Manager - EHS (REN 8292)

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  • Portland, OR
  • 14 Aug, 2019

Job Description

Manager - EHS (REN 8292) Company: PPM TECHNICAL SERVICES, I Location: Portland, OR, US Overview Manage a dispersed team of EHS professionals to ensure compliance with EHS-related federal, state, local regulations; and internal policies, procedures and processes. Major Roles & Responsibilities + Oversee staff of EHS professionals across multiple regions. + Ensure compliance with all applicable EHS regulations (local, state and federal) + Develop, manage and continually improve internal EHS procedures, programs and processes. + Identify and execute risk reduction strategies, by partnering with operational customer to identify risks and implement solutions. + Implement and manage EHS Management System (ISO 14001 & 45001) requirements and verify management and employee compliance with the organization’s safety management system, health and safety policies/procedures, and all government regulations. + Interface with EHS consultants and subcontractors for safety and health-related studies, training etc. + Represent the organization and participate on various safety and industry associations or committees. Consult with external sources, colleagues and functional area experts to determine best practices and apply them in a cost effective manner. + Review site inspections and company audits. + Lead investigation and reporting of significant EHS incidents including fatalities. + Track, summarize, and plan improvements to the Company’s performance on safety, health and related matters. + Perform statistical analysis and modeling. Assists in preparing performance reports to management. + Establish inclusive relationships with key leaders to promote positive safety and environmental culture. Education & Experience Required + Associate’s Degree, preference to Bachelor’s degree (EHS, Engineering, or Environmental Engineering preferred) or equivalent combination of education and experience. + Minimum of five years relevant Environmental, Health, and Safety experience required + Formal EHS Certifications preferred (CSP, SMS, CHMM, ASP, CIH, or CUSP) + Exceptional knowledge and understanding of pertinent federal, state and local regulatory codes including DOT, OSHA, NFPA, EPA, and NESC Skills/Abilities Preferred + Knowledge of EHS regulations applicable to the renewable energy industry. + Proficient technical skills related to wind/solar generation and balance of plant. + Knowledge of relevant Management System Standards: OHSAS 18001, ISO 45001, ISO 14001, OSHA VPP. + Strong interpersonal, communication, organization and follow-through skills. + Proficient project/program management skills. + Knowledge and experience with data systems including SAP and Gensuite. + Proficient with Microsoft Office applications. + Ability to positively influence at all levels in the organization and with external stakeholders. + Ability to professionally develop and deliver EHS training. + Advanced problem solving, analytical, and decision making skills. Able to analyze complex information, distill salient items and create appropriate action plans. + Ability to conduct comprehensive and professional audits, inspections and observations. + Ability to perform statistical analysis and modeling. + Ability to coordinate and collaborate with industry professionals across the company. + Experience with Human and Organizational Performance (HOP) preferred. + Ability to travel domestically routinely, up to 50%, and occasional international travel. + Ability to safely climb and navigate wind turbines. + Willingness to obtain further certifications and ongoing education. All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a medical Fit for Duty exam, background check, references, drug screen, verification of legal right to work in the U.S., and in some cases, a credit check. A credit check will be administered when a prospective employee will be working in Finance, Accounting, Treasury or where duties may involve handling of funds, accounts or cash. A Motor Vehicle (MVR) check will be administered when a prospective employee will be regularly using a company vehicle. Avangrid Renewables is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability, or any other status or class protected by federal or state law. Avangrid Renewables is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability, or any other status or class protected by federal or state law. 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