Regional Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability Director - Atlanta, GA

Stone Mountain, GA, US, 30083

Oldcastle Infrastructure



Job ID:  491376



Oldcastle Infrastructure™, a CRH company, is the leading provider of utility infrastructure solutions for the water, energy, and communications markets throughout North America. We’re more than just a manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, or plastic products. We’re a trusted and strategic partner to engineers, contractors, distributors, specifiers, and more. With our network of more than 80 manufacturing facilities and more than 4,000 employees, we’re leading the industry with innovation and a safety-first mindset.


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The Regional EHS&S Director is responsible for the strategic development, implementation, oversight, leadership and support of the Infrastructure Product Group (IPG) Environmental Health, Safety and Sustainability for the Pipe and Precast - East Region, which encompasses approx. 19 sites across the eastern part of the country. This position will work closely with all levels of management and hourly employees to ensure EHS&S standards and methodologies are communicated and targeted goals are achieved through individual as well as team-based objectives and strategies. This position reports to the Regional Business President and partners closely with the Corporate Director of EHS, IPG. This position can be based out of any of the East region sites and will involve approx. 50% travel.   


Key Responsibilities


  • Actively participate on Operations leadership team in the areas of Operating Plans, Strategic Planning, EHS&S initiatives, internal auditing, management systems, compliance initiatives and governmental/regulatory reporting
  • Manage team of EHS&S professionals both directly and indirectly across the region
  • Develop EHS&S team capabilities, with a view of upgrading knowledge and skills, building succession plans, and ensuring all manufacturing sites have adequate capacity and capabilities to meet required EHS performance standards (including effective training and development systems, processes, and tools)
  • Serve as a key member of the IPG EHS&S leadership team with responsibility for assisting in implementation of ESH&S strategies, policies, standards, compliance, and management initiatives
  • Manage workers compensation, general liability and automotive liability cases; manage claims with medical team and coordinate with the insurance provider and legal counsel
  • Ensure proper incident analysis and learning processes are in place and that they are effective toward the achievement of a worldclass safety culture
  • Advising and assisting local management in implementing, managing and auditing within the framework of an innovative EHS Management Systems in a manufacturing and construction setting
  • Monitor region’s EHS metrics and trends, compile reports and share trends and corrective direction
  • Analyze/interpret plant safety metrics to proactively target and eliminate injuries, reduce injury rates and achieve positive outcomes through the development and execution of solid corrective actions and strategic plans
  • Taking action in shifting our safety culture from rules and regulatory compliance to a safety culture developed as a behavior driven value at all levels of the organization
  • Evolve forums to better foster EHS collaboration and knowledge sharing across regions and facilities
  • Partners with Senior Leadership on potential acquisitions/mergers from the perspective of EHS Compliance issues prior to the acquisition, all the way through integration


Other Requirements


  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required
  • Valid Driver’s License


Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree in EHS, Science or Engineering related fields or relevant experience
  • 10+ Years in EHS and/or Manufacturing with EHS responsibility
  • Experience managing a team of direct and/or indirect reports
  • Proven experience working across multiple sites, influencing various levels of management, and delivering improved performance
  • Excellent communication skills able to reach across the various functional departments to facilitate seamless integration
  • Good business acumen, strategic thinker, flexible, resilient, courageous, and composed under pressure
  • Experience facilitating/leading meetings and planning workshops with both internal departments and leaders of companies being acquired for the purpose of planning and finding solutions to business challenges to align the team
  • Strong project and process management skills, with experience managing major projects and/or change initiatives
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications


  • Nationally recognized Safety and Health Certifications (ASP, CSP, CIH)
  • Experience working within a matrixed global organization, leading multi-disciplined, geographically dispersed teams




Effective communication, 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


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 40 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.


Work Environment


Office environment, site visits including plant and job sites, hotels and conference rooms. This position will require approx. 50% overnight travel.



What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive 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!


Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Apr 6, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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