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Supervisor of Environmental Health and Safety

Employer
Volt
Location
Vancouver, Washington, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Volt Workforce Solutions has partnered with our International client for an excellent permanent opportunity. We are seeking a Supervisor in Environmental, Health and Safety in Vancouver, WA. They offer an awesome work environment, work life balance and excellent benefits. Do not let this opportunity go by "Apply Today".

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Summary:

The Supervisor of Environmental Health and Safety drives the development, implementation and monitoring of a sites EH&S programs, policies, and procedures. The represent EHS concerns on the Management Committee and ensures company compliance of government regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

· Coordinate, evaluate, monitor, and analyze EH&S programs/activities (including but not limited to air emissions, hazardous waste/materials management, chemical storage, Cal OSHA requirements and all other EH&S compliance issues). Develop and programs for monitoring of environmental pollution and occupational health.

· Directly responsible for environmental and health and safety system management i.e., OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001. Responsible for preparing, maintaining, and updating EH&S policies and procedures, audits, implementation in one or more sites.

· Direct the preparation and submission of EH&S regulatory agency applications, permits, reports, and correspondence, to ensure timeliness, accuracy, comprehensiveness, or compliance with regulatory standards.

· Oversee EH&S regulatory guidance to departments regarding design, development, and evaluation of new and existing processes. Coordinates regulatory/EH&S activities with company departments, divisions, other companies, outside public/private agencies. Communicate EHS issues and field concerns to/from management.

· Ensure ability to comply with current and future state mandated regulations and permits.

· Represent EHS in employee meetings and management committee. Communicate with employees throughout the facility to ensure regulatory compliance is strictly followed/enforced in individual job responsibilities. Maintains awareness across the organization about compliance/regulatory issues and the responsibilities of each individual in these efforts.

· Investigate internal and external complaints, gathering the data to support or refute such complaints. Interprets the data and recommends appropriate solutions/resolutions, where necessary.

· Manage and lead the Environmental Review Board (ERB) and the Emergency Response Team (ERT). Schedule periodic walkthroughs and internal audits to ensure compliance.

· Oversee workers compensation program and interface with insurance carriers.

· Manages and directs EH&S training programs based on specific site needs.

May manage a monthly budget or spend and account for labor planning and departmental expenses.

  • SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE:


7 years of EHS experience as a generalist

Experience independently classifying and profiling state and federal hazardous wastes in accordance with the applicable regulatory laws.

Standard practices involved in solid waste and environmental management-related tasks and education.

Knowledge of pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations
  • (40) hours Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training and/or CHMM certification with basic knowledge/understanding of Chemistry, other certifications such as Title 22, Confined Space, and DOT preferred.


4-year technical degree (I.E. bachelors) or equivalent experience

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Four year college degree, or equivalent experience resulting in broad knowledge of a field related to the job, such as accounting, marketing, business administration, agriculture etc., plus 7 years related experience and/or training, and 2 years related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED

Intermediate: Spreadsheet, Word Processing/Typing

Basic: Accounting, Enterprise Resource Planning, Human Resources Systems, Payroll Systems, Presentation/PowerPoint

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This position may require exposure to information subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations

VOLT WORKFORCE SOLUTION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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