Summary: The District Health, Safety, and Environmental (“HSE”) Manager provides leadership to the Health, Safety & Environmental programs and initiatives in driving towards zero injuries/incidents and developing a strong and accountable safety culture. In addition, this role also provides supervision to all district HSE staff and oversight and direction to ensure that the company meets or exceeds compliance with all regulatory agencies governing the Company, including OSHA, DOT, state agencies, and all customer policies and practices.
Essential Job Functions and Accountabilities:
- Serves as a role model for safety leadership, steadfastly adhering to all Company safety and HR policies.
- Works in conjunction with District Operations leadership to meet the organizational and regulatory requirements of Health, Safety and Environmental compliance.
- Instills a safety culture that has a positive impact on safety metrics, results and direction. Collaborates with Operations and HR in supporting and implementing positive and progressive changes in the Company’s culture.
- Directs the setting of goals and development of processes, systems and measures that appropriately assess safety performance.
- Provides leadership and supervision for District Field Safety Coordinators including having an active presence in the field with all fleet activities.
- Assists Region Manager in representing the company in health, safety, environmental and compliance issues with customers, contractors, suppliers and regulatory agencies.
- Provides input into the development of HSE policies and practices ensuring adherence to established methods.
- Provides day-to-day direction and leadership to the District’s Health, Safety and Environmental practices and programs. Continuously evaluates and recommends changes as needed to HSE programs and processes.
- Implements systems and processes that identify and minimize hazardous conditions and practices.
- Ensures processes are in place, promoting timely and effective HSE communication.
- Ensures that all incidents are properly investigated and corrective actions are implemented. Ensures that all minor incidents and appropriate near-miss cases are investigated via “Five Why/KSB” (or approved alternative) protocols and that required corrective actions are developed. Ensures that incidents and other HSE reports are completed timely and accurately, and that incident reports are submitted within 24 hours.
- Assists Region Manager with in-depth root cause analysis meetings as needed.
- Responsible for the “case management” of each employee injury to minimize recordable injuries and lost time while maximizing the employee’s return to active duty.
- Oversees and directs district environmental policies and practice including spill prevention and response.
- Mentors Operations and Safety employees on conducting effective investigations.
- Directs District HSE team responsible for developing and conducting effective internal HSE related training.
- Assists in ensuring proper procedures are followed to ensure DOT compliance.
- Serves as Chairperson for District Safety Committee, sets meeting dates/locations/agendas, and submits meeting reports to HSE Director in a timely fashion.
- Manages online contractor management databases or programs, including questionnaires, data or document input, etc.
- Responsible for managing Hazard Communication (“HazCom”) program audits and compliance activities, and for generating and submitting program reports.
- Oversees safety compliance of all third party HSE contractors operating in the district, including participation in contractor safety standards review, selection, billing review, and assessment of service quality.
- Other duties as needed or assigned.
Education and/or Experience
- High School diploma or GED required. Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in a field that supports the HSE function is strongly preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Current CDL Class A (with Hazmat endorsement) preferred but not required.
Skills, Training and Experience Qualifications:
The District HSE Supervisor should have a minimum of 2-5 years of progressive experience in the HSE function with at least 2 years in a leadership capacity preferred. Experience in oil and gas industry required with well stimulation services, specifically hydraulic fracturing preferred. This role requires the individual to be able and willing to travel within the district (s) up to 50% of the time.
- Highly knowledgeable on applicable Health, Safety, and Environment regulations and best practices.
- Familiar with applicable DOT, Federal Motor Carrier and Hours of Service regulations.
- Sound decision-making based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment.
- Fosters open dialogue by inviting input and creates strong morale and can-do spirit within the team.
- Ability to lead, motivate and direct teams and committees.
- Invites input from each person and shares ownership and visibility.
- Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills.
- Ability to find common ground and solve problems.
- Strong writing and presentation skills.
- Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, squat and handle, or feel components of equipment. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include normal office and outdoors environment including close up computer work.
Work Environment: Works in varied environments and geographical areas and sometimes, in what may be considered harsh environments. Exposure to extreme temperatures, wind, precipitation, in addition to working at heights and chemicals may be experienced when working in the field or plant locations. Must be available seven days per week when on duty and is required to be reachable by telephone whenever the need arises.
Outside Contacts: This role requires credibility and maintaining effective relationships with vendors, customers, members of the community, and employees of other affiliated companies, departments or divisions.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all employee responsibilities, duties and/or skills required.