Senior Environmental, Health and Safety Professional - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

Fort Irwin
United States

Job Summary
The Senior Environmental, Health and Safety Professional provides oversight of all environmental, health, and safety (EHS) programs and works with managers to ensure employees are complying with all applicable government, corporate and customer policies and procedures. Serves as the focal point for site environmental and safety compliance and as a resource to management to provide scientific or technical guidance for EHS programs.
Principal Accountabilities
  • Conduct reviews of potential EHS risks on projects and identify potential mitigation measures.
  • Prepare reports according to project management requirements.
  • Provide regulatory and policy review, interpretation, and technical advice to field operations.
  • Participate in the Contract Support Office (CSO) Safety Committee and the CSO Safety Council. 
  • Perform regular health and safety inspections, surveillance, and formal audits to ensure best practices are followed and contract requirements are met or exceeded.  This includes workplace ergonomic reviews.
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal OSHA requirements to include occupational exposure issues such as noise (auditory), inhalation (respiratory), etc.
  • Take corrective action as necessary to ensure a healthy and safe working environment, and appropriate worker protection (PPE).
  • Communicate EHS program requirements to functional group leaders, including Tool Box Talks (TBTs), Activity Hazard Analyses (AHA)/Safety PreTask Planning (SPTP), Safe Work Observations (SWOs), etc.
  • Conduct audits and reviews of operational practices and procedures, prepare reports on findings with recommended corrective actions, if any.
  • Work collaboratively with managers and supervisors to achieve compliance with applicable contract, program and OSHA requirements.
  • Ensure Safety Boards are up to date. 
  • Conduct Safe Work Observations (SWO) and communicate findings to Leadership by disseminating written reports. 
  • Assist in preparation of weekly EHS slide/report for CSO presentation to PMO.
  • Liaise with senior management and customer.
  • Conduct investigations of injury, rolling stock and environmental incidents and complaints.
  • Prepare report of findings, including root cause analysis and recommended corrective actions. Conduct PARBs when required.
  • Maintain working knowledge of applicable government requirements, company policies, and operating procedures.
  • Ensure workers properly licensed and trained, conduct training and support where necessary.
  • Administer Master Driver Licensing program, and ensure Crane Operators are certified in compliance with applicable requirements. 
  • Recommend improvements to EHS tools, processes, policies, and training.
  • Administer the Environmental Protection Program and ensures compliance with program conservation requirements.
  • Monitors the use and storage of hazardous materials in the work place and researches the practicality of environmentally friendly alternatives.
  • Monitors the generation, storage, and turn-in of regulated wastes.
  • Assist in metrics tracking and ensure appropriate information is communicated throughout the program and to the PMO. 
  • Ensure EHS contract deliverables are completed and submitted by due dates.   
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Must fluently read, write, speak, and understand English
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions on the spot without consultation
  • Knowledge of CAL OSHA, Federal OSHA, DOT, and NIOSH requirements
  • Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment

Experience & Education

  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant experience in occupational safety and health
  • Minimum three (3) years of related experience in a DoD program either as military or contractor personnel
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 40 Hour HAZWOPER Certification required
  • OSHA 30-Hour General Industry, or equivalent required
  • Associate‚Äôs or higher degree in an occupational safety/health or related discipline preferred
  • Certified Safety Professional/Certified Industrial Hygienist preferred
  • Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must be capable of working in a harsh outdoor environment where temperatures can range from below freezing up to 130 degrees F.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds on a periodic basis
  • Must be able to be on feet for several hours at a time and be ambulatory and mobile to walk the worksites
  • Will spend approximately 25% of time in a controlled environment office setting