Menzies Aviation plc
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EWR- Health, Safety,Environmental (HSE) & Training Manager
at Menzies Aviation plc
Primary accountabilities and duties include the following. Other duties may be assigned
- Manages Signature Safety Policies and Procedures (SSP’s) and other Health, Safety, Environmental (HS&E) and Training systems approved by senior management. Ensures implementation by all Signature operations in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations. Prepares local safety policies and procedures for Base senior management approval. Accountable for Safety, Security, environmental and compliance requirements.
- Ensures proper communication of these company systems at the local level.
- Conducts on-site inspections and audits of base operations, facilities, equipment, materials and training to further develop, recommend and/or implement policies and procedures. Ensures compliance with applicable regulations, HS&E programs, training programs and internal policies including the FAA’s Anti-Drug and Alcohol Programs.
- Leads the investigation of accidents, injuries, and near misses and cooperates in the preparation of material and evidence for use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations. Will also determine root causes, and recommends corrective action. Ensures approved corrective actions by Base senior management are communicated to Base employees to enable safe operation practices. Oversees the compilation and submission of base accident reports required by regulatory agencies. Performs graphical and numerical analysis of accident, injury and near misses to determine trends. Provides recommendations to Base senior management in an effort to reverse negative trends.
- Conducts HS&E and Training inspections and audits. Prepares reports, and communicates unsafe findings to appropriate authorities, addressing root causes and determining corrective action. Participates in audits and inspections performed by Corporate or outside personnel. Communicates and provides to Base senior management approved audit and inspection responses submitted to corporate or outside personnel. Follow up on all corrections to ensure appropriate action has been taken.
- Assists Corporate in reviewing equipment and material purchasing plans for compliance with applicable
HS&E rules, regulations and practices. Determines necessary changes to facilitate a safe work environment.
- Conducts needs analysis by conferring with managers and supervisors to determine training needs.
- Establishes and manages action plan(s) to address HS&E and Training issues. Communicates the action plan to Base management and supervisory personnel.
- For specific training topics not offered by SFU, will research and recommend outside consultants/trainers to conduct training. Evaluates instructors’ performance and monitors trainers’ progress by maintaining and preparing statistical reports. Provides operational managers with employee training completion reports and training needs.
- Oversees the administration of the Workers’ Compensation Program, to include working with the insurance carrier to reduce employee lost time. Provides General Managers with verbal and written reports describing obstacles, achievements and recommended actions within the HS&E and Training programs.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Coordinates the safety systems at the base by providing guidance and support. May directly supervise one or more non-supervisory employee(s). Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include: interviewing, hiring, and training employees, planning, assigning, directing work, performance appraising, addressing complaints and resolving issues.
Qualifications and Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Preferred Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year College or university in either industrial safety, engineering, or the sciences and environmental studies. Minimum of two to five years related experience and/or training in safety administration of a multi-site organization; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Aviation experience preferred.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Must be able to effectively communicate verbally at levels with each base and top-level management.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive
variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Valid Driver's License. Possess/maintain a valid driver’s license and other FAA/Airport required identification/seals or
Must be trained and certified in FAR 139, within 90 days of hire. Responsible for having all airline “train the trainer”
certificates in their training folder for all airlines at their station.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is
required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 ponds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals and loud noise levels. Some work requires exposure to the element of weather.