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Safety & Health Manager - Germany

Date:  Nov 24, 2022
Location: 

Wiesbaden, DE

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

 

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help you give us your best, and together we can build a world of difference. 

 

Req Id : 86383 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No 

Job Summary

By joining our BV Construction Operations group, you will have the ability to develop and enhance your skills in an on-site, hands-on environment. We are committed to providing our construction professionals with expert training, career development, and career advancement to allow for continuous professional development. Our management is committed to the latest advances in technology, above class support and sustainability to bring our clients the best service in safety, quality, and final product. Functions in our group include safety, project field management, construction management, quality control, start up and decommissioning and field engineering.

 

We are seeking a Safety & Health Manager with EVI (electric vehicle infrastructure), telecom, electrical and/or solar experience who will be accountable for implementing and maintaining the Company’s Safety and Health Procedures on a moderately complex project. In this role, you will have an integral part in supporting projects to design and construction EV charging stations in Germany and Europe.

 

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Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and supporting role. Prime contractor, providing advice to the company and other project stakeholders on legal duties and ensuring discharge of duties in accordance with the local regulations
  • Lead and support the creation and implementation of risk assessments and method statements 
  • Develop and conduct employee safety and health training programs 
  • Conduct detailed site safety and health inspections 
  • Manage project security contracts, programs and policies
  • Perform record keeping / filing functions 
  • Conduct incident and injury/illness investigations 
  • Write detailed injury/illness reports 
  • Complete all appropriate company safety and health program documents 
  • Interface with clients and government officials 
  • Manage construction contractor safety and health program administration 
  • May act as Safety & Health Consultant to both internal and external clients 
  • May act as on-site first aid trained person 
  • Provide supervision, training, development, and performance management of direct reports 
  • Support continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements 
  • Maintain awareness/knowledge of any new and updated Government body H&S regulations and legislature 

Minimum Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5+ 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Health & Safety certification (Germany / EU)
  • H.S. Diploma or equivalent' Bachelor's Degree preferred  
  • 5+ years in a construction environment   
  • Experience overseeing multiple project sites 
  • Prime Contractor experience  
  • German / English proficiency in both written and verbal  
  • Knowledge of safety and health standards and practices 
  • Knowledge of construction contracting strategies and contract administration 
  • Knowledge of worker’s compensation policies and procedures 
  • Knowledge of project 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 
  • Ability to effectively interface with client and government officials 
  • Ability to effectively manage emergency situations  
  • Ability to write detailed reports 
  • Knowledge of safety management for project works on petrochemical forecourts

Certifications

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

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. 

Competencies

Collaborates
Communicates effectively
Courage
Directs work
Instills trust
Interpersonal savvy
Organizational savvy

Salary Plan

CNS: Construction Services

Job Grade

005

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.

 

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.


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