Director of Safety

  • Posted: 4 days ago
  • Reference: job-12275
  • Location: Knoxville, TN
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Organization: Shirley Parsons
  • Salary: $160000 - 185000 per year
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Knoxville, TN

Shirley Parsons are working with a major Civil Engineering contractor currently recruiting a Director of Safety on behalf of a rapidly growing Knoxville, TN. This company is seeking a safety professional with extensive experience across Transmission & Distribution, Over-head line and other major Civil Engineering projects.

The placed Safety Director will be responsible for driving a nationwide EHS strategy and culture for a company that works across high value multi-million dollar projects. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Safety professional to join a company with a great culture and career prospects. The preferred candidate will need have 10 + years' experience overseeing the above projects and hold a Bachelors Degree in Safety, CHST, CUSP, OSHA 500/510.

The Role:

  • Safety Director supporting EHS strategy and compliance for a Maryland based electrical contractor,
  • Driving a culture of "Safety First" across the business to reduce injuries and accidents
  • Conduct site audits and inspections, devise and deliver Safety training
  • Management of 4 other Safety professionals, supporting, mentoring, delegating.

The Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, or a related technical field preferred
  • CHST, CUSP, OSHA 500/510.
  • 10+ years’ EHS experience within electrical and utilities sector
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly throughout all levels of an organization


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