Job Posting for Spec - Health/Safety/Env at Corporate Office Properties, LP
Responsible for the oversight and implementation of various environmental, health and safety (EHS), risk management and safety programs. Implement and direct programs in direct support of property management, building maintenance and construction activities to include training, due diligence, emergency response, and regulatory compliance programs, systems, inspections, and audits. Also responsible for management and execution of special projects, reports and deliverables. Interface with operating partners and contractors regarding implementation of their Safety programs. Position covers the Maryland & Virginia Regions and potentially work company-wide regarding Development and Construction Services.
Program Management - Develop, direct and/or implement environmental, health and safety program(s).
Create and oversee Regional EHS governance structure(s).
Coordinate, facilitate and keep records for routine and ad hoc EHS meetings in support of COPT regions.
Ensure integration of regional programs with company-wide policy and guidance.
Integrate contractors and operating partners into company activities.
Interface and meet reporting requirements with Government Safety and Environmental specialist as required.
Advise - Provide consultation and technical advice to management and the workforce on EHS and risk management matters.
Advise on accident prevention and risk reduction measures, to include risk assessments, pertaining to building preventive maintenance and repair, construction, and office work.
Audit Inspection - Establish and maintain EHS-related audit, inspection, and monitoring programs.
Perform and/or coordinate for periodic inspections and audits to include tools and equipment, mission-related gear and devices, and uniforms/PPE.
Keep abreast of industry technology and make recommendations to management.
Lead efforts for region-wide equipment procurement and fielding.
Claims - Assist managers with timely and accurate claims reporting and incident investigation.
Coordinate with and support corporate management, Risk Analyst, and outside counsel on insurance-related dispute resolution matters, as necessary.
Training - Plan and coordinate EHS-related training.
Keep abreast of industry best practices for training.
Inform management and make recommendations.
Lead training session and coordinate external training support and events.
Emergency Action Plans / COOP - Provide planning, coordination and staff work to enable business and operations continuity and train employees on emergency preparedness and response procedures.
Coordinate business continuity plan exercises/drills.
Provide expertise and support to management and business functional areas, as needed, when a business disruption occurs.
General Support - Work across the company and with partners on cross-functional teams regarding program-related opportunities and challenges.
Participate in due diligence activities as part of the acquisition process, procedures, and activities.
Establish and oversee and equipment inspection program(s) for building technicians and other company personnel.
Lead Safety Committee.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Education - Bachelors degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Safety Sciences, Safety and Engineering Technology, Safety and Environmental Management, Health and Safety Studies, Business Administration or other relevant discipline.
Further Training - Industry Certifications including Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associate Safety Professional, Occupational Health, and Safety Technologist, (OHST), Construction Health Safety (CHST), Safety Trained Supervisor (STS) preferred.
Professional Experience - Minimum of ten years’ experience in construction, building engineering, real estate development, manufacturing or related industry.
Computer Skills -
PC proficiency to include, but not limited to, Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) and ability to learn company-specific software.
Ability to adapt to new or changing software programs
Mobility - Occasional travel may be required.
Other Requirements -
Demonstrated expertise in planning, managing, and overseeing company-wide, EHS-related programs.
Knowledge of OSHA regulations, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), National Electrical (NEC) and Building Codes.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong organizational skills.
May be required to carry and maintain appropriate government credentials.
Must be willing to obtain a TS clearance.
10 year(s): Minimum of ten years experience in construction, building engineering, real estate development, manufacturing or related industry.
Bachelors or better in Engineering Technology
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)