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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

MEI Rigging & Crating LLC
Chantilly, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The EHS Specialist works independently to perform multiple tasks, supporting many disciplines within the field Rigging & Crating group to help ensure that all areas are working efficiently and without risk of personal injury or impact to the facilities and equipment. Primary responsibility is to support the incident and injury-free field operation of all work sites and promotion of A&A Transfer/MEI’s safety culture.

  • Proactively executes and maintains all MEI EHS policies, guidelines, procedures, and programs related to and in support of MEI’s safety culture, regulatory changes, and new business growth.
  • Support both Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia sites with all MEI, customer, and OSHA required training (Site Specific, Protocol, OSHA, Forklift, Etc.).
  • Provide program technical and administrative support in areas such as design-in-safety, risk assessment, job safety analysis, investigation and resolution, development, and programming of EHS systems, and integrating EHS practices into operations processes.
  • Work collectively with Incident Review Board (IRB) and Site management to manage all incidents and accident cases thru investigations and root cause analysis, including working directly with Occupational Health clinics and Insurance carriers.
  • Manage site incident prevention program (SIPPS), Hot-work permits, Confined Space, HAZCOM, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS’s), and other applicable safety regulations.
  • Conduct routine site audits of all Equipment, Materials, Work practices, and Procedures.
  • As needed develop and prepare safety work instructions, procedures, and job hazard analyses (JHA’s).
  • Conduct daily audits and approval of Pre-task plans and job hazard analyses (JHA’s).
  • Conduct routine inspections and evaluate the environment, equipment, and processes in working areas to ensure compliance with government safety regulations and industry standards.
  • Follow On-The-Job-Injury (OJI) protocol to include full injury claims management processes from initial and on-going communications with Workers Comp carrier, injured employee, occupational medicine facility and treatment specialist i.e. physical therapy, thru to closure of claim.
  • Prepares and maintains all administrative recordkeeping and other administrative tasks as needed, such as EHS meetings, Reports, OSHA logs, Incident Review Board (IRB) reports and Audits.
  • Address and document all Safety violations by MEI personnel immediately.
  • Provides ongoing safety and health related training and required certifications for existing employees and new hires.
  • Reduce or eliminate occupational injuries, illnesses, deaths, and financial losses.
  • Identify and assess conditions which could produce accidents and financial losses and evaluating the potential extent of resulting injuries.
  • Educate team members on accident-prevention and loss-control systems and programs for incorporation into operational policies of the organization.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with outside firms and organizations such as vendors, OSHA, fire/police departments, etc.
  • Weekly local travel up to 75% between sites or possible project assignments.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational safety, project construction management or related degree.
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) skills, verbal and written highly desirable
  • CHST or ASP certifications preferred
Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.

Minimum Qualifications (Experience, Skills, and Education)
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working in MS Office Suite
  • Minimum 3 year’s proven EHS experience or comparable field preferably within the construction or related industry.
  • Minimum 3 years proven EHS experience in a multi –site & multi-state organization.
  • Poses a detailed understanding of applicable legal requirements (i.e. Codes, Standards and Administrative Policies).

Professional Skills

  • Collaboration Skills
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Decision Making
  • Learning Orientation
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Technical Capacity

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Standard office environment including work at a computer terminal. Work involves extended periods of sitting, occasional walking and lifting up to 10 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Other Requirements:

Must be able to work in a highly functioning team environment. Display the highest levels of honesty, integrity, and professionalism. Take pride in your work and in the company. Communicate openly and strive for peak performance in daily tasks. Know and deliver the quality service MEI’s customers have come to expect.

This job description is intended to summarize the type and level of work performed by the incumbent and is not an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities and requirements.

MEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

MEI Rigging & Crating LLC


Chantilly, VA
20152 USA


Energy and Environment