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Area Health, Safety & Environment Lead in Sacramento, CA at Cardno USA Inc

Date Posted: 4/4/2018

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Job Description

Cardno is seeking a Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) Lead in our Sacramento, CA or Portland, OR office supporting our Science and Environment division. A successful candidate will provide technical support, perform loss/near loss investigations and root cause analysis, drive safety initiatives, and support for the occupational safety and health needs of multiple offices and branch managers in the western US and assist project managers with field inspections across the western area.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

>Assists in development of all required documents and processes regarding safety
>Presents, assigns, and records successful completion of mandatory safety training to keep all regional employees up-to-date on all aspects of safety specific to our industry
>Conducts accident, incident, and near-miss investigations specific to the region
>Ensures regional personnel conform to customer-specific safety requirements
>Liaises with customers, Corporate Compliance, and external agencies to ensure compliance with regulatory issues relevant to our industry
>Displays proper site safety signage for assigned region(s)
>Fosters communication and sharing of best practices and solutions to specific HSE issues
>Partners with management to provide technical advice to define strategies and create HSE plans
>Assists the organization in addressing safety cultural issues
>Provides safety supplies for all areas within region
>Establishes safety supply vendors in new districts
>Hosts monthly safety meetings for respective region
>Provides technical expertise and support as needed to address HSE issues impacting our business
>Performs site HSE visits and audits on regional facilities
>Ensure compliance with all PSM requirements and lead PSM team in best practice strategy implementation
>Prepare, submit and revise various environmental plans related to management of hazardous and not-hazardous wastes, fuel and chemical storage, spill prevention, chemical handling, dust control, and emissions
>Supports and promotes safe practices and environmental commitments in alignment with company commitments, policies, and compliance requirements
>Provide training and coaching to local Health & Safety Managers to ensure technical competence and leadership development within across the region
>Creates a positive partnership with Facility Leadership and serves as point of contact for safety related matters
>Conduct HSE audits and assessments of on-going operations to measure compliance with regulatory requirements and conformance to company policies
>Plans, administers, and manages organization safety polices, programs, procedures, and systems for assigned region
>Conducts HSE Compliance audits
>Liaises and coordinates with facility contractors
>Hazardous/Non-Hazardous Waste Management

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

> 10+ years or more of occupational safety and health experience
> Bachelor’s degree or higher in safety, public health, industrial hygiene, or related sciences
> ASP/GSP/CSP/CIH certifications or the ability to obtain such a designation within one (1) year
> Working knowledge of OSHA 29 CFR 1910 & 1926 and Cal/OSHA Title 8 GISO & CSO
>Knowledge and understanding of current Environmental / Sustainability Topics (i.e. Environmental Regulations, Green Energy Technologies, Greenhouse Gases, Waste and Recycling, Energy / Water Conservation, etc.)
> Training development and delivery experience
> Strong verbal and written communication skills
> Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat
> Positive, flexible, team-oriented outlook and the ability to work and communicate with all levels of employees and management
> Ability to work independently on detailed assignments, produce accurate work products, assess and adjust priorities as needed
>Ability to travel 25% - 50% required.

Preferred Qualifications:

> Safety experience in a client services environment such as environmental consulting or engineering
> Work experience in utilities or oil & gas industries

• Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. EEO/AA/M/F/V/D

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