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ES&H Manager

Requisition ID:  238943

  • Relocation Authorized:  None
  • Grade:  28
  • Position to be Panel Interviewed?  Yes 
  • Requisition Posting End Date: 10/06/2021 

ES&H Manager


Bechtel helps clients deliver projects of purpose that create a lasting positive legacy globally. These projects create jobs and grow economies; improve the resiliency of the world's infrastructure; connect communities to resources and opportunities; get us closer to net zero; tackle critical environmental challenges to protect people and the planet; and accelerate progress to make the world a cleaner, greener, safer place. 


We are currently recruiting for long term career professionals, with an initial assignment supporting Telecommunications projects across the UK. Bechtel has been selected as a Delivery Partner on a £4 Billion programme to bring high speed internet connectivity to communities. The core focus is to deploy next generation fibre infrastructure across the public sector, businesses, mobile operators, and homes. These projects are key to improving connectivity for millions of people and boosting economic productivity in the long-term. 


To achieve this goal individuals from Bechtel, bring their experience and expertise to the role while working within the client’s organisation as part of an integrated team. We commit to

supporting the client’s goals while promoting our values of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust and collaboration guided by our Vision, Values and Covenants


Position Summary 

The ES&H Manger  has responsibility for ensuring compliance in matters of Health, Safety and Environment for the safe delivery of £50-£300 million of construction works (civil and fibre) within a geographical area consisting of several towns and cities. The role holder would be a team player capable of adapting to an integrated team environment and can influence the supply chain without authority. A driven self-starter, confident, articulate, capable of leading change by example and working collaboratively and flexible to meet all the demands of the customer. You will lead a team of regional ES&H Specialists, provide ES&H strategic direction to the project, design, and technical teams.


Typical Responsibilities 

·       Managing a team of Regional SHE Business Partners and supporting to achieve SMART objective 

·       Responsible for supporting the Head of SHE in Setting and Delivering the SHE strategy and leading roadmap/transformation activities

·       Assure compliance to Customer and Company Plans, Policies and Procedures and drive a proactive, innovative ES&H approach across the region 

·       Review, develop and implement a credible Customer ES&H Management System, including but not limited to; KPls, dashboards, best practices, lessons learned, and reporting systems / applications, which align to the customer and parent company policies, procedures, and legal requirements 

·       Support the regional teams and supply chain to develop contractor owned improvement plans when intervention is required  

·       Be an ambassador for ES&H in the region and help everyone understand how they can champion ES&H as part of their role on the project 

·       Provides an appropriate level of oversight of the management of ES&H impacts associated with organisational and operational change. Establish and drive an effective risk review process  

·       Actively participate in serious incident investigations to help identify the root cause, corrective actions and lessons-learned are implemented 

·       Support and develop best practice as part of regional ES&H campaigns initiatives or follow up to incidents 

·       Support the customer in the delivery of collaborative supply chain ES&H forums and focus working groups to deliver the customers ES&H strategy and improve ES&H performance 


Preferred Skills and Qualification 


·       A qualification in Occupational Health & Safety. E.G Masters, BSC, NVQ, NEBOSH Diploma  


·       Chartered Professional Membership – CMIOSH  


·       15 years + relevant experience in SHE across major infrastructure and engineering projects, particularly in civil infrastructure and the telecommunications industry 


·       Degree level qualification in relevant discipline e.g. construction management, psychology, engineering


·       Strong knowledge of relevant legalisation and associated H&S technical standards and HSSE Management Systems, ISO14001, ISO 45001, OHSAS 18001 


·       Full Driver’s License that is valid in the UK 


What you can expect from us 

At Bechtel we offer a competitive salary package with the opportunity for flexible working to achieve greater work-life balance. Employee wellbeing is at the centre of our business and Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live healthy lives. We can offer:  

·                 Flexible Working  

·                 Private Medical Coverage  

·                 Life Insurance Program  

·                 Pension Scheme  

·                 Employee Assistance Program  

·                 Long Term Disability Scheme  


Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live. 


Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 


Bechtel’s internal staffing policy includes the minimum time that you need to be in your current position before applying to a new position.  Please refer to the applicable policy manual and ensure you meet the minimum requirements.