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EHS Manager

Date:  Nov 13, 2022


Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

Job Summary

This is a high-level office position, which is accountable for implementing and maintaining the company's Safety and Health Procedures for a smaller, less complex division.

Key Responsibilities

  • . Manages division offices and project safety and health performance . Manages safety and health component of division's strategic plan . Develops and implements safety and health programs that assist division to meet company and division safety and health goals and expectations . Develops division and project specific safety and health and loss control programs and processes . Develops and conducts employee safety and health training programs . Implements, administers and maintains Drug and Alcohol Substance Abuse Program for a division . Manages International Lifeline Program . Administers company Worker's Compensation programs and procedures . Coordinates division Emergency Action Plan and Disaster Recovery Program . Conducts division safety and health performance evaluations . 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 . Interfaces with key division and corporate management . 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 . Serves as a 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, 2, 
  • and 
  • Acts as project manager 
  • Among responsibilities is management of a project team 
  • The individuals comprising this team may vary by project 
  • Management Responsibilities

    Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years in a construction environment preferred 
  • 10+ years safety and health management experience  
  • 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 . Multi-tasking skills 
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor's Degree, advanced safety and health certification. 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


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