Oversee all aspects of Company Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) programs including but not limited to compliance with regulations USEPA, OSHA, state and local agencies. Maintain all required permits, training records, logs and administer plant wastewater treatment operations. Promotes a positive safety culture
II. MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Ensure location maintains all required permits, training records, logs, and documentation required to administer plant wastewater treatment, plating, and other hazardous material operations.
• Maintain AQMD, wastewater Permit by Rule, Storm Water, and other required environmental permits. Assure that required environmental reports and plans such as annual Toxic Release Inventory, Oil Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plan (SPCC) and discharge monitoring reports are submitted and are readily available for audit inspections. Maintain compliance with all aspects of hazardous waste regulations.
• Control off-site disposal of wastes by establishing waste stream profiles and waste management contracts and compliance with Department of Transportation (DOT) rules. Maintain IIPP, Safety Manual, and Emergency Contingency Plan. Manage all elements of Hazard Communication regulations to include a labeling system for secondary containers, maintain a list of hazardous substances with corresponding SDS's at the facilities.
• Document a formal personal protective equipment (PPE) hazard assessment and enforce appropriate PPE use requirements. Meet all regulatory obligations of OSHA respiratory protection regulations.
• Set up compliance system for chemical safety and chemical storage, fire safety, and material handling.
• Conduct accident investigations, maintain OSHA occupational injury and illness forms and workers' compensation records, and lost-time history.
• Contract or conduct hearing conservation and other industrial hygiene surveys in applicable areas. Implement and conduct evacuation drills. Where required by regulations, assure training programs are in place.
• Act as Safety Committee liaison.
• Conduct in-house inspections of OSHA/health and safety activities and participate in audits by outside agencies.
• Provide recommendations to management to resolve issues and improve safe, productive operations.
• Work with corporate EHS Management in achieving compliance goals.
• Perform other duties as required by management.
III. JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess a college degree in Environmental Engineering, Occupational Safety, or similar, or have the equivalent of 5 years of full-time relevant experience. Well-versed with EPA, OSHA, state, and local EHS regulatory standard compliance. Must possess supervisory and organizational skills to implement policies and procedures including personnel training. High level of verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact at all levels of internal organization, outside contractors, and government agencies.
IV. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
May provide support to additional sites depending on location.
Continuous training - Interact with all department personnel to maintain a good rapport overall.