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EHS Lead (Construction)

Arcadis U.S.Inc.
Seattle, WA 98104
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Arcadis is seeking an Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Supervisor with a background in the Life Sciences Industry to join our Industrial Infrastructure team. This position is based in Bothell, WA and will support a pharmaceutical client.

As the EHS Supervisor, you will be responsible for managing our Capital Projects Delivery Team for one of our large pharmaceutical clients. You will manage a team of H&S Specialists with compliance oversite for multiple construction projects and contractors. You will be responsible for monitoring or overseeing construction sites and making sure that workers within the environment adhere to government regulations/standards as well as client standards regarding safety. You will also ensure that the work/projects adhere to client timeline requirements and business goals.

The EHS Supervisor develops and implements policies/guidelines that help reduce the risk of workplace accidents. You will be responsible for determining the kind of policies that are needed within the construction site and how to execute them.

The EHS team, on a routine basis, will inspect the worksite to identify hazards and develop policies/procedures to eliminate them from the work environment. The team will be responsible for ensuring that all site personnel understand and implement the procedures. The EHS Supervisor will interact with client, Arcadis and contractor management on a routine basis and should be proficient in both written and oral communications. Responsibilities include reviewing contractor documentation, performing job safety analyses, developing and reporting on incident and near misses as well as developing corrective actions for both. This position also develops key safety metrics that are reported to stakeholders on a routine basis.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervises day-to-day activities of EHS team within a particular construction workplace
  • Ensures that workers make use of necessary protective equipment like helmets, hand gloves, welding shades etc., where and when necessary
  • Arranges training programs on safety measures within the workplace
  • Serves as a link between contractors and top management when it comes to issues that have to do with the safety and proper organization of the workplace
  • Lead and provide direction and technical advice to team members, to support them in their delivery on the projects and in their professional development
  • Document and investigate accidents or injuries, provide records or evidence as required, and implement corrective measures meant to reduce future risk
  • Monitor contractor's field activities to verify the work is being performed in compliance with approved safety plan, client policies and industry best practices
  • Chair safety meetings; Prepare and distribute meeting minutes for contractor safety meetings
  • Report all serious conditions or accidents to client's EH&S office and responding departments as required
  • Review and recommend revisions, as required, to client's construction safety procedures
  • Support project managers in project risk assessments, site safety plans and job safety analysis reviews
  • Review contractor safety performance to confirm contractor safety programs meet minimum client requirements for work on site
  • Provide site orientation to contractors working on site
  • Monitor compliance with Arcadis Safe Systems of Work, confirm contractor safety plans and initiate supplemental permits

Who you are:
  • Strong knowledge of OSHA 29 CFR 1910 (General Industry) and 29 CRF 1926 (Construction) safety standards
  • Proficiency in lecture, hands-on and guided discussion methods in a variety of classroom and field environment
  • An approachable and confident personality
  • Expert in stakeholder management and communication

This position reports to a client site. The client requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Safety & Health, Health Sciences, Construction Management, a related field or equivalent work experience
  • 8 years of experience providing safety support
  • Experience managing a H&S Team

Why Choose Arcadis?

Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world's most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles. Work alongside the industry's foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way. Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

Now more than ever, businesses and governments recognize the need to incorporate environmental concerns into their decision making. As the leader in global environmental services, Arcadis has provided groundbreaking sustainable solutions for some of the world's most complex projects. We wrote the book on environmental remediation, and our experts continue to pioneer the development and application of cutting-edge approaches in environmental planning, site evaluation, environmental construction and strategic environmental consulting. We are encouraged to innovate, apply emerging technologies and develop better solutions through global learning opportunities and workshops. Our team improves quality of life for our clients and their communities. Join us today!

EEO statement

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Posted: 2021-09-11 Expires: 2021-10-10
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