.
  26. Support Schindler districts on building local safety cultures.
  27. Reviews and supports the development of annual EH&S plans (Plan on a Page)
  28. Establishes strategic goals by gathering pertinent business, financial, service, and operations information; identifying and evaluating trends and options; choosing a course of action; defining objectives; evaluating outcomes.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but does serve as a coach and mentor for territory and district staff.   The individual will need to manage through influence and help to create cultural independence amongst the districts he/she is responsible for.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment, on construction sites, in warehouses and on customer sites during normal operation. This role routinely uses standard office equipment and personal protective equipment to include: safety glasses, gloves, steel toed shoes, personal fall arrest systems, hard hats, bump caps etc.  They typical field work environment will require working at heights, on temporary platforms and in hoistways.  While performing some duties of this job, the employee is frequently working around jobsite hazards and other trades.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb ladders, stairs, ride in buck hoists at heights in excess of 500 ft, use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The territory safety manager may lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are generally Monday through Friday 8AM to 5PM however work hours may change commensurate with work and company activities.  For example, evening work shifts will be required to assess 2nd and 3rd shift work activities and behaviors related to EH&S.  Additionally, special events such as an incident investigation may require travel at a moment’s notice and work days greater than 16 hours.


Travel is extensive, approximately 75% within the territory, area and throughout the entire US organization.  Additionally, travel may be required to assist with special projects, incidents investigations and professional development.


Mobility needs you

Requirements Required. <p>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree required (preferably in environmental health and safety)</p> <ul> <li>5-8+ years&rsquo; experience in the construction industry</li> <li>Knowledge of OSHA and EPA standards with regard to construction</li> <li>CSP or CHST Certification preferred</li> <li>Ability to train, influence and motivate team members</li> <li>Elevator industry experience commensurate for the position may take the place of a formal degree in Safety and Health or a similar field.</li> <li>Collaboration skills</li> <li>Problem solving/analysis</li> <li>Strong understanding management system implementation</li> <li>General business acumen</li> <li>Microsoft Proficiency (Word, Excel, PPT, etc.)</li> <li>Excellent written and oral communication proficiency</li> <li>Customer/client focus</li> <li>Decision making</li> <li>Learning orientation</li> <li>Personal effectiveness/credibility</li> <li>Personal growth and development</li> <li>Teamwork orientation</li> <li>Technical capacity</li> </ul>

Bachelor’s degree required (preferably in environmental health and safety)

  • 5-8+ years’ experience in the construction industry
  • Knowledge of OSHA and EPA standards with regard to construction
  • CSP or CHST Certification preferred
  • Ability to train, influence and motivate team members
  • Elevator industry experience commensurate for the position may take the place of a formal degree in Safety and Health or a similar field.
  • Collaboration skills
  • Problem solving/analysis
  • Strong understanding management system implementation
  • General business acumen
  • Microsoft Proficiency (Word, Excel, PPT, etc.)
  • Excellent written and oral communication proficiency
  • Customer/client focus
  • Decision making
  • Learning orientation
  • Personal effectiveness/credibility
  • Personal growth and development
  • Teamwork orientation
  • Technical capacity

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