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Regional Environmental, Health, Safety & Security (EHS&S) Consultant

Veolia North America Houston, TX Full-Time
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The RGS Business Environmental, Health, Safety & Security (EHS&S) Consultant is responsible for planning, collaborating on, implementing, and maintaining a variety of site and corporate health, safety and environmental programs to assure the highest degree of workplace safety for employees, as well as compliance with all related regulatory requirements.

The RGS Business EHS&S Consultant will be tasked with: (not an all-inclusive list)
Working with Site Management in developing comprehensive EHS&S programs based on Corporate standards and programs
Implementing corporate programs for incident/incident reporting, 
Ensuring that site safety training is conducted and completed as required, 
Overseeing contractor safety, 
Ensuring that new employee & visitor onboarding is being conducted as required, 
Ensuring that regular safety meetings are being conducted as required 
Managing all site environmental permits, programs, and audits
Maintaining all onsite environmental, health, safety, and security audits. 

The RGS Business EHS&S Consultant is expected to continue their professional training and development and to continually improve their skills and obtain increasingly greater qualifications. 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES
Site EHS&S Responsibilities:
Adhere to and enforce all applicable safety and environmental standards, regulations and company policies;
Provide safety support and information to employees;
Work with site management to:
Identify safety training needs and develop safety training initiatives;
Assist in Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment activities;
Participate in the development and updating of Job Safety Analysis/Risk Assessments as required;
Perform internal safety audits and be available to participate in Corporate EH&S audits;
Promote safety awareness through communication and specific training activities; 
Ensure that the required detailed recordkeeping and EH&S related documentation is being completed; along with reporting all EH&S required data to Corporate Office; 
Ensure employees understand EH&S and regulatory requirements required to maintain a safe work environment;
Support Emergency Preparedness Procedures and conduct & evaluate Emergency Response Drills at site;
Manage the site SDS system; 
Ensure that effective EH&S related training for employees, contractors and visitors is being conducted
Monitor and report on plant safety goals and objectives;
Assist in the development and implementation of EH&S related policies, procedures and programs to assure compliance with all national, state, local and company-specific regulations & requirements;
Conduct EH&S related workplace inspections and participate in accident/incident investigations to identify root-cause and appropriate corrective actions;
Properly respond to day-to-day EH&S related issues in a timely and efficient manner;
Evaluate plans, drawings and specifications related from a safety perspective;
Direct, coach, train, orient and work effectively with other staff;
Successfully manage and complete all EH&S related work assignments and duties in a timely manner;
Successfully manage the Site’s IH/OH program, including working with supporting clinics and third party case management companies as required.
Coordinate with HR on Workers Compensation and Return-to-Work matters;
May provide supervisory oversight to Contractors;
Other related duties, as assigned.
Ensure the site is in compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal regulations and meets expectations of Veolia EHS standards. 
Stay abreast of applicable standards and regulations and implement changes to address changes to requirements.
Ensure regulatory reporting is complete and accurate (Air, Water, Waste, etc). 
Assess EHS impacts of proposed process changes, obtain permit modifications, and develop and implement EHS programs and procedures to address new or changing requirements. 
Site liaison for 2nd and 3rd party audits. 
Coordinates 2nd party audit schedules and execution (PSM, Safety, Injury/Illness, Fire, Electrical, Environmental, security, etc.). 
Develops and implements plans to resolve any audit findings from assessments. 
Collaborate closely with EHS counterparts in the business circuit, and corporate personnel through a variety of networks.
Key member of site leadership team, 
Driving continuous improvement in EHS programs and manage the site EHS systems. 
Provide strategic leadership on EHS matters. 
Oversee performance in EHS Core Values for operations. 
Member of site staff responsible for fostering the behaviors of plant personnel to drive Veolia Core Values. 
Leads Injury/Illness managing processes and OSHA recordkeeping.
Responsible for maintenance of Safety Performance Metrics 
Reviewing Site Incidents/Injuries along with conducting analysis of leading and lagging indicators to develop proactive safety improvement plans. 
Leads and/or provides support for EHS improvement projects. 
Participates in process safety startup reviews, job safety analyses, and task risk assessments.
Provide strategic leadership on EHS matters. 
Oversee performance in EHS Core Values for operations. 
Drive continuous improvement in EHS programs and manage the site EHS systems. 
Ensure Responsible Care Management Systems are fully functional. 
Manage specific EHS issues and incidents. 
Participate in incident investigation and prevention efforts, 
Provide root cause failure analysis support to investigation, 
Ensure systems are in place to complete recommendations and effectiveness checks in a timely fashion.
Coordinate Site Security Program and compliance.

RGS Business EHS&S Responsibilities:
Work with business development efforts by: 
Evaluating plans, drawings and specifications related from a safety perspective; 
Participates in process safety startup reviews, job safety analyses, and task risk assessments.
Leads and/or provides support for EHS&S improvement projects
Liaise with other Veolia business units and corporate head office on matters concerning workplace safety, health and environmental issues;
May be required to assist and work at the other sites for long term assignments;
Champion of RGS selected programsAcademic requirements
CSP certification preferred or Bachelor’s degree (minimum), ideally related to workplace safety or hygiene;

Skills required/Characteristics
Autonomy;
Initiative;
Well organized;
Versatility;
Team player;
Possess excellent interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to effectively interact with employees at all levels in an industrial environment;
Effective communication, problem solving, interpersonal skills and demonstrated supervisory skills are highly desired.

Experience/Knowledge
5 to 10 years' experience in a similar position;
Proficiency with spreadsheet, email, slides and word processing software required; Google suite of applications preferred. A working knowledge of Safety Management Software (Intelex) applications will be an asset;
Previous experience in an industrial setting would be an asset;
Preferred First-Aid (L3)/CPR/AED Certified;
Previous experience working with the Trades, maintenance or in construction;
Material handling and exposure to heavy equipment will be an asset;
Experience working with hazardous materials.

Work environment
Spends 40% of time traveling supporting business needs at other facilities.
Be able to work for prolonged periods in extremes of hot and cold temperatures and inclement weather conditions. Be able to work around hazardous materials such as sulfuric acid and molten sulfur. Under certain conditions while working in the plant, may be required to wear a respirator and/or fall protection equipment. Required to wear safety equipment and FR clothing where appropriate. Requires frequent stooping, bending, climbing, reaching and carrying, use of hand tools (shovels, brooms, sledgehammers, picks) and moving heavy objects. Must be able to work from ladders, scaffolds, and high-lifts, and to enter and work in confined spaces.

Typical Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week and will be required by site to assist with emergency call outs.

Occasional travel to the sister plant and Headquarters office may be required.

 

Recommended skills

Emergency Handling
Safety Training
Auditing
Emergency Services
Occupational Health And Safety Administration (Osha)
Emergency Preparedness
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