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EHS Specialist

Company:
Management Business Solutions
Location:
Reno, NV
Posted:
October 23, 2020

Description:

SUMMARY: Management Business Solutions is seeking an EHS Specialist for its client in Fernley, NV. This individual will be responsible for leading the health, safety and environmental function at the base plant. The focus is to ensure effective management of EHS systems while maintaining a safe workplace and compliance with applicable health, safety and environmental regulations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ensure facilities are operating in compliance with all applicable health and safety regulations and requirements as codified in state and federal OSHA regulations.

Maintain OSHA VPP Star Site certification which includes direct leadership of the training and emergency preparedness processes.

Establish and drive continuous improvement in the facilities.

Environmental monitoring and recordkeeping data management systems to ensure compliance with all policies and federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.

Ensure that all industrial process wastewaters are properly managed and discharged from the plant in a manner that protects ground waters and surface tributaries.

Develop action plans for EHS activities, perform follow-up on these activities, and report status to division EHS leaders.

Qualify all personnel involved in water sampling and testing.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelors Degree in health, safety, environment is required.

3+ years of experience in EHS role is preferred.

Knowledge of safety and environmental regulatory standards (OSHA, EPA, NFPA, etc.) and the ability to work with outside agencies.

Proven experience in hazard awareness and risk assessment for flammable and hazardous materials.

Fundamental knowledge of Behavior Based Safety including general principles, audit process, incentives, and accountability.

Supervises/Lead individuals or a project team to achieve objectives by setting priorities and providing direction.

Working knowledge of federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations relating to air, water, solid waste and hazardous waste management.

Minimal travel is required.

May be required to lift, carry, push or pull up to and including 25 pounds.

MANAGEMENT BUSINESS SOLUTIONS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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