EHS Manager

Skanska USA Building Inc Portland, OR
The EHS Project Safety Manager is responsible for ensuring the overall working conditions compliance with local and corporate occupational safety and health regulations and procedures. Responsibilities may include inspecting machinery, equipment and other working conditions in project sites. Observes workers to determine use of prescribed and proper safety equipment, such as glasses, helmets, respirators, fall protection and clothing. Addresses EHS issues as the site's lead person.

What You'll Do:

* Directs and administers specific functions of the EHS program at the project level;

* Creates, evaluates, educates, and administers the EHS program for all levels of employees;

* Conducts surveys, evaluations, inspections, and investigations of incidents and activities without supervision;

* Gathers information and correlates data;

* Able to perform all aspects of EHS training;

* Ability to run multi-projects on one site;

* Refines working knowledge of EHS programs by applying EHS procedures;

* Direct and supervise the activities of subordinates;

* Participates in monitoring and controlling EHS standards;

* Prepares, maintains, and retrieves records, reports, or documents that may be required to meet corporate or regulatory requirements, including monitoring application of EHS standards;

* Promotes EHS awareness and fosters this awareness throughout the company, project or office;

* Promotes the IFE Culture between clients, co-workers and subcontractors;

* Supports all IFE Committee Initiatives on site;

* Performs other duties as assigned.

We're Looking For:

* Good Computer knowledge and efficiency, including but not limited to, Microsoft Office products;

* Great understanding of construction and general industry;

* Excellent understanding of Pre Task Planning;

* Experience administering ISO 14001/OHSAS 18001 management system;

* Strong written and verbal communication skills in English;

* Basic math/statistic & accounting skills;

* Functions effectively as part of a team;

* Accountable;

* Dependability;

* Quick Decision Maker;

* Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times;

* Holder of an OSHA 30 hour certificate;

* Seven (7) years of experience in the field or in a related area;

* Bachelor's degree a plus.

Developing Your Career at Skanska, You Will:

* Contribute to a sustainable future improving the lives of people, communities and companies;

* Collaborate in an open culture where sound values and dedicated people come together for greater results;

* Thrive in a people-driven international company with countless opportunities to learn and grow.

Skanska is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.

Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development companies in the U.S., serving a broad range of clients including those in transportation, power, industrial, water/wastewater, healthcare, education, sports, data centers, government, aviation and commercial. Headquartered in New York with offices in 31 metro areas, we have more than 10,000 employees committed to being leaders in safety, project execution, sustainability, ethics and people development. In 2016, our work in building construction, civil and power/industrial construction, commercial development and infrastructure development (public-private partnerships) generated $6.8 billion in revenue. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled $17.7 billion in 2016. Skanska shares are publicly traded in the U.S. on the OTC market under the symbol SKBSY through a Level I American Depository Receipt program.

We are proud to be named one of America's Best Employers of 2016 by Forbes.

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