EHS Specialist

  • GE
  • Logan, Utah, United States
  • Mar 07, 2017
Full time Environmental Science/Engineering EHS - Environmental, Health & Saftey Hazardous Waste / RCRA

Job Description

Role Summary/Purpose:

The Environmental Health & Safety Specialist will provide site support to our Logan, UT facility. Within this role, you will apply your environmental, health & safety knowledge and expertise to solve problems, develop & execute objectives for yourself & others, while having the ability to effect short & long term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:   Under the direction of the Site EHS Leader:

• Instill & foster proactive EHS-conscious culture and drive operational ownership of GE's Environment, Health & Safety programs through all levels of the organizatio

• Develop & implement EHS programs to comply with the GE EHS Framework requirements

• Lead team of EHS Framework Element owners to ensure successful EHS management system implementation at the site

• Develop & maintain general knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements

• Track & lead resolution of Employee EHS Concern Reports

• Develop & perform EHS audits / inspections and ensure appropriate corrective actions are developed and implemented on a timely basis

• Perform program reviews, EHS assessments and drive closure of corrective actions to ensure compliance with regulatory and GE requirements

• Manage the Safety Data Sheet System including access and updating of SDSs

• Complete regulatory reporting requirements (OSHA, Utah-DEQ, etc.)

• Coordinate with consultants & contractors on EHS related concerns

• Manage compliance tracking programs and record keeping systems (i.e., Gensuite, Training Tracker, etc.)

• Provide EHS classroom training preparation and delivery and maintain the site's EHS Training Tracker database

• Support site EHS requirements for new product development

• Assist area leaders with incident investigations and corrective actions using Human and Operational Performance methodology

• Present to internal teams on metrics, project status & research

• Evaluate site EHS risks and challenges and develop appropriate risk reduction strategies, including Risk Assessments, etc.


• Bachelor's degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, or related subject from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Environmental Health & Safety)

• 1-5 years of experience in EHS and/or related technical field

Desired Characteristics:

• Self-motivated, organized and detail oriented

• Strong oral and written communication skills

• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

• Ability to influence others and lead small teams

• Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact

• Effective problem identification and solution skills

• General understanding of basic chemistry

• Experience with hazardous materials labeling, SDS, DOT classifications

• Strong understanding of Microsoft Suite of tools

• Ability to work a flexible schedule including infrequent nights/weekendsPhysical Requirements of Position:

• Walking and traversing stairs and or ladders regularly while wearing Personal Protective Equipment (Safety Shoes, Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, etc.)

• Ability to work in a clean room environment wearing general clean room gowning

• Climbing, pulling, stooping, crouching and crawling

• Repetitive tasks

• Lifting up to 50 pounds

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