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Junior-Level Environmental Compliance or Due Diligence Scientist
Looking for a place to kick start your career? A place where you can contribute to a dynamic employee-owned firm, work with industry recognized professionals, and solve tough environmental problems? Geosyntec is the place for you! We are seeking a Junior-Level Environmental Compliance or Due Diligence Scientist to help grow our environmental management practice in our Chicago IL or Oak Brook IL office. Our ideal candidate would have 2+ years of experience. As a part of our environmental management team, you will have the opportunity apply your academic knowledge to real-world situations involving environmental due diligence, contaminated site characterization, and environmental cost allocation, while also learning the business skills needed for a successful consulting career.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional goals? Projects include working with municipal, commercial, and industrial clients on a variety of environmental issues including transactional support plan and procedure writing, research, and regulatory compliance. Additionally, the work may involve litigation support to law firms.
Some of the key responsibilities for the position include:
- Overseeing and conducting environmental due diligence projects involving Phase I Environmental Site Assessments; involvement in Phase II Site Assessments and preliminary assessments;
- Supporting multi-media environmental and safety compliance audits by performing regulatory applicability analysis, permit review, data compilation, historical data requests, and assisting with on-site inspections as needed;
- Building and verifying Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures Plans, Emergency Response Plans, and other documents required by regulations and permits, including on-site verification of conditions;
- Supporting environmental litigation projects;
- Contaminated site characterization and remediation support;
- Business development including direct client interaction and participating in professional organizations; and
- Assisting in the development of proposals and other business development activities.
Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec’s culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will help integrate you into Geosyntec’s culture as you advance to this next stage of your career. Here are some other things you should know about this position:
- Training: This position requires OSHA health and safety, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities including technical conferences, in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants.
- Fieldwork: Up to 40%
- Overnight travel: Up to 40%
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Senior Principal, EHS
This Senior Principal EHS Specialist will lead key environmental programs that include environmental due diligence related to acquisition and divestitures, environmental remediation, waste management as well as supporting roles in environmental sustainability strategy and performance including trends and benchmarking analysis and external reporting. This working specialist will apply strong technical knowledge and skills to perform data analysis, interpret results, develop strategy and implement actions within area of responsibilities as well as play a strong supporting role across Abbott’s environmental and sustainability programs. This person must be able to distill complex technical issues into clear and concise communications to senior leaders. The person must keep abreast of current EHS trends and practices and be a visionary for improving current processes, making them more efficient and effective to prepare Abbott for the future.
Core Job Responsibilities:
- Conduct and lead environmental due diligence activities in support of acquisitions and divestitures.
- Lead, develop plans and implement environmental remediation projects for immediate responses to environmental incidents at active operations as well as remediation related to historical events.
- Lead Abbott waste management programs to ensure proper waste management to prevent future liabilities and drive improved waste management practices.
- Evaluate Abbott environmental performance data to identify opportunities and improvement plans to drive toward Abbott long term goals.
- Lead Abbott circular economy / value chain approach to managing waste from operations as well as opportunities within product design to address customer waste disposal at product end-of-life.
- Provide environmental content supporting Abbott sustainability report and other external reporting.
Education, Skills and Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Science or related field. Advanced degree and certifications in environmental management a plus.
- 8+ years of direct experience in environmental due diligence, remediation and waste management.
- Experience in conducting acquisition and divestiture due diligence and identifying needed corrective actions with cost estimates.
- Experience in developing and implementing responses to environmental releases as well as managing waste disposal programs.
- Ability to leverage electronic technologies and software to perform duties and improve efficiencies.
- Strong technical / science skills with understanding of treatment technologies, environmental reporting, data systems and methodologies.
Responsibility for environmental and safety program of plant of 800 employees on 3 shifts, analyze trends to provide guidance and technical advice and lead in implementing solutions in the area of safety, environmental, sustainability and ergonomics to ensure employees are provided a safe working environment and ensure environmental requirements are in place to protect the environment and keep facility in compliance with all applicable requirements
Play an active role in management, implementation, and overall culture of employee engagement, Lear leadership model, continuous improvement, and adherence to safe, efficient, regulatory compliant, and consistent environmental practices and conditions. Maintain environmental permits up-to-date, maintain data, prepare and submit various environmental reports to the appropriate authority
Conduct audits and maintain and complete inspections and updates for all environmental and safety programs
- Ensure emergency response occurs as required
- Perform daily walk-thru of production and logistics area looking for hazards
- Attend / lead safety committee meetings
- Attend daily production and/or plant manager meetings
- Ensure incident reporting continues as procedure directs
- Assist on Work Comp claims/questions
- Respond to requests by plant manager
- Respond to requests by department leaders
- Respond to requests by union leaders
Establish and implement ISO 14001:2015 standard EMS and work with the team and Corporate EHS to maintain ISO 14001:2015 certification.
