BAYTOWN, TX 77521 - US
Industrial Hygiene Coordinator:
Industrial Hygiene Professionals will provide development, deployment and continuous improvement of environmental, safety and health management systems within the region/geography that will enable the business to achieve its goal of developing a Complete Safety Culture.
This position is responsible for field facilitation of the Occupational Health (OH) program at project site locations. The Occupational Health Facilitator (Field) will have strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to multi-task and will assist with identifying OH risks that support corporate and customer safety programs. Will be familiar with and knowledgeable of associative OSHA regulations, NIOSH and ACGIH guidelines. The Industrial Hygiene/Occupational Health Facilitator (Field) will assist in the performance of a general range of industrial hygiene investigations identifying and evaluating OH hazards in the work environment to include; measuring/sampling for noise control, radiation surveys, air/gas monitoring, ergonomic assessments, medical screening and surveillance and record keeping. Occupational Health Facilitator (Field) will report directly to the Occupational Health Manager (Field) or Project/Site Safety Manager.
Ability to identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices.
Facilitates the collection of samples for noise, dust, gases, vapors, and other potentially toxic materials for analysis. Facilitates field and office ergonomic evaluations.
Provides technical review and interpretation of sampling results.
Assists to ensure job site is in compliance with company and regulatory requirements/guidelines relative to OSHA, NIOSH and ACGIH.
Assists in providing training for employees in matters pertaining to occupational health and prevention of exposures.
Assists with the implementation of hazard control methods, procedures and programs.
Collaborates with appropriate personnel to institute control and remedial measures for hazardous and potentially hazardous conditions and equipment.
Assists with the measurement and evaluation of the effectiveness of hazard controls and personal protective equipment.
Investigates adequacy of ventilation, exhaust equipment, lighting, and other conditions which may affect employee health, comfort, or efficiency.
Involved in investigations concerning serious jobsite injuries and illnesses. Assists jobsite personnel during scheduled safety and health surveys.
Develops and maintains qualitative exposure assessments and sampling plans.
Has specific experience with and ability to analyze and effectively report collected data
Evaluates chemicals and Safety Data Sheets (SDS) as it relates to employee health
Interacts with customer and third party medical departments to ensure employee health
Perform other duties as assigned
College level classes required or equal certification, BS in Industrial Hygiene or related field of study preferred, combination of education and experience will be considered.
Ability to aid in the development of industrial hygiene protocols and train teams at job sites
Willing to travel to job sites, as required
Applied knowledge and working understanding of OSHA, regulatory compliance, experience with inspections, incident investigations, process safety, contractor safety, EHS training, hazard reviews and job safety analysis
Direct EHS experience must include leading and influencing organizations
Capable of learning, following, enforcing and applying company and site safety rules to the work being performed.
Leadership’s skills and to have the ability to work under difficult situations. This includes influencing others and dealing with conflict.
Basic computer knowledge and skills with MS Office Suite and other industrial construction software for purposes of tracking and reporting.
Must have leather steel toe boots
Must be able to work in confined space
May be required to wear a respirator.
Access to job site requires meeting criteria of a criminal background check and drug screen
Employee will be required to adhere to large amounts of standing, walking, bending, squatting and lifting. Will talk and hear to communicate. Will use arms and hands to signal, grab, hold, turn, push, pull: objects, materials, controls and tools. Give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand directions. May be required to lift, carry and move objects safely. Will occasionally work at heights, climb ladders and stairways and work on platforms. Will use vision abilities to focus, see short and long distances, colors, depth perception and peripheral vision. Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and steel-toe boots.
Work environment: Will work in all weather conditions ranging from warm/hot – cool/cold. Occasional rain. Will work at different elevations. Noise levels will be moderate to high. Job site will contain light to heavy equipment vehicles, small to large equipment, materials, communication equipment and tools. People standing, walking, sitting, signaling and talking. Bells, whistles and alarms.