Quanta Services

Safety Director, Telecom

US-TX-Houston
Requisition ID
2017-1402
# of Openings
1
Category
Safety

Overview

Quanta Services safely provides engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for comprehensive infrastructure needs in the electric power and oil and natural gas industries. With a workforce tens of thousands strong and offices across North America and abroad, Quanta is the premier provider in the industries it serves.

 

The Safety Director leads operations in areas of injury prevention, task assessment, communications and regulatory compliance.  Develops, implements and manages company safety programs, policies and procedures. Builds support through aligning with operations to develop vision and strategy to enhance injury free environment.  Provides leadership and direction to all direct reports.

Responsibilities

  • Provides strategic direction on planning, development, administration, and management of organizational safety policies, programs, systems and training.
  • Consults Operating Units and company Safety professionals to ensure the safety strategy is implemented effectively, within established budgets and complies with all relevant regulations, laws and employment standards.
  • Guides Operation Units in implementation of overall strategy for continuous improvement of all safety initiatives.
  • Develops, implements, administers, and updates safety policies and procedures in coordination with updates to regulations, best practices and corporate policy.
  • Reports safety performance measurement with a focus on leading indicators.
  • Analyzes and recommends corrective action for all accidents.
  • Provide technical expertise, strategic leadership and support for all regulatory compliance safety issues
  • Reinforces safety culture with field crews.
  • Adheres to internal standards, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to travel up to 75% as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety Management, Safety Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Sciences, Engineering or related fields and 10 years of Safety experience, including 3 years of managerial experience OR at least 18 years of Safety experience, including 3 years of managerial experience in lieu of education and experience mentioned above
  • Telecom utility construction experience.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local safety laws.
  • Master’s Degree in Safety Management, Safety Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Sciences, Engineering or related fields is preferred.
  • Experience working in a highly decentralized organization is preferred.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of safety rules and regulations at all levels of government, including federal, state and local.
  • Experience with auditing processes and use of the information to affect change.
  • Current knowledge of HSE regulations and ability to access and navigate regulatory databases.
  • Intermediate level user of the MS Office Microsoft applications (Office, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to establish, build and maintain effective relationships with Operating Units and represent the company in a public forum.
  • Ability to develop, update and manage workplace safety programs, procedures and policies.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong ability to influence.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to speak in front of large groups.
  • Proven leadership abilities.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks and initiatives simultaneously.
  • Possess the qualities of self-motivation and results-orientation.

Quanta Services is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic, in accordance with governing law.

 

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