Environmental Health and Safety Director

Posted 18 June 2024
Job type SEED - Permanent

Job description

Essential Functions:

  • Directs and coordinates activities of our client's safety operations.

  • Develop, implement, and enforce safety policies and procedures to ensure compliance with company, industry, and regulatory standards.

  • Identify potential hazards, conduct risk assessments, and implement effective control measures to mitigate risks.

  • Provide guidance and support to employees on safety-related matters.

  • Conduct regular safety inspections and audits to identify, report, and resolve non-compliance issues.

  • Investigate accidents, near misses, and incidents to determine root causes and recommend preventive measures.

  • Stay up to date with industry trends, best practices, and regulatory changes related to safety.

  • Maintain accurate records and documentation related to safety incidents, training, and compliance.

  • Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure safety is integrated into project planning and execution.

  • Lead incident response and emergency preparedness activities, providing guidance and support during critical situations.

  • Represent the company during safety audits, inspections, and interactions with regulatory agencies.

  • Reviews and analyzes expenditure, financial, and operations reports to determine requirements for increasing safety.

  • Prepares recommendations on findings for management evaluation.

  • Recommends capital expenditures for acquisition of new equipment that would increase safety of operations.

  • Prepares for ISO 9001 and other audits.


  • Analytical problem solving

  • Oral and written communication

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to influence change

Work Environment

This position is based at our client's fabrication facility which is an industrial environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, loud noise and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions.

Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Standard days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., however this is subject to change due to business needs.


10% Travel is expected for this role.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational health and safety or related field.

  • 5 years in a safety management and leadership role.

  • Valid qualification in occupational health and safety.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Certificate in Safety Management

  • Experience in an ISO 45001-certified organization.

Additional Skills

Work Authorization

Must be authorized to work in USA.