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Regional Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist

American Technologies Inc.
Naperville, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The Regional EHS Specialist will work to enhance a culture of progressive environmental health and operational safety with all ATI employees and subcontractors. The Regional EHS Specialist will identify best practices, perform worksite, facility and vehicle audits, injury and accident investigations, create JSA’s, identify and evaluate hazards, review/report on process procedure, and represent the EHS department internally and externally. Responsible for supporting leadership, and compliance with corporate safety standards, implement safety directives, corrective actions, improve safety performance, and strive to assure safety policies and procedures are aligned with governmental regulations.

Responsibilities

  • Identify best practices and lead continuous improvement initiatives to reduce work process risks, raise safety awareness, and improve safe work practices
  • Facilitate a work environment that supports a safe and healthy culture.
  • Identify and recommend worker training in areas such as safety laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and proper use of safety equipment
  • Perform worksite specific safety training when required
  • Perform safety audits and inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance.
  • Issue corrective actions and see to their compliance/closure.
  • Investigate industrial accidents, near-miss incidents, and occupational injuries to determine causes, install preventive measures, and manage return-to-work activities
  • Provide technical advice, coaching, guidance, and mentoring to employees on safety initiatives and necessary changes
  • Work within company policy as outlined in the Employee Handbook and in compliment with the EHS Manual and OSHA Safety rules
  • All other duties as assigned

Technical Skills – MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google mail, and PC.

Communication Skills - Bilingual a preferred but not required.

Work Environment - This job operates in a professional environment and in the field. This role routinely uses

standard office equipment such as computers, phones, faxes and filing cabinets. The job will require 30-40% travel and exposure to weather conditions.

Physical Demands - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Lifting up to 50 lbs. or more may be required.

Desired Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or significant construction or environmental industry experience or training.
  • 3-4 years of previous EHS experience, preferred in similar industry.
  • Experience working with field crews for extended periods of time on away from home assignments.
     

 We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, sex (including childbirth, breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy extends to all aspects of our employment practices, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, discipline, termination, promotions, transfers, compensation, benefits, training, leaves of absence, and other terms and conditions of employment.     

American Technologies Inc.

Address

Naperville, IL
60563 USA

Industry

Energy and Environment

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