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Environmental Health and Safety Manager in Nashville, TN at Messer Construction Co.

Date Posted: 1/13/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Nashville, TN
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Messer Construction Co. is an award-winning construction manager and general contractor that provides leadership for complex commercial building projects. An employee-owned company, Messer now stands as one of the nation’s leading health care and higher education builders. Messer’s footprint has grown to ten regional offices located across the Midwest and Southeast: Raleigh and Charlotte, North Carolina; Columbus, Cincinnati, and Dayton Ohio; Louisville and Lexington Kentucky; Indianapolis, Indiana; and Knoxville & Nashville, Tennessee. Messer employees live where they work, resulting in the company’s sustained commitment to building better communities.

Messer is seeking an EHS Manager in the Nashville Region to support Messer projects and personnel with safety inspections, project planning, and employee training.

Responsibilities are as follows:
Working with Project Management teams on job site safety planning, including but not limited to the following:
• Pre-construction safety meetings
• Contractor safety orientations
• Weekly site safety inspections
• Involvement in OSHA inspections and related follow-up
• Accident/incident investigation
• Research on safety topics
• Lead regional safety committees and have some involvement in project safety committees

Development and implementation of safety programs:
• Training programs focusing on the specific needs of a project
• General safety training for Messer employees
• Safety training programs designed for Owners, Engineers, Architects, etc.
• Development of safety toolbox talks
• Development of written safety programs, guidelines, policies, etc.

Administrative functions including but not limited to:
• Completion of paperwork, associated with safety inspections, accident/incident follow-up, OSHA inspections, employee training, safety orientations
• Update fellow safety managers about new safety approaches and information compiled at seminars and education programs
• Tracking of safety equipment distributed to the job sites

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental, Health and Safety or related field
• Minimum 3 years of experience in construction safety
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Proficient in MS-Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

o Possess all auditory, speaking and communicating capabilities
o Physical requirements: sitting, standing, walking, bending, twisting, climbing, pushing, pulling, lifting up to 25lbs., seeing and reading

All Messer employees are required to comply with our Substance Abuse Prevention Policy as a condition of employment. Messer may condition offers of employment upon taking and passing of a post-offer/pre-employment drug screen.

We provide an excellent and comprehensive compensation package with unlimited opportunity for personal and professional growth. If you would like to join our team of employee-owners and are interested in a challenging and rewarding career, please visit our website at
Messer is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.
Messer is committed to a diverse workforce.


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