ESH Specialist



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USD65000-85000 per year

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Houston Engineering - (USA) SPACES CityCentre One 800 Town & Country Boulevard TX Houston , TX 77024



Job Description

Responsible for identifying, implementing EHS programs, improving existing EHS programs & strengthening overall performance at Richmond based facilities. Position works to ensure compliance with National, Regional & Local regulations. Create and implement environmental, safety, health, and regulatory compliance programs that comply with OSHA, EPA, DOT regulatory requirements. Utilize metrics and data to drive continuous improvement and enable sites to achieve vision of zero injuries/incidents/non-compliance. Maintain records which are needed to demonstrate compliance with safety and environmental compliance. Work to proactively head off EHS issues and concerns. Interact with local, state, and federal authorities on regulatory matters to ensure that Afton meets all compliance obligations. Provide processes, procedures and instruction for Afton personnel that ensures compliance with local, state, & federal regulations governing environmental, safety, & health issues. EHS support to review proposed projects or new activities to identify and mitigate risks. Ensure adequate and appropriate safety, environmental, and regulatory training for personnel. Develop training programs, & secure outside training as necessary, select/recommend sources for training aids and materials as needed. Assist in implementation, maintenance and continuous improvement of EHS management system - to sustain certification and deliver performance. Emergency Response/First Aid experience. Ability to identify EHS hazards and assess risks associated w the hazards. (ie. JSA, risk assessment, PPE assessment, ergonomics, IH monitoring and sampling, Process Hazard Analysis experience). Understanding of level of risk, identifies where there is the need for immediate action and to flag risks for management review. EHS Risk Control: Ability to prevent, eliminate, reduce or mitigate EHS risks through management systems & a hierarchy of controls. (ie. elimination, work resign, engineering controls, administrative and PPE controls). EHS Compliance & Conformance: Ability to identify, analyze, communicate and manage compliance (external regulatory requirements) and conformance.EHS Management Systems: Ability to design, operate and maintain processes that support execution of the Afton EHS policy and drive continuous improvement. (ISO-14001 and RC-14001 management systems standards). Stakeholder Engagement: The ability to maximize the effectiveness of EHS by building the relationship and partnering with internal and external stakeholders. Analysis & Problem Solving - Solves difficult problems with effective solutions; asks good questions and questions all likely sources for answers; can solve complex problems and recognize complex patterns; utilizing all appropriate tools to reach a robust answer. Performance Bias - Possessing the drive and focus to achieve challenging goals. Moving from thought and problem solving into value creation. Project Management - Effective execution of modest projects, where the accountability for delivery is owned, & necessitates the coordination of several work streams & support from other contributors.

BS Environmental Sciences, Industrial Hygiene or Industrial Safety. 3-10 years relevant work exp. in an industrial setting or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated effective program and project management, strategic thinking. Exp. in manufacturing, laboratory and/or R&D environments. RCRA