Envirnomental Health & Safety Manager (Plant)




British Columbia




Job Description:

  • Provide strategic leadership for the plant in all EHS matters
  • Oversee performance in EHS core values for operations on the site, manage the site EHS systems and lead continuous improvement in EHS
  • Advise Plant Manager and Operations Safety and Environmental Manager on compliance issues
  • Report regulatory issues, including spills, releases and emergencies, as required by law
  • Oversee and promote the deployment of the plant level EHS Management Systems
  • Research and develop new EHS programs at the plant level
  • Develop and write sampling and testing procedures
  • Responsible for environmental reporting and recordkeeping
  • Coordinate and manage activities of Site Central Safety Committee
  • Implement and manage Safety, Industrial Health, and Fire Prevention policies and procedures.
  • Review and analyze the effectiveness of current programs; recommend improvements to policies and procedures
  • Research and create program recommendations for assigned area of safety, industrial health, and fire prevention
  • Monitor Safety record keeping and compliance; conduct periodic inspections.
  • Manage Fire Prevention Plans and Contractor Safety process
  • Manage and lead direct reports as assigned (Safety Tech, Environmental Tech, Fire Tech, EHS Specialist, EHS Tech, Safety Manager, Environmental Manager)
  • Negotiate permit terms and influence rule making
  • Coordinate and respond to EHS assessments at assigned locations; perform assessments as a member of a team
  • Participate in cross-functional teams on special projects as assigned
  • Assist the Plant Manager in budgeting for all EHS activities
  • Independently develop, lead, and assist the Plant Manager in the Capital Project Management System (CPMS)
  • Independently interact with EHS regulators; accompany government inspectors on agency inspections
  • Schedule and participate in monitoring, sampling, and testing of permitted process and pollution control equipment for compliance
  • Lead the investigation of site EHS incidents
  • Work with Human Resources department to Assess the need for and arrange for appropriate EHS training
  • Provide input to Facility Management regarding pollution control equipment operation and maintenance programs as related to permit requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety and Health, Environmental, Science, Engineering or related field.
  • Certificates or licenses in specialized EHS areas helpful.
  • 5 plus years of experience in the EHS field.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Federal/Provincial and local environmental, industrial health, safety, and fire prevention rules, regulations, and related strategies.
  • Working knowledge of safety policies & procedures and fire prevention programs.
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal, organizational, and management skills, preferably in an industrial setting
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ethics and professionalism
  • Strong budgeting skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate individuals and teams to achieve program and project outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to compile and analyze basic data, develop metrics, and perform cost benefit analysis.
  • Ability to operate a computer and supporting software programs.