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Safety & Environmental Engineer

S&C Electric Company
Riverside, Illinois, US
Closing date
Jun 5, 2023

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time

Reporting to the Sr. Manager-Global Health, Safety & Environmental this position assists with company safety & environmental activities to assure compliance with legal requirements utilizing economical, effective, and efficient concepts. This position will work closely with leadership to provide technical consultation, support, and guidance to leadership and team members on safety & environmental matters. The position requires an individual who is capable of considerable creativity, judgement and initiative with limited supervision.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Develop and implement safety & environmental training for current and new team members.
  • Develop, implement and refine safety & environmental metrics.
  • Refine existing HSE compliance programs and procedures to improve effectiveness and efficiency, or eliminate their need.
  • Maintain documents showing compliance with programs and procedures.
  • Track Federal, State and Local safety & environmental regulations and evaluates their effects on company operations.
  • Interface with Operations, Engineering, Human Resources, Technology, Quality, Purchasing, Legal Affairs and others to meet assigned safety & environmental objectives.
  • Establish and coordinate facility audits and inspections to assure all facility operations are in compliance with Local, State, and Federal regulations and corrective actions are completed and documented.
  • Prepare reports and make recommendations on continuing operations by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends.
  • Perform Industrial Hygiene and Noise Monitoring studies
  • Provide ergonomic training and perform ergonomics assessments.
  • Investigate Safety & Environmental Incidents using effective problem solving and root cause analysis.
  • Provide safety oversight & environmental guidance and advice for existing operations, programs and procedures. These may include but are not limited to: Behavior Based Safety (BBS) programs, Location Emergency Response Plan (LERP); Electrical Safety, Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures Plan (SPCC); Hazard Communication and GHS, Safety Data Sheets, TSCA, fire prevention. LOTO, Confined Space, Ergonomics, PIV, Asbestos, industrial air and noise monitoring, sustainability and waste management compliance, waste minimization, pollution prevention, air emissions, wastewater discharge and monitoring, ERT, Safety Action Teams (SAT), DOT, OSHA requirements and proactive incident prevention and injury reduction.

To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:

  • Four year engineering degree or other technical degree with Health, Safety & Environmental -related experience.
  • Computer skills relevant to the position including MSWord, MSExcel, MSPowerPoint. Experience with cloud based EHS and SDS management systems a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills to promote ideas and methods to all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to simultaneously handle a variety of safety & environmental projects and assignments and to bring an effective approach to the solution of technical objectives.

Relevant Work Experience: 1-3 years of experience in a S&E function with knowledge of related best practices, government and local requirements, and sustaining related KPI's


  • This job may require periodic travel by car and/or airline to S&C locations and perform in-person inspections and investigations in a wide variety of factory and office environments or attend off site seminars and training activities for continued safety and/or environmental development. 10% or less.
  • Activities such as standing, extensive walking, climbing stairs / ladders, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, bending, reaching, handling and may be exposed to hot/cold temperatures will occasionally be required.
  • Frequent use of computers and office equipment is required.
  • Ability to support on call and work after hours as needed.

In 1909, S&C Electric Company transformed the delivery of safe, reliable electricity with the invention of the Liquid Power Fuse. Today, as the world faces extreme weather events and the demand for electricity grows, S&C continues to innovate and advance the electrical grid, ensuring reliable and resilient power for homes, communities, and critical infrastructure around the world.

With a diverse, global workforce and core values around integrity, safety, and quality, S&C is a trusted industry leader and top workplace that offers meaningful careers to more than 3,500 team members. As a people-first organization, S&C is committed to fostering an inclusive and collaborative workplace where team members advance their careers through robust talent-development programs and involved leadership.

S&C's deeply rooted belief diversity fosters greater creativity, innovation, and success guides the company to advance and sustain a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace culture.

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