Position Description

Environmental Health & Safety Manager
Location Pleasanton, KS
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Working at Fabcon

Do you want to work at the top tier pre-fabricated concrete wall manufacturing and construction company in the East Coast and Midwest?

Do you see yourself at a company on the cusp of rapid growth due to creative products, lean manufacturing expertise, and market dominance?

Do you dream of being on a team that values leadership development and career growth opportunities?

If so, a career at Fabcon may be for you.

We are the precast wall panel industry leader in the United States.

Purpose/Scope:

Responsible for the planning, implementation and supervision of environmental, health, and safety programs so that Fabcon follows legal and regulatory requirements and provides a safe and healthy place to work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist management in the development of overall environmental, health, and safety program for plant and field operations

  • Control hazardous working conditions and unsafe employee activities through safety management and training

  • Develop and implement employee safety orientation and training programs

  • Conduct work area inspections and major incident investigations

  • Document all accidents, safety violations, unsafe conditions and accident investigation reports

  • Review documentation to ensure all required records and reports are complete, accurate, and submitted per established procedures, and implement corrective action as required

  • Assist in preparing written appeals for safety violation citations

  • Perform safety audits

  • Conduct the loss control data/documentation collection

  • Ensure maintenance of major safety equipment

  • Coordinate return to work/modified duty program

  • Investigate accidents and injuries and preparing materials for company use in worker’s compensation proceedings

  • Audit and complete environmental report i.e. Storm Water Permit, Air Quality Permit, etc.

  • Ensure that company facilities and practices are in compliance with government safety regulations

  • Lead and conduct safety audit and conduct follow-up inspection for compliance at all facilities and job sites

  • Audit employee training records and advise training as necessary

  • Issue safety equipment and conduct safety training programs

  • Conduct training sessions for employees and managers

  • Influence the closure of environmental issues with the local management team

  • Develop action plans to address safety issues and environmental compliance

  • Make recommendations to senior management regarding compliance to local, state, and federal regulatory industries

  • Ensure adherence to safety standards in all areas and departments and advise management on needed actions

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by reading and attending continuing education workshops for safety and environmental professionals

  • Partners with the Risk Coordinator and HR to drive compliance with Fabcon’s drug testing program

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in safety field

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Good presentation and training skills

  • Good people skills with excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to develop and implement environment and safety programs

  • Ability to establish and maintain record keeping in compliance with all company and regulatory agencies

  • Able to set high standards and get results

  • Ability to lead, motivate and influence with and without direct authority

  • Strong situational analysis skills, to identify problems and solutions

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and e-mail)

  • Good knowledge of state, federal, and local laws pertaining to the general industry and construction industry

  • Understanding of county and state environmental compliance issues in all areas that Fabcon produces and erects

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified safety professional and/or safety degree preferred

  • College degree desired

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to travel

  • Work with a computer for extended periods of time

  • Use of telephone and video-conferencing technology

  • Traverse uneven ground

  • Spatial awareness/depth perception to interact with heavy machinery and hazardous obstacles

Work Environment:

  • This position works in office and plant environments with occasional travel and visits to field construction sites

  • Office: Quiet with some ambient noise, climate controlled, fluorescent lighting

  • Plant/Yard: All types of weather conditions (year-round, Mid-west and Northeast), dirt/dust, noise from heavy machinery/vehicles, vibrations from machinery and vehicles, loud noises, little to no climate control, varying amounts of light, stairs, narrow walkways

  • Field (periodic visits): All types of weather conditions (year-round, Mid-west and Northeast), dirt/dust, noise from heavy machinery/vehicles, natural and/or uneven ground including loose dirt and rocks

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Fabcon is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, or any other lawfully protected status. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our Human Resources Department.

Qualified applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check upon receipt of conditional job offers. Our Drug Free Workplace Policy is available for inspection in the Human Resources office in Minnesota or our plant locations in Ohio, Kansas and Pennsylvania during normal business hours.

We participate in E-Verify and if you are hired, we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from your Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If the government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you with written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you. Please refer to the posters on our website or DHS for more information on E-verify

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