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US_Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Innova Solutions
South San Francisco, California, US
Closing date
Mar 27, 2023

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Innova Solutions is immediately hiring for a US Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Position type: Contract

Duration: 12 months

Location: South San Francisco, CA

As a US Environmental Health and Safety Specialist you will:


This position is part of Company's EHS function.
EHS plays an essential role in protecting Company's right to operate and serving as a steward for the Company culture embracing prevention and problem solving to reduce risks and protect our people, environment and pipeline on our SSF campus and network of places, including field based employees.
At Company, compliance is a shared responsibility with the business.
This position will work closely with EHS program managers, business partners and clients to assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of a variety of EHS programs, projects and initiatives.
These efforts are intended to balance protection against risk with the need to deliver with speed and add value to the business.
Under general oversight and direction this individual will use their independent analysis skills and judgment to deliver in support of EHS activities which may include:
Inspections and assessments
Program audits
Training development and delivery
Metrics tracking and reporting
Assisting others to conduct incident investigations
Developing corrective/preventive action plans with clients
The ideal candidate will have experience in the practical application of multi-disciplinary EHS programs, work with a high sense of urgency, possess excellent communication and teamwork skills and be resourceful and eager to develop.

The ideal candidate will have:

Executes tasks in support of EHS programs with general direction and guidance from the EHS AD or EHS supervisor, program managers and business partners.
The work may include: inspections, assessments, program audits, incident investigations, data reporting, monitoring and report submissions.
Supports daily EHS client needs alongside program managers and business partners, including: responding to inquiries from clients, participating in meetings and assisting with incident investigations and corrective & preventive actions (CAPAs).
Conducts EHS program compliance assurance audits, including data collection, employee interviews and area walkthroughs.
Supports EHS program managers and business partners in their effort to proactively identify opportunities and solutions to improve EHS programs.
Assists with the development and delivery of EHS training. Works with EHS program managers to improve training materials and effectiveness.
Participates in some regulatory inspections and internal/external audits. Maintains applicable safety and environmental permits and permit conditions.
Supports engagement and communications with clients and EHS staff regarding EHS activities and performance.
Responds to client inquiries and requests with a high sense of urgency.
Assists with project prioritization and promotion of a proactive EHS culture, leveraging knowledge built of EHS business processes.
Participates and supports business process improvement activity as a team member, contributing to a proactive EHS culture. Identifies opportunities from challenges. Champions EHS with key stakeholders.
Serves as needed as a Safety Officer during disaster/emergency response and recovery efforts. May also be required to serve as EHS Advisor (technical expert) for the emergency response team during company-related emergencies.
Competencies Identified for Success:
Experience with practical application of safety, environmental (i.e, OSHA, EPA, DOT, NIOSH, etc.) and other regulatory requirements applicable to GMP and non-GMP environments.
Works well in a fast-paced environment and makes sound EHS decisions with some oversight and direction.
Effective communicator in both verbal and written formats; comfortable with leading meetings, delivering training and developing written communications.
Responsive to client and other stakeholder inquiries and requests with a high sense of urgency.
Proactive in their approach to finding opportunities and solutions for EHS program implementation and improvement.
Demonstrates the ability to support multiple program managers and business partners simultaneously, while staying organized and focused.
Highly effective team player and collaborator. Strong comfort working in a matrix environment and leveraging expertise across functions. This may include participating in agile teams focused on creating value for the business.
Qualifications: Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills

(Minimum requirements)


BA or BS in occupational safety, environmental/health sciences or related field, or equivalent work experience
Minimum of 2-7 years of relevant experience, preferably in pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device or high tech industries
Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as the Google suite of programs (gMail, gCal, docs, sheets, slides, etc.)

Qualified candidates should APPLY NOW for immediate consideration! Please hit APPLY to provide the required information, and we will be back in touch as soon as possible.

We are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar positions. If this role is not a fit for you, we do offer a referral bonus program for referrals that we successfully place with our clients, subject to program guidelines. ASK ME HOW.

Thank you!

Naveen Shamra

Sr. Associate Recruitment


Pay Range*: $35.00 - $40.00 per hour

*Pay range offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors, including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc.

Benefits: Innova Solutions offers benefits( based on eligibility) that include the following: Medical & pharmacy coverage, Dental/vision insurance, 401(k), Health saving account (HSA) and Flexible spending account (FSA), Life Insurance, Pet Insurance, Short term and Long term Disability, Accident & Critical illness coverage, Pre-paid legal & ID theft protection, Sick time, and other types of paid leaves (as required by law), Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

ABOUT INNOVA SOLUTIONS: Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Innova Solutions employs approximately 50,000 professionals worldwide and reports an annual revenue approaching $3 Billion. Through our global delivery centers across North America, Asia, and Europe, we deliver strategic technology and business transformation solutions to our clients, enabling them to operate as leaders within their fields.

Recent Recognitions:

One of Largest IT Consulting Staffing firms in the USA - Recognized as #4 by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA 2022)
ClearlyRated® Client Diamond Award Winner (2020)
One of the Largest Certified MBE Companies in the NMSDC Network (2022)
Advanced Tier Services partner with AWS and Gold with MS


Innova Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits any kind of unlawful discrimination and harassment. Innova Solutions is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national origin, citizenship, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by the statutes, rules, and regulations in the locations where it operates. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us at or (770) 493-5588. Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. Innova Solutions encourages all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities. Innova Solutions (HireGenics/Volt) does not discriminate against applicants based on citizenship status, immigration status, or national origin, in accordance with 8 U.S.C. § 1324b.

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