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Environmental and Safety Manager

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Port Arthur
Posted on: May 7, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAbout Veolia North America -A subsidiary of Veolia Group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website -Job DescriptionBENEFITS -Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement. - Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement. - - -Position Purpose: -Responsible for providing and administering environmental, health, and safety programs and related policies and procedures affecting the company's existing and/or proposed environmental health and safety issues. Acts in a liaison capacity with EH & S and H&S personnel regarding interpretation of all policies and procedures, pertaining to technical support and guidance on industrial hygiene, reactive and explosive, OSHA, substance abuse testing, accident prevention, etc throughout the Port Arthur Branch. Provides and assists in the training of emergency response techniques, safety management, risk assessment, etc. to maintain appropriate safety standards throughout the company.Primary Duties/responsibilities: -

  • Implement and administer programs pertaining to OSHA, medical surveillance, substance abuse testing to avoid potential liabilities and maintain a viable workforce at all VES-TS locations.
  • Coordinate worker's compensation, accident, and injury management programs with facility personnel to determine adverse trends and develop meaningful productive standards resulting in safe and effective operations.
  • Implement industrial hygiene, safety, regulatory and transportation programs as well as modifying existing plans to meet the needs of the facility(s).
  • Acts as chairperson on improvement team pertaining to all environmental, health, and safety programs. Makes appropriate recommendations on either a national level or modifications to facilitate the needs at various levels within VES-TS locations.
  • Provides guidance to all levels of management regarding utilization of appropriate practices in conjunction with regulatory requirements and changes, if necessary.
  • Provides training in environmental, site remediation, reactive chemical operations, emergency response, etc. as needed or requested by local operation sites.
  • Provides appropriate research and investigation to support the development of existing and/or potential new environmental, transportation, health and safety policies as determined by management or required by federal, state, or local governmental agencies.
  • Approximately 10% travel required.QualificationsEducation / Experience / Background: -
    • BS in Chemistry or a related discipline or equivalent work experience required
    • 5 to 8 years in the hazardous waste industry preferred
    • Minimum of 3 years in a problem-solving capacity requiredKnowledge / Skills / Abilities: -
      • Extensive knowledge in health, safety, environment, transportation methodologies
      • Computer proficient
      • Strong team player
      • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
      • Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines
      • Strong customer orientation
      • Ability to effectively present information
      • Strong supervisory and leadership skills
      • Ability to create & prepare reports as necessaryRequired Certification / Licenses / Training:
        • Valid driver's license
        • 40-hour HAZWOPER
        • 30-hour OSHA general industry standard trainingAdditional InformationWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. -Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Port Arthur , Environmental and Safety Manager, Executive , Port Arthur, Texas

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