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Environmental Health and Safety Engineer

Employer
Trinity Consultants Engineering & EHS Workforce Solutions
Location
Dyersville, Iowa, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Sep 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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Responsible for creating and enforcing a culture of safety within our organization. Develop and implement health and safety plans, data capture and ongoing analysis. Oversee and review health and safety documentation and data. Ensure adherence to all relevant legal rules and regulations. The EH&S Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating regulatory programs and provide environmental health and safety support to the Operations and entire facility to ensure that all practices are in compliance with federal and state regulations including OSHA, EPA. The position will develop, coordinate and lead the environmental health and safety programs including training and regulatory audits.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develops and implements safety and health standards, criteria and guidelines, such as those issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA Health, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and all other applicable regulations.
  • Acts as subject matter expert (SME) for Modernfold Safety and Health programs and assists work centers by providing guidance on program compliance.
  • Develops, implements and monitors site-specific initiatives to engage all employees in the safety and health programs in support of annual business line objectives
  • Establishes and manages ergonomic, injury case management and return to work programs
  • Train and assist personnel on the Modernfold safety program including, but not limited to, development of job hazard analysis, job safety, incident investigation, accident prevention plans, permit-to-work process.
  • Provides SME risk review and permit review and approval based on the environmental permits tied to various work process for Modernfold.
  • Provide guidance and SME support to the Plant Safety Committee.
  • Complete work center visits/inspections to ensure compliance with work center specific safety programs.
  • Follow-up and assist supervisors, line-leaders with incident investigations and root cause analysis.
  • Responsible for coordinating regulatory programs and its applications and help support the compliance process.
  • Review and maintain the site preparedness and emergency plans and procedures including LOTO, EAP, and HAZCOMM
  • Oversee hazardous chemicals and waste storage area, waste reduction monitoring and ensure regulatory agency compliance, labeling, proper disposal and documentation
  • Accountable for completing permit applications and work with environmental and safety groups and consultants to ensure compliance in permit reporting requirements
  • Ensure inspections by regulatory agencies are coordinated and corrective actions are followed through accordingly.
  • Conduct regular site inspections in coordination with Operations and QA
  • Maintain relevant EHS logs and documentations
  • Partner with HR to ensure filing systems regarding employee training are maintained and any Worker's Compensation related issues
  • Lead, investigate, review, compile timely and accurate reports and follow through all workplace accidents and incidents such as OSHA incidents
  • Maintain working relationships with Regulatory Agencies such as OSHA, & EPA to ensure compliance
  • Develop the sustainability program and ensure documentation kept up to date.
  • Proficient in applicable ISO Standards as follows (90001 & 14001) Individual will play a key role in audit, maintenance, and continued development of these standards.
  • Performs other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are respective of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required, but are not intended to be all-inclusive. Reasonable accommodations may be needed to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • BS in chemistry, environmental, engineering, health and safety, or related field is required. Equivalent relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.
  • Minimum of three years of experience with safety and health rules, regulations, standards, and the components of an effective safety program, including plant operations and/or construction safety, fire protection, public health, and development of related training programs is required.
  • Experience in conducting thorough root cause analysis to ensure root cause is identified and eliminated in response to any safety-related incident is required. Proficient in conducting safety training and presentations to groups, with the ability to communicate with both large and small audiences is required. OSHA 500/501 Authorized Trainer Credentials preferred.
  • Working knowledge of basic industrial hygiene principles is required.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely is required. Ability to maintain good working relationships with employees is required. Working knowledge of basic industrial hygiene principles is required.
  • Desirable to understand and implement sustainability programs
  • Experience in industrial safety is preferred.
  • Willingness and ability to deploy to Canada for periods to provide support may be needed.
  • Must be willing and able to perform physical activities including heavy lifting, climbing in and out of equipment, etc.
  • US citizenship or US Permanent Resident Status is required.
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