Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator

Administration
Portland, ME
Posted 3 weeks ago

One Hat, One Contract, One Responsibility

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY (EHS) COORDINATOR

Summary:

Join Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. a leader in the construction industry with over a century of service supporting America’s most important infrastructure projects in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.  Riggs Distler has a reputation as an employer of choice in the industry and promotes a safe, exciting, and team-oriented work environment, empowering people to grow and evolve with our business.

As an EHS Coordinator, you will support the Area Coordinators and Sr. Coordinators by managing the day-to-day activities to ensure compliance with Environmental, Health and Safety regulations.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Paid Time Off
  • Company sponsored Healthcare Plan including Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage
  • HSA Account with Company Contribution
  • 401k Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
  • Student Loan Payment & 529 College Saving Program
  • Company Paid:
    • Life & AD&D Insurance
    • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Identity Theft Protection
    • Employee Assistance Program

Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the pre-job planning process, assisting the Project Team and EHS Manager in the development of project specific Environmental, Health and Safety Plans to ensure a safe work environment
  • Assists in the audit of office, project, and work location to ensure industry specific safe work standards are being followed according to guidelines
  • Coordinates investigations when unsafe acts or incidents occur to ensure proper handling techniques and corrective actions are imposed to minimize ongoing risk
  • Distributes the appropriate EHS equipment, information, etc. to the team to protect the Environmental, Health and Safety of all employees following specific guidelines
  • Facilitates basic training and completes/delivers training documents, EHS forms and other records to Manager for final validation of accuracy and timely distribution/filing of materials
  • Assists manager with regulatory research based on the project, equipment, chemicals, or other situations to ensure that appropriate Environmental, Health and Safety precautions are in place to minimize risk
  • Identifies environmental hazards on the job and reports issues to the manager to ensure they are handled and disposed of properly
  • Coordinates DOT testing at the appropriate intervals (new hires, random, post-incident, suspicion) to ensure compliance with Environmental, Health and Safety regulations

 

Education, Skills, Experience Needed:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, EHS or related field preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • 1 + years of experience in an Environmental, Health and Safety role within a construction, utility or similar field
  • First Aid, CPR, AED and OSHA Training completion preferred, will train otherwise. Obtain Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP) certification after 3 years of service
  • Able to perform basic research, planning, analyzing, organization, prioritization, and execution skills required; basic forward-thinking, problem-solving, follow-up, and good time management skills; demonstrates ability to follow through on open items
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and other relevant software programs
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills; able to present and train others

 

 

This job description is subject to change at any time.  It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.  Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested

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Job CategoryEnvironmental Health & Safety

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