Environment, Health and Safety Specialist in Rancho Cordova, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/26/2020

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    24 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is looking for an Environment, Health, and Safety Specialist to join our Team in Rancho Cordova.

The ESH Specialist will provide internal consulting expertise to site leaders, lab and warehouse managers, and operations support functions. Supports the administration of comprehensive environmental, health and safety programs to facilitate compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and Global environmental, health and safety standards.

This EHS Specialist will work as part of the Global Safety and Security team to develop and implement proactive strategies to minimize injury, illness, property loss, environmental impact, and business interruption.

Essential Functions

  • Supports development and enforcement of safety and environmental policies and procedures in accordance with all local, state, federal regulations and company EHS program requirements.
  • Ensures compliance with EHS regulations and codes and acts as liaison to regulatory agency personnel.
  • Assists in the administration of the employee safety training program, including developing and delivering training curricula and driving/tracking employee participation.
  • Specifies the procurement and maintenance of safety equipment inventory to ensure that supported personnel have adequate protection from workplace hazards.
  • Reviews the procurement of chemicals and materials purchased for production, engineering and research and development, including the maintenance of the library of SDS’s.
  • Assists in the training of proper storage and documentation of chemical and waste stream disposal.
  • Assists in overseeing emergency response activities at multiple supported locations.
  • Conducts site assessments for compliance with local, state and federal regulations and company EHS standards.
  • Facilitates company compliance with regulatory permits. Prepares applications, interprets regulations and maintains written EHS programs as necessary.
  • May provide 24-hour response to assist in the resolution of emergency or spill response incidents.
  • Provides technical training to appropriate individuals or groups on environmental, health and safety topics including “train the trainer” programs to enable onsite personnel with training responsibilities to communicate EHS information to others within their organizations, as needed.
  • Participates in regulatory inspections and inquiries involving workplace health, safety and environmental issues; acts as a consultant/technical expert during resolution of any proposed corrective actions.
  • Maintains a thorough understanding and working knowledge of existing and proposed changes in federal and state industrial hygiene, safety, and environmental regulations that affect operations.
  • Performs other tasks as directed by Safety Supervisor.

Job Specifications

  • Position requires a minimum of 3 to 5 years of relevant experience (depending on education level as described below) including the organization/implementation of facility-wide safety programs or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize, evaluate, and recommend controls for workplace hazards.
  • Possesses working experience and knowledge of Federal, State OSHA and EPA regulatory compliance.
  • Demonstrated ability to determine training needs, develop, organize and conduct training.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills required, including the ability to interact with senior management and large employee groups.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer applications, including word processing, spreadsheet, and slide presentations required.
  • Excellent communication skills in a variety of medium (PowerPoint charts, written reports & memoranda, and verbal)

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Participates in E-Verify