Project Director for Environmental, Safety and Health

Posted: Apr 12, 2017

Are you an experienced EHS leader who thrives on translating safety and environmental trends into action through your exceptional influencing skills?  Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced collaborative environment to establish an Injury Free Environment? Does your experience include supporting large projects in a high tech or commercial construction sector?

Then this job is for you!

The Project Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Director is responsible for ensuring the overall working conditions compliance with local and corporate occupational safety and health regulations and procedures. Responsibilities may include building support through aligning with operations to develop process and procedures to enhance our Injury Free Environment (IFE). Reporting to the regional EHS leader, this position will lead the EHS function for a large multi-project program in Hillsboro, Oregon.

Key Skills & Abilities:

  • Exceptional Influencer: proven ability to build support, and drive action through excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Strategic Thinking: ability to critically analyze data to identify trends and translate results into action through innovative thinking.
  • People Leader: demonstrated ability to, not only lead, but develop leaders from EHS professionals on the team.
  • Excellent Communicator: adept at communicating with all levels within the organization using the most appropriate medium (e.g. email, verbal, etc.); excellent facilitator.
  • Collaborative: established ability to partner with all levels of a diverse organization to achieve an IFE.
  • Highly Adaptable: relaxed in an ambiguous environment; able to change gears quickly and often; calm under pressure.

Specific Requirements:

  • 10+ years of experience in the field or in a related area, specifically supporting large projects in diverse market sectors
  • Bachelors degree required
  • CSP and CIH preferred



Skanska is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.