The EHS Specialist's primary focus is to review, evaluate, and analyze work environments; design programs & procedures to minimize risk of workplace injury/illness, and promote compliance to the laws/regulations governing environment, health & safety.
Solving challenges is the very foundation of who we are. After all, in the beginning, our founder, sea captain Robert Fergusson, didn't particularly care about paint. When he founded our company in 1921, he just wanted to keep his ship intact and stumbled upon a valuable solution. Today, that discovery is Rust-Oleum Corporation.
The same passion that drove the Captain to spend his next few years creating the world's first rust-preventative paint still drives us today. When we see a problem, we work diligently until we've perfected a solution, which has led to some of the most cutting edge, durable and innovative products in the industry. Our creative and talented team of over 2000 people across every corner of the world, help us remain the global leader in protective paints and coatings for both home and industry.
Here is what to expect:
- Recommend measures to help protect workers from potentially hazardous work methods, processes, or materials.
- Investigate EHS incidents to identify causes and determine how to prevent recurrence.
- Investigate conditions and behaviors that could affect employee health, comfort, DHS security, or EHS performance and take measures to reduce and control risks.
- Lead Site Safety Team(s) and EHS initiatives.
- Assist EHS Manager in developing and maintaining safety, environmental and industrial hygiene programs including PPE and ergonomic assessments.
- Inspect and evaluate workplace environments, equipment, and practices in order to ensure compliance with safety and security standards and government regulations.
- Collaborate with Operations, Maintenance, QC Laboratory, Sourcing, and Engineering to institute EHS controls and remedial measures to reduce risk due to EHS conditions, behaviors, procedures, or equipment.
- Conduct EHS training and education programs, and demonstrate the use of EHS equipment.
- Provide contractor and new-employee EHS training and on-going training, and develop materials for the training.
- Assist EHS Manager in ensuring continued compliance with environmental policies, regulations, programs and procedures including Hazardous Waste management, Air emissions calculations, stormwater management and Spill prevention and counter containment.
- Help the site advance overall in Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security.
Rust-Oleum is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, or any other protected class.
- Bachelors degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) related field preferred but not required
- Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national occupational safety (OSHA 1910 and 1926), process safety management, as well as site security for the protection of DHS program interests, people, data, property, facilities and operations.
- Knowledge of relevant environmental policies, regulations (local, state and federal), programs and procedures, including Hazardous Waste management, EPCRA, Air emissions calculations, storm water management and Spill prevention and counter containment.
- Knowledge of and the practical application of engineering, science, chemistry, and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design, control, and maintenance of production and maintenance activities of the site.
- Chemistry - Knowledge of the chemical hazards, including danger signs, and disposal methods.