Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

A&D Environmental Services - Lexington, SC2.5

Full-time

Responsibilities

The successful candidate for this position will be proficient at the following:

  • Identifies hazardous workplace conditions, takes samples and measurements, removes hazards and/or protects employees by guarding, revising work procedures, and training or requiring use of protective clothing and personal protective equipment.
  • Takes effective steps to ensure that workplace conditions comply with applicable federal and state occupational safety and health standard provisions of any labor agreement, ensuring that all required records are prepared and maintained.
  • Develops and implements the Company’s environmental, health and safety management systems to integrate EHS into the business operations
  • Provides advice, assistance and guidance to all staff members to ensure the promotion of environmental health and safety throughout the Company.
  • Interprets, recommends, and complies with safety, health and environmental regulations and/or company policy.
  • Assists in the planning, development and implementation of company goals and execution of the Annual Operating Plan.
  • Develops and implements the Company’s environmental, health and safety management systems to integrate EHS into the business operations
  • Provides leadership, technical advice and training to the Company’s Operation staffs at multiple locations.
  • Assists in the development and review of written health and safety documents including, but not limited to: Site-Specific Health and Safety Plans, JSA/JHA/AHA’s, Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Participates in Root Cause Analyses for accidents and incidents that occur.
  • Reviews all Near Misses and champions the Near Miss program and other proactive safety programs.
  • Writes and updates environmental and spill-control manuals and procedures.
  • Performs inspections of A&D operations and A&D job sites to evaluate compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Presents training on a variety of EHS topics to A&D employees.
  • Serves as the liaison between the A&D Safety Committee and the A&D Management Team.
  • Maintains safety and environmental compliance while meeting regulatory/corporate

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Safety or related discipline.
  • 1-3 years of safety management experience in environmental remediation, industrial services, waste management services or similar service business experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to train large groups of employees.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, etc.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to speak in front of large groups of people.
  • Ability to effectively interact with hourly field service personnel, administrative office staff, accounting personnel and A&D management team.
  • Ability to travel overnight to A&D operating locations and jobsites in the A&D operating territory (mostly North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia).
  • Ability to successfully complete an OSHA HAZMAT physical examination of those criteria that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to safely perform the essential functions of the job.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • safety management: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Required travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)