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Location: Hartford, CT, Connecticut, United States 
Job ID: 63579 


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Environmental Health & Safety - Sr Manager


Your Skills

In this role, the Area EH&S manager acts as the lead for the area assigned, supporting the Area Vice President and the Director of Environment Health and Safety (EH&S).  They are expected to participate as a member of the area staff with regards to the development of strategy and implementation of EH&S within the area.

The Area Environment Health and Safety Manager provides technical environment, health & safety (EH&S) support to field and area personnel and staff (e.g. finance HR, legal) roles.  The ASHM assists the K0 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 area safety manager shall monitor environmental health and safety regulations and provides technical support to area and K0 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 related to EH&S, specifically prevention activities, leading and lagging indicators for the entire area and develop a process with the Area Vice President to communicate that data within the area.  Additionally, the Area EH&S manager will coordinate all are EH&S activities with the Area Vice President and AGM’s.  The Area EH&S manager is responsible for managing as many as 2 or more K0 EH&S managers and directing their activities with the area.  They will be responsible for collecting feedback from area customers (e.g. AGM’s, DM’s, Superintendent etc.) to provide to the K0 Safety manager during normal course of work and during mid and year end appraisals.

  • Acts as a EH&S resource for managers at all levels within a specified area of responsibility.
  • Works closely with area and district staff, human resources, legal, operations etc. to coordinate and act as an advisor/resource for EH&S activities.
  • Provides technical environment health & safety support and information to managers with direct mechanic oversight (existing installation, new installation, modernization).
  • Assist with the preparation of local written safety and health programs and policies, including any site-specific safety plans for larger projects.
  • Supports sales team members with the development of bids as required specific to EH&S.
  • Provides training program guidance for monthly training programs.  Guidance includes how regular monthly training is to be executed and what information is required to be communicated during training events.  The area safety manager may be called upon to help coordinate the development of monthly training modules.
  • Contributes to the development of annual company, area and K0 specific EH&S goals.
  • When required, participates in new product/process reviews, including process hazard analyses, methods development, training and management of change activities.
  • Supports area personnel in selection of appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Works with district management to maintain or set up the district safety library (e.g., training records, jobsite inspections, High Risk Field Evaluation {HRFE} documents, regulations, reference manuals).
  • Promotes safety and health awareness using company training programs, safety alerts, methods alerts, stand downs and district/area initiatives.
  • Serves as member of the area and district environmental health and safety committee but shall not lead.
  • When required participates in the company national EH&S committee.
  • Assists as necessary with incident investigations and development of reports, presentation and implementation of incident corrective action(s)
  • Reviews corporate or area methods and procedures/records and provides input for EH&S considerations.
  • Understands federal and state occupational EH&S regulations and monitors regulatory changes as they occur.
  • Provides technical support to area and district personnel to ensure compliance with applicable occupational EH&S regulations.
  • Advises area, 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.
  • Audits practices and records of districts to ensure compliance with company programs and federal/state occupational safety and health regulations.
  • Works with districts within the K0 to implement the 15 elements of the SEC management system.
  • Monitors lost-time injuries/illnesses and worker’s compensation claims.
  • 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.
  • Coordinates communication with the company legal department, Director of EH&S and Manager of Systems and Compliance.
  • Reviews area and district EH&S committee meeting minutes and safety inspection reports and follows up as necessary.
  • Reviews injury/illness and no injury incident investigation reports and follows up as necessary.
  • Support Schindler districts on building local safety cultures.
  • Reviews and supports the development of annual EH&S plans (Plan on a Page)
  • Accomplishes staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees; developing, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards.
  • 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.
  • This position has responsibility for 2 – 6 K0 safety specialists/managers.  Responsibilities include annual review, providing mentorship and performance feedback.  The role does not have any supervisory responsibilities for field level associates, but does serve as a coach and mentor for area and district staff.
  • Up to 75% travel

Your Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required (preferably in environmental health and safety)
  • Masters in Business Administration (preferred)
  • 8-10+ years’ experience in the construction industry
  • Knowledge of OSHA and EPA standards with regard to construction
  • CSP 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
  • Excellent written and oral communication proficiency
  • Customer/client focus
  • Decision making
  • Learning orientation
  • Personal effectiveness/credibility
  • Personal growth and development
  • Teamwork orientation
  • Technical capacity

Our Commitment

  • To Your Future: Fully-vested 401k match (up to 7% of total compensation)
  • To Your Health: Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision Plans - All benefits effective from first day of hire
  • To Your Wellness: Generous Paid Time Off (All employees start with 3 weeks of vacation which then increases with tenure in addition to sick days, floating holidays and 8 Company Observed Holidays)
  • To Your Education: Tuition Reimbursement (Eligible after 6 months of service)
  • To Your Family: Parental Leave – 100% base pay for 6 consecutive weeks within first year of a child’s birth or adoption. Partnership with Maven Milk to ship breast milk for employees traveling on Schindler business

Will you join us and elevate tomorrow’s World?


We look forward to receiving your complete online application.
For questions, please contact Christopher James Mazzerina, +19733976459


At Schindler Group we value inclusion and diversity, and practice equity to create equal opportunities for all. We endeavor that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, ethnic background, color, religious affiliation, union affiliation, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, nationality, genetics and health, disability or veteran status.
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