The director of environmental, health, & safety, inspects and evaluates the environment, equipment and processes in working areas to ensure compliance with government safety regulations and industry standards. The chief goal is to protect the employees, customers and the environment

essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Design and support programs to train employees and managers in all relevant laws, rules, and regulations, with special instruction for each type of employee as it relates to their specific position and responsibilities.
  • Address regulatory concerns and analyze activities at 13 US and Canadian facilities to ensure complete regulatory and statutory compliance.
  • Establish a behavioral based safety culture.
  • Integrate EH&S focus into continuous improvement system.
  • Remain up-to-date on all upcoming changes and prepare the organization to meet changing regulatory requirements.
  • Recommend changes to protect workers and educate employees on how to prevent health problems through the use of safety training programs.
  • Partner with local safety resources to drive initiatives in all company locations. 
  • As necessary, review and contribute to the following plans: emergency response (in tandem with Safety department), chemical approval handling & management, SPCC, SW3P, lead based paint operations, air compliance/air permits, water conservation, waste minimization, wetland mitigation and destruction prevention, hazardous material security plan.
  • Coordinate safety and environmental audits and actions to remedy faults and remediate.
  • Consult with all departments to provide expertise and ensure compliance with standards, processes, permits and reporting.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health and Safety, Engineering or related discipline.
  • Certified Safety Professional certification and Waste Water Treatment License preferred
  • Experience in an environmental or safety role with 10+ years of management/leadership experience.
  • Experience working in a continuous improvement/lean culture.
  • Experience leading a behavioral based safety culture.
  • Knowledge of applicable environmental laws, regulations, standards, permit requirements.
  • Strong technical, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong leadership, ability to engage people and motivate them to meet/exceed goals and objectives; and the ability to develop others.
  • Fact-based analysis and reporting skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

desired skills:

  • Asserts own ideas and persuades others; gains support and mobilizes/motivates people to take action.
  • Knowledge of ISO/RC 14001 principles; and the ability to learn local and corporate EHSS systems.
  • Ability to work independently and be willing to travel 50-75%. Preference to candidates based in Matthews, NC; Pageland, SC; or Fayetteville, AR; although my live anywhere in the US.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Ability to hold self and others accountable; establish vision and plan to achieve; manage multiple projects; and interface with and represent the company to regulators.
  • Six Sigma and/or Lean Green Belt preferred.


Aalberts integrated piping systems Americas, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. At Aalberts IPSA, we are committed to treating all Applicants fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

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