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Hartford, Illinois
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
Fleet / Transportation Safety
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Energy, Oil & Gas - Refining, Transportation - Ground
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Associate Degree

Health Safety & Environmental (EHS) Specialist

The Health, Safety & Environmental Specialist will work out of our Wood River field office and be primarily responsible for implementing health, safety and environmental programs by conducting employee training sessions, performing environmental tests, monitoring compliance with governmental regulations, and providing direction to field personnel in the execution of safety and environmental programs.

The following represents the majority of the duties performed by the position, but is not meant to be all inclusive nor prevent other duties from being assigned when necessary.

  1. Complies with DOT and OSHA health, safety and environmental requirements and follows safety philosophy and procedures developed by the Company including: applicable environmental, health and safety rules, procedures, and accepted safe work practices, the use of appropriate personal protective equipment and safety systems, and the reporting of workplace hazards and injury or illness arising from workplace activities; observes the workplace to identify conditions or behaviors that should be corrected and takes appropriate action.
  2. Provides support materials to field personnel to conduct monthly safety meetings.
  3. Monitors company compliance with safety and environmental procedures and regulations; investigates incidents, and prepares reports detailing incidents.
  4. Provides advice and/or technical support to field personnel to help the Company comply with federal, state, and local safety and environmental laws, codes, standards, and regulations.
  5. Develops and presents training sessions to field personnel on safety and environmental procedures, sampling techniques, and reporting requirements.
  6. Supports the off-site disposal of waste by providing instructions and guidance to field personnel on the proper procedures for manifesting, labeling, marking and packaging of waste prior to removal.
  7. Monitors the preparation and maintenance of environmental and safety records and provides guidance to ensure regulatory compliance.
  8. Monitors environmental sampling procedures, facilitates communications on sampling issues with laboratories, and coordinates special environmental testing.
  9. Monitors the activities of contractors or suppliers conducting projects with environmental exposure and communicates potential or actual problems to company management.
  10. Creates and maintains records of company safety and environmental activities.
  11. 11.Develops and conducts public education sessions to comply with DOT regulations.
  12. Provides technical support to area right-of-way notification and one-call response activities.
  13. Plans, coordinates, and conducts area emergency response drills and provides support in the development and maintenance of company emergency procedures and response plans.
  14.  Provides technical support on the cleanup of spills.
  15. Performs emergency preparedness and response duties as defined in the Emergency Response Plan and written procedures for the Company. Duties include executing appropriate procedures to ensure a prompt and effective response to various types of pipeline emergencies, establishing liaison with emergency responders and public officials, and periodically performing and participating in exercises to ensure that emergency response procedures and training are effective.



Education and Experience
An Associate s degree or equivalent in experience and a minimum of three years of experience in health, safety, environmental or field pipeline operations is required. A Bachelors degree, additional formal training in safety procedures and the development of training programs and a certification(s) in safety is preferred.

Miles of pipeline. One family.
Our miles of pipeline tell just part of the story of Explorer. While the mileage, capacity and technology behind our pipeline system are impressive, our people who keep it running safely and efficiently are the real story.

Family is how we describe ourselves. What ties our family together is a set of shared values:

  • Safety
  • Environment
  • Doing the right thing
  • Being a good neighbor
  • Serving our customers’ needs
  • Meeting or exceeding all regulatory standards
  • Understanding, respecting and appreciating each other’s contributions, perspectives and differences


It’s not always easy, but there’s great satisfaction that comes from knowing we’re a part of something bigger than ourselves. Just like a family, we pull together and support one another in our purpose to responsibly move energy across Mid-America.

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