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EHS Specialist I

Job Title: Environmental Health and Safety Specialist I / EHS Specialist I
Term: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Location: Austin, TX
Salary: $75k to $80k Annual Base Salary

100% Onsite

******Out of State candidate can be consider if open for Relocation ******
• Must have previous experience with environmental compliance, environmental program
• Requires travel less than 5% of the time

• Responsible for creating, coordinating, implementing, managing and auditing environmental, health and safety programs to meet internal requirements as well as, compliance to government regulations.
• Maintain knowledge of current industry and regulatory trends and provides subject matter expertise to the plant in this area.
• Help develop long-range plans to continuously improve plant environment, health and safety.

• Review OSHA safety, emergency preparedness, environmental, industrial hygiene and hazardous material programs and implements to site level standards. Review and audit site programs for compliance.
• Complete EHS evaluations for new projects and equipment modifications.
• Investigate incidents and complaints of employees regarding safety, health, environment and industrial hygiene, ergonomics, etc. and make recommendation(s) for improvements as appropriate.
• Develop and conduct EHS training as needed (New Employee Orientation, Respirator, Lockout / Tag out (LOTO), Confined Space Entry, Electrical Safety, and Machine Guarding).
• Perform follow-up and ensure closure of safety and health recommendations as assigned by manager.
• Support Emergency Response Team (ERT), training and response for both sites.
• Perform various safety and environmental inspections for EHS Programs such as; Storm water, SPCC, Hazardous Waste, Spill Response, SCBA, slings, ladders, safety compliance.
• Coordinate hazardous material shipments and complete environmental and hazardous material regulatory reporting with manager oversight.
• Responsible for chemical hazard awareness, hazmat shipment oversight and contractor safety programs
• Assist and conduct ergonomic assessments and provide necessary guidance
• Serve on site Safety Teams and assist in improvement activities and projects.
• Follow up on inspection program findings and hazard reports as assigned.
• Conduct risk assessments and equipment surveys for safeguards, machine guarding, lock-out requirements.
• Perform other related duties as assigned.
• Collaborate with EHS Team on task, projects and programs.
• Required to support the business including on occasion, 2nd & 3rd shifts and weekends.
• Requires travel less than 5% of the time

• Must be at least 18 years of age
• A Bachelor’s Degree is highly recommended* in Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), Engineering, EHS Management OR related discipline.
• *In lieu of an applicable educational degree, 6 OR more relevant years of field experience will be considered.
• Prefer ASP, CSP, CHMM, CIH, Environment-related OR similar certifications that benefit the business
• Three - six (3-6) years’ experience in both safety and environmental roles in a manufacturing environment (preferably pharmaceutical).

• Understand various OSHA, EPA, TCEQ, DOT, IATA regulations.
• Strong computer and application proficiency needed, as well as knowledge of EHS management systems.
• Strong interpersonal, organizational and customer service skills.
• Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines consistently.
• Excellent speaking skills with ability to communicate with all levels of employees and present / facilitate training.
• Preferred:
• Demonstrated project management skills of organizing tasks to successfully complete projects within selected time frames established.
• First Aid/CPR, other medical certifications, training certifications OR emergency response experience a plus.
• Related work at a site with Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) is a plus.

• Work in office areas, manufacturing areas, outdoors, controlled and cleanroom environments and laboratories.
• May be exposed to noise, chemicals and weather.
• Must wear required personal protective equipment (PPE).
• Must be able to certify in confined space entry
• Lifting requirements of at least 25 lbs.; Infrequent lifting up to 50 lbs.
• Ability to walk up and down stairs and stand for 1 to 2 hours at a time
• Required to support the business including on occasion, 2nd & 3rd shifts and weekends.
• Requires travel less than 5% of the time

Thanks in advance for your time and consideration, please feel free to provide a current version of your resume. I look forward to hearing from you!

Best Regards,
Rohit Ahlawat
Job Number: 004
Job Location: Austin, TX
Rate: $75k to $80k Annual Base Salary
Duration: Full Time
Start Date: As soon as possible
Input Date: 01/23/2023
Attention: Rohit Ahlawat
Address: 1095 MORRIS AVE #101A
City, State: UNION, NJ 07083
Phone: 732/994-3475

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