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Environmental, Health and Safety Manager

Employer
The River Group, Inc.
Location
Hartford County, Connecticut, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jan 29, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Sustainability
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Position: EHS Manager

Location: Hartford, CT

Compensation: Commensurate with Experience

Benefits: Comprehensive Insurance, Relocation and Retirement Package

POSITION SUMMARY: The EHS Manager develops and implements projects for the facility; executing work scopes to promote the safety of the employees, sustainability of the operation and the economic interests of the Company. Takes on a leadership role in the Safety, Health and Environmental programs at the facility.

Recommends measures to reduce or eliminate accident and health hazards, as well as cost improvement measures. Ensures compliance with MSHA and other government regulations.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and execute engineering projects consistent with management direction, focusing on EHS requirements. Projects related to process improvements and cost control will also be undertaken.
  • Engineering & project management for: Environmental requirements including waste disposal, water management, air emissions controls, and other permitting requirements.
  • Condition-based safety improvements
  • Operational excellence assignments as prioritized.
  • Accompany third party representatives (e.g., MSHA, Workers' Compensation, D.O.L., MA DEP, US EPA etc.) on plant inspections; ensure corrective action on violations.
  • Administer contractor safety program including periodic inspections and correction of violations.
  • Identify unsafe acts or conditions in the workplace and correct those acts and conditions through cooperative intervention and work order management.
  • Use risk assessment, Operational Excellence tools of kaizen, GEMBA, Hoshin to improve EHS programs.
  • Conduct safety analyses on specific jobs where required.
  • Coordinate monthly inspection program for environmental and safety compliance.
  • Investigation support for injuries, near miss incidents and property damage incidents.
  • Assist other facilities with safety and health related issues.
  • Support site activities for the corporate employee engagement metrics currently used in the organization.
  • This is considered a safety sensitive position therefore will be subject to random drug testing as required.
  • Continuous Improvement/Lean - Acts as resource and champion for department continuous improvement activities (Suggestion Program, 5S, Kaizen, TPM, problem solving, etc.).
  • Work with Supervisors and Managers to ensure the safety of the employees and the environment; also ensuring the success of all projects under their control.
  • Support positive relationships with MSHA and other government agencies by assisting them on various items, both proactively and as requested.
  • Work with Safety and Health Managers at other facilities, and local, regional and national safety and health contacts.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree from accredited institution in relevant field.
  • 5 years of related experience required.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively, to motivate others and to promote a positive work atmosphere.
  • Ability to travel is preferred.
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