Position Summary:

Vice President of Environmental Health, Safety, and Quality will be responsible for the development of integrated safety and health strategies and implementation of EHSQ policies, procedures, and best practices throughout the organization. The successful candidate must have the leadership skills and experience needed to champion continuous improvement efforts in safety performance and the communication skills critical to empowering employees at all levels of the organization.

Key Activities:

  • Oversee Site Safety Officers, providing training, direction, and support
  • Provide data analysis and reports, regulatory interpretations and guidance on all safety and health policies and programs of critical importance to overall corporate objectives, operations, and profitability
  • Partner with the Project Managers and Site Safety Managers to interpret, evaluate, and provide technical guidance on project safety requirements, accident investigation, and implementing corrective action measures
  • Conduct comprehensive on-site hazard and risk assessments, safety audits, and equipment inspections to mitigate risk
  • Develop and conduct onsite worker training on safety laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and use of safety equipment at job site locations
  • Oversee and enforce compliance with OSHA, USC 46, EPA, and DOT regulations in accordance with statutory and contractual requirements
  • Develop and provide regular metric reporting to measure effectiveness of compliance and training programs
  • Administer and manage the Company’s substance abuse testing and occupational health programs in accordance with statutory guidelines and contractual requirements
  • Compile, analyze, and interpret statistical data related to occupational illnesses and accidents

Required Qualifications:

  • 15+ years’ experience as a Safety and Environmental Professional with 8 years in a leadership or managerial role
  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial safety and health, safety engineering, safety management or related field
  • Construction Industry experience required; Dredging, Civil, and Marine Contracting preferred
  • CSP, OSHA 500 certifications preferred
  • Technical working knowledge of OSHA, USC 46, EPA, and DOT regulations
  • Advanced experience in employee safety training
  • Exceptional communication and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required