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Bechtel Corporation Project ES&H/Orientation Manager in Marshalltown, Iowa

Requisition ID: 266898

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Single

  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project

  • Work Location: Marshalltown,IA

Project Overview

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through five global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; energy and manufacturing and technology. Today, we team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries. Bechtel’s focus on renewables and clean energy is helping our customers deliver transformational projects improving the global carbon footprint on a path to net zero. The Bechtel renewables team will perform project management, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, and startup for onshore renewable wind production throughout various locations in the US. The work location for this project is Marshalltown, IA. This position is contingent upon project award.


  • Manages the safety program in the assigned GBU by establishing short- and long-term strategies as well as goals and objectives

  • Ensures that applicable corporate, GBU and project-specific safety requirements are integrated into project planning, design, and execution and that projects within the GBU are designed and constructed in compliance with applicable internal and external requirements

  • Provides safety/health technical support and assistance to projects and coordinates safety/health requirements with M&BD managers, project managers, construction/site managers, (sub)contracts managers, project engineers, ES&H managers, and other project personnel as required

  • Assigns work responsibilities and duties to safety staff assigned in the GBU and provides technical support and direction on work products (e.g., Project ES&H Plan and site-specific medical and evacuation plans)

  • Participates in meetings with customers, functional managers, and contractors/subcontractors to advise them of developing safety/health issues which will impact their activities

  • Monitors, reviews, and examines proposed changes in safety/health laws/regulations, financial institution performance standards, and industry standards/practices potentially impacting GBU operations/projects and provides input and recommendations for addressing such changes

  • Reviews functional group policies and procedures and makes recommendations for revising/developing procedures and processes, as required

  • Participates in safety personnel recruitment, training, and development

  • Conducts performance evaluations of safety personnel in coordination with the GBU ES&H Manager and the corporate Manager of Safety Services and reviews performance evaluations administered by subordinates

  • Provides recommendations to the GBU ES&H Manager, corporate Manager of Safety Services and the Manager of Corporate ES&H on salary actions, promotions, transfers, and terminations for safety employees assigned to the GBU

  • Interviews candidates for new safety positions and makes recommendations to the GBU ES&H Manager, corporate Manager of Safety Services and/or the Manager of Corporate ES&H regarding their suitability for employment

  • Oversees and/or develops GBU-level safety/health awareness orientation/training programs

  • Conducts safety and health assessments/reviews of GBU projects to monitor compliance with safety and health requirements including contractual commitments, permits, and internal Bechtel core processes and procedures

  • Works with the GBU ES&H Manager and corporate Manager of Safety Services and Legal on addressing and resolving pending agency non-compliances, notices of violations, potential fines and other enforcement actions

Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in the sciences (e.g., biology, chemistry, physics, public health) or engineering from an accredited college or university along with 5-7 years of work experience in ES&H; in lieu of degree, 9-13 years work experience in ES&H is required

Additional Qualifications

  • In-depth knowledge of national and international safety/health laws/regulations and regulatory agencies’ processes and responsibilities, industry standards for safety/health performance, and best management practices for minimizing potential safety/health hazards during project execution

  • Advanced knowledge in a field of science, safety/industrial engineering, or related discipline

  • Working knowledge of safety/health enforcement processes in countries where projects currently exist and experience in industry-specific safety/health programs and performance standards of financial institutions (e.g., World Bank, International Finance Corporation)

  • Proficiency in managing safety/health organizations/programs and supervising technical staff

  • Knowledge of engineering/scientific systems, methods, and work processes

  • Knowledge of Bechtel’s M&BD process and activities to identify and appropriately address safety and health-related risks for bid decisions and in responding to new work proposals

  • Advanced understanding of construction planning and execution

  • Experience in managing and/or providing technical oversight of safety/health subcontractors or consultants

  • Experience in safety/health assessments/inspections during construction

  • Experience in developing and implementing safety/health awareness training programs

  • Knowledge of Bechtel’s organization structure, functions, and administrative procedures

  • Strong organizational and leadership skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Prior practical work experience in office settings (e.g., managing safety/health programs, budgets, and staff) and field based programs (e.g., construction execution and/or operating facilities) performing the responsibilities listed above

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.