Environment Health & Safety- 246

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  • Location:

    Albany, United States

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  • Contact:

    Samantha Barry

  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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For almost 50 years, Lighthouse Professional Services has worked to provide full-service consulting and staffing partnerships to clients in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and the Carolinas. Our innovative solutions can reach all areas within your firm including: Administrative, Information Technology, Engineering, Finance, Clerical and Light Industrial.

Lighthouse Professional Services committed to the success of the companies, candidates and employees we serve. We invest in excellent working partnerships, powered by people.

We are currently seeking a Health and Safety Specialist in the White Plains NY area.

The Health and Safety Specialist will work with staff and others to support the Authority/ Canal Corporation operations to assure that Health and Safety (H& S) regulatory obligations and requirements are implemented in a sound and cost-efficient manner. The incumbent will employ H&S principles and practices to assess and insure H&S compliance, The position requires knowledge of both operational constraints and regulatory requirements. Compliance with permits, DOH requirements and operating parameters is critical for the continued operation of all regulated facilities.

??Job Functions & Responsibilities ?

Develops and administers mandated programs.
Conducts extensive field visits, on-site inspections, accident investigations, safety training, and awareness programs.
• Determines applicability of safety and health standards 
• Ensures compliance with mandatory Federal, State and NYSCC/NYPA safety and health requirement
• Assists with implementation of safety and health initiatives

Develops quality assurance and quality control mechanisms to evaluate safety and health program effectiveness.
Monitors compliance with NYSCC/NYPA safety and health policies and procedures.
• Requests review from NYSCC/NYPA managers for periodic updates and revises policies and procedures, as necessary.
• Participates in the review process to ensure compatibility of NYSCC/NYPA safety and health policies and procedures with agency operating procedure.

Develops and conducts mandatory safety and health training programs.
Advises management regarding the need for safety and health related training programs.
• Coordinates safety and health training activities with NYSCC/NYPA management and other agencies and organizations.

Reviews accidents and occupational illnesses and evaluates any trends.
Assists local NYSCC/NYPA supervision with accident investigation, including reviewing corrective actions.
• Reviews local trends and makes recommendations to NYSCC/NYPA supervision and management.
• Maintains data bases as directed by NYSCC/NYPA management.


Required Skills

• Knowledge of practices in utility/ maritime or similar industries and work with EHS staff so as to accomplish environmental health and safety components of larger, multi-disciplinary tasks.
• Knowledge of NYSDEC, Federal EPA regulations, OSHA, PESH and NYSDOL is preferred.
• Ability to communicate complex regulations and related EHS programs to management and staff is required.
• Strong interpersonal communication skills, as well as strong writing skills are required.
• Strong computer skills; i.e., MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook (additional software programs will also be utilized).

Education & Certifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Health and Safety, Biological Science, Environmental Science or related discipline.
• 5 years of experience in a related H& S position