EHS Analyst

Assisting a worldwide heavy construction/mining equipment manufacturing company in Newport News with their search for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Analyst position. The annual salary is based on experience, $43-$60k with excellent benefits. To be immediately considered, please email your resume to and call 804-387-2794, ask for Melissa.

Job Summary:
The Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Advisor provides professional knowledge in the operation and support of safety programs for compliance with federal/state/local regulatory agencies, and Liebherr Policies and Procedures.

This position will act as an EHS advisory body, complete compliance audit and reporting, develop and maintain the Environmental, Health and Safety management system and provide EHS support to management for the entire site.

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Absent undue hardship reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Essential Job Duties:

Develops, implements and coordinates EHS and training programs.
Tracks trends and develops appropriate safety corrective actions.
Acts as the Lead for the safety committee.
Coordinates emergency response preparation, planning and actual situations.
Implements the chemical management program.
Implements locally all EHS procedures and programs.
Participates in incident investigations and management.
Conducts risk assessments.
Coordinates injury management and prevention.
Performs EHS audits and provide reports.  Performs EHS sampling and monitoring.
Maintains safety metrics and KPI’s.
Supports and makes recommendations to the management team in mitigating risks.

Core Competencies:

Team Spirit: Promotes communication and cooperation for the greater good of the company and the customer.
Customer Focus: Meets the needs of internal and external customers.
Integrity: Demonstrates honesty, fairness, and trustworthiness. Follows through on commitments and admits to mistakes.

Position Specific Competencies:

Job Skills: Applies the required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) in the performance of essential job duties:
Knowledge of Industrial Hygiene and engineering principles.
Knowledge of regulatory compliance laws and applicable standards.
Strong training and interpersonal skills.
Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages; Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.
Computer Skills: proficiency in MS Office
Project Management: Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.
Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.
Written Communication: Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before employees of organization.
Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

General Competencies:

Safety: Promotes an incident free environment by complying with all company safety policies and procedures and participating in company safety trainings.
Communication: Organizes and expresses ideas and information clearly, using appropriate and efficient methods of conveying the information.
Self-Development & Initiative: Identifies personal strengths and weaknesses, and targets areas for self-development. Participates in educational opportunities. Works towards mastering tasks by developing new skills or enhancing existing skills. Looks for opportunities to take on more responsibility.
Task Achievement: Takes a proactive approach to anticipate and prevent problems. Breaks down problems and issues into components, and analyzes the costs, benefits, opportunities, and risks associated with each alternative solution. Works independently and in team settings to solve problems.
Dependability & Flexibility: Can be relied upon to handle a fair workload, meet deadlines and commitments, and accept responsibility for actions. Demonstrates an ability to work independently. Handles changes and responds to setbacks with minimal disruption.
Implementing New Technologies, Processes or Methods: Evaluate and integrate new technologies, processes or methods into the workplace.
Managing Multiple Priorities: Handles multiple assignments and priorities, while fulfilling all commitments. Accepts new responsibilities and adapts to changes in procedures.
Quality of Work: Demonstrates accuracy and quality in the quantity of work produced. Ensures that quality standards are met and all procedures are followed. Takes steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product.

Education and Experience:
Bachelors of Science (BS) degree in a technical related discipline, preferably related to EHS; or 8 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience preferably within manufacturing / heavy construction or mining industries.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate except when in fabrication and assembly shop environment.

Additional Requirements:

Travel locally and domestically with occasional overnight travel.
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license.

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