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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
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Location:
Fort Valley, Georgia
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
EH&S Advisor/Auditor
Industry Segments:
Automotive, General Manufacturing
Experience level:
11-15 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer

Blue Bird Corporation is a billion dollar school bus manufacturer headquartered in Macon, GA with our manufacturing facility located in Fort Valley, GA.  

JOB SUMMARY:
To provide effective technical leadership to promote a safe and healthful atmosphere within the workplace and to comply with all federal, state and local environmental and safety regulations. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Evaluates hazards and addresses within the facility for safety, health and environmental risks.
  • Develops health and safety procedures and programs for all departments and monitors safety compliance to reduce risks.
  • Maintains contingency plans, including fire prevention, and procedures for controlling hazardous spills in accordance with government regulation and insurance company requirements.
  • Develops inspection policies and establishes regular inspection schedules.
  • Maintains EPA records of hazardous waste, air emission permitting, and water pollution discharge, as well as industrial health monitoring and records of employee hazard exposure according to OSHA guidelines.
  • Monitors professional literature and attends seminars to stay current with governmental compliance requirements.
  • Works closely with in-house medical staff.
  • Works closely with EHS team of safety coordinators, lead technician and specialist.
      

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in occupational safety and health, environmental science, or related subject.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in EHS.
  • Experience working with a team.
  • Significant experience with Title V of the Clean Air Act.
  • Significant experience with RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act).
  • Ability to work effectively with regulatory agencies.
  • Excellent skills in written and oral communication.
  • Basic computer skills with both Microsoft Office and database applications.
  • Ability to drive and inspect both outdoor and indoor areas to observe compliance with established programs.
     

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) preferred, or ability to obtain CSP credentials.
  • Previous EHS experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Previous leadership, coaching, or mentoring experience.
     

WORK CONDITIONS:
(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.)

  • Must work in manufacturing environment with exposure to heat, cold and noise
  • Fast paced production area with moving objects and sheet metal
  • Occasional periods of standing or sitting for extended periods of time
  • Must wear appropriate PPE when and where required
  • Frequent communication with people throughout the day
     

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Veterans - Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, gender, military status, disability, or any other status protected by law. Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibility at the time of hire.

 

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