The purpose of this position is to implement and manage HSE (Health, Safety and Environmental) programs relative to a large national/international corporate account or market area.
The roles and responsibilities outlined here are intended to provide guidance for construction site-based EHS resources acting as the owner's representative for client construction activities.
The primary functions are to support the client, data center construction team (Owner's team) in EHS activities, including monitoring the EHS performance of on-site construction contractors.
This support requires a broad range of activities that includes: interfacing, coaching, advising, technical support, etc.. Specific responsibilities are outlined below. These owner's EHS reps (also known as CSFs) will not direct the work, but should make every effort to engage the onsite construction contractor management and supervision to take appropriate action where a noncompliance situation is observed as soon as reasonably possible. CSFs will report to owner/client's regional Construction Safety / EHS Program Managers.
HSE Construction Safety Facilitator roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Routinely monitor the Contractor's EHS performance to ensure that the Contractor is in compliance with their stated practices and procedures, regulatory requirements and any additional owner expectations/deliverables that may have been identified in the contract of work EHS Schedule.
Interface and support the construction management team at site by delivering current data on Contractor EHS performance, including: trending, incident management, EHS metrics and other key information that enable DC construction management to make informed timely decisions.
Participate in communication methods, such as safety meetings and notices to ensure relevant EHS information is communicated across the site by Contractor's and ensure that DC management is included as well.
Ensure a weekly site safety walk is conducted with the Contractor management representative and the Owner's PM/team.
Participate in a daily site safety walk with the Contractor safety rep.
Act as a coach and advisor to the Contractor safety committee.
Evaluate the completeness and effectiveness of the Contractor's hazard assessments(RAMS, JHAs, ARTs, etc.).
Lead creation of Significant Events(SE) and Significant Potential Events(SPE).
When non-compliance and/or non-conformance is observed, immediately bring the issue to the attention of that individual and key stakeholders as appropriate.
Ensure KPIs, leading/lagging indicators and EHS data submitted by the Contractor is accurate, timely and complete.
Conduct the monthly Contractor EHS audit.
Implement and maintain Boots on the Ground program.
Participate in progress and schedule meetings.
Assist in design reviews throughout the Life Cycle-planning, as requested/required(Design, permitting, construction, cx, handover, etc.).
Attend client training as requested.
Evaluate/audit Site Specific Safety Plan to conformance to Project Manual requirements.
Understand and ensure operational EHS requirements are adhered to.
Support client's initiatives as requested.
The Owner's "Construction Safety Facilitator" will:
Participate in the selection of GC's, with procurement and DC construction supervision and management, with the objective of ensuring that regulatory and client's requirements are in place prior to start of work
With the assistance of others, routinely monitor the GC's EHS performance to ensure that the GC is in compliance with their stated practices and procedures, regulatory requirements and any additional owner expectations / deliverables that may have been identified in the contract of work EHS Schedule. Monitoring may include:
· Monitoring for CO. Machines, equipment.
· Monitoring for VOCs from intumescent paint.
· Monitoring for off gases from welding.
· Monitoring for employee heat stress.
Interface and support the construction management team at site by delivering current data on GC EHS performance, including: trending, incident management, EHS metrics and other key information that enable DC construction management to make informed timely decisions
Participate in communication methods, such as safety meetings and notices to ensure relevant EHS information is communicated across the site by GC's and that DC management is included
Ensure a daily walkabout/safety tour is conducted with the GC management, representative and the owner's representative (PM or delegate), as practicable. PM management (not delegate) should still target a weekly walkabout/inspection at a minimum
Participate in a daily site tour with the GC safety rep
Act as a coach and advisor to the safety committee
Support the business in the conduct of risk and hazard assessments
Participate in Significant Incident investigations and Significant Potential Event (SPE)
When a non compliance by a GC or their subs is observed, immediately bring the issue to the attention of the GC, while also ensuring the owner's management rep/PM is informed
Ensure KPIs,leading and lagging indicators and EHS data submitted by the GC is accurate,timely,complete
Conduct the monthly GC EHS evaluation
Issue the weekly EHS summary
Oversee execution of the Boots on the Ground program
Participate in progress and schedule meetings where EHS is impacted
Assist in design reviews throughout the Life Cycle-planning,design,permitting,construction,cx,handover
Support the development of the DCCEHSP (Data Center Construction EHS Plan)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelors degree (BA/BS) in HSE from four-year college or university. Minimum of 5 years of related experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state and local health and safety, and environmental regulations is essential. Direct experience dealing with regulatory agencies and / or compliance officers is preferred.
Experience working in manufacturing, construction, and / or facility maintenance and management is preferred.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
As required by local authority (if required). Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM), Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST) - Preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.
Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.
Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.
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