Environmental Health Specialist

Benjamin Moore & Co
Pell City, Alabama, US
Jul 18, 2021
Jul 22, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Job Description:
  • Provide support, coordination, and implementation of site environmental, health, safety, and security regulatory requirements.
  • Provide support and coordination to ensure site compliance with all EPA, ADEM, OSHA, and DHS rules, regulations, and training requirements.
  • Support and provide guidance to plant staff on interpreting and complying with existing and proposed safety and security regulations.
  • Aid in the implementation of Occupational Health and Safety Programs based on current OSHA standards.
  • Provide support to ensure site"s covered areas comply with OSHA"s Process Safety Management Standard as well as EPA"s Risk Management Plan Rule.
  • Advise managers on safe work practices and the elimination of environmental hazards.
  • Provide guidance and support in incident, near miss, and chemical spill/release investigations and root cause analysis.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with site Health and Safety Programs and Emergency Response Plans.
  • Aid in gathering data and completing regulatory EHSS reporting requirements for local, state, and federal agencies.
  • Coordinate Employee Safety Champion Rewards and Recognition Program to award safe behaviors and work habits.
  • Track EHSS training for all plant & DC employees, schedule and conduct makeup training for those delinquent.
  • Coordinate, schedule, and conduct training on selected EHSS topics.
  • Conduct safety orientation training for new and temporary employees and contractors.
  • Research and recommend safety equipment and solutions, solicit quotes, and procure equipment and supplies.
  • Conduct EHS audits of designated plant departments to identify unsafe conditions and environmental hazards.
  • Conduct weekly, documented inspections of site safety equipment, hazardous waste accumulation area, and warehouse storage racking for deficiencies and areas of improvement.
  • Review completed Life Critical Permits (Safe Work, LOTO, Hot Work, Line Break, & Confined Space Entry) and coach writer on deficiencies/areas of improvement.
  • Aid in monitoring and ensuring compliance with proper accumulation, labeling, handling, manifesting, and disposal of hazardous, non-hazardous, and universal waste generated on site.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Required Education & Special Skills:
  • Bachelor"s degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • 2-5 years of related environmental, health, & safety work experience in a manufacturing and/or construction environment.
  • Relevant experience with EPA, ADEM, OSHA, & DHS regulations.
  • Working knowledge of federal environmental (EPA), health and safety (OSHA), and security (DHS) legislation.
  • Working knowledge of chemical engineering would be an advantage.
  • Ability to identify areas for safety improvement in production processes.
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good organizational and record keeping skills.
  • Proficient using company software and MS Office products (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to wear respiratory protection. This includes being medically cleared and fitted for respiratory protection and adhering to facial hair standards for such equipment.

Company Profile

The color of pride: Benjamin Moore is proud to be a part of Berkshire Hathaway, which was recognized by Fortune magazine as the world"s fourth most admired company. And for more than 130 years we"ve been a respected leader in the architectural coatings and home d├ęcor landscape; creating the products and tools that enrich and beautify thousands of communities each day. We recognize that our associates are the driving force behind our success and we strive to provide a work environment where hard work, creativity and purposeful collaboration are fostered and encouraged.

Join a company where innovation is constantly recognized as we look for individuals who produce world-class products, best-in-class services and customer experiences, design pioneering paints using the latest technologies and deliver unparalleled value and brand experiences for our customers and retail network.


At Benjamin Moore, our people are the heart of the company and our number one asset. We are committed to providing safe working conditions at all of our locations and have invested heavily in measures aimed at keeping employees healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. With safety as one of our core company values, we"ve modified facilities and work schedules to support social distancing, established enhanced cleaning and sanitization protocols, and regularly provide personal protective equipment to all employees--including masks, gloves and hand sanitizer. Ensuring the well-being of our team members is a top priority.


About Benjamin Moore & Co

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