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Director, Health & Safety

Department: 180 - Health & Safety
Location: Phoenix, AZ

MWH Constructors is currently seeking a Director of Health & Safety to support critical water, wastewater, and advanced water treatment plant projects for both municipal and industrial clients. This position will be based out of the Phoenix, AZ metropolitan area.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for managing activities related to environmental and safety control.

  • Plans, implements, and coordinates programs to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries, illnesses, deaths, and financial losses.

  • Develop and implement health and safety policies and procedures to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.

  • Develops accident prevention and loss-control systems and programs for incorporation into operational policies of the organization.

  • Conduct regular inspections and audits to identify potential hazards and recommend corrective actions.

  • Provide training and guidance to employees on health and safety protocols and procedures.

  • Investigate accidents and near misses and implement measures to prevent recurrence.

  • Collaborate with management to promote a culture of safety and awareness throughout the organization.

  • Stay informed about industry trends and new regulations to proactively address health and safety issues.

Basic Qualifications

  • 4-year degree in Occupational Safety, Environmental Safety & Health, Health Management or related field or equivalent combination of experience, skills, and training; Master's degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 15 years' construction and safety experience, preferably in the water/wastewater industry.

  • Ability to recognize hazardous situations and implement corrective measures as needed.

  • In-depth knowledge of local, state, and federal health & safety regulations, including OSHA and DOT.

  • In-depth knowledge of consensus standards, including NIOSH, ANSI, ASTM, and NFPA

  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations and best practices.

  • All required safety, quality, and compliance training.

  • Minimum 6 years of management experience.

  • Strong leadership and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Health and Safety Professional (CHSP); or Certified Safety Professional (CSP).


  • Group health & welfare benefits including options for medical, dental and vision

  • 100% Company Paid Benefits: Employee Life Insurance & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D), Spouse and Dependent Life & AD&D, Short Term Disability (STD), Long Term Disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program and Health Advocate

  • Voluntary benefits at discounted group rates for accidents, critical illness, and hospital indemnity

  • Flexible Time Off Program (includes vacation and personal time)

  • Paid Sick and Safe Leave

  • Paid Parental Leave Program

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • 401(k) Plan (company matching contributions up to 4%).

  • Employee Referral Program

MWH Constructors is a global project delivery company with a focus on water and wastewater treatment infrastructure. With the ultimate goal of delivering maximum value to clients and their local communities, MWH Constructors provides single-source, integrated design and construction services and a full range of project delivery methods. Incorporating industry-leading preconstruction services and safety practices, the Company’s multi-disciplined team of engineering and construction professionals delivers a wide range of projects, including new facilities, infrastructure improvement and expansion, and capital construction services.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

Please note that all positions require pre-employment screening, including drug and background check, as a condition of employment

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