Conduct both safety & ergonomic related risk assessments for risk control, directives, equipment, industrial hygiene, PPE, chemicals, emergency drill, and regulatory compliance
Collect, maintain and provide information to Corporate EHS on environmental and safety programs
Lead implementation of sustainability projects at the plant to reduce energy consumption, reduce waste generation, and increase recycling. Maintain and monitor energy, waste and water data and other metrics at required frequency
Lead the plant safety committee in the ergonomic evaluation of plant manufacturing tasks with an emphasis on collaboratively working with engineering to implement sustainable controls that will eliminate or mitigate the identified risks. Actively participate in plant based Kaizen Projects to ensure that the recommendations for change are based on sound ergonomic principles, body mechanics and efficiency. Provide continued training support to new safety committee, continuous improvement, engineering and production to ensure continued use of ergonomic tools and training.
Basic Function: Provide leadership in implementing and maintaining regulatory and Lear requirements of safety, environmental, sustainability and ergonomics programs.
- B.S. Degree (Environmental, Safety or Ergonomic Engineering); Minimum 3 years of experience in an industrial or manufacturing based field.
- Understanding of Federal and State environmental and safety laws and regulations. Working experience and strong knowledge of regulatory environmental and safety requirements.
- Certified auditor for ISO 14001:2015.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
- Strategic and tactical thinker with strong presentation skills and ability to influence others.
- Proactive leader with ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
- Possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point.
- Excellent human relations skills.
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Health and Safety Coordinator
- Assist manager in design / implementation of safety and environmental health programs
- Review and Evaluate existing operations to identify and resolve any safety and environmental issues in manufacturing processes
- Eliminate or control hazardous conditions resulting from human error, equipment, and machine operations
- Train employees on OSHA regulations
- Conduct safety audits and advise management on issues observed
- Complete documentation and reports
- Oversee administration and distribution of selected protective devices for machines
- Investigate incidents to identify the cause and prevent similar incidents in the future
- Plan and test emergency systems and procedures
- Minimum 2 years working in Health and Safety
- Experience dealing with safety concerning Forklift Driving
- Ability to describe safety / incident investigation process
- Willing to train employees on safety procedures and experience with training
- Familiarity with OSHA training and principles
- Hands on experience in a manufacturing environment
- Experience with IATF 16949 and/or ISO 14001 a plus
- Ability to work cross-functionally with management to coordinate safety improvements
- Any experience in developing a safety committee within an organization a huge plus
Recruiter – Tisora Group
Director of Health Safety and Environmental
Summary of Position
Responsible for development, coordination and management of all
facets of company Health, Safety and Environmental requirements to
support Policy Deployment and Strategic Intent Objectives. This includes
ensuring strict compliance to all regulations and maintenance of programs and
records to demonstrate compliance and pro-actively assuring the health
and safety of employees within the workplace. Creation of a safety culture
throughout all of Tuthill so that safety is a byproduct of
our COMPASS. Development and implementation of safety training for
all of Tuthill. Works with plants to ensure that safety is
included in all standard work and is based on TBS.
This is a
replacement position and one that’ll
revamp Tuthill’s safety program which is 10 years old, and in
need of modernizing. The goal is to visit Tuthill’s three facilities
(Alsip,IL, Fort Wayne, IN & Springfield, MO; 500 hourly employees) over
numerous points in 2020 and have plan in place by Fall 2020. S/he will
develop the training plans also and begin training at same time.
They are developing safety teams at each site and this person
will call in to those regular meetings.
Tuthill is an Alive and Heart-felt community that, rooted in
authenticity and secured by common values (Integrity, respect, responsibility,
courage, awareness, excellence), invites the joyful pursuit of big dreams.
- Bachelor’s degree in related field required
- OSHA Certification, HAZWOPER, ASP/CSP
Experience / Skill Requirements
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in
a safety leadership role for a manufacturing company
- Ability to drive process improvements, get TOP
1% results, and drive change through others
- Knowledge of applicable codes, regulations and
standards related to safety and state and local laws and regulations.
- Ability to communicate information effectively
through oral and written presentation.
- Must be strong in Excel, Power Point, Word and
other computer skills.
- Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA requirements
for workplace safety
- Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA requirements
for product safety preferred
- Occasionally lifts and carries up to 5 pounds.
- 30% travel
Lucas Group, Human Resources Search
EHS&S Manager – Detroit Area
The EHS&S Manager is responsible for leading all
environmental, health, safety, and security (EHS&S) risk control and
regulatory compliance matters for the facility. The role serves as a key member
of the site leadership team. Key professional requirements include EHS&S
technical expertise, including EHS, PSM, Security and Transportation
regulations, as well as professional capability to understand and control
complex EHS&S compliance and risk-related matters in all disciplines.
Strong interpersonal skills are required for working and communicating with
co-workers at all levels of the organization.
