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EHS Manager - North America Region

GE Energy
Schenectady, NY 12305
**Job Description Summary**

The NAM EHS Leader will lead and be responsible for a team of EHS professionals of both portfolio and site-based team members. Together you will support and work with cross functional leadership, customers and other third parties as necessary to provide technical EHS support and oversight on all GE, regulatory and industry requirements. Your leadership will be critical to ensure the successful implementation and execution of all EHS expectations for the distributed operations (projects and services) across the region. They will also provide input and support the wider Onshore Wind EHS team as we work to build one successful organization.

This role requires solid knowledge and experience of regulations applicable to field project and service operations and familiarity with GE products and customers and comprehensive background managing high risk activities in similar work environments.

**Job Description**

**About us:**

GEs Onshore Wind business has a total installed base of more than 50,000 wind turbines in more than 35 counties, with 100+ GW of global installed capacity. We harness increased onshore wind energy potential through a broad family of turbines that are uniquely suited for a variety of wind environments, including Cypress, GEs most powerful onshore wind turbine, and GEs 2MW platform, which has more than 20GW installed and in operation today. We are committed to our customers success in wind, offering a broad portfolio of products and services that make renewables the energy of choice for a cleaner future.

**Essential Responsibilities:**

+ Lead, coach, and mentor a team of EHS professionals across NAM region.

+ Provide oversight and governance to ensure EHS compliance with applicable management systems, programs, legislation and standards for distributed (projects and services) operations across the region.

+ Serves as an EHS expert for applicable regulatory and industry standard requirements for projects across the region.

+ Partner and develop positive working relationships with customers, external agencies and contractors as well as internal cross-functional personnel.

+ Provide oversight and governance to ensure EHS compliance with applicable management systems, programs legislation and standards for projects within NAM.

+ Support ITO/OTR and handover or response to customer queries for projects across NAM.


+ Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or technical equivalent from an accredited college or university, or equivalent qualification

+ Minimum of 5 years of significant EHS experience in a professional EHS role overseeing the execution of EHS in projects or services environment, leading a team of EHS resources

**Eligibility Requirements:**

+ Ability and willingness to travel 50% of the time

**Desired Characteristics:**

+ Certified Health and Safety professional

+ Demonstrated achievements with safety programs, industry standards, and regulatory requirements

+ Deep domain expertise in multiple High-Risk Operations example; Electrical Safety/LOTO, crane safety, construction safety, fall prevention, confined space.

+ Demonstrated ability to organize, motivate and drive change and interact cross-functionally

+ Medical fitness and ability to work at height per local and global standards

+ Able to coach and support key influencers to drive EHS compliance and the reduction of risk through team engagement and help develop an organizational culture that prioritizes EHS

+ Fluent English (verbally & in writing)

+ Strong oral and written communication skills

+ Confidently able to facilitate and deliver training and or presentations to a diverse audience

+ Ability to influence and motivate diverse teams to achieve a unified goal

+ Trained to Global Wind Organization (GWO) standard

+ Demonstrated chemical management or industrial hygiene experience.

+ Additional language skills

_This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment._

**Additional Information**

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en\_global/desktop/assets/images/poster\_screen\_reader\_optimized\_w\_supplement.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

**Relocation Assistance Provided:** No


Posted: 2023-03-14 Expires: 2023-04-13

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