Mid - Level Health & Safety Professional in Chelmsford, MA

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Wood Group   •  

Chelmsford, MA 01824

Industry: Energy & Utilities


11 - 15 years

Posted 52 days ago

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a motivated, mid-level Health & Safety Professional to support our team in Chelmsford, MA. The Chelmsford office includes a multi-disciplinary environmental, health & safety consulting team with approximately 75 professionals including engineers, scientists, environmental permitting, and designers. WOOD offers the opportunity to work on technically challenging and innovative projects for a wide range of clients throughout the US.

Key Responsibilities:

This position offers the opportunity to work with a diverse team of engineers and scientists to address complex environmental challenges and requires the following skills/experience for the position roles/responsibilities:

  • Demonstrated task and project management skills
  • A foundation of environmental, health & safety (EH&S) compliance experience
  • Mastery of federal, state and local regulatory programs
  • Laboratory EH&S and compliance experience
  • Developing site specific EH&S compliance programs based on federal, state and local regulations, as well as, compliance with client company directives. Examples of programs include, Chemical Hygiene, Laboratory Safety, Lockout/Tagout, Hazard Communication, Respiratory Protection, Confined Space Entry, Emergency Action, Fire Prevention, Exposure Control, Waste Minimization, Waste Management, Contingency Planning, etc.
  • Have the ability to manage EH&S programs at client facilities serving as an EHS coordinator for various clients
  • Assist with health and safety (H&S) audits/inspections, and providing recommendations for corrective actions
  • Assist with H&S management systems development, including drafting of standard operating procedures, guidance documents, and training programs
  • Assist with the management of hazardous waste, including waste characterization, satellite area inspections, training, and correspondence with government agencies
  • Develop and conduct site specific EH&S training programs, including but not limited to, Hazard Communication, Lockout/Tagout, Bloodborne Pathogens, Biosafety, Fall Protection, Ladder Safety, Hazardous Waste Management, Respiratory Protection, RCRA/DOT, HAZWOPER, etc.
  • Assist with industrial hygiene related projects, including personal air sampling, indoor air quality assessment, surface wipe sampling, facility decommissioning, qualitative assessments, etc.
  • Be motivated, outgoing, and have the ability to interact with employees within various different industry settings
  • Conduct job safety analyses for jobs/tasks performed within various different industry settings
  • Conduct incident investigations for clients following incidents occurring at client sites

Skills / Qualifications

Role Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree desirable
  • A minimum of 10+ years of experience is required
  • Primary knowledge in OSHA regulations, as well as knowledge of EPA, MADEP, DOT, MADPH, MADPS, MWRA, and other federal, state, and local regulations
  • Enthusiasm for challenge and new initiatives
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills. Strong organizational abilities
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated professional judgment, consistency and attention to detail
  • Valid driver's license and insurable driving record
  • Ability to travel frequently to project sites, including sites remote from the office, as part of on-site team
  • Adaptability and willingness to adjust to client needs
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours, if required
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
  • Life Science sector experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER Training
  • Professional certification in EHS (CSP, ASP, OHST or similar)
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with the ability/desire to lead tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-starter and fast learner

Valid Through: 2019-10-17