Safety / EHS for Heavy Civil / Heavy Highway

Brooklyn, NY 11212

Post Date: 06/12/2018 Job ID: 2531 Industry: Construction - Civil Pay Rate: Competitive Salary and great Benefit Package

Job #2531 
Safety / EHS for Heavy Civil / Heavy Highway 
Location: Brooklyn NY area

Our client, a Heavy Civil Construction client that specializes in Roads & Bridges, is looking for a Safety/EHS position for the Brooklyn, NY area.

This is a full-time perm position.

Pro-actively drives and enforces the principles of creating a safe and healthy work environment. Responsible for administration of company environmental, health & safety (EHS) programs nationally including publishing and updating policies and procedures, jobsite safety compliance, safety incentive programs, and monitoring/reporting of safety performance data.


  • Ensure that environmental, health & safety (EHS) teams for each project are adequately resourced with capable personnel.
  • Ensure that business leaders understand and have clear EHS roles and responsibilities and that they are aware of all significant risks, incidents and non-conformances and that management implement effective reviews, mitigation plans and analysis to effectively close out and prevent similar incidents.
  • Provide accurate and timely reports to the Executive Team.
  • Ensure that safety personnel have adequate training available to perform their duties/responsibilities.
  • Facilitate the ongoing simplification of existing EHS processes and documentation and ensure sufficient training is made available.
  • Be part of the investigation team on any fatal incident and ensure on all fatal or “Near Fatal” incidents that lessons learned and appropriate corrective actions are applied across the business.
  • Ensure that a safety strategy is applied to all new pursuits and investments and that an EHS risk assessment is completed for each prior to commencement.
  • Ensure that EHS roles and responsibilities are read, understood and applied.
  • Commit to undertake relevant training to assist in improving personal EHS understanding and performance.
  • Commit to speak up when any unsafe actions witnessed.
  • Commit to reading (and taking action where appropriate) any EHS correspondence or alerts.
  • Commit to undertaking in a review, at least annually, of performance against EHS roles & responsibilities.
  • Provide annual EHS performance evaluations for all direct reports in the United States and set performance targets or goals for the EHS team.
  • Actively participate with insurance consultants, OSHA, and industry organizations with the interest of sharing and learning world class methods to achieve best practices.



  • 4-year degree in Health & Safety field preferably and or CSP/CIH
  • Minimum 10 years Health & Safety experience/knowledge. Heavy civil engineering background a plus
  • Experience with MSHA and CAL OSHA is a plus
  • Knowledge of construction methods and practices; federal, state, and local law and regulation; and corporate policies and procedures
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and leadership skills are required
  • Ability to understand, analyze and clearly communicate complex technical and safety management information to a wide range of audiences
  • Ability to continually foster and lead safety culture on a national level, inspiring individuals and their behavior
  • Knowledge and experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Polished and effective presenter and communicator, capable of interacting with senior level executives
  • Strong analytic, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Travel required up to 40%

Competitive Salary and great Benefit Package.

If interested and for more information please call Don Triolo at 239-217-6330.
You can also send your resume to


Don Triolo
Exec. Recruiter, Heavy Hwy./Civil, Com. Construction

Don has experience in searching, vetting and representing top professionals in both heavy highway/civil and commercial construction in the following areas:

  • Asphalt Paving and Milling
  • Concrete Paving
  • Director of Construction
  • Earthwork, Drilling, Tunneling, Boring
  • Estimators
  • Foremen
  • Heavy Civil Contracting
  • Heavy Highway/Roads and Bridges Construction
  • Mass Excavation and Grading
  • Operations Managers
  • Pile Driving
  • Pipeline Contractors
  • Project Managers
  • Purchasing
  • Quality Control
  • Superintendents
  • Surveyors
  • Utility and Site Contractors
  • And many more… 

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