Under the supervision of the Quality Manager, the Health, Safety, & Environmental (HSE) Coordinator is responsible for implementing and monitoring site-specific health, safety, and environmental operations and tasks at the assigned job site. The HSE Coordinator is the primary contact for employees and supervisors concerning safety-related matters and is responsible for the application of the HSE programs. This includes but is not limited to: risk management activities, industrial hygiene, applicable report writing, industrial HSE compliance auditing, emergency response, HSE training, HSE program development, incident investigation, and data trending and analysis.
This is a full-time, salaried position. To apply, please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to)
- Implements the proper use of PPE, safe work practices, environmental stewardship practices and teamwork.
- Conducts regular inspections, safety audits and hazard assessments of work locations and work groups.
- Conducts Job Safety Analysis and identifies hazards and potential risks – and eliminates hazards.
- Communicates critical gaps observed, at-risk actions, and conditions. Recommends or takes necessary corrective actions in coordination with concerned department managers.
- Advises jobsite managers on HSE-related matters.
- Conducts first level investigations of worksite accidents and injuries. Prepares reports.
- Manages reporting, permitting, and interfacing with local environmental and regulatory requirements by county, state and federal agencies, such as Air Pollution Control, Sanitary district, Stormwater, EPA, OSHA, and DTSC.
- Maintains and updates company safety manual and company Illness and Injury Prevention Program.
- Monitor consistency of contractor compliance to safety, health, and environment policies and procedures.
- Provides key support to the Quality Manager in the implementation of Emergency Management (EMT) requirements and initiatives at the plant.
- Shows visibility and engagement at the plant site to address HSE issues as it comes.
- Designs and conducts HSE Training in coordination with Human Resources Department to ensure compliance to OSHA requirements and to address common and trending workplace injuries.
- Leads the Safety Committee meetings and involves departments concerned on agenda and results of meetings.
High School diploma or equivalent – Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering or equivalent/related field from accredited institution.
Training and Experience:
Minimum 2 years of experience in a role covering full-time safety and/or occupational health operations.
- Familiar with APCD, Stormwater, OSHA, State/Federal environmental requirements and regulations.
- First Aid/CPR, First Responder Training (a plus).
- Documented qualifications in the following areas: fall protection, HAZMAT response and cleanup.
- Shipping of hazardous materials/wastes, facility or industrial security.
- Computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Suite: Powerpoint/Excel/Word.
Skills and Abilities to:
- Ability to implement the principles and practices of occupational safety and health, including industrial hygiene and environmental protection programs.
- Ability to provide employee training using multiple delivery methods and media.
- Ability to conduct a “root cause” analysis.
- Ability to interact effectively with individuals in a wide range of situations, circumstances, and settings, as well as the ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce to achieve stated HSE objectives.
- Ability to act appropriately in emergency situations.
- Ability to interpret and effectively communicate technical documents such as Job Safety Analysis to workers, visitors, and any other appropriate personnel.
WORK ENVIRONMENT and PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Work is usually performed in a production, warehouse, and office environment, utilizing standard safety and environmental and office equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to move and use hands. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. May be required to receive medical clearance to use a respirator.
To fulfill the requirements of the essential duties and responsibilities, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements and environmental characteristics described above are representative of the knowledge, skills, ability, and physical elements necessary for the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.