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Safety - SH&ESupervisor

7969 N Texas Rd, Anacortes, WA 98221, USA Req #125
Friday, November 22, 2019
With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire Right, Train Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.



Savage Services Corporation in Blaine, WA, is currently hiring!  Great pay and benefits! 


We are looking for a Safety, Health & Environment Manager who will primarily provide strategic direction to Savage’s SH&E plan for their rail and transloading terminal in BP’s Blaine, WA Refinery.

  • Lead in safety; particularly will provide guidance and leadership to the operator-lead Safety Specialist and Lead Safety Specialist teams
  • Foster/Support a proactive SH&E process towards incident prevention, including trend analysis
  • Along with Operations Manager, lead operations efficiency testing and observation efforts for Savage
  • Participate in the Contractor Safety Council, working to continuously improve safety among refinery contractors, including Savage
  • Represent Savage at BP Refinery safety meetings and functions and ensure that action items are implemented
  • Work closely with the Operations Managers, the Group Director of Operations, the Group Director of SHE&Q and others to implement all internal safety-related auditing measures (S7)
  • Serve as the knowledge bank of policy regulated by agencies such as OSHA and the FRA; ensure compliance and interface with such agencies as required
  • Work with all team members to develop and deliver procedural and regulatory training
  • Lead post-accident investigations
  • Work with manager to develop a strong “return-to-work” program for the operation
  • Serve as Incident Commander during emergencies; available 24/7 for such emergencies
  • Interface with BP’s Safety Department at the Blaine, WA Refinery on all SHE related issues
  • Share safety related learnings across operations in order to assist in developing safety culture
  • In-depth knowledge of petroleum products, particularly in how it behaves during storage and transportation; emphasis on rail and pipeline transportation
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of safety, including a mix of, OSHA, DOT and EPA regulations, and American Petroleum Institute guidelines
  • Experience motivating employees toward a culture of safety
  • Proven ability to analyze situations and data to make sound decisions
  • Comfortable in front of a group: whether it’s training frontline employees or presenting a safety plan of action to a the customer
  • Computer skills: MS Office Suite with the ability to navigate Savage’s internal reporting system for statistical analysis
  • Excellent written communication skills for writing reports, trainings, proposals and more. Writing must be concise and exact
  • Impeccable integrity
  • Detail oriented and self-starter
  • Responds well to high-pressure situations
  • Treats people fairly with dignity and respect
  • Embraces and teaches company culture 


  • BA/BS required, preferably in SH&E or related field
  • 4 to 7 years as a Safety Professional in a refinery, oil and gas or other industrial environment
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or equivalent preferred 

Physical Requirements

  • A desire to work in the field alongside operators
  • Comfortable working in an industrial/refinery environment and the hazards that accompany it: exposure to all weather elements, climbing on top of and underneath railcars, inspecting facilities and systems within Savage’s scope, lifting 40-plus pounds, walking long distances on uneven ground and more
  • Can travel on occasion and for extended periods of time 

Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.


Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

Having trouble with our application?  Please call 800-233-0883 for assistance.

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  • 7969 N Texas Rd, Anacortes, WA 98221, USA