Health & Safety Professional Job in US-MA-Chelmsford
Requisition ID: 2019-39417
Work Location: US-MA-Chelmsford
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.
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
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
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