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EHS Specialist

Company: Utex Industries Inc
Location: Weimar
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description position summary/objective: The Environmental Health & Safety Specialist will assist the EHS Manager and Director with various duties to ensure applicable health, safety, and environmental regulations are being met. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Conducts and documents monthly EHS training, meetings with documentation of attendance Performs regular site inspections/internal audits for compliance Conducts and documents new hire orientation Generates incident investigations and corrective actions for prevention with root cause analysis Manages industrial and hazardous waste for proper disposal, including collection, labeling, and proper storage Manages all EHS recordkeeping Actively conducts hazard identification with JSA/JHA Supports EHS Manager with implementation of common EHS programs Manages daily EHS activities such as daily walk-through of site, visual inspections Manages annual OSHA required training along with annual monitoring such as audiograms, air sampling, noise monitoring, etc. Tracks documentation of EHS materials for each facility Work with facility management to achieve desired EHS goals Maintains a high level of confidentiality when necessary Effectively communicates compliance issues to the EHS manager Respond to emergency situations during or after hours to resolve immediate EHS concerns Generate weekly, monthly, and annual EHS compliance reports Build and manage relationships with employees to ensure timely submittal of incidents Other Requirements Must be able to develop and conduct effective training for groups of employees Well organized and skilled at time management Effective communication and team leadership skills Participate and lead on-site investigations Required Education and Experience: Minimum three years of experience Adequate knowledge of state and federal EHS regulations and their impact on operations Efficient in MS Office Physical Demands Moderate walking and climbing Physically able to conduct inspections and carry equipment used for inspections Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at a time While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to, stand, sit; and stoop Regular, predictable attendance is required Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position, and the hours of work and days are Monday through Friday. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. Travel Some EEO STATEMENT Utex Industries is an equal employment opportunity employer and shall make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, and/or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Other Duties Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Utex Industries Inc, Sugar Land , EHS Specialist, Other , Weimar, Texas

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