Area EHS Manager- Trafficade



Trafficade, a company of Area Wide Protective, is a diversified company that employs over 300 people with 3 operating divisions and 8 branch locations throughout Arizona. The company was founded in 1990 and continues to grow each year, and in September 2021 Trafficade merged with AWP. AWP has 155 locations that provide traffic control services across 27 U.S. states and 4 Canadian provinces. Our expansive geographic footprint allows many Trafficade/AWP customers the convenience of using one provider for projects in multiple locations. We like to say that we’re local – everywhere. Our mission is to make roads safer. America’s roads and work zone professionals need and deserve Trafficade/AWP protection.



The EHS Manager is a highly valued role in providing day-to-day EHS support to the facility locations and operating teams within the designated region. This includes coaching, teaching, and training field personnel on safe operating behaviors as well as the design, development, and implementation of safety and risk control programs. The EHS Manager functions as a subject matter expert and consultant to help internal clients build sustainable loss improvement processes within the operating organizations that they will own and operate.



·      Provide daily and continuous safety support to the Mountain Unit

·   Conduct compliance reviews, general risk assessments, and other safety assessments to support Trafficade/AWP EHS Management

·     Offer daily guidance and direction in EHS programs to the field level, facility leadership level, and regional leadership to ensure a common and effective approach

·     Maintain, audit, and update as needed Trafficade/AWP – SOPs for all safe work practices and equipment and utilize them in the day-to-day training

·      Coach, train, guide, and mentor the regional employees through the AWP Safety Management System

·      Review accidents/incidents which occur in the area of responsibility and conduct field audits, reporting, and managing the correction actions

·       Participate in and support detailed incident investigations and Root Cause Analysis

·       Assist in the development and presentation of relevant EHS training

·       Ability to work with employees and leadership to achieve cultural change in the face of potential resistance

·       Travel to branch locations and job sites as required and perform any additional duties as needed



·       Visit and walk the job sites on a regular basis to establish an EHS presence and provide support

·       Conduct daily, weekly, and monthly EHS Meetings/Training and schedule as needed

·       Perform field safety observations during each visit

·       Ability to evaluate PPE and ensure proper use and maintenance of PPE

·       Conduct critical behavior-based safety observations as needed

·       Perform additional duties as assigned by the Business Unit EHS Director

·       Oversight and Implementation of Day-to-Day field operations

·       Work with the branch leadership and field teams to ensure work practices are understood and followed

·       Coordinate Business Unit, Region, and Branch level safety activities

·    Conduct EHS audits and assessments of ongoing operations to measure compliance with regulatory requirements and conformance to AWP company policies and procedures

·       Plans, administers and manages AWP safety policies, programs, procedures, and systems for assigned region

·       Serves as the single point of contact for Region and Branch leadership in the area of responsibility

·       Ensures EHS policies, procedures, programs, and systems are trained and available to the employees




This position will be responsible to influence the following performance metrics:

·       EHS Management System Facility Action Plans

·       Region EHS Training Compliance: >95%

·       OSHA Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR): <10%

·       OSHA Days Away Restricted and Transfer Cases (DART)

·       Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis

·       Individual Development Plan and Status

·       Weekly Branch Location Visit Summary Completion: 8/week – 32/month – 384/year

·       Notification of Injury / Incident / Motor Vehicle Collision

·       Driver Qualification Files and Compliance: >95%

·       Responsible Vehicle Accident Rate




·       5-8 years of work experience in the EHS field

·       Minimum education is a bachelor’s degree in EHS or any applicable field

·       Master’s degree preferred

·       EHS certification a plus

·       Proficient skills in Microsoft Office software applications, software management systems, and EHS management systems and reporting platforms



The employee must be able to successfully handle the physical demands of this position, which include the following:? 

·       Expect a 40+ hour work week, occasional weekends, and holidays 

·       Hours of operation may vary based on staffing needs and workload 

·       Time will be split between field and office environments 

·       The position may work in outside conditions that include inclement weather, not limited to heat, cold,    humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt 

·       Occasional exposure to fumes or airborne particles, moving vehicles, and occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites 

·       Noise levels in the work environment and job sites can be loud 

·       Position may lift or carry objects up to 50 pounds 

·       If necessary, in the field, stand for long periods of time and performs strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions; employee lifts pushes, pulls, or carries objects 


Benefits: Competitive Compensation, Medical, Vision, Dental after 30 days, 401K after 90 days, PTO, and Corporate paid holidays.

Trafficade, a company of Area Wide Protective (AWP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.