EHS Specialist


Irvine, California

a month ago

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Job Description

Job Title: EHS Specialist
Location: Irvine CA
Duration: 12 months
Under the supervision of the Irvine R&D EHS Manager, this position will be accountable for establishing, implementing, managing, and supporting safety program requirements for specific engineering/construction projects on the Irvine campus.
  • They will serve as a subject matter expert on construction and contractor safety for the local EHS and engineering team.
  • Facilitating and coordinating external vendors for construction activities
  • Assist with job hazard analysis reviews for assigned projects
  • Conduct regular site inspections for compliance and recommendations and provide in a report for management review.
  • Communicating with cross functional groups and teams, including project engineers and general contractors.
  • Making safety decisions within the project
  • Ensuring practices are within compliance with local county, state and company EHS requirements
  • Delivering safety training to contract workforce
  • Managing/tracking 3rd party construction/maintenance vendor compliance and EHS performance through the site’s approved contractor management compliance system
Education Requirement
  • Bachelor’s degree in safety, occupational health, engineering, or related degree is preferred.
  • OSHA 30 Hour required
  • Certified Safety Professional preferred
  • Construction Health and Safety Technician a plus
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with Health & Safety in the construction industry.
  • A thorough understanding of construction materials and construction practices.
  • Proficient with the management of high-risk activities including electrical safety, excavation, confined spaces, fall protection, material handling, rigging and crane operations.
  • Knowledgeable of California OSHA Construction Industry and General Industry regulations
  • Communication and problem solving on cross functional teams which includes engagement with general contractors, sub-contractors, EHS, Facilities and project engineers.
  • Computer skills required, knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, MS Teams).
  • Experience with contractor management system / application preferred.
  • Time schedule : M-F, 8 AM–5PM or 7AM-4PM. Overtime is offered.
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