Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

8 - 10 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
Van Nuys, CA
8 - 10 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17

Job Description:

The EHS Specialist is responsible for implementing, and maintaining the policies, programs, and procedures within the Harris Environment Health and Safety management system. The EHS Specialist will ensure compliance with Cal OSHA, Cal/EPA, DOT, and Local requirements.  As part of a team, the EHS Specialist will also support satellite sites.


  • Drive positive change in safety culture.
  • Participates actively in the management of the organization to establish policies and directions to achieve leadership within the EHS program.
  • Implement the EHS program within the scope of associated contracts, and responsible for compliance with all applicable EHS and corporate management standards.
  • Must be able to work with internal and external customers, to include supporting associatecontractors.
  • Ensures that all applicable internal and external reporting requirements are performed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Conducts workplace surveys, safety audits and assessments. Advises management of conditions requiring corrective action.
  • Provides/supports EHS briefings and training sessions as appropriate to fulfill regulatory requirements and foster a safe working environment.
  • Performs accident investigations to determine probable cause and produces and maintains necessary documentation and permits.
  • Maintains required site permits and licenses.
  • Establishes and maintains necessary contacts with site, customer, county, state, federal, and Air Force EHS regulatory agencies.
  • Maintains required records in accordance with regulatory, and Harris Corporation requirements, such as, performance metrics, training, certifications, inspections, audits, Hazardous waste pickup’s (manifest), fire prevention records, etc.
  • Facilitate the site Business Continuity Plan.


  • Working knowledge of Cal/EPA, Cal OSHA, DOT requirements.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 8+ years of experience
  • Master’s degree in a related discipline and 5+ years of experience


  • Experience with OSHA programs such as Electrical, Aerial Work Platforms, Material Handling, Lead and Asbestos, Ergonomics, Lockout-Tag-out, Emergency Response and other related OSHA requirements stated in 29 CFR 1910.
  • Experience with EPA,  Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Regulations


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