Regional / Senior HSE Manager

Seattle, WA
Full Time
Mid Level

American Bridge Company

Job Description 

Regional Health Safety and Environmental (HSE) Manager



Job Title:

Regional / Senior HSE Manager


Health, Safety, and Environment

Reports To:

HSE Director


Seattle, WA

FLSA Status:


Revision Date:





The Regional Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) Manager will be responsible for the creation and sustaining of a safe and productive work culture by avoiding and/or minimizing HSE-related challenges which include injury, unsafe working conditions/practices, and environmental degradation. This will be accomplished by raising awareness about HSE expectations, the development of safe working culture, and safety program execution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the HSE Director and provide Safety management oversight at a regional level.
  • Serve as the primary on-site Safety Professional for new projects in the NW region while supporting on-site HSE representatives, project management, and project owners at other sites.
  • Responsible for HSE budgets, staffing requirements, and schedules.
  • Perform risk assessments, process hazard analyses, and environmental impact studies.
  • Ensure the project site adheres to company and regulatory standards and guidelines.
  • Develop, communicate and execute site safety plans that adhere to local and national codes.
  • Oversight of compliance with the company's HSE policies and procedures.
  • Provide guidance to the company, client, and regulatory agencies on company HSE practices and procedures.
  • Collaborate with engineering and other appropriate staff to solve HSE problems and determine the best methods.
  • Collaborate with management on project HSE permit preparation.
  • Oversee the collection, protection, and data storage related to project incidents and accidents.
  • Investigate incidents and accidents to identify causal factors and make a recommendation for corrective actions in collaboration with the company and the client.
  • Oversee the preparation, maintenance, retrieval, and communication of records, reports, and documents required to meet corporate and regulatory requirements.
  • Oversight and management of workplace safety orientations for new employees and refresher workplace safety training for existing employees.
  • Conduct quarterly comprehensive safety audits at each project site.
  • Communicate audit findings to management with recommendations for corrective actions.
  • Monitor the HSE performance matrix and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Mentor project leaders on safety initiatives.
  • Advocate for the implementation of safety recognition and award programs.


Minimum Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety or,
  • Associates Degree in Occupational Safety and Health with 5 years of experience in the marine and/or commercial construction industry or,
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience as a safety professional with 10 years of experience in marine and/or commercial construction industry.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

  • Current driver’s license
  • CHST, GSP, or CSP certification
  • Authorized trainer for OSHA 10 and 30hr Construction (OSHA 500)

Language Skills

  • Ability to write and write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals in English. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.

Mathematical Skills        

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts related to business acumen, financial concepts, and some basic engineering calculations. 

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve practical problems and work with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills

  • Experience in a Microsoft Windows Server environment and Office Products.
  • Experience with proprietary auditing and archival software.  

Physical Demands

  • The employee must have the ability to lift/move up to 50 pounds.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, and walk.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  The primary work environment is 50% office setting and 50% on-site walking.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate for the office and occasionally loud on-site.

EOE Statement

American Bridge Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection is based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.  American Bridge does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, Veteran status, or any other characteristics.


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