Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Manager

NES Fircroft
Joliet, Illinois
Jun 19, 2024
Jun 28, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Alternative Fuels
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
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About Us:
A leading innovator in the renewable energy industry, dedicated to advancing sustainable energy solutions. With a diverse portfolio of groundbreaking wind and solar projects, we are committed to delivering clean energy while maintaining the highest standards of health, safety, and environmental protection. We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Manager to join our team and ensure the well-being of our workforce and the sustainability of our projects.

Job Description:
Position Overview: The Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Manager will be responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing all
health, safety, and environmental policies and programs for our grid-scale wind or solar projects. This role requires an expert in HSE
management within the renewable energy sector, with extensive experience in large-scale wind or solar construction projects. The HSE Manager
will ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and foster a culture of safety and environmental stewardship.

Key Responsibilities:
â HSE Program Development: Design, implement, and maintain comprehensive HSE management systems and policies tailored to grid-scale wind or solar projects.
â Regulatory Compliance: Ensure all project activities comply with local, state, and federal HSE regulations and industry standards.
â Risk Assessment: Conduct thorough risk assessments and hazard analyses to identify potential risks and implement effective mitigation strategies.
â Training and Education: Develop and deliver HSE training programs for employees, contractors, and stakeholders to promote a strong safety culture.
â Incident Management: Lead investigations of accidents, incidents, and near-misses, and implement corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
â Safety Audits and Inspections: Conduct regular safety audits and inspections to ensure compliance with HSE policies and identify areas for improvement.
â Environmental Protection: Oversee environmental management practices to minimize the impact of construction activities on the environment.
â Emergency Response: Develop and maintain emergency response plans and procedures, ensuring readiness for any potential incidents.
â Reporting and Documentation: Maintain accurate records of HSE performance, incidents, inspections, and training activities.
â Stakeholder Communication: Collaborate with project managers, engineers, regulatory agencies, and community representatives to address HSE concerns.
â Continuous Improvement: Foster a culture of continuous improvement in HSE practices and performance.

â Bachelor's degree in environmental science, Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering, or a related field.
â Minimum of 8 years of experience in HSE management, with a focus on grid-scale wind or solar projects.
â In-depth knowledge of HSE regulations, standards, and best practices specific to the renewable energy sector.
â Proven track record in developing and implementing effective HSE management systems.
â Strong leadership and team management skills.
â Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
â Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
â Proficiency in HSE management software and tools.
â Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), or similar certification is a plus.

What We Offer:
â Competitive hourly rate, per diem and benefits package.
â Opportunity to work on innovative and impactful renewable energy projects.
â Collaborative and inclusive work environment.
â Professional development and career growth opportunities

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.