Health and Safety Manager

Fairfax, Virginia
Dec 28, 2021
Feb 24, 2022
Full Time
Dewberry has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Health and Safety Manager reporting directly to our Director of Safety and Health. The position requires up to 50% travel nationally. Ideal candidate will be interested in growth and being part of an evolving safety program by performing the following responsibilities.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,300 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


Office: Safety Program Administration and Risk Management Support
  • Implement and promote Dewberry's Health and Safety Program.
  • Construction safety experience commensurate with the requirements for Construction Health Safety Technician (CHST). Experience with mechanical, electrical, site civil, roofing systems and trades are required. Experience with safety programs related to cranes, bucket trucks, electrical systems and wireless communication systems including utility and tower structures is a plus.
  • Manage Safety PPE Purchase Program.
  • Maintain company safety performance metrics
  • Support Operations, Director of Safety and Health, Marketing Team and construction teams with RFPs and proposal submissions, safety content, and metrics and reviewing subcontractor safety practices, metrics and their safety plans for conformance to both Dewberry's and our client safety requirements.
  • Assist in managing Dewberry's Medical Monitoring, Screening and Surveillance Programs.
  • Develop, implement, and deliver safety training courses related to construction, in person and virtually
  • Monitor safety training compliance and reporting to Safety Advocates and operational management.
  • Conduct project site safety inspections.
  • Network with Safety Advocates and Business Unit Managers to proactively address and resolve any safety program concern/issues.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • B achelor's Degree in Safety, industrial hygiene, safety management, environmental science, occupational health or other related fiel d
  • 6-10 years of hands on, related work.
  • Completed the 30-hour OSHA General Industry safety class and training on EM 385-1-1.
  • Current certification in first aid and current CPR certification from the American Red Cross (ARC)
  • Track and investigate worker compensation claims.
  • Experience in development of Accident Prevention Plans (APP), Activity Hazard Analysis, health and safety plans, or other project-specific documentation.
  • Advanced written communication skills, being able to transform highly technical information into meaningful content for internal audiences.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record and ability to pass a driving record background check.

In accordance with applicable Executive Order 14042 and related requirements, all prospective hires for this position , performing work for the federal government, will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, or qualify for an exemption to this vaccination requirement. Such proof of vaccination, or written request for exemption, will be required, following receipt of written offer.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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