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EHS Specialist

Company: Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc.
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc. is seeking an experiencedEHS Specialist.Our goal is to employ the right individuals to be a part of our team, learning and working with experienced professionals who will help provide the formal training and mentoring needed to grow professionally and strive toward the opportunities that Loureiro can offer. You will work on a number of diverse, Health and Safety related projects and will be able to see how the Company's core values - integrity, client satisfaction, quality, work environment, safety and health, and sustainability are instilled in every project and in every employee.Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily inspections of work areas, practices, equipment, vehicles, containers to verify compliance with client's and governmental EHS regulations;
  • Track contractor EHS performance;
  • Communicate issues from inspections to client's Project managers and contractor contacts as needed;
  • Attend contractor meetings/toolbox talks;
  • Provide contractor training on site as needed;
  • Liaison for Permit to work - Verify and manage field conditions. For example:
    • Sign off and close hot work permits
    • Permit Required Confined Space entry - Verify entry set up, communicate with client assessments, follow up
    • Verify LOTO, communicate client's assessments, follow up
    • Verify proper isolation of client's employees from work (barricades, traffic routing, negative pressure)
    • Verify fall protection for working at heights
    • Periodically visit permit areas to evaluate compliance
    • Correct out of compliance issues
    • Assist with contractor vetting, audits, EHS reviews, corrective actions plans:
      • Review contractor policies and manuals as directed
      • Review contractor training as directed
      • Track compliance with corrective action plans
      • Work with Construct Secure to add new contractors as directed
      • Investigate incidents as directed;
      • Investigate client's employee concerns as directed;
      • Track contractor hazardous substance use on site. Ensure SDSs are in system
      • Assist with revising/creating contractor management policies and procedures as directed
        • Contractor manual
        • Contractor vetting process
        • Permit to work
        • Assist with planning and implementation of safety improvement projects as directed;
        • Assist with incident investigations, substance reviews, hazard assessments and industrial hygiene projects as directed;
        • Order, maintain, troubleshoot equipment as directed:
          • Radar signs
          • Temperature scanners
          • Gas metersRequirements:
            • Bachelor's degree in occupational health and safety, industrial hygiene, or related discipline;
            • 2+ years' experience in environmental, health and safety preferred;
            • Knowledge of hazard communication, LOTO, machine guarding, confined spaces, fall protection; job safety analysis;
            • Professional certification (CSP, CHMM, CIH) preferred;
            • Ability to travel to client sites;
            • Good communication skills both written and verbal;
            • Strong attention to detail and observation ability;
            • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and the ability to multi-task;
            • Work well independently as well as part of a team;
            • Be motivated to create and perform high quality work.The right candidate will be self- driven, self-motivated, and have great communication skills both written and verbal. Candidates must be eligible to work in the USA without Sponsorship.Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc. (Loureiro) is an employee owned (ESOP), full-service multi-disciplinary consulting firm with operations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Missouri. Loureiro' s areas of expertise include the integration of the highest quality engineering, construction, environmental health & safety, energy, laboratory analytical, and waste management services.Loureiro Engineering Associates Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc., Hartford , EHS Specialist, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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