Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator | HIG Group

Philadelphia, PA
Posted 2 weeks ago

One Hat, One Contract, One Responsibility



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 Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator you will partner with operations to promote, influence and verify all aspects of the EHS program as it is implemented in field operations. You will report to the EHS Manager.  This position is located in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware areas.


  • 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


  • Participate 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    
  • Assist in the audit of office, project, and work location to ensure industry specific safe work standards are being followed according to guidelines    
  • Coordinate investigations when unsafe acts or incidents occur to ensure proper handling techniques and corrective actions are imposed to minimize ongoing risk    
  • Distribute the appropriate EHS equipment, information, etc. to the team to protect the Environmental, Health and Safety of all employees following specific guidelines    
  • Facilitate 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   
  • Assist 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    
  • Identify environmental hazards on the job and reports issues to the manager to ensure they are handled and disposed of properly    
  • Coordinate DOT testing at the appropriate intervals (new hires, random, post-incident, suspicion) to ensure compliance with Environmental, Health and Safety regulations
  • Perform other responsibilities as requested by leadership


Education, Skills, Experience Needed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, EHS or related field preferred    
  • 3 – 5 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   
  • Ability to obtain Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP) certification after 90 days
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and other relevant software programs    
  • Basic research, planning, analyzing, organization, prioritization, and execution skills required    
  • Possess excellent problem-solving, follow-up, and time management skills    
  • Ability to follow through on open items    
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present and train others  
  • Possess great interpersonal skills with a customer-focused attitude
  • Ability to work with partners at all levels both inside and outside the organization    
  • Possess a strong work ethic and a high value system focused on quality, safety and accuracy
  • Ability to work well independently or with others in a fast-paced environment


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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