AECOM SH&E Director - Midwest in Indianapolis, Indiana

United States of America - Indiana, Indianapolis

Job Summary

The SH&E Director is responsible for directing the overall SH&E programs for a business unit, region or business line including budget responsibilities. Provides SH&E leadership and support to senior management and corporate SH&E leadership in the development of annual SH&E goals and objectives and with meeting these goals and objectives. Director also works closely with corporate SH&E leadership to ensure the geography, region or business line fully meet all AECOM required SH&E policies and procedures. Works closely with Shared Services SH&E to ensure a common standard of care with respect to SH&E matters in various geographies. Director manages SH&E resources to ensure AECOM safety core value expectations are met. Performs all essential functions and responsibilities consistent with Hunt’s values and in alignment with the company’s mission.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides leadership and direction to ensure the effective implementation and consistent compliance with AECOM safety, health, environmental and loss prevention programs on all project sites.

  • Responsible for implementing the corporate safety program

  • Assists management with development and implementation of safety, health, environmental and loss prevention management systems

  • Supports management in developing competencies in the core risk management processes

  • Provides specialist technical advice regarding safety, health, environmental and loss control issues

  • Actively participates in the technical and resource planning of company safety, health, environmental and loss control initiatives

  • Acts as liaison between Executive Management and Corporate Safety Committee

  • Maintains awareness of the latest safety, health and environmental regulations by participation in rulemaking and industry associations. Implements procedures and practices to ensure compliance

  • Ensures maintenance of OSHA 300 logs and 300A summaries on all project sites, as well as annual posting requirements

  • Performs project site safety compliance inspections, including written reports, correction of discrepancies and recommend follow-up actions to prevent recurrence

  • Develops and oversees implementation of disaster preparedness programs

  • In concert with the Safety Training Administrator, researches, plans, organizes and implements safety training programs on subjects such as OSHA Safety, HAZCOM, Personal Protection Equipment, CPR/First Aid, and Fall Protection

  • Assists with maintaining the Drug Free Program, including the required pre-employment, random and post-accident drug testing

  • Directs and supports administration of Workers Compensation program and builds strong working relationships with insurance providers

  • Actively participates in managing workers compensation claims, including maintaining relations with insurance partners and attorneys. Monitors claims processing and settlement status and keeps other Hunt parties informed

  • Initiates and maintains liaison with the owner’s representatives (Corps of Engineers, GSA, Officers-in-Charge) on all government projects to assess their satisfaction with compliance with

  • contract safety requirements and implementation, including dedicated safety resources to project

  • Builds and maintains rapport with AECOM subcontractors on all projects and assesses their adherence to contract safety performance standards. Participates as an active member of pre-construction team when identifying and selecting subcontractors

  • Contributes to development and management of Owner or Contractor Self-Insurance Program

  • Acts as a champion for recognizing employees’ good safety practices and creates positive safety incentive programs

  • Has a heavy influence on decision making to recruit, hire and train safety professionals throughout the division

  • Actively manages AECOM site safety representatives to ensure each site is appropriately staffed. As well as, ensure each representative has appropriate support and resources

  • Participates in pre-bid, pre-construction and other meetings to ensure subcontractors compliance with AECOM safety program, contract specifications and other applicable requirements

  • Provides site personnel guidance for security issues, including, but not limited to, hard hat stickers, ID badges and signage

  • Responsible for coaching safety representatives to continuously expand and update their professional knowledge and hone safety skills in order to enhance individual and team innovation and productivity

  • Collaborates with other departments (i.e. Marketing, Estimating, etc.) to create RFQ, RFP and other materials, as needed

  • Performs additional assignments through own initiative, as directed by superiors or as needed to better serve the safety and health needs of the employee population and corporation

Minimum Requirements

  • Four-year degree in Occupational Safety or related discipline plus eleven (11) or more years’ construction safety experience; or equivalent combinations of experience, training, education and certification (CSP, CIH, CRSP or equivalent) totaling 15+ years

  • Advanced knowledge and ability to enforce all federal, state, local and company safety regulations required

  • Must have ability to recognize hazardous situations and orchestrate the implementation of timely corrective measures

  • Certification as OSHA 500 “Train the Trainer”

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills mandatory

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and willingness undertake extensive travel to distant project sites

  • Must have strong team orientation yet comfortable in “taking charge” in crisis situations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Further industry recognized credentials (i.e. CSP, CHST, CRIS, etc.) are favorable

Other Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

  • This position does not include sponsorship for US Work Authorization

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196319BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.