HSE Specialist

Job Overview:
Responsible for assisting with the development, implementation, evaluation and administration of the safety, health, environmental protection, and substance abuse prevention programs affecting employee, contractor, and public personnel. Must effectively assist in the management all HSE contractual requirements including health, safety, environmental, emergency response and rescue.
Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
+ Serves as a resource for HSE for all project team members (APTIM and subcontractors).
+ Administers a proactive prevention program for accidents and illnesses.
+ Provides technical expertise, leadership and oversight to office and field operations to ensure compliance with applicable international, federal, state and/or company environmental, safety, and health regulations. Verifies compliance to these requirements. Creates and implements effective mitigations to correct any deficiencies with the support of site lead SSHO.
+ Keeps abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the organization.
+ Conducts HSE compliance evaluations of equipment, structures, and work to ensure that regulatory environmental, safety, and health standards of the company and all applicable codes are followed.
+ Reviews technical reports, correspondence, and procedures manuals.
+ Maintains licenses and permits as required.
+ Meet applicable regulatory codes and standards where required. Internal contacts may include site management, risk management personnel, business line leads, Health and Safety personnel and APTIM managers.
+ External contacts include clients at work locations.
+ Participates in EHS and management/project council meetings.
+ Ability to effectively resolve moderately complex EHS issues is required while under the lead SSHO guidance.
+ Internal contacts include business line leads, risk management personnel, Health and Safety personnel and office managers.
+ Assists in administrative duties such as filing, entering data into EHS computer systems, weekly and monthly reporting, stocking forms, scheduling doctor appointments, transporting employees to doctor visits, etc.
+ May be required to administer First Aid, conduct CPR or use an AED if necessary as well as associated rescue equipment appropriate to their level of training and certification.
+ Recommends facilities and technological specifications to carry out programs that fulfil the organization's overall objectives.
+ Prepares and reviews technical reports, and correspondence.
Basic Qualifications:
+ 5+ years relevant safety experience.
+ Excellent communicator (verbal and written) in high stress situations with a multi-cultural audience on a tight timeline.
+ Professional certification(s) in safety and/or health disciplines from ABIH, BCSP and/or IOSH is a plus.
+ Proficient in occupational hygiene sampling, equipment, characterization plan execution, with specific experience in asbestos, lead, flammable/combustible work atmospheres, and in evaluating atmospheres in confined spaces.
+ Knowledge of waste disposal and recycling.
+ Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook) and Adobe Pro.
+ A valid driver's license with clean driving record is required.
+ Experienced in hazardous waste management. Currently trained at the technician or specialist level.
+ Able to acquire and maintain all appropriate clearances from the US Government to be able to access their work site.
+ Pass pre-hire medical, drug screens and be able to medically qualify and utilize various PPE / monitors (Level C, SCBA/SAR, breathing zone monitors, various face/eye/head/foot and hand protection).
+ Evidence of completion of the 40 hour EM 385-1-1 (2014 version) within the last 5 years; 40 hour hazwoper training and at least 8 hours of refresher training per year since initial certification; OSHA 30 Hour Construction Outreach training; and previous competent person training in confined space, fall protection, scaffold, lifting, and excavation at a minimum.
+ Availability to report to work or travel upon "short notice" (within 24 hours) of job assignment, and available to work nights, weekends and holidays as required.
Physical Requirements:
+ This position requires constant (70-100%) standing, walking, lifting (20-50 lbs), carrying (20-50 lbs), pushing, pulling, climbing, balancing, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, handling, feeling, hearing (listening) and observing (vision).
+ This position is subject to potentially extreme outside environmental conditions and on-site hazards including but not limited to: moving industrial equipment, asbestos, lead, VOCs of various sources, electrical current, confined spaces, LO/TO, working at heights, high noise and dust/silica levels and potential exposure to industrial toxics from chemical use, waste and fabrication processes (ie: welding).
+ Able to work in indoor and outdoor environments. Outdoor environments will include a variety of harsh weather conditions, including but not limited to extreme heat, high humidity, and rain. The work area is subject to various natural and technical disasters.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may make their request known by e-mailing HRQuestions@cbifederalservices.com or calling 855.343.5600 for assistance.

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