Senior EHS Specialist
- Posted: over a month ago
- Benefits: life insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental,
The Senior Project EHS Specialist assists in the overall administration of project EHS programs to maintain safe work environments. Positions typically utilized on large project sites, however, may assume total responsibility for EHS on smaller projects.
• Support corporate and project-specific EHS initiatives.
• Provide independent troubleshooting and resolution based on broad and in-depth EHS technical knowledge.
• Conduct work area surveillance inspections, air sampling tests, and employee contractor EHS training programs.
• Accompany safety, health, environmental, and insurance inspectors on walkthrough tours.
• Document accidents, safety violations, and unsafe conditions.
• Promote project EHS awareness by controlling hazardous working conditions and unsafe employee activities through safety management and contacting supervisory personnel.
• Assist in supervision and administration of safety/first aid and rescue squad activities. Assume total responsibility for EHS operation when assigned to shift work.
• Assess level of risk and take action through training/awareness/planning.
• Lead or participate in Project EHS Kick-off Meeting.
• Participate in Project Field Execution Meetings.
• Lead or participate in development of Project EHS Plans.
• Lead or participate in Project Weekly Safety Meetings and periodically attend crew daily safety meetings (toolbox talks).
• Assist in case management by visiting potential area clinics and health facilities.
• Collaborate with Human Resources to set up accounts and develop relationships with local area clinics and health facilities.
• Case manage project incidents.
• Conduct OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety and/or MSHA 8/24 Hour Safety training and other necessary training.
• Monitor and assist subcontractors in the development and administration of their EHS Program.
• Maintain all consumable health and environmental protection supplies at a level sufficient to ensure no interruption of project activities.
• Assist in developing and implementing employee EHS on-boarding program to include new hire mentoring assignments.
• Assist in developing and implementing project ongoing EHS training program (with training matrix).
• Assist in developing emergency action plans (site evacuation, confined space, high angle, trench, chemical rescue, etc.).
• Conduct work area surveillance inspections, air sampling tests for confined space entry,
property, damage and personal injury investigations.
• Track and document accidents, EHS violations, unsafe conditions/activities, near misses, and
• Perform incident root cause analysis if applicable.
• Issue confined area entry and “hot work” permits as required.
• Implement behavior-based EHS initiatives/audits.
• Implement and promote stop work authority with employees.
• Report project EHS status to project team, client, and corporate EHS Department.
• Review documentation to insure all required records and reports are complete, accurate and
submitted per established procedures, and implement appropriate corrective action as required.
• Assist in preparing written responses for EHS violation citations.
• Assist in developing and implementing logs for tool and equipment inspection.
• Review safety related journals, catalogs, etc. to keep abreast of changes/improvements in
protective safety equipment, materials and gear.
• Serve as a guide/mentor to less experienced EHS professionals.
• Associates degree in occupational safety/health. (Significant additional EHS experience may be
considered in lieu of degree.)
• At least four years of construction and/or industrial EHS experience.
• Advanced education and training/certification in safety management such as Construction
Health & Safety Technician (CHST), Safety Trained Supervisor Construction (STSC) and
OSHA/MSHA 30 Hour.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES:
• Broad experience and knowledge of environmental health and safety industry practices.
• Advanced knowledge of construction and/or industrial EHS requirements, plus thorough
understanding and ability to effectively promote compliance with federal, state, local and
• Excellent interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to positively influence EHS behaviors.
• Proficiency with standard office software.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; capable of effectively presenting to
audiences, large and small.
• Willingness and ability to adapt to rapidly changing environment and new challenges.
• Strong cultural sensitivity to manage relationships with people from diverse backgrounds.
• Strong leadership capabilities to deliver results and to strengthen the EHS culture.
• Ability to recognize hazardous situations and implement corrective measures essential.
• Proficiency with standard office software.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and coordinate multiple activities that are
moderately to highly complex.
• Willing and able to travel as required.
• Willing and able to gain additional training, certificate, education, and clearances.
Work is performed in both indoor and outdoor environments with possible exposure to noise, dust,
fumes, noxious odors, gases, mechanical and electrical hazards, moving objects, sharp edges, and
all types of weather and temperature conditions. Occasional or frequent air travel with overnight
• Manual dexterity, sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods of time;
• Frequent climbing stairs / ladders, bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, reaching, and
• Occasional work on ladders, scaffolding, or high structures;
• Visual acuity to read printed and electronic documents;
• Hearing capacity to receive, perceive, and react to common construction environment auditory
• Lifting and / or exerting of force up to 50 pounds occasionally, 20 pounds of lifting / force
frequently, and up to 10 pounds of lifting / force constantly to move objects; and
• Frequent driving of motor vehicles.
The above description covers the principal duties, responsibilities, and requirements of the job.
This description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous,
incidental, or similar duties, responsibilities, and qualifications which may be required.
•The CCC vision is based on promoting a collaborative team atmosphere which is adaptive to fulfilling our customers’ needs within the ever changing work environments.
•We are passionate about our work and truly enjoy building strong relationships with our customers and service providers. Building with Integrity resonates throughout our company.
AddressSalt Lake City, UT
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