Health & Safety Professional Job in US-MA-Chelmsford


Health & Safety Professional Job in US-MA-Chelmsford

Requisition ID: 2019-39417

Work Location: US-MA-Chelmsford

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Department / Discipline: Environmental

Position Type: Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a motivated, Junior Health & Safety Professional to support our team in Chelmsford, MA. The Chelmsford office includes a multi-disciplinary environmental, health & safety consulting team with approximately 75 professionals including engineers, scientists, environmental permitting, and designers. Wood offers the opportunity to work on technically challenging and innovative projects for a wide range of clients throughout the US.

Key Responsibilities:

This position offers the opportunity to work with a diverse team of engineers and scientists to address complex environmental challenges executing the following roles/responsibilities:

Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) compliance

Developing site specific EH&S compliance programs based on federal, state and local regulations, as well as, compliance with client company directives. Examples of programs include, Lockout/Tagout, Hazard Communication, Respiratory Protection, Confined Space Entry, Emergency Action, Fire Prevention, Exposure Control, Waste Minimization, Waste Management, Contingency Planning, etc.

Have the ability to manage EH&S programs at client facilities serving as an EHS coordinator for various clients

Assist with H&S audits/inspections, and providing recommendations for corrective actions

Assist with H&S management systems development, including drafting of standard operating procedures, guidance documents, and training programs

Assist with the management of hazardous waste, including waste characterization, satellite area inspections, training, and correspondence with government agencies

Develop and conduct site specific EH&S training programs, including but not limited to, Hazard Communication, Lockout/Tagout, Bloodborne Pathogens, Biosafety, Fall Protection, Ladder Safety, Hazardous Waste Management, Respiratory Protection, RCRA/DOT, HAZWOPER, etc.

Assist with industrial hygiene related projects, including personal air sampling, indoor air quality assessment, surface wipe sampling, facility decommissioning, qualitative assessments, etc.

Be motivated, outgoing, and have the ability to interact with employees within various different industry settings

Conduct job safety analyses for jobs/tasks conducted within various different industry settings

Conduct incident investigations for clients following incidents occurring at client sites

Skills / Qualifications

Role Requirements:

BS in Health and Safety or Environmental Engineering/Science

1 to 3 years of experience in the EH&S field
Primary knowledge in OSHA regulations, as well as knowledge of EPA, MADEP, DOT, MADPH, MADPS, MWRA, and other federal, state, and local regulations.

Enthusiasm for challenge and new initiatives

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills. Strong organizational abilities.

Familiarity with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Demonstrated professional judgment, consistency and attention to detail.

Ability and willingness to travel to project sites

Adaptability and willingness to adjust to client needs

Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours, if required

Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s driving (MVR) policy

Preferred Qualifications:

BioPharma experience

40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER Training

Professional certification in EHS (CSP, ASP, OHST or similar)

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with the ability/desire to lead tasks

Attention to detail

Self-starter and fast learner



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