Environmental Health & Safety Manager for Total Waste Management (TWM) Contracts to ensure work practices in all activities conducted at various locations. Focus on monitoring and improving safety standards at each facility as well as perform risk assessments, job safety and appropriate training. Conduct environmental compliance and regulatory reviews to confirm adequate systems are in place.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.
JOB LEVEL: One level
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.
Certifications, licenses, registrations: None required
Good oral and written communication skills to clearly understand and convey other’s message and intent, and receives and processes feedback.
Ability to perform basic math functions using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to attend to numerous details under the stress of maintaining courteous, accurate and timely relations with a variety of individuals. Ability to apply common sense understanding in carrying out detailed written or oral instructions or requests. Ability to comprehend the consequences of various problem situations and to refer such problems to the appropriate individual for decision making.
HEALTH AND SAFETY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
While performing this job, the employee is responsible for continuous adherence to the Company’s Health & Safety Program. This includes: the health and safety of themselves and their coworkers, completing tasks in a safe manner, attending safety meetings and mandatory H&S training, and reporting any unsafe conditions, acts or unanticipated hazards to their Supervisor, General Manager or Health and Safety Specialist. Duties and responsibilities are detailed in the H&S Program Master Document and will be provided by the H&S Specialist and/or the direct supervisor during new-hire orientation, training sessions or upon request.
Employees are required to report any concerns associated with environmental compliance to their supervisor, General Manager or Environmental Manager. Employees are also required to complete training in hazardous waste management procedures, emergency response and other topics as outlined in the facility’s training program and/or an individual training matrix.
The personal and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work alone and work extended hours with frequent interruptions while handling various non-standard situations. This work requires high concentration with a moderate level of stress. Ability to comprehend the consequences of various problem situations and to make sound decisions or to refer problems to appropriate people for decision-making. Employee shall at all times demonstrate cooperative behavior with co-workers, clients, customers and vendors. Travel required, up to 50%.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds for movement of supplies or containers. The employee is required to wear Personal Protective Equipment as necessary. Use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work is typically performed in an outdoor environment and will require the ability to enter into transport vehicles. In the course of advising or counseling managers, supervisors, and employees, the individual may encounter aggressive or unpredictable behavior.
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.
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