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Divisional Safety and Health Director - Flexible Locations within West Division

Draper, UT, US, 84020

Oldcastle Mountain West Division




Job ID:  155359


CRH's Americas Materials, a division of CRH, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, cement, asphalt, readymixed concrete and paving and construction services in North America.  Our operations span North America with 24,100 employees at close to 1,300 locations in 44 US States and 6 Canadian provinces.


Position Overview

The Division Safety and Health Director is responsible for the strategic development, implementation, oversight, leadership and assistance of company safety/health and risk management programs.  In addition, assisting with employee and cultural development programs. 


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Administer/maintain division safety programs; ensuring new developments in technology are available for safety and health and continually evaluated.
  • Ensure proper incident analysis and learning processes are in place.  And that they are effective toward the achievement of a ZERO Harm learning culture.
  • Ensure effective and efficient processes are in place for the organization and maintenance of both passive and active support files/records for all incidents/injuries, including general liability, auto liability, workmen’s compensation, and all other applicable claims.
  • Administer proper risk management processes, including negotiation/settlement of claims within proscribed limits of liability and directing other claims as appropriate.
  • Act as Liaison with all affiliated agencies, including: Insurance companies (WC, GL, AL), MSHA, OSHA, & Labor Commissions.
  • Oversee safety audit process; collaborate with region safety professionals and region presidents for selection/installment of safety devices/practices.
  • Facilitate leadership meetings to drive cultural improvements foundational to an operational and employee owned ZERO Harm Learning Culture.
  • Coach and guide business leaders in conducting their own training programs.  Collecting & making available safety/health material to business leaders for training needs.
  • Steward/Implement Safety Leadership and Human Performance philosophies, education, & growth strategies.
  • Provide direction/technical support to ensure employees health is protected and we are minimizing the potential employee exposures through established industrial hygiene practices.  i.e. Respiratory Protection Program, Hearing Conservation Program, Silica Awareness Program.
  • Oversight of Care Management processes; ensuring injured employees are provided with the best available treatment to ensure injury resolution and prevention.
  • Implement strategic plans to ensure continued success in meeting company business objectives within Safety/Health, Safety Leadership, Human Performance, and Leadership education.
  • Monitor company safety results and trends, compile reports and share corrective direction.
  • Develop creative communication methods to ensure the distribution and institutionalization of best practices through tools such as:  Microsoft Office Suite, PageTiger, Business Intelligence (Tableau) or other more innovative ways.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Hygiene or Safety/Health related field and over 10 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Master’s Degree in Industrial Hygiene or Safety Health related field is preferred.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Ability to read and comprehend complex written and verbal instructions, correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write complex correspondence.  Ability to carefully articulate and clearly communicate both specific technical information and creatively compose development strategies.  Ability to effectively participate in and speak to large groups.  Advanced presentation skills required.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to comprehend scientific formulas.   
  • Detailed working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.  Ability to effectively navigate and research regulatory agency and industry related web content.



  • Leadership skills, strategic mindset, ability to drive vision, creative writing, clear and analytical thinking, creative presentation abilities, speaking clearly and effectively in front of large and small groups, and organization abilities.


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to handle or feel.  The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 50 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.


Work Environment

Office Environment and Field Visits including Plants, Pits, Shops and job sites, hotels and conference rooms. This position will require 40% to 60% travel.


What CRH Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


Date Posted:  Sep 6, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

Job Segment: Manager, Safety, Business Intelligence, Technical Support, Industrial Hygiene, Management, Service, Technology, Engineering