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Job Posting: Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist


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Jackie Saylors
Director of Health and Safety

Description:      Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist
Department:     Safety
Business Unit:  Environmental
Location:            Alabama
Status:                 Full-time/Non-Exempt
Reports to:        Director of Health and Safety


The Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist (EHS) will provide EHS support to employees and management at the assigned branch and field operations, promote a positive safety culture to operations and employees, implement and manage corporate health & safety programs, and promote continuous safety awareness and improvement.


  • Provide safety support in promoting safety awareness and safe work practices in an effort to achieve a safety culture with zero incidents and maintain regulatory compliance
  • Understands and is knowledgeable in applicable EPA, OSHA, MSHA, and DOT regulations
  • Assists in development and implementation of EHS procedures, policies, and guidelines
  • Conducts inspections and audits, as required to ensure compliance with Company Policies and regulatory compliance
  • Assists in mitigation of identified hazardous conditions and/or unsafe acts with employee’s and management
  • Participates in incident investigations and assists with development of corrective actions, and completion of reports as required
  • Assists in case management of Workers’ Compensation Claims
  • Manages incident statistics for assigned Branch’s
  • Assist with development and review of site work plans and safety plans as requested
  • Ability to represent Company during regulatory inspections, audits, and meetings
  • Preparation of reports as requested by Management
  • Conducts training as requested by Management
  • Manages employee EHS training programs
  • Attends operations meetings to review concerns and issues as requested
  • Responds in timely fashion to emergency response, and other incidents. Provides EHS support at these incidents
  • Manages air monitoring and exposure assessment programs for employees as identified
  • Participates in Health & Safety Committee Meetings
  • Additional duties as assigned


  • High School education or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of Occupational Safety & Health preferred
  • 3-5 years’ health and safety experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of EPA, OSHA, DOT, and MSHA regulations
  • Strong organizational and communication skills required
  • Successful experience in training HAZWOPER & OSHA 501/511 certification preferred
  • Ability to travel at least 50% of the time
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint required
  • Sometimes requires sitting, standing, walking, puling and/or pushing, stooping, crouching, and climbing
  • Ability to lift > 25 pounds,
  • Ability to obtain Medical & Respirator Clearance


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