Company: Wood
Skills: HSE Manager / Advisor
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Chatham, Virginia, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Health, Safety, Security, & Environmental (HSSE) Manager for a project in Chatham, Virginia . The position of HSSE Manager reports directly to the Renewables Senior HSSE Manager.

The position calls for candidates with passion and drive. This is an entry to mid-level role that requires a high level of commitment and dedication to the health and wellbeing of others in our industry. The ideal candidate will have education, training, and experience in the fields of occupational safety and health and construction commensurate with the desired position. This includes experience with HSSE programs and concepts, training, injury care, program implementation, auditing, employee and supervisor engagement, and other HSSE experience that may not be listed here.

Key Aims & Objectives
  • Positively influence the Project by action, belief and conviction in the human system of safety management
  • Improve performance by setting an example of no compromise safety excellence

Prime Responsibilities & Duties
  • Support the Project's HSSE initiatives and programs
  • Provide technical guidance to the assigned Project
  • Review existing policies and procedures, making recommendations for improvement
  • Assist in the development of new HSSE policies and procedures to meet Project and overall Wood needs
  • Implement HSSE management systems that support the Project needs - These can include site-specific plans and programs
  • Utilize Wood audit protocols
  • Participate in incident investigation and root cause analysis processes, and prepare required report(s)
  • Regularly communicate the status of the Project's HSSE culture and performance with Project Management
  • Assist supervision and employees in the planning, recognition, evaluation, and mediation of risk for the Project
  • Provide oversight for contractors and subcontractors as necessary to ensure compliance with Wood policy and procedure
  • Assure compliance with all applicable legislative, client, and Wood requirements for the Project
  • Facilitate and/or conduct HSSE training for the project as needed, and assure training is tracked internally as required
  • Communicate effectively and regularly with Wood employees, supervision, and management
  • Implement the Wood Drug & Alcohol Program at the project level
  • Provide injury management and care for employees, and provide timely and accurate reporting
  • Compile and share safety lessons learned across Wood

Skills / Qualifications

    • Degree preferred or experience in relevant discipline

    Knowledge, skills and experience:
    • Minimum of five (5) years working directly within the HSSE profession
    • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred
    • Knowledge of HSE standards and legal requirements
    • CHST, ASP and CSP preferred
    • OSHA 500 required
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent planning and organizational skills
    • Confident self-starter who can work independently
    • Knowledge of internal and external audits and third party certification audits practices

    Personal attributes:
    • Displays emotional maturity. Understands and controls one's emotions with empathy for others
      and uses these skills to lead others
    • Communicates effectively. Listens to understand and is able to articulate ideas and complex
      concepts clearly and convincingly to a wide range of audiences
    • Expresses ideas clearly and concisely. Seeks to understand others perspectives. Keeps accurate
      and organized records
    • Addresses substantive conflicts and facilitates timely resolution
    • Builds relationships. Methodically builds collaborative relationships with customers, peers, global
      knowledge networks, subordinates, and superiors to achieve business objectives
    • Engages others. Through active involvement, fosters teamwork, aligns differences and leverages
      individual's talents to achieve objectives
    • Mentors people. Consistently teaches, coaches, and mentors to help assure individual and team
      success as well as develop the next generation
    • Builds trust. Practices own chosen leadership truisms that enable others to have a firm reliance on
      their character and competence on their character and competence under stress
    • Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.