Henkels & McCoy

Regional Safety Manager

4 months ago(9/26/2017 5:05 PM)
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Henkels & McCoy, Inc. (H&M) is a leading utility construction firm providing critical infrastructure for the Power, Communications, Oil & Gas Pipeline, and Gas Distribution markets throughout North America. Founded in 1923, H&M brings yesterday’s experience to the evolving infrastructure needs of today. We consistently rank in the top ten of Engineering News-Record’s Specialty Contractors and have been recognized with an E.I. DuPont Safety Excellence Award for our safety performance. H&M is also a founding member of the ET&D Partnership, a collaborative industry partnership working to reduce fatalities, injuries, and illnesses in the electric line construction industry is seeking a Regional Safety Manager for its West Region Headquarters in Pomona, CA.


Safety Philosophy
Safety represents a commitment to protect our employees, customers, and the public. Our corporate safety program is well known throughout the industry and assures that our safety performance is a result of continual evaluation and implementation of company and industry-wide best practices. Our primary mission is to insure “Nobody Gets Hurt”.


Position Reports to:             Regional Vice President

Location:                               West Region-Pomona, California

Direct Reports:                     Regional Safety Staff



Position Objective:


Lead and coordinate safety initiatives and related programs for an assigned region.


Primary Outcomes:


To execute the Regional safety goals and support Corporate safety initiatives. Additionally the Regional Safety Manager will interface and assist in the H&M safety transformation process.

Major Job Elements

  • The Regional Safety Manager (RSM) will assist Regional Management in the implementation of the H&M Safety, Health and Environmental program.
  • The RSM will liaison with all Corporate and Regional Management to ensure adequate resource and personnel availability to support a smooth and effective deployment of the H&M Safety Transformation project plan.
  • The RSM will conduct periodic site visits to monitor and assess the execution of the H&M Safety Program and progress of the Safety Transformation process.
  • The RSM will coach and provide guidance to Regional Management and Supervision on Occupational Safety & Health issues.
  • The RSM will review all incident investigations. This function will assist in minimizing the financial liabilities as well as human suffering associated with work-related injuries, illnesses, vehicle accidents, property damages and natural disasters.
  • The RSM will provide management and supervision of the Regional Safety Staff and ensure performance reviews of Area Safety Managers, Supervisors and Safety Administrator are conducted annually.
  • The RSM will ensure the professional development of regional safety staff.
  • The RSM will ensure the Regional Staff efforts are aligned with the objectives and daily mission of the Operational organizations.
  • The RSM attend any and all OSHA citation hearings along with operations management provide consultation to management on process and support ways on limiting company losses.
  • Participate, facilitate and review all Root Cause Analysis done in accordance with the H&M Incident Analysis Reporting process.
  • The RSM will develop a proactive position for Customer and Regulatory outreach.
  • The RSM will work with Corporate/Regional Management & Supervision to ensure safety goals and objectives are aligned with transformation plan implementation alignment.
  • Leads training organization in the region (i.e. identifies needs with regional management, evaluates, delivers and provides administration for appropriate training activities utilizing assigned internal and external resources).




Specific Skills:


  • Excellent written and verbal skills required
  • Ability to communicate with employees at every level of the organization
  • Ability to analyze organizational process through the review of data
  • Ability to train others (individual, and groups)
  • Knowledge of Federal/State/Industry safety regulations
  • Knowledge of Behavior Based Safety Management Systems
  • Knowledge of DuPont Safety Management System
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma/Lean improvement processes
  • Knowledge of adult learning processes/techniques





  • BS in Safety/Industrial Hygiene/Environmental Sciences is required (MS strongly preferred, or a related engineering degree with applicable experience in a safety leadership role.
  • Board Certified Safety Professional preferred 


General Experience:


  • 7-10 years Manager/Supervisor experience in a safety related position.
  • 3-5  years construction projects or related experience
  • Experience in managing safety in an electrical transmission, distribution and substation environment preferred.
  • 5 years experience in the Electrical field required.
  • Experience with Regulatory enforcement and contest process and procedures
  • Experience in Organizational Development techniques preferred.
  • Experience with the DuPont Safety Management System preferred.



Henkels & McCoy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.



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