Construction Safety (Mid-Senior Level)

Job title: Construction Safety (Mid-Senior Level)

Company: Environmental Resources Management

Job description: ERM is seeking a Construction Safety Manger to join our growing Operational Performance & Assurance technical team in Germany. In this role, the successful candidate will work with project management team providing technical knowledge and skill to identify specific hazards on project sites and to develop solutions to eliminate or minimize the exposure to those hazards.

The manager will provide a vital support service for construction crews including clients and contractor’s safety resources who focus on completing jobs and delivering quality projects complying locally, nationally, and international best practices. The overarching goal for this position and service is to assist our clients in keeping construction sites incident free by identifying safety related issues and risks and working with the project leadership team to design solutions to mitigate the exposure to those risks. The expected solutions are either technical, systems or people oriented or a combination these elements. This is an excellent career opportunity to work with an expert consulting team on challenging EHS management projects for large industrial and global clients.

Role responsibility

Assist in developing process, structure, design requirements and tools covering EHS aspects of capital projects from early concept and planning through design review, with key emphasis on construction and commissioning (“stage gates”).

Preview projects and project sites before work begins to determine safety related risks.

Communicate with contactors and customer working onsite to establish their resources, safety work plan, monitoring and emergency response capacities

Lead, manage performance, retain, inspire and mentor personnel for overall success of the technical delivery team during overall construction.

Visit or work from active project sites to assess ongoing work conditions to ensure compliance.

Work with project management teams and field workers to develop and implement solutions to safety related issues on project sites.

Maintaining safety related paperwork including client’s or legal requirements.

Maintaining safety training certifications including training company employees on safe work practices.

Disciplining employees and subcontractors who fail to comply with minimum safety standards

Develop a working understanding of ERM’s other consulting service areas and actively support cross-selling these services to existing clients. Support the general growth and development of ERM’s international Operational Performance technical community.

Skill/experience requirement

BSc/MSc in safety, engineering, or related science degree.

Construction safety related diploma or certification or extensive prior experience of working in active construction site in similar or higher capacity

Experience in this capacity in Pharmaceutical, Biopharmaceutical a plus.

Medically fit-to-work in high hazard work place such as construction and commissioning

Knowledge of local and international standards and regulations ( OSHA/ EU OHS) pertaining to pharmaceutical or chemical sector in general

Significant experience in following competencies: permit to work (PTW) process ; job based risk assessments , radiation ; read drawings, rendering, P&ID ; PHA and QRA

Experience with emergency response (especially medical and fire) with minimum Class I First Aid training. Capability to lead an emergency response team.

Experience with installation of critical safety control aspects of HVAC and local exhaust ventilation systems, refrigeration systems, electrical systems, lasers, and fire and life safety systems.

Ability to access heights via ladders or scaffolding. Experience with managing hazard work activities during construction such as hot work, lifting and rigging, temporary electrical assets, excavation and trenching, sub surface clearance, traffic management.

Experience with work supervision with heavy construction vehicles, overhead cranes ( stationary / mobile), electrical sub- stations, radiation sources, hazardous chemicals

Good communications skills – the ability to communicate effectively both in the written and spoken word.

Ability to listen – the ability to listen well and take in feedback from the employee perspective without passing judgment.

Good recordkeeping abilities –ability to maintain good records of all safety related activities.

Be passionate about EHS performance improvement and have substantial experience developing and delivering world-class EHS program solutions.

Understands human factor aspects in consequence analysis for risk mitigation and incident investigations and for driving positive safety culture,

Familiarity in leadership engagements and driving campaigns aiming for Incident Free/Zero Harm/ Goal Zero or similar safety aspirations in construction sites

Recognized technical expertise by and established reputation in the local marketplace. ( e.g qualified Se-Ge-re officer as in case of Germany)

To Apply

We aim to build an „inclusive culture“ by identifying, acquiring, developing and retaining a highly skilled and high performing workforce which reflects the diverse global marketplace in which we operate, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religious preference, sexual orientation, physical attributes, educational background.

If you share our value and are interested in this role, please send your CV and cover letter (in English) with your salary expectation.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

About Us

For nearly 50 years we have been working with clients around the world and in diverse industry sectors to help them to understand and manage their environmental, health, safety, risk and social impacts. The key sectors we serve include Oil & Gas, Mining, Power, and Manufacturing, Chemical and Pharmaceutical. All face critical sustainability challenges and our clients in these and many other areas rely on our ability to assist them operate more sustainably which has a positive impact on our planet.

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Location: München, Bayern

Job date: Tue, 16 Nov 2021 23:30:24 GMT

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