Assistant Environmental Health + Safety Manager

Assistant Environmental Health + Safety Manager

DAVIS Construction | Toowoomba, QLD, 4350, AU

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The Assistant Environmental Health + Safety (EHS) Manager identifies existing and predictable hazards on the project sites and takes corrective measures to eliminate risk from the project sites.

Essential Duties + Responsibilities

Perform responsibilities with excellence in service, integrity and building relationships as exemplified in DAVIS core values

Perform routine walk through inspections of construction areas on small to medium sized projects independently

Create and distribute Site EHS Audits to project team and subcontractors

Assemble and deliver project start up safety packages for new projects

Assist teams in determining project signage and posting needs

Participate in project prestart safety review with project team

Lead project prestart safety review with project team

Lead high hazard trade safety preconstruction meetings on projects

Prepare and review JHA for high hazard activities

Conduct crane notebook review

Complete Monthly Project EHS Assessment

Review Monthly Project EHS Assessment with project team

Record man-hours worked each week for all assigned projects

Provide all information and documentation required on the monthly accident log

Compile open issues reports and communication for the project teams

Verify and close all open identified hazards on project sites

Able to research and collaborate to obtain information for EHS related issues

Participate in OSHA Inspection

Conducts personal injury and property damage accident investigations; compile data, photographs, and other necessary documentation for reporting purposes; prepare all pertinent forms and reports per program procedures and federal, state, and local regulations associated with accidents

Work with subcontractors to develop overall satisfactory level of safety compliance on jobsites

Develop and apply practical solutions for project safety issues with assistance

Identify special protective and safety equipment needs for projects independently

Provide environmental safety expertise for projects

Provide industrial hygiene expertise for projects

Assist with "Just in Time" onsite education, as well as other DAVIS driven educational initiatives

Provide instruction for OSHA 30 Hour class

Provide instruction for in house EHS courses

Develop EHS Courses and create contact

Enforce EHS regulations with subcontractor and DAVIS personnel

Help develop corporate goals relating to company and project level EHS performance

Lead Advanced EHS Initiatives (i.e. Sub PreQual, Liaison Group, New Hire Onboarding, etc.)

Classify all DAVIS employee injuries and maintain required OSHA logs and submissions

Identify and address high risk activities and trends within the company

Help develop and update corporate and project EHS policies and procedures

Research of new products

Recognize and identify future EHS candidates

Perform other duties as assigned

DAVIS Common Attributes

Safety – Consistently works within DAVIS safety standards; promotes safety as a priority with coworkers, subcontractors and external clients

Team Collaboration – Works effectively within their own team and across the organization; promotes team atmosphere and culture; has a positive, can do attitude

Commitment to Quality – Applies DAVIS standards to produce high quality work on a consistent basis; produces work that is accurate and reliable, actively demonstrates excellence in service; builds and maintains integrity as a core function of their job and in their relationships with others

Champions DAVIS Business – Consistently markets DAVIS business within the scope of their job; actively seeks and / or supports new business opportunities; actively builds relationships and encourages others to do the same


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. The employee is responsible to maintain fitness-for-duty while holding the above described position and should be able to perform the essential tasks of the position in a safe, appropriate and effective manner. This refers to the physical, mental and emotional duties of the job.

Reaching above and below, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and bending. The employee must occasionally lift / carry / move up to 25 pounds. Manual dexterity to operate office equipment, file, and perform specialized skills. Needs a high degree of concentration in a busy office environment.


Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position may require some travel for conferences, educational sessions, and other company events.

The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to higher noise levels and hazardous working conditions when working at job sites. Safety precautions must be taken and resources will be provided.

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned this job. They are not exhaustive lists of all duties and responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, physical job demands and working conditions associated with the job.

As we keep the safety of our employees and our communities top of mind, COVID-19 vaccinations continue to be a critical prevention measure.Because of this, DAVIS requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are unable to be vaccinated, DAVIS will provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with applicable law.