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Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

The Structures Company, LLC
Mojave, California, US
Closing date
May 15, 2022

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Academic / Research, Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
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This is a very exciting opportunity to work with one of the world's most exciting aerospace companies!

The contracts are regularly extended and direct opportunities are often available.

Your Mission

Develops, implements, and evaluates safety policies, procedures, and programs to reduce work-related accidents, eliminate potentially hazardous conditions and control financial losses
Responsible for assigned existing and on-going safety and environmental programs such as Hazard Communication, Hearing Conservation, Respiratory Protection, Hazardous Waste,
Investigates causes of accidents and recommends changes in procedures, equipment usage, and/or work environment to correct problems and prevent recurrence
Recommends and reviews results of corrective actions
Participates in regular safety meetings with company employees to discuss potential environmental and/or safety problems, interpret procedures and discusses other safety-related issues
Performs liaison function with outside agencies such as the EPA, Cal-OSHA, and County Agencies
Operates, maintains and calibrates sophisticated environmental monitoring and sampling equipment
Performs required industrial hygiene sampling
Evaluates new equipment and processes
Inspects equipment, tools and work aides for proper and safe operation and recommends removal from service for required repairs or modifications as necessary
Research regulations, standards and codes, and coordinates compliance with federal, state and local environmental legislation
Performs job site inspections to ensure safe working conditions, detect potential problems and rate potential problems according to factors such as probability and potential severity of injuries
Develops and conducts employee training programs on safe work practices, first aid, fire procedures, and other environmental and safety related issues
Conducts individual employee training as needed
Maintains training records on Environmental, Health and Safety related matters
Designs conventional and computerized record keeping systems
May operate company vehicles
Regular and reliable attendance and performance are required

What you bring

Knowledge of:

Federal, state, county, local, OSHA, O.T and EPA requirements and industry standards
Proper courses of action to prevent or reduce accidents
Modern and innovative approaches to health and safety management
Training techniques, training program development, development of procedures and manuals, and techniques of implementing and promoting programs in a multifaceted organization

Ability to and Skill in:

Organize work, manages multiple priorities, and meet deadlines
Identify needs and develop programs and work procedures to promote employee safety and occupational health
Conduct investigations and prepare reports on safety-related issues
Instruct and motivate employees in a positive effective manner
Develop and maintain constructive professional working relationships with all encountered in the course of work
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing with state and federal agencies, all levels of employees, and industry working groups
Use advanced audio/visual equipment
Proficiently use personal computer and applicable software (Microsoft Office, Excel, Access Database, and Power Point)

Minimum Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

College level training and experience equivalent to:

Bachelors' degree with major course work in occupational health and safety, industrial hygiene, environmental compliance, hazardous materials management, or closely related A Masters' degree in a position related field may be considered in lieu of one year experience. Position related experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis in lieu of degree
Two years recent full-time position related experience in the field of occupational health and safety, including the planning and execution of safety program elements, accident investigation and equipment inspection

Required Licenses/Certifications:

Must possess and maintain a current, valid California driver's license and satisfactory driving record

CPR and First Aid Certified or ability/willingness to quickly get

Trainer for Lift Trucks/Scissor Lifts - certified/able to be certified to train operators

Professional certifications achieved or in progress such as ASP/CSP/OHST etc. desirable but not required

Physical Requirement:

Use personal protective equipment such as gloves, hardhat, safety glasses or goggles, hearing protection, respirators and fall protection equipment. Able to walk, stoop, bend and subject to hot/dusty locations perform inspections. Climbing stairs or ladders and work on elevated heights, with appropriate protective equipment. Ability to lift 25 pounds occasionally.

The Structures Company is a national staffing firm specializing in contract, contract to hire and direct hire placement opportunities. Our clients rely on us to support their engineering, IT, Production, Maintenance & Repair and support staff. Our niche recruiting team is one of our biggest strengths and is the main reason we are a top provider of talented professionals to the majority of our clients. They will help you identify the opportunity that best fits your interests, while also providing industry leading customer service.

We support the majority of Aerospace OEM's and Tier 1 Suppliers across the United States.

We have a national medical, dental and vision plan with United Healthcare and we also have a 401K offering. In some states and on some openings there is bonus potential, sick pay and holiday pay for those who qualify.

The Structures Company LLC is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer (or AA/ EOE)
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