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Health and Safety Director

Location: Denver
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

About the company: TechLaw Consultants recognizes that our company is successful because of its people. We share with our employees a vision of a company where people are valued and motivated by opportunities to learn, contribute and grow. Our environmental consultants help government and commercial clients assess performance, manage risk, implement sustainable remedies, and resolve uncertainty. Professionalism, knowledge and experience are the hallmarks of our team. We have the experience to lead, the know-how to succeed, and the compassion to care.
Job Description: We are seeking a Health and Safety Director (HSD) who will work with Executive and Senior Management, Program and Project Managers and technical personnel to establish a safe and healthy workplace at TechLaw Consultants and its affiliated operating divisions. The HSD should have 10+ years of experience in health and safety document/plan development and implementation, oversight of environmental field operations, and experience in the implementation of corporate health and safety policies and procedures. The individual will implement a comprehensive health and safety program to verify that workplace hazards are eliminated, document accidents in the workplace and investigate the circumstances of an illness or injury. The HSD is responsible for continuously monitoring and adapting safety procedures and operations to verify a safe and fully compliant work environment for all employees.
This position will ideally be located in one of TechLaw Consultants' 13 offices nationwide and will provide support for our environmental consulting work for the Department of Defense, Environmental Protection Agency, other Federal, State and local government agencies, commercial/industrial clients, and non-profits. Our scientists, engineers, and project managers are experts in hydrogeology, geology, chemistry, risk assessment, soil science, sampling and analysis, hazardous waste investigations, remediation, and public outreach who assist the Department of Defense, EPA, other government agencies, and non-profits on various contracts throughout the U.S.
TechLaw offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, a benefits package, training (40-hour OSHA, 8-hour OSHA Refresher), and medical monitoring. We will provide the ideal candidate a collaborative environment with opportunities for learning and expanding knowledge and skills.
Salary Range: $90,000-$145,000 DOE
Required Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in Environmental Safety, Occupational Safety and Health, or a related technical field. A bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, physics, or engineering from an ABET-accredited program is acceptable. A master's degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience implementing a comprehensive health and safety program
  • Board certified in the comprehensive practice of industrial hygiene (CIH) by the Board for Global EHS Credentialing (BGC)
  • Ability to travel approximately 25% of the time is required.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and Adobe Acrobat
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills, organizational skills, attention to detail and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, while remaining team oriented
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment; flexible and quickly adaptable to changing priorities
  • Fully vaccinated for access to federal facilities and project sites


    • Develop health and safety procedures for all areas of the company
    • Prepare, schedule and present training classes to identify workplace hazards, respond to emergency conditions, ship hazardous materials, and other relevant topics
    • Monitor compliance with safety procedures
    • Report results of field inspections and accident investigations to Division Managers, as well as members of the company management team
    • Review incident reports, metrics and injury case studies in order to institute changes that lead to a safer workplace
    • Provide technical support to project managers and site supervisors, with examples to develop and implement the applicable health and safety plan and activity hazard analyses for the worksite
    • Draft inspection reports to document site safety conditions and related findings
    • Implement the requirements of OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) program, 29 CFR 1910.120
    • Develop and implement safety and health plans that are compliant with the requirements of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, EM-385-1 safety requirements manual
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

      Required Skills/Abilities:

      • In-depth knowledge of OSHA, DOT and EPA regulations
      • Analytical skills to examine and analyze information carefully
      • Ability to conduct incident investigations to accurately evaluate data and develop solutions
      • Strong organizational skills to balance multiple concurrent responsibilities
      • Effective time management and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
      • Effective communication skills to clearly and concisely set direction, provide feedback, explain processes, and answer questions

        Physical Requirements:

        • Physically able to conduct inspections and carry equipment used for inspections
        • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
        • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at a time
        • Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record and be able to drive a company provided vehicle

          Additional Requirements:

          • The position requires the ability to pass a background check to access Department of Defense sites

            TechLaw Consultants is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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