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Environmental Safety & Health Manager

Travelers Rest, South Carolina, US
Closing date
May 26, 2022

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Job_category: ATS - GVL SAL

Salary_interval: Salaried - Exempt

Application_instructions: We are looking for candidates Would you like to be part of a family who loves to take on exciting challenges? Metromont Corporation has been one of the leaders in the construction industry for nearly a century and is currently accepting resumes for ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY & HEALTH MANAGER to be part of our dynamic team! This position opening is to be located at our GREENVILLE, SC location.

Metromont was founded in 1925 on the principles of faith, honor, and passion, and 96 years later, those values are still the foundation of who we are and everything we do. A third-generation company with nearly 1,500 associates across six manufacturing facilities in South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and Virginia, Metromont is a leader and pioneer in the engineering and manufacturing of precast concrete. Most of all, we're a trusted partner, working side-by-side with our customers from the earliest stages of project design through turnover of the completed structure. In addition to the production of precast concrete, Metromont provides our customers with complementary design and engineering, hauling, erection, and field services to support their full construction needs. Across the eastern seaboard, the southeast, and even as far west as Arizona, our customers rely on us to provide innovative precast solutions and the best quality for their parking structures, data centers, multifamily housing, office buildings, warehouses, schools, and stadiums. And we do, because a trusted partner is who we are - and who we've been for nearly a century.

Position Description

The overall responsibilities of an ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY & HEALTH MANAGER include:
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and understanding required of an OSHA Competent Person
  • Continuously evaluate Metromont's processes, safety standards, and safety practices and provide feedback on areas where non-compliance with regulations may exist
  • Implement corrective action in areas found to be non-complaint with regulations
  • Participate in training classes and continual education required to maintain OSHA 100-hour certification
  • In case of an audit, serve as the main liaison on site between Metromont and the regulator agency
  • Lead plant management in safety improvement efforts and implementation of Metromont's safety programs
  • Serve as the leader and mentor on site for Metromont's Behavioral Based Safety Program
  • Facilitate safety committee meetings
  • Participate in plant safety audits and routine process confirmation walks. Utilize information gained to formulate corrective action and continuous improvement plans
  • Evaluate Metromont's processes, in cooperation with plant management, to determine ways to minimize risk of injury
  • Implement process changes with respect to safety and train all associates on those changes
  • Maintain all plant safety records, MSDS files, operator certifications, and safety related training files
  • Develop, maintain, and update Metromont's Safety Best Practices and communicate those
  • practices to new associates, as well as provide refresher training to current associates
  • Conduct new hire orientation and follow up with plant management on the mentoring of new associates
  • Conduct safe equipment operation training for associates whose roles will require them to operate equipment
  • Orient sub-contractors and train them on Metromont's safety practices in advance of their performing work at Metromont's facilities
  • Conduct training and orientation for new chemicals introduced to the plant
  • Support plant tool box meetings by providing topics and working with plant supervision to conduct meetings
  • Conduct all investigations and complete reports for near misses, plant first aids, and safety incidents
  • Communicate near misses, plant first aids, and safety incidents to plant management, fellow safety managers, and designated members of Metromont's management team when they occur
  • In the event of injury requiring treatment beyond normal first aid, coordinate the activities necessary to get the associate to the appropriate treatment center
  • Provide follow up assistance for all Workers Compensation cases including coordination of postaccident physician or physical therapy visits, coordination of light duty assignments with plant management, and release to normal duties

How do we take care of you?

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Vision Insurance, Telehealth, and Health Savings Account available on your first day of employment
  • Wellness Program to support employee health
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid Vacation
  • 7 paid holidays
  • Safety Shoe voucher - $150
  • Continuing Education Program

Position Requirements


  • Diplomatic and accommodating; seeks out opinions of others and works to achieve consensus
  • Friendly and relationship focused on their communication style; prefers to focus their activities on relationship building and care
  • Organized and focused
  • Ability to handle variety in the work environment and can handle occasional disruptions to their work flow
  • Flexible and can adjust their behaviors to establish and build relationships with others for short periods of time when necessary
  • Grounded and more formal in their communication style
  • Logical in approach to issues
  • Imaginative; must be innovative to improve existing processes or systems
  • Seeks to make incremental adjustments to proven ways of doing things
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook

Education and Technology:

  • Associate Degree in Environmental Health and Safety or other related field
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a safety management or support safety management role
  • Experience training associates is a plus
  • Experience managing or being involved in a Behavior Based Safety Program is a plus

Equal Opportunity Employer

Metromont Corporation (Company) is an equal opportunity employer. The Company is committed to the spirit and letter of all federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to equal opportunity. To this end, the Company does not discriminate against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy (including medical needs due to pregnancy, child birth or other medical conditions), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other protected status. This Policy extends to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, as well as the use of all Company facilities.

The Company is also committed to making reasonable accommodations based on an individual's disability, religion, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions (including, but not limited to, lactation), or any other protected status where a reasonable accommodation is required under the law.
No form of unlawful discrimination, unlawful harassment, unlawful refusal to reasonably accommodate or unlawful retaliation will be tolerated.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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