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Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator

JSH Technical Services
Schenectady County, New York, US
Closing date
May 18, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
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Job Description
The Health and Safety Coordinator will work with the management team and be responsible for making sure that policies that protect the employer's properties and keep employees safe are created or formulated.

Primary Responsibilities

• Ensure that daily activities are in compliance with the regulations on health & safety

• Ensure that established processes in Health, Safety, Security are applied.

• Responsible for the Incidents Process locally. Follow-up Corrective Actions and Continuous Improvement Actions

• Support on identifying and monitoring the local Health & Safety risk situation.

• Training and Support on Health & Safety topics, Planning of Trainings, Monitoring of Training Status

Minimum Qualifications:

• 1 - 3 years' experience in industrial lab or manufacturing.

• Four-year technical degree in electrical, chemical, or mechanical engineering or science related field.

• 40 Hrs. Hazwoper

• Certification- DOT, RCRA, OSHA, IATA, IMDG • Prefer onsite Fire Brigade Volunteer exp.

Skills and Abilities:

• Technical or chemical education with post-studies in Environmental / Health & Safety Management or comparable experiences

• > 2 years of relevant experience in comparable industries

• Good knowledge of risk analysis

• Good knowledge EHS Standards (Ex: OSHA, ISO45000 etc.)

• Organizational skills, very structured and goal-oriented way of working

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending kneeling, stooping, crawling and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and move items up to 45 pounds.

Work Environment:

• This position will operate in a professional office and will also be required preform work duties indoors and outdoors as well as on production and other manufacturing warehouse floors.

• This role will require the use of standard and technical office programs as well as chemical and other volatile laboratory equipment and products

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to wear P.P.E for exposure to fumes or airborne particles, been exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

• Minimal travel may be required • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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