Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist

Employer
Multiquip Inc.
Location
California, Kentucky, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 02, 2021
Closes
Jul 24, 2021
Ref
2292511294
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
It's not Business, it's Personal

Multiquip is one of the largest, diversified manufacturers and suppliers of excellent quality products. Multiquip's comprehensive product portfolio includes light to medium construction equipment, power generators, and lighting.

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Multiquip Inc. has an opening for an Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist in the Southern California region. This position reports to the Multiquip Inc. EH&S Manager and is responsible for carrying out onsite EH&S activities and safety training at the Fullerton and San Bernardino locations as well as occasional actiivies at the company headquarters in Cypress. The EH&S Specialist will support efforts as they relate to developing, implementing, and maintaining safety policies, programs, and procedures at the Corporate wide level as necessary to maintain regulatory compliance and promote an effective safety culture.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Promote a culture of accountability around safety and hazard awareness at the MQ California locations.
  • Willingness and ability to travel occasionally to the various Multiquip Inc. locations for training and other related duties as assigned. Periodic travel outside of CA.
  • Review, evaluate and analyze work environments and provide recommendations.
  • Represent the Company during safety or environmental regulatory inspections.
  • Enter inspection data and generate reports within the electronic Safety Management System.
  • Must have a basic understanding of the various OSHA topics including but not limited to, Hazard Communications, Forklift, PPE, Lock-out/Tag-Out, Fall Protection, OSHA First Responder, as well as experience with CA EPA, DOT Hazardous Materials and RCRA regulations.
  • Shall be capable of conducting Site Assessments and producing written plans to including corrective actions where applicable.
  • Oversees New Hire Safety Orientation Training at MQ, and on-going safety and hazardous communications training for existing CA employees.
  • Coordinate/chair the Safety Committee with the Director of Operations to ensure that regular meetings are being conducted. Review minutes of meetings and ensure that safety issues/hazards identified are corrected in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that CA OSHA 300 logs are accurate and posted as required.
  • Resolve unsafe/non-compliance situations and practices with support from the EH&S Manager.
  • Ensures all forklift, reach truck and hoist operators are certified and that recertification training is conducted in a timely manner.
  • Support annual emergency readiness exercises at the CA locations.
  • Ensures the SDS inventory is reviewed and regulatory posters are kept up to date.
  • Support the EH&S Manager when needed to ensure environmental permits and regulatory compliance requirements (such as hazardous waste management reports) are completed in a timely manner.
  • Assists the EH&S Manager with Outside Sales personnel and Field Service vehicle and safety training programs.
  • Help maintain records of all training events as they relate to environmental, health and safety topics for MQ.
  • Ensures that all CA employees have proper Personal Protective Equipment and that PPE is being worn/used in a proper manner.
  • Ensures that all state and federal environmental codes and regulations are being monitored and adhered to.
  • Performs other duties that may be assigned by the EH&S Manager or VP of Operations.


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in EHS, Occupational Safety or other related area of study highly desired.
  • From 3-5 years of experience in the EHS, Occupational Safety field in a manufacturing environment.
  • Additional certifications in 40-hour EPA/OSHA HAZWOPER and other related training certification courses (such as Certified Safety Consultant, Certified Safety Professional or Certified Process Safety Manager) are highly desirable.
  • Membership in National Association of Safety Professionals or other related group desired.


Communication Skills:

  • Ability to successfully roll-out safety initiatives by managing relationships and communicating effectively with impacted departments.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as governmental regulations, safety rules, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of management and/or employees regarding safety information and topics.
  • Ability to resolve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations where only a limited amount of information may be available.


Computer Skills:

  • Ability to use MS WORD, Excel, MS Outlook, Power Point and Internet to perform research and retrieve EHS information with proficiency is required.


Certificates, Licenses & Registrations

  • Valid driver's license with a driving record which is acceptable to the company's insurance carrier for driving on company business or in a company/rental vehicle.
  • OSHA required training and certifications must be obtained and maintained in current status.

Employee Benefits
  • As a full time employee you will receive full benefits on the 1st of the month after 30 days of employment for you and your dependents
  • Affordable PPO or HMO plan with Blue Shield
  • Vision & Dental plans (including orthodontic coverage)
  • Company paid Life, AD&D and long-term disability
  • 401(k) first of the month after 90 days
  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,250 a year
  • MetLife Hyatt Legal and AFLAC benefit plans
  • Employee Assistance Program, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays

Multiquip provides competitive pay and benefits and supports our employees through our values of safety, integrity and respect.

Employment is subject to pre-employment physical, drug-screening and background investigation. E-Verify (www.dhs.gov/E-Verify) is used to verify a candidates' legal right to work in the U.S.

Multiquip Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will received consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other protected class.

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