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Area Environmental, Safety & Health Manager

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Date: Jul 28, 2022

Location: Livermore, CA, US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Req Id : 80470 

Job Title : Safety & Health Manager 



Work Location : RGLIVERMO 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this ProjectNo 

Recruiter : Jake A Hojnowski 

Job Summary

This is a mid-level office position, which is accountable for implementing and maintaining the company's division and project Safety and Health Procedures. Acts as an interface between project sites, corporate offices and clients.


Key Responsibilities

  • Manages several project safety and health performance .
  • Implements, administers and maintains Drug and Alcohol Substance Abuse Program for the company and projects .
  • Develops and conducts employee safety and health training programs .
  • Conducts site safety and health inspections and safety and health program audits .
  • Conducts incident and injury/illness investigations .
  • Writes detailed investigation and safety and health progress reports .
  • Interfaces with clients and government officials .
  • Administers company worker's compensation programs and procedures .
  • Develops and implements safety and health programs that assist projects and division to meet company and division safety and health goals and expectations .
  • Develops project specific safety and health and loss control programs and processes .
  • May act as Safety and Health Consultant for internal and external clients .
  • May act as temporary project fill-in for lower level safety and health professionals .
  • Provides supervision, training, development, and performance management of direct reports .
  • Acts as mentor to other safety and health professionals . .
  • Identifies and assesses improvement opportunities which will add value 
  • Champions continuous improvement efforts 
  • Assesses and supports the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements 
  • Proactively supports, encourages and facilitates staff to engage in continuous improvement activities . 
  • Supervises Safety and Health Intern, Safety and Health Specialist 1, 2, and 3, Safety and Health Manager 1 and 2 

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred Skills: .
  • Knowledge of safety and health standards and practices .
  • Knowledge of company substance abuse policies and procedures .
  • Knowledge of construction contracting strategies and contract administration .
  • Knowledge of insurance program administration including owner-controlled and contractor-controlled insurance programs .
  • Knowledge of worker's compensation policies and procedures .
  • Knowledge of project and division safety and health budgeting and cost control .
  • Knowledge of environmental laws and company and client programs, procedures .
  • Knowledge of security risk and control processes and procedures .
  • Knowledge of company safety and health consultation capabilities and ability to perform as a consultant .
  • Ability to effectively interface with client and government officials .
  • Communication skills .
  • Ability to effectively manage emergency situations .
  • Word processing and spreadsheet computer software programs .
  • Ability to write detailed reports .
  • Human Relations skills .
  • Conflict Management skills .
  • Leadership skills 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree, advanced safety and health certification.

5+ years in a construction environment,

7+ years safety and health experience

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


First Aid, CPR, Drug testing certified, OSHA 500/501, Safety and Health Program Administration, OSHA 10 hour

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Physical Demands:
• Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds. 
• Stand, Kneel, Bend, Stoop, Move, and Walk long distances in and around confined, cluttered places, and uneven areas.
• See and hear naturally or with correction.   
• Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with requirements of the job duties. 
• Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls according to a set procedure. 
• Requires repetitive movement. 
• May require work above 5 feet in height.
• Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds. 
• Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying temperature extremes and other outside conditions. 

Work Environment:
• Typical construction site environment:  
• Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions. 
• Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc. 
• Requires working in extremely bright or low lighting conditions 
• Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable. 
• Work around hazardous equipment.
• Typical office environment.
• This position is considered a safety sensitive position. 


Communicates effectively
Directs work
Instills trust
Interpersonal savvy
Organizational savvy

Salary Plan

CNS: Construction Services

Job Grade


Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.


Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.


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