Health & Safety Advisor, Construction

Requisition ID:  14564

Westminster, US, 80021

The Construction Health & Safety Advisor directs, develops, and ensures implementation of a Health and Safety (H&S) Management System that encompasses standards of excellence, programs, policies, procedures and processes (4Ps) for ENGIE North America (ENA).  Responsible for partnering with all Business Entities and Operating Companies’ H&S staff to influence an organizational culture that leads to an injury free working environment.


This role reports to the Director, Field Services and Safety and sits in the (Denver) Westminster, CO location.


The safety of our employees is our number one priority. All employees at ENGIE have both a duty and the authority to STOP WORK if unsafe acts are observed.


What you’ll do:

  • Develop a health & safety strategic plan in collaboration with executive leadership and H&S staff throughout ENGIE North America.  The plan must address working environments in construction projects for new wind, solar and BESS power generation field sites and energy distribution plants, new special projects involving solar, BESS and wind sites, facility O&M management
  • Manage H&S databases and provides required monthly statistical reports to ENGIE NA Business Unit (BU) corporate and Business Entity (BE) executives.  Tracks the performance and progress of ENGIE Renewables and Services action plans, programs and processes
  • Conduct regular onsite safety audits, training, guidance, compliance audits, incident investigations, and safety cultural assessments
  • Lead all serious incident investigations that result in a medical treated injuries and lost time accident
  • Apply Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) tools when conducting investigations to determine causal factors.  Identifies countermeasures to prevent recurrence and eliminate deviations from the standard
  • Provide guidance and acts as a role model for Renewables H&S full time professionals, plant managers, front line supervisors and general foreperson (supervisor) in the effective implementation of the 4Ps
  • Design the ENA H&S Management System in accordance with the ISO 18001 standard Ensures conformance to the standard results in compliance to the regulation
  • Research new or revised OSHA (US) / OH&S Act (Canada) regulatory requirements Anticipate changes and updates the 4Ps as required with follow on training for effective implementation
  • Validate safety requirements of third-party H&S auditors, consultants and contractors
  • Implements a communication strategy that promotes leadership engagement between management, front line supervisors, foreperson (Supervisor), technician / craft personnel and contractors to create a culture where H&S is a principle and not a priority
  • Implement an observation program that focuses on pre-job/task activities.  Ensure the Job Safety Plan process permeates down to the granularity of the specific task assigned
  • Benchmark the current state of power generation, O&M service and construction-oriented safe work procedures against a “Best in Class” standard.  Orchestrates plans to close identified gaps in coordination with ENGIE NA BE H&S staff
  • Coordinate reviews on contractor safety plans and procedures to assure their standard is equal or more stringent than ENGIE NA’s safety criteria as stipulated in the procurement Terms & Conditions
  • Conduct process safety assessments at sites with operations and maintenance responsibilities
  • Performs other duties as assigned


What you bring:

  • Associates Degree in Safety Management, Engineering or Business required, or Equivalent Military or Trade school considered; Bachelor’s Degree a plus
  • Minimum seven (7) years’ experience in commercial and industrial construction environments
  • Subject matter expert in OSHA (US) CFR 29 Parts 1910 / 1926 and OH&S Act (Canada) regulations
  • Exhibit mastery of root cause failure analysis tools and their application for recordable events
  • Possess superior verbal, written, interpersonal, public speaking, facilitation and presentation communication skills when interacting with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience with behavioral science and the psychology behind influencing change
  • Experience in commercial and industrial construction environments
  • Exhibit high levels of emotional intelligence as a team leader in the creation of a desire-based vs. compliance-based safety culture
  • Proficient in database management, Pareto analyses and the design of executive level dashboard / graphical displays in direct support of essential job functions
  • In-depth knowledge of the change management process


Additional Information/Conditions:

  • Must be eligible to work for any U.S. employer without the need for sponsorship now or in the future
  • Must be able to travel independently to field locations in ENA across US and Canada up to 50% of the time
  • Must be willing and able to comply with ENGIE’s policy with respect to COVID vaccination and testing
  • Ability to climb stairs, ladders, and enter confined spaces as required to complete safety audits and assess job site conditions for working environment hazards
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • The position consists of 30% work indoors and 70% work outdoors, outdoor work may expose the employee to weather conditions
  • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to use a company computer, calculator
  • Could involve some lifting / up to 35 lbs
  • Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job


ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it!  Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone. 


Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy!  ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions.  Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future.  Are you up for the challenge?


At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.


We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications.  ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as “protected characteristics”) as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.


  • Salary Range: $102,630.00 – $171,380.00 USD, annually 
  • Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors 
  • In addition to salary, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan
  • At ENGIE we understand that benefits matter, we offer competitive benefit options including medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, employer paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, parental leave, and a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan option with a company match
  • More information can be found here: Discover our employee benefits 


ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws.  

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Business Unit:  GBU Renewables
Division:  REN NORTHAM - US
Legal Entity:  ENGIE North America Inc.
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree

Nearest Major Market: Denver