Applus+

HSE Manager

US-MI-Parma
2017-1922
Internal Title
HSE Manager
# of Openings
1
Category
HSE

Company Bio

JANX-Logo_Standard_CMYK

JANX is a well-established company and leads the market in highly specialized non-destructive testing and inspection services. JANX is located in the center of numerous unique industries which provides our employees with a wide range of experience.

 

We provide NDT, new construction, maintenance, and inspection services in all aspects of the oil and gas industries, including exploration, transmission, refining, storage facilities, and all oil related support industries.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status

Position Purpose

  • The HSE Manager is responsible for managing, organizing, administering and maintaining the Health, Safety, Environment program across the JANX Business Unit. The major responsibility of this position is to provide a safe working environment for employees, as well as maintaining programs in line with customer and regulatory compliance. This is accomplished by managing and improving the HSE program. The HSE program must comply with all relative legislation, regulations, codes, policies and procedures, as well as additional customer requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organize, implement, direct and maintain the HSE program including safety policies, programs, practices, training, and all other components of a successful HSE Program for the entire Business Unit.
  • Business partner with President, JANX, Regional Directors, Division Managers and other staff to ensure an effective HSE Program for all Field and Office operations.
  • Oversee, manage, and direct the HSE Department for the Business Unit; this includes resource planning, measuring department effectiveness, setting department goals in line with and supporting JANX Business Unit goals.
  • Articulate and live the JANX HSE culture by modelling the required behaviors and actions in the office and worksites, and hold others (employees and peers) accountable for their actions by identifying and acting on behaviors which are inconsistent with JANX HSE and professional standards.
  • Oversee and manage the internal and external HSE audit program. This includes shop, facility, and external job site audits; working with the Senior Compliance Manager and Senior Safety Specialist to ensure HSE field audits are being done correctly and non-compliances are reported and corrected immediately.
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of Operations, Personnel, and Work Processes and customize the HSE function to support those needs using JANX HSE policies, programs, and safety personnel to exceed the minimum performance standards.
  • Support Operations deployment of the JANX HSE Management System across the Business Unit, particularly HSE program implementation and compliance, to ensure safety is part of JANX’s day-to-day operations at every worksite.
  • Identify requirements, develop and ensure the provision of appropriate health, safety, and environmental information and ensure effective communication of such.
  • Assist in the development, maintenance and communication of the HSE manual which provide policies, procedures and practices which addresses legislative requirements; provide consolidated feedback on improvement areas to the NOAM HSE Director.
  • Oversee the collection of applicable safety statistics; analyze and interpret those safety statistics, identifying key trends and implementing corrective actions; present statistics, trends, and corrective actions to the President, JANX, Regional Directors, and HSE Department monthly.
  • Effectively prepare and present information and respond to HSE related questions, data requests or concerns from employees, managers, clients, and regulatory agencies.
  • Develop, implement, and measure safety campaigns in conjunction with the Applus+ Corporate Offices.
  • Oversee and manage web-based data collectors and related HSE systems.
  • Manage, arrange and participate in the ongoing inspections of shop and office facilities and work sites for unsafe work practices or conditions and initiate corrective actions by assessing and making effective recommendations.
  • Immediately stop any work and support all stop work requests where there is imminent danger to an individual at a worksite.
  • Manage all safety incidents including monitor program documentation to ensure that all incidents are being reported, oversee and participate in the investigation of reported incidents, reportable incidents and document and initiate corrective actions whenever necessary.
  • Prepare and circulate Incident Alerts and memos to all personnel; review with HSE Department and intimate corrective actions as needed.
  • Assist in all aspects of an effective organizational HSE training program.
  • Working closely with the Division Managers and Regional Directors, ensure that all personnel receive the appropriate safety training, and safety certification remains current.
  • Manage and oversee with the HSE Department staff the orientation of new staff in worker HSE responsibilities, policies, procedures and practices, ensuring effective training and meeting departmental requirements.
  • Oversee and manage claims management - ensure proactive involvement in injury reduction and accident prevention strategies.
  • Modified Work program - Assist with the management and development of the program to reduce lost time claims, ensuring that all required communications and training is provided to both employees and managers.
  • Work closely with field personnel and build relationships with the local Union Halls.
  • Ensure a complete filing system and departmental records are maintained.
  • Adhere to all organizational policies and procedures, including but not limited to all Health, Safety and Environmental Management initiatives.
  • Follow and enforce the Company required safe work practices and procedures at all times.
  • Maintain a positive relationship between JANX, the facility, and the client.
  • Maintain and promote a positive attitude towards Co-workers and Customers.
  • Enforce and abide the requirements of safe operation and personal safety using required Personal Protective Equipment and Safe Practices per company policy.
  • Perform other job related tasks as assigned by management.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Maintain staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees in compliance with company policy.
  • Maintain and Foster a safe, secure, and legal work environment for all staff ensuring all company policies are being followed.
  • Maintain staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results in partnership with operations, NOAM Safety Director, Human Resources.
  • Maintain and promote a positive attitude toward all employees, coworkers, and clients.
  • Review, validate, and approve reporting employees’ timesheet and reports.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of environmental, health and safety laws and rules for both federal and state requirements.
  • Knowledge of the Union craft environment and best practices to manager a HSE Department in that environment.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to administer a DOT Drug and Alcohol program with emphasis on PHMSA requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a self-directed manner and ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced, multi- disciplinary team environment.
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with all levels of management and/or field personnel.
  • Ability to research, analyze, and interpret.
  • Firmly adheres to the values and ethics of JANX. Exhibits honesty, discretion, and sound judgment.
  • Maintains a positive “can do” outlook, rebounds quickly from frustrations and unpleasantness, and maintains composure and friendly demeanor while dealing with stressful situations.
  • Strong computer skills, specifically excel
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and perform multiple tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to multi-task and properly execute multiple simultaneous assignments
  • Ability to communicate and cooperate with diverse groups of people.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Education and Work Experience

  • 10+ years of related HSE experience
  • 3+ years of HSE Manager experience
  • Bachelors or Associates degree required.
  • 10 + years of progressive supervisory work experience preferred.
  • Experience in using customer web based pre-qualifications systems such as ISNetWorld, Veriforce, PEC, PIC, TransAdvisor, BROWZ, and other web based systems used in training.

Certificates and Licenses Required

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification preferred.
  • CHST, OHST, STS and/or CIH is a plus.
  • OSHA Outreach Trainer credentials a plus.

Physical Activities and Requirements

  • The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
  • The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
  • The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.
  • The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles
  • Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time
  • Sitting: Remaining sitting, particularly for sustained periods of time
  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • Dexterity: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.
  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
  • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading at distances close to the eyes.
  • The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes
  • In compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Applus+ will make reasonable accommodations that are appropriate and consistent within our legal obligations.

Working Conditions

  • The physical environment requires the employee to work inside an office environment, protected from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes. Employee will visit site locations where personal protective equipment will be required as well as inclement weather conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate but can be loud in specific worksite areas.
  • May occasionally walk on slippery or uneven surfaces.
  • May be requested to work overtime and weekends occasionally.
  • Ability to travel when required, nationally, up to 50% of the time.
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedules and respond to requests without advance warning or notification.