Matt Kuhn, Headhunter
SEARCH & DELIVERY
20 W. Washington, Suite 14
Clarkston, Mi. 48346
Health and Safety Manager
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Develop, manage, and maintain overall Health and Safety programs while incorporating accountability and responsibility for Health and Safety performance into all levels of leadership and at a personal level for each employee at all locations.
- Coordinate and facilitate employee involvement in the health and safety system. Support leadership and personnel, respond, and advise on health and safety related issues, define requirements, interpret regulations and procedures, and assist to define acceptable solutions.
- Ensure that Health and Safety principles are incorporated into the foundation of all department operations. Ensure interdepartmental coordination/cooperation is at efficient levels. Provide guidance to management, branch management, and plant supervisory personnel.
- Coordinates health and safety efforts of all locations and departments, ensuring a safer workplace environment with regard to the health and safety of our workers by identifying and correcting potential hazards by auditing / inspecting facilities, machinery, and safety equipment.
- Responsible for employee morale and motivation on health and safety issues.
- Coordinate the development, implementation, and measuring of Safety, Industrial Hygiene, procedures, practices, projects, and record keeping complying with all applicable codes, standards, and accepted practices. Maintain regulatory compliance and continued quality in safety process systems.
- Ensure that annual goals and objectives include meaningful Safety activities for all levels of the organization.
- Maintain and apply knowledge of current health and safety policies, regulations, and industrial processes. Ensure policy and procedures related to health and safety are documented and well communicated in the organization and that the organization complies with all applicable Federal, State, and local health and safety regulatory requirements.
- Ensure not only that the health and safety policy and procedures are well communicated, but also that each employee receives applicable training and that this training is effectively implemented and maintained.
- Ensure that risk assessments for all work equipment and operations are regularly reviewed and completed. Evaluate the effectiveness of the various documented procedures and / or industrial control mechanisms.
- Apply knowledge of psychological and physiological factors to eliminate or control hazardous conditions resulting from human error, and equipment and machine operations that may lead to human injury and/or property damage.
- Investigate incidents, accidents, injuries, or occupational diseases to determine their causes and to determine whether the incidents could have been or can be prevented. Interview employers and employees to learn about work environments and incidents that lead to accidents or injuries and evaluate the corrections that were made to remedy the root cause(s) identified during investigation.
- Ensure the proper documentation of every incident in the organization and recommend changes to prevent future incidents.
- Ensure that audits / inspections related to the health and safety of the organization are taking place. Ensure that all equipment, including fire extinguishers, alarms, etc., are properly placed and working. Ensure through audits / inspections, risk assessments, that working procedures are managed and that employees are aware of their responsibilities. Review employee safety programs and recommend improvements.
- Focus on the effects of chemical and physical agents. Recognize, evaluate, and control these agents to keep people from becoming sick or injured. Recommend changes to keep workers from being exposed to sickness or injuries. Help employers and employees to understand the risks and improve work conditions and safe work practices.
- Review plans and specifications for new processes, machinery and/or equipment to make sure they meet health and safety requirements.
- Reports on the status of the Health and Safety systems as a basis for “Continuous Improvement”.
- Lead the organization to a zero injury / zero incident impact by displaying personal, team, and job competencies with a positive results-oriented attitude
- Competency in the field of Health and Safety Management.
- Knowledge of municipal, regional and federal Hazardous Materials Regulations.
- Competent in OSHA Process Safety Management Regulations.
- Competent in EPA Risk Management Planning (RMP)
- Competent trainer and training facilitator
- Has a broad and current knowledge of all other government and applicable industry safety regulation
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent of 5 to 10 years of related experience, risk and sustainability, ISO14001, ISO18001, or ISO14501 experience.
- Physically capable of performing all required duties.
- Must be able to interpret federal and state regulations and their intent so as to propose proper solutions for specific work environments.
- Capable of preparing and presenting training materials to workers and capable to describe new regulations and procedures to a variety of audiences. Must be creative, in order to deal with situations that are unique to a project.
- Must have creative thinking skills. Capable of identifying hazards to humans and property in the workplace or in the home before those hazards cause material damage or become a health threat.
- Developed Observational skills. Must observe and learn how operations function so as to identify risks to people and property. This requires the ability to think in terms of overall processes within the organization and then recommend systemic changes to minimize risks.
- Excellent Problem-solving skills. In designing solutions for entire organizational operations, must able to consider processes from more than one system at the same time. In addition, must anticipate a range of human reactions to the changes recommended.
- Able to strictly follow protocol without cutting corners.
- Able to work flexible hours, as may be needed to respond to emergencies and other situations.
- Knowledgeable in safe work practices.
- Excellent organization and time management skills.
- Excellent people management, motivational skills.
- Excellent oral, writing and reading comprehension skills.
- Developed P.C. skills.
- Willingness to travel.
Sam Cannata, Principal Recruiter
Manufacturing, Bradsby Group
Direct Line: (720) 746-2535SCannata@bradsbygroup.com