Safety and Health Manager

Position Overview

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Position performs the Safety and Health (S&H) management function of the Stabilization and Deactivation (S&D) of facilities at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. The S&H Manager will be responsible for the oversight of production personnel involved in S&D activities. The S&H Manager will also manage the development, implementation and maintenance of Industrial Safety and Industrial Hygiene programs, policies and procedures as well as provide technical support and verify compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)] S&H programs, policies, procedures, and standards.

Additional responsibilities are as follows:

• Keeps abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the organization.

Plans and implements S&H aspects of project-related work, including allocation of personnel and resources to adequately handle projects and assist with regulatory compliance.

• Schedules, coordinates and conducts project S&H audits and inspections in order to identify and assist in correcting unsafe and unhealthy work conditions or practices.

• Communicates results of audits and overall S&H performance to management as necessary.

• Evaluates the effectiveness of loss control programs and implements corrective action.

• Participates in S&H and management/project meetings. Evaluates proposals from an S&H impact and technical approach.

• Decides on the resource levels necessary to ensure proper manpower utilization and to provide technical project support.

• Supervises department managers (Industrial Safety and Industrial Hygiene) and manages their performance through goal setting, ongoing assessment and coaching.

• Partners with management to ensure that projects are supported and completed on time and within the allotted budget.

• Establishes company positions regarding regulatory compliance.

• Sets priorities for the department to ensure task completion; coordinates work activities.

• Responsible for reviewing/approving work products.

• Maintain sensitive and company private documents.

• Interfaces with DOE Field Office representatives (Subject Matter Experts and Facility Representatives) on S&H issues.

• Responsible for determining staffing levels, interview prospective candidates, hiring and employee development.

• Responsible for planning, assigning and directing work; appraisal employee performance; reward and discipline employees; address complaints and resolve problems.

• Conducts and/or coordinates periodic S&H program audits and procedure reviews.

As a federal contractor, FRNP must follow Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university with a minimum of 15 years of Safety and Industrial Hygiene experience with CSP, CIH, CHMM or equivalent certification required. A minimum of five years demonstrated management/leadership experience.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

• Attention to detail.

• Must have a working knowledge of standard computer software programs (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).

• Comprehensive knowledge of OSHA (29 CFR 1926/1910/1904), DOE and other regulations and guidelines.

• Experience in the fields of construction, demolition, remediation, asbestos abatement, lead abatement, lifting & rigging, ergonomics, noise, scaffolding, and/or air monitoring.

• Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE "L" Clearance.

• Must be able to obtain and maintain radiological dosimetry.

• DOE/Department of Defense/Naval Reactor experience preferred.

• Experience in radiological and environmental decontamination and decommissioning fields a plus.

• Overtime and occasional travel may be required.

Physical Requirements

Ability to wear respirator and other protective equipment (safety glasses, safety shoes, anti-Cs, or other protective equipment/clothing as required).

Able to walk/stand for prolonged period of time.

Able to periodically lift, push, pull up to 50 pounds.

Able to periodically grasp, kneel, stoop, and reach.