Environmental, Health and Safety Manager

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 18822
Job Family: Manager
Date Posted: Nov 20, 2018


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Come join the industry leader in hydraulic utility equipment!  Our Environmental/Health and Safety Manager will manage and oversee safety functions while ensuring that the facility complies with all environmental and safety regulations.  Altec is currently experiencing record growth and is committed to hiring candidates who will continue that record of success.




Customer First – Enjoyment of Work – Family – Financial Stability – Integrity – People are our Greatest Strength – Quality – Spiritual Development – Teamwork



Responsible for the total maintenance of the facility, including equipment, buildings and grounds. Manage and oversee contractors for facility renovation projects. Manage and oversee the Maintenance, Environmental and Safety functions and personnel. Ensure the facility complies with all current environmental and safety regulations. Maintain required records and interface with regulatory inspectors. Evaluate the facility’s procedures, facilities and equipment to ensure compliance with environmental and safety regulations and Altec policies.



  • Serve as the facility’s emergency response coordinator.
  • Coordinate the environmental health and safety programs.
  • Implement procedures for proper handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials.
  • Maintain MSDS system.
  • Maintain and oversee plans for response to emergencies and disasters.
  • Maintain current and accurate records to meet all state, federal, insurance and Altec requirements.
  • Provide guidance and direction in EHS programs for all associates to ensure a common and effective approach.
  • Review accidents and incidents to help determine root cause and provide effective countermeasures.
  • Ensure building(s) meet health and safety requirements and meet building code requirements.
  • Prepare capital expenditure requests and budgets.


  • Conduct performance reviews and make recommendations for salary adjustments and promotions.
  • Willingness to work outside standard business hours to resolve issues, complete projects or respond to emergency situations as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • 4-year Bachelor Degree Required - Engineering discipline, Degree in Occupational Safety, Environmental Science or Environment Engineering preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years' experience, two (2) of which were at the Supervisor or higher level
  • Current Valid Driver's License
  • Must be willing to travel up to 35% of the time.
  • Ability to perform a wide variety of tasks
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and other office management applications required
  • Must employ experience and good judgment in project and time management
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the facilities, environmental and safety arena.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships


     The job level is able to be adjusted at time of hire, if the candidate meets the qualifications for jobs of a more experienced level in the career path.


    Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.