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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
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Location:
Wichita, Kansas
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
EH&S Advisor/Auditor
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Industry Segments:
Construction /Architecture, Machinery & Equipment
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number:
req707

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Advisor

Two openings - one in Wichita and one in Kansas City

JOB SUMMARY:
Develop and maintain close relationships with branch management, EH&S committees and employees at multiple facilities, to show Foley’s commitment to Environment, Health & Safety. Maintain compliance to environmental, occupational safety and DOT requirements.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
All essential functions, duties, and other responsibilities will be performed following safety guidelines/practices and be in support of the Company’s Mission, Vision, and Principles Statements and will include the following:

This position may involve knowledge of confidential information. Such information will be handled with the utmost discretion.

  • Responsible for providing professional expertise and guidance to management and employees in all areas of Environment, Health & Safety. 
  • Assist management and their EHS committees by diagnosing potential challenges and providing effective solutions. 
  • Participate in all incident investigations and root cause analysis for workplace incidents/injuries. 
  • Assist branches in implementing the Corporate EH&S management system effectively and consistently. 
  • Assist branch management with monthly EHS inspections. 
  • Identify deficiencies at branch level to assist in the development of corporate EH&S initiatives. 
  • Provide accurate interpretations of applicable EHS legislation to Management. 
  • Develop and implement loss prevention and safety programs and practices to minimize or eliminate employee injuries, vehicle accidents, property loss, and liability to the public. 
  • Implement plans to address potential sources of loss and the protection of human and physical assets. 
  • Identify safety and health hazards associated with business activities. Establish guidelines for protection from those hazards. 
  • Coordinate emergency response operations including medical, chemical, fire and evacuation/rescue, designating responders and arranging for any necessary training. 
  • Research, plan, organize, deliver and maintain programs to train managers and employees in EHS. 
  • Participate in all federal, state and corporate investigations and EHS inspections. Assist in the preparation of material and evidence for use in hearings, law suits and insurance investigations. 
  • Inspect facilities, work environments, machinery, and equipment to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determine corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follow up to ensure measure have been implemented in conformance with corporate policy and governmental standards. 
  • Assist with the compilation and submission of company data required by management and regulatory agencies. 
  • Maintain safety, safety training, environmental, and facility files and records as required by company policy and regulatory agencies 
  • Assist as needed with new employee orientation regarding safety policies. 
  • Keep abreast on OSHA, safety and environmental laws, so as to keep the company in compliance with regulatory agencies and other applicable laws. 
  • Manage outside EHS vendors. 
  • Travel will be required in this position.

SKILLS:

  • Strong leadership, coaching and mentoring. 
  • Ability to write and prepare EHS related materials, reports, correspondence, etc. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and customers. 
  • Strong computer skills and the ability to learn to effectively use company software – with training. 
  • Excellent knowledge of all environmental and safety-related federal, state, and local regulations and laws including but not limited to OSHA, MSHA and EPA regulations. 
  • Ability to effectively train others. 
  • Positive customer service. 
  • Able to manage time wisely and productively. 
  • Ability to be proactive and strategic, as well as tactical. 
  • Solid communication skills.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety or related field preferred. 
  • Minimum of two years in safety, DOT and/or environmental compliance required.

Foley Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Gender/Veteran/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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