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Safety & Health Manager (Spokane, WA)

Spokane, WA, US, 99212

Inland Asphalt Co North




Job ID:  422745


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 Safety and Health Manager is responsible for implementation, oversight, leadership, and assistance with assigned operating companies' safety/health, risk management, and employee development programs.  Monitors and reviews safety performance against leading indicators (presence of safety) and takes action to improve safety performance utilizing safety practices that make an impact.


This position will provide support to all lines of business (aggregates, asphalt, ready-mix and construction), approximately 800 employees, and 4 Operating Companies throughout Eastern Washington, Northern Idaho and Helena, MT.


Location: This position will be based out of Spokane Valley, WA, and will include travel throughout the area of responsibility.


Company Benefits:

  • Annual Salary DOE
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription
  • Generous Vacation Policy
  • Annual Bonus Potential
  • Monthly Vehicle Allowance
  • 401k with 5% company match & profit sharing
  • Family Culture – We treat our team like family
  • Opportunities for Internal Mobility
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program - We'll assist with continuing education that aligns with your career goals
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Earn More with our Employee Referral Program
  • Company Discounts on products, goods, services, electronics, automotive, travel & more!
  • Opportunities for Community Engagement


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Administering/maintaining company safety programs; ensuring any/all new developments in human performance and technology available are utilized for incident/injury prevention and continuous improvement.
  • Ensuring that proper incident analysis is conducted for all occurrences, providing recommendations for risk reduction as applicable.
  • Organizing/maintaining both passive and active support files/records for all incidents/injuries, including general liability, auto liability, workmen’s compensation, and all other applicable claims.
  • Maintaining liaison with all affiliated agencies, including MSHA & OSHA.
  • Overseeing site safety audits of the CRH LSR (Life Saving Rules) & assisting site personnel in selection/installment of safety devices.
  • Conducting hazard awareness and correction sessions with operations personnel.
  • Assisting/Coaching operations managers/supervisors in scheduling and conducting their own training programs.  Collecting & making available safety/health material to operations supervisors for training needs.
  • Guiding all supervisors in the use of Coaching Action Plans to eliminate undesired behaviors and create new desired behaviors through pinpointed and specific coaching/reinforcement around the desired safe behaviors.
  • Stewarding/Implementing Human Performance philosophies, education, & growth strategies.  Coordinating with Operating Company Managers to identify Event Learning Team opportunities and driving a Learning Culture.
  • Providing direction/technical support to ensure employees’ health and minimize potential employee exposures through established industrial hygiene practices.  i.e. Respiratory Protection Program, Hearing Conservation Program, Silica Awareness Program.
  • Monitoring employee health hazard exposures using established industrial hygiene techniques.
  • Assist in the implementation of strategic plans to ensure continued success in meeting business objectives within Safety/Health, Safety Leadership, and Leadership education.
  • Coaching all supervisory levels on the use of human performance principles i.e. Human Error, Error Precursors, Latent Conditions, Organizational Drift and becoming a learning organization.
  • Procure necessary safety equipment and training materials within the economical demands of budgets.
  • Manage performance and growth of 2 Field Safety Specialists, each supporting an individual operating company.
  • Participate in and promote an inclusive work environment.




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



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of related safety and health experience.
  • Supervisory experience highly desired.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Working knowledge of OSHA (General Industry & Construction standards), MSHA, FMCSA- DOT regulations and other state and federal agency guidelines.
  • Ability to effectively navigate and research regulatory agency and industry related web content.
  • 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. 



  • Leadership skills, creative writing, clear and analytical thinking, creative presentation abilities, speaking clearly and effectively in front of large and small groups, and organization abilities.  The ability to cultivate innovation, build relationships, and effectively collaborate with colleagues across the organization.



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, Mine Sites, Shops and Construction Jobsites, hotels and conference rooms. This position will require up to 40% of local travel between Eastern WA, Northern ID & Helena, MT.

Position may require night and weekend work.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Offers You


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



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


CRH Americas Materials Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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




Date Posted:  Jul 22, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Spokane

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