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Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Coordinator

Employer
Vallourec Tube-Alloy LLC
Location
Houma, Louisiana, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 11, 2024

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Job DescriptionJob Description
POSITION SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for all assigned duties by the off-site Health and Safety Manager, such as growing the EHS awareness throughout the facility by initiatives, to include the overall administration, technical guidance, and leadership in complying, interpreting, and implementing all regulatory requirements regarding Environmental, Health, and Safety for the facility. The below items consist of responsibilities for the EHS Coordinator but not limited to standards, promoting a proactive safety and environmental culture, and locally administering a continuous improvement-based environmental and safety management system.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Act as local expert in environmental and safety issues
  • Maintain records associated with environmental and safety regulations and standards and company management system.
  • Participate in investigations of safety and environmental related incidents.
  • Advise local management regarding environmental and safety regulations, standards, and best practices.
  • Collaborate with outside agencies as necessary.
  • Serve as a liaison between the HS manager and local management.
  • Compile and analyze data to provide reports to local and company management.
  • Manage and coordinate non-hazardous and hazardous waste disposal/pick-ups in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations. Including required manifests and documentations and provide recommendations for minimizing waste.
  • Participate in the review and update of policies, procedures, and programs in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Collect samples and conduct inspections to ensure compliance with environmental permits.
  • Facilitate and arrange safety and environmental related training for managers, supervisors, employees, and contractors.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of EHS policies and practices.
  • Ensure requisitions are entered for supplies and review and approve invoices for services provided.
  • Responsible for new hire orientation, safety training, and contractor management
  • Assist in enforcing and ensuring all follow LOTO program.
  • Ensure First Aid Stations are properly maintained.
  • Maintain safety KPIs and lead incident investigations.
  • Ensure proper PPE is being used.
  • Ensure SDS logs are updated appropriately.
  • Participate, train, review, and maintain updates of all Risk Assessments for all job-related activities and processes.
  • Assist management in the creation of Risk Assessments at the facility for all job-related activities and processes.
  • Support compliance and management system audits
  • Other assignments as required and when needed.
  • Conduct health, safety, and environmental facility inspections and audits.
  • Assists in maintaining all Health Safety and Environmental records, permits and reports as required by Federal, State(s), and Various Local Regulatory Agencies.
  • Aid and advise on HSE issues and make preventative solution recommendations to facility management.
  • Conduct interviews/investigations when an on-the-job injury occurs; provide first aid when necessary; transport employees to medical facilities when needed; ensure all necessary paperwork is received and completed correctly.
  • Alerts EHS Manager immediately regarding any incident or potential EHS issues.
  • Identify workplace hazards or unsafe working conditions and ensure appropriate corrective action is taken encouraging safe working practices.
  • Ensure that all Safety Data Sheets are available, up to date, and in compliance.
  • Ensure all containers of non-hazardous / hazardous materials are properly labeled, stored and/or disposed of.
  • Complete the required environmental storm water plan documents per the permit requirements.
  • Complete inspections of site, safety, and environment as stated by local, state, federal and company policies.
  • May require travel to do audits, training and other requirements as assigned.

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, AND KNOWLEDGE:
  • Extensive knowledge of environmental and safety regulations, standards, and best practices
  • Effective communication skills: ability to interact with personnel at all levels of the organization with confidence, respect, and integrity.
  • Ability to analyze information, solve problems, work in a team environment as well as on your own, prioritize tasks & projects, manage time effectively and function effectively in stressful situations.
  • Experience with 5S, continuous improvement processes and/or ISO management systems strongly preferred.
  • 3+ years in LOTO programs, RCRA, SWPPP, SPCC
  • 4+ years of EHS experience
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Bilingual a plus

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental and/or Health/Safety or related field (in lieu of bachelors, have a Certified Safety Professional Certification with 3+ year experience in EHS)
  • Experience with ISO 14001, 45001 and OHSAS 18001, Integrated Management Systems, and associated documentation and audits
  • OSHA 30, 1910, 1920

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES & CAPABILITIES:
  • Sound Judgment
  • Change Management
  • Service Orientation
  • Organizational Awareness
  • Teamwork and Collaboration

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