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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
92,080.00 
Location:
Las Vegas, Nevada
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Government / Public Sector, Utilities
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number:
R0000990

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Analyst

2 VACANCIES


HOURS OF WORK: Various shifts, must be able to work between the hours of 7am-6pm OR 8pm-7am, 4/10's, M-Th.

The ideal candidate will have a solid background in Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS); experience administering occupational health programs with the ability to apply principles to water system operations; be knowledgeable of program elements related to industrial hygiene principles; work successfully within an EHS team environment; have experience conducting audits, investigations, and delivering training in each appropriate discipline; and have experience working with Nevada and Federal OSHA and EPA.

INTRODUCTION: Human Resources will screen applications and supplemental questionnaires. Candidates possessing the strongest skills and experience for this position will be forwarded to the hiring department for further evaluation and to determine who will be invited to the formal interview process. The candidate hired will be required to pass a drug screening, background check and may be required to pass a job-related physical evaluation.

GENERAL PURPOSE Under general supervision, performs highly responsible and difficult duties in administering assigned elements of the District’s comprehensive environmental health and safety program; conducts audits, inspections and investigations of District facilities and operations and makes reports of findings and recommendations; oversees and conducts a variety of training programs and meetings; participates in programs and activities to build awareness and promote leadership in creating a high performance environmental health and safety culture; and performs related duties as assigned.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of: Applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and guidelines pertaining to environmental health and safety programs; principles and practices of environmental health and safety program administration, including methods and practices for conducting audits, inspections and investigations; District/SNWA environmental health and safety policies and practices; applicable testing and monitoring equipment; methods and practices in the design and delivery of training programs for employees and managers; research methods and analysis techniques; principles and practices of sound business communications.

Ability to: Plan, organize and coordinate assigned elements of a comprehensive environmental health and safety program; analyze conditions and issues, evaluate alternatives and make sound recommendations on correction or improvement; understand, interpret, explain and apply law, regulations, policies and procedures applicable to assigned areas of responsibility; recognize the need for sampling applicable to workplace contaminants in accordance with relevant standards; conduct audits, inspections and investigations efficiently and thoroughly; maintain, calibrate and properly utilize a variety of sampling equipment; extrapolate and apply data to relevant standards in areas of occupational exposure; conduct effective training classes; present proposals and recommendations clearly and logically; prepare clear, concise and comprehensive correspondence, reports, studies and other written materials; exercise sound independent judgment within general policy guidelines; exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and confidential issues and situations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of District management, consultants, vendors, employees, the public and others encountered in the course of work.

Training and Experience: A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in environmental health and safety, environmental sciences, safety or environmental engineering or a closely related field, and four years of progressively responsible environmental health and safety experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. An advanced degree may substitute for up to 2 years of the required experience.

Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
A Nevada driver’s license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s Vehicle Insurance Policy.

Any one of the following certifications: Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist or Certified Occupational Health and Safety Technologist. Possession of all these certifications is highly desirable.

Certification as a Certified Environmental Professional issued by the State of Nevada is required within one year of date of employment.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this class, an employee is regularly required to sit, talk or hear, in person, in meetings and by telephone; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk and stand. An employee is occasionally required to kneel, stoop or crouch; and lift up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Some assignments require the use of both eyes, depth and peripheral vision and the ability to distinguish basic colors and shades.

Mental Demands
While performing the duties of this class, the employee is regularly required to use written and oral communication skill; read and interpret complex data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; observe and interpret people and situations; use math and mathematical reasoning; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; and interact with District management, consultants, vendors, employees, the public and others encountered in the course of work.

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