Layton Construction
  • 01-Sep-2021 to 31-Oct-2021 (MST)
  • LCC
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical with HSA option, Dental, Vision, PTO, 401K with match, Gym Reimbursement, and more


The Vice President of ESH is responsible for developing, implementing, and/or managing the ESH program companywide regarding incident and injury prevention, and compliance with government regulatory agencies and corporate operating procedures. They will partner with Strategic Business Unit (SBU) Executive Vice Presidents, Senior Operations Leadership, Health and Safety and the SBU staff to build and sustain a positive and proactive safety culture.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Champions "The Layton Way" by delivering predictable outcomes for internal teams, external teams, and customers.
  • Ensures that "Constructing with Integrity" is delivered by working with honesty, unity, safety, and quality of work.
  • Present as a visible leader, influencing and motivating, while modeling the highest standards of Layton Construction's EH&S organization.
  • Drive cultural change and continuous improvement through the development and execution of a comprehensive EH&S program aligned with headquarters policies and guidelines, working closely with the Loss Control group.
  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding established goals through the development and execution of annual EH&S plan and related goals aligned with headquarters requirements. Analyze and track results, identify opportunities and implement measures for continuous improvement.
  • Initiate and build working relationships with OSHA, Environmental Protection Agency and other regulatory agencies to promote Layton Construction safety programs and manage regulatory exposures and OSHA citations to zero.
  • Conduct audits utilizing headquarters approved systems and analyze trends, metrics, reports and incident data will need to continue to adapt to risk and other issues as they arise. Report to EVPs and Executive Committee on overall metrics vs. goals and enforce required program improvements.
  • Ensure that training and education are proactively maintained to remain current on laws impacting their areas of responsibility for compliance with industry requirements and Federal, State and Local regulations. Responsible for disseminating information to BUs.
  • Continuously assess safety knowledge and performance throughout all job families and participate in the evaluation process related to EH&S performance.
  • Mentor and coach all EH&S professionals and create an inclusive environment.
  • Participate in succession planning process for Safety professionals to build bench strength and support staffing needs.
  • Exemplify expectations of professional development, continuous learning and education, earning CEU credits for required re-certifications.
  • Promote Layton Construction through high profile involvement in Local/Regional Organizations.
  • Develop and manage Business Unit EH&S departmental budget.
  • Negotiate business and subcontract agreements related to EH&S and participate in key business issues and opportunities of the company.
  • Evaluate contractors through the Subcontractor Approval Request process and make recommendations to assist BU in risk mitigation.


  • Four-year degree in Environmental Health and Safety, with at least ten (15) years of commercial construction safety experience.
  • A minimum of OSHA 30-hour training, First Aid/CPR/BBP and AED training and environmental awareness training.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of safety/environmental principles and techniques through completion of other related coursework and/or certifications is required.
  • Achievement of CHST, minimally, is required. Certified Safety Professional (CSP) preferred.
  • Must demonstrate leadership at a senior level and the ability to develop a followership to influence change.
  • High degree of business acumen and decisiveness required.
  • Must work independently and with teams and possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong presentation, public speaking, and facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office suite programs and proficiency in EH&S applications.

About Layton Headquartered in Salt Lake City and supported by 12 offices nationally, at Layton we're builders and we're family. Through delivering predictable outcomes, we've been inspiring confidence in our customers since 1953. We know that behind every project are the highly skilled people making it happen every day, which makes investing in hiring, developing, and retaining the brightest minds a top priority. We want the opportunity to help you achieve your career goals. Joining Layton isn't just a new job, it's a career move that will provide lasting success for you and your family.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL - Layton Construction is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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