Jul 26, 2019

Safety Manager Portsmouth, NH

  • Sprague Operating Resources LLC
Full-Time Business Facilities Oil and Gas Other Professional Services QA-Quality Control

Job Description

Sprague takes a collaborative, customer-centric approach to providing best-in-class energy products and related services throughout the Northeast. As a publicly-traded company (NYSE:SRLP) founded in 1870, we pride ourselves on offering customers the expert solutions and high-quality service that help their businesses thrive in any market landscape. Sprague values innovation, safety, integrity and people. We know that our people are what set us apart from our competition, and we work hard to make sure each employee across our 20+ locations knows how important they are to our community.

Job Summary / General Purpose:

The Safety Manager will be responsible for the development, support, execution and management of all Sprague safety management systems, programs and policies.


  • Provide day-to-day support to all areas of Sprague with regards to the interpretation of internal and regulatory requirements, training, policies and procedures.
  • Review, modify, develop, and maintain company safety policies.
  • Identify best practices and lead continuous improvement initiatives to reduce operational risk, increase safety awareness and improve safe work practices.
  • Develop strong working relationships with all subsidiaries, facility managers and safety committees to improve safety performance, remove known hazards, enhance safety awareness and achieve desired objectives.
  • Manage the Safety Training Program
  • Develop and manage an internal safety audit program to ensure compliance with internal guidelines, policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Anticipate, identify, and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices during site visits.
  • Lead incident investigation teams to determine root causes and development of corrective actions to avoid incident recurrence.
  • Maintain ongoing communications with local, state and federal regulators with respect to compliance.
  • Review monthly and annual safety reporting statistics.
  • Develop and implement short and long term strategic safety plans to achieve desired safety related goals and objectives.
  • Responsible for the development and management of the annual safety budget
  • Provide support when needed on Environmental and Sustainability related initiatives

Education / Experience / Skill Requirements:

  • Experience in OSHA, DOT, EPA and State regulatory requirements necessary.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and compliance experience with OSHA regulations 1910, 1916, 1917 and 1926.
  • Professional HSE certifications are desirable (CSP, CHMM, REM, etc.).
  • Ten to fifteen years’ experience in safety or risk management.
  • Must have ability to develop excellent working relationships with people of varied backgrounds and levels of responsibility.
  • Highly motivated, attention to detail, and ability to solve technical and analytical problems.
  • Position based in Portsmouth, NH with significant field work and travel (approximately 50 percent but will vary significantly depending on specific Sprague projects and operations).
  • Experience with Canadian regulations, USCG, marine oil terminal and bulk/break-bulk cargo operations strongly desirable.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in safety, risk management, industrial hygiene, engineering or related field.

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Who we are looking for:

Do you like to solve problems and consider yourself forward thinking? If you are looking for a place where you can learn a lot about the energy industry and constantly challenge yourself, then Sprague is your place. Sprague employees are dedicated and driven, and we constantly strive to be the best in the industry. We work best as a team, knowing that collaboration leads to innovation and the best customer experience. As a company that has continued to evolve with the energy industry for the last 150 years, we are looking for hardworking employees to join us as we remain at the forefront of the industry.

What we offer:

We recently surveyed our employees to ask them their favorite part of the job. Unanimously, they answered, "The people I work with." You are part of a team and a family at Sprague, and everyone works together to ensure both the success of the company and of the individual. On top of great coworkers, you’ll enjoy perks like benefits and retirement contributions that start on your first day. Sprague also provides tuition reimbursement for any employee that would like to further their education. Is giving back important to you? Sprague offers paid volunteer time and has weekly dress down days when employees can donate to a local charity in exchange for wearing jeans. Do you like to get involved where you work? Sprague has a range of committees to support varying initiatives (Sustainability, Charitable, Scholarship, FunForce, etc…). Sprague is a place that cares about its employees, its community, and creating a place where people want to come to work every day. Come join us!

Sprague is an EEO/AA employer.  We strongly encourage minorities, females, Vets and individuals with disabilities to apply.

As a federal contractor we adhere to OFCCP employment regulations.

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Project Management,   General-Other: Quality Assurance-Safety,   Occupational Health and Safety  



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