Safety & Health Manager (B)

Houston, Texas

Posted in Building and Construction

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About Us:

EMCOR Government Services offers an experienced single-source solution for meeting the routine and mission-critical needs of federal, state, local and other government organizations. By combining our expert professional technicians, commercial best practices, extensive facilities knowledge and strong commitment to reliable, responsive service, we enable our government clients to achieve consistently high-performance facilities, on-time projects and long-term value.

Job Title: Safety & Health Manager (B)

Job Summary: EMCOR Government Services is recruiting for the role of Safety and Health Manager for a healthcare facilities management bid in San Antonio, Texas. The Safety and Health Manager will serve as the primary point of contact for the contractor's safety management program and be responsible for all aspects of the management and administration of the program.

The Safety and Health Officer will have a proof of employment of:

  • Five (5) years of continuous construction industry safety experience in supervising / managing general construction (managing safety programs or processes or conducting hazard analyses and developing controls), or
  • Five (5) years of continuous general industry safety experience in supervising/ managing general industry (managing safety programs or processes or conducting hazard analyses and developing controls), or
  • If the SSHO has a Third-Party, Nationally Accredited (ANSI or National Commission for Certifying Agencies - NCCA) SOH-related certification. The following is a list of acceptable certifications:
    • CFPS - Certified Fire Protection Specialist
    • CIH - Certified Industrial Hygienist
    • CHP - Certified Health Physicist
    • CHMM - Certified Hazardous Materials Manager
    • CHMP - Certified Hazardous Materials Practitioner
    • CHST - Construction Health and Safety Technologist
    • CMSP - Certified Mine Safety Professional
    • COHN - Certified Occupational Health Nurse
    • COHN-S - Certified Occupational Health Nurse - Specialist
    • CSP - Certified Safety Professional
    • OHST - Occupational Health and Safety Technologist
    • STS - Safety Trained Supervisor
    • CHSP - Certified Health and Safety Professional
      • SSHOs shall maintain competency through having taken 24 hours of documented in person formal, on-line, or self-study safety and health related course work every four (4)
      • Examples of continuing education activities that meet this requirement are: writing an article, teaching a class, reading/writing professional articles, attendance/participation in professional societies/meetings, conferences, etc.

*** This position is contingent upon contract award. ***

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the safety and health program for a day-to-day onsite facilities management for a 24/7/365 large medical complex program.
  • Provide safety and health oversight to a diverse team of managers, leads, technicians, and administrative staff.
  • Ensure staff and subcontractors adhere to safety plans and processes and requirements.
  • Coordinate closely with customer Facility Management points of contact in providing formal and ad hoc reports, scheduling services, sharing program status, and making best practice recommendations.
  • Ensure work is completed in compliance with contract requirements, healthcare codes and regulations, budgets, and performance standards.
  • Resolve conflicts, identified deficiencies, and issues following reporting and corrective action requirements.
  • Maintain OSHA required program documentation and records for The Joint Commission (TJC) requirements, training, staff certifications and licenses, and permits.
  • Conduct staff training, safety briefings, and safety inspections.
  • Provide subcontractor safety orientation, accident investigations and necessary follow-up actions.
  • Provide safety plans and an approved Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA) in accordance to the USACE 385-1-1 Safety Manual to include crane operations, excavations greater than five (5) feet, confined space entry, and electrical work to include LOTO.

  • OSHA 30-hour training certificate or training card is required.
  • Resume or certificates demonstrating, for a minimum of the last five (5) years, having maintained competencies through 8-hours of formal safety and health related training per year
  • Resume demonstrating five (5) years of continuous safety experience in supervising or managing general industry/construction/O&M, including managing safety programs or processes or conducting hazard analyses and developing controls
  • The Safety and Health Officer shall also have working experience with NFPA, EPA, TJC, CMS, OSHA codes
  • Experience in writing Activity Hazards Analysis (AHA)
  • Training Certificate of completion of 385-1-1 Safety Manual.
  • Experience using DMLSS CMMS is preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Must have a valid drivers license

EMCOR Government Services requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of a complete COVID-19 vaccination. EMCOR Government Services is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled.

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