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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
B.O.E. 
Location:
Wrentham, Massachusetts
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
EH&S Advisor/Auditor
EH&S Consultant
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Safety Advisor/Auditor
Safety Consultant
Industry Segments:
Environmental Services
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number:
1361

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Supervisor

ABOUT US ECOLOGY:
US Ecology, Inc. is a leading North American provider of environmental services to commercial and government entities.  The Company addresses the complex waste management needs of its customers by offering treatment, disposal and recycling of industrial, hazardous and radioactive waste, as well as a wide range of complementary field and industrial services.  US Ecology’s focus on safety, environmental compliance, and customer service, enables us to effectively meet the needs of our customers and to build long-lasting relationships.  Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, with operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico, the Company has been protecting the environment since 1952.

JOB SUMMARY:
The Environmental Health & Safety Supervisor is responsible for assuring environmental, health and safety compliance with local, state and federal regulations.  The primary purpose of the position is to ensure that field operations are conducted in a safe and compliant manner.  Oversee all site EHS engagement programs to maintain visibility of the safety program and open lines of communication with all employees.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain a safe work environment in accordance with Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Transportation (DOT), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Association Advancing Occupational and Environmental Health (ACGIH), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), etc. regulations.
  • Risk assessment, job safety assessments, industrial hygiene and Safety Data Sheet (SDS) control to ensure employee safety and continuing compliance from a regulatory standpoint.
  • Conduct EHS audits, inspections, hazard assessments and investigation of violations as required and make recommendations based off findings.
  • Track and trend audit results and communicate findings and corrective actions to management.
  • Participate in Corporate EHS audits locally as a participant and at other operating locations as an auditor.
  • Conduct training programs on company safety policies, practices and programs for all Midwest Field Service employees, including new employee orientation.
  • Conduct incident and accident investigations assuring corrective actions are taken to minimize or prevent similar future incidents.
  • Coordinate and maintain expertise on applicable State and Federal, Local regulations
  • Work closely and cooperatively with Business Unit Managers and supervisors to accomplish shared goals; corporate, divisional, etc.
  • Maintain safety equipment and supplies including but not limited to weekly/monthly inspections, calibrations and certifications where applicable.
  • Work in a constructive, positive manner with a wide range of personalities and across management and organizational boundaries
  • Interact frequently with management and hourly associates to identify and solve problems.
  • Serve as a safety and technical resource throughout the company.
  • Assist with the preparation of site specific Health & Safety Plan (HASP).
  • Ensure safe work permits, confined space entry permits, hot-work permits, etc. are properly completed. If not, proactively assist workers to properly complete the required paperwork before allowing the job to continue and before leaving the job site.
  • Must be able to travel approximately 50% of the time to multiple locations and jobsites throughout the Midwest.
     

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, technical field preferred
  • At least five to seven years in a health and safety role. Demonstrated broad knowledge of safety related regulations.
  • DOT and/or EPA compliance experience a plus
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Ability to deal with unstructured problems that require defensible decisions on complex safety and regulatory matters
  • Performance of other duties and responsibilities as required by management
     

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES (SKA):

  • To perform the duties of this job, the employee must have good interpersonal skills; be patient and tactful; display an enthusiastic, cooperative and friendly attitude at all times with managers/supervisors, co-workers, visitors, customers and clients.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • To perform the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, and use a PC.
  • Uses hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. 
  • Visits to operation sites should not represent different physical demands.
     

US Ecology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, among other factors. 

**NO THIRD PARTIES OR RECRUITERS PLEASE.**

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