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HSE (Health & Safety Specialist)

Houston, TX 77002

Posted: 05/14/2024 Industry: Professional Non-Technical Job Number: 38525 Remote/Work From Home Jobs: No

Job Description

Are you an experienced HSE (Health & Safety Specialist)? If so, let’s talk!
 
Our client is actively seeking a talented HSE (Health & Safety Specialist) located in Houston, TX. This is a 12-month contract opportunity with the possibility to extend with our client.

This position is an onsite opportunity.

Overview:

Assists with planning, establishing, implementing, and maintaining a variety of safety, environmental, and health measures and initiatives to ensure compliance with corporate and local department HSE requirements and expectations.  Incumbents of this position are qualified professionals who may work independently but more typically as part of a team. Normally reports within a project.  Provides guidance, advice, monitoring, and assistance to the organization with compliance to corporate safety and environmental and health requirements.  Regular contact with department management including manager, division employees at all levels on HSE issues. Interfaces with other staff in related organizations such as Loss Prevention and Environmental organizations as needed with the guidance of EHSS Manager.

Job Responsibilities:
 
  • Provides advice and consultation to department staff to assist them in maintaining a safe working environment in compliance with environmental/safety regulations, standards and practices.
  • Identifies and evaluates hazardous conditions and practices in the workplace. Undertakes surveys to identify and evaluate occupational health, safety and environmental conditions. Conducts and coordinates on-site inspections to audit physical conditions and safe work practices. Provides advice and counsel concerning compliance with corporate safety regulation and procedures.
  • Performs construction site and/or area safety inspections of department facilities and operations. Performs job site safety compliance inspections including hazard analyses and safe work procedures, and prepares written reports and recommendations.
  • Develops controls for identified hazards. Coordinates the implementation of controls from results of hazard analyses. Measures and evaluates the effectiveness of the hazard control system, policies, and procedures and recommends changes that reflect improved opportunities to eliminate work place incidents and injuries.
  • Prepares safety orientations, safety training, and job site inspection procedures. Directs or assists in the development of specialized education and training materials. Conducts specialized safety and environmental training programs to communicate hazard control information. Assists local management in new employee occupational health, safety and environmental orientation.
  • F) Participates in Safe Operations Committee meetings.
  • Reviews and analyzes injury, property damage, and statistical loss data and works with management to prepare comprehensive recommendations for corrective action to eliminate or minimize potential hazards.
  • Incorporates essential safety requirements in all purchasing and contracting actions. Recommends the purchase of safety equipment, related supplies, and personal protective equipment (PPE) in accordance with established company requirements.
  • Maintains awareness of corporate safety requirements and makes recommendations for their implementation.
  • Assists management with monitoring adherence to department safety program by employees and contractors.
  • Performs other related duties per supervisor’s direction.

Requirements:
 
  • BS degree in engineering, safety engineering, industrial hygiene, or environmental science, or in a related field.
  • Must have 3 years of related safety/operational experience and/or training, preferably in the oil/gas or petrochemical industry, or in the industry related to the position placement, e.g., marine, pipelines, power distribution.
  • Must have knowledge or training in the following: occupational health, safety and environmental compliance with applicable industry, governmental and/or international standards.
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of delivering hands on health, safety and environmental training. Must also have ability to assist with developing, implementing, and coordinating comprehensive health and safety programs.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written (training/presentations/report writing).  Participate in teams and/or committees. Strong PC skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Skilled in the standards, concepts, practices, and procedures within the health, safety and environmental fields. Ability to work at all levels within an organization and the ability to work in a diverse work group.

Job Requisition # 38525

A reasonable estimate of the pay range for this role is $45.00 - $50.00 per hour.

The disclosed pay range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled.  The compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case, such as skills and experience levels.

Meet APC
Company – Staffing – 501 – 1000 employees

APC believes that the workplace should be fun and enjoyable. Join our team today and ignite your career!
 
APC is a professional services organization focused on engaging people and positively impacting lives. As professionals serving professionals, we take pride in providing our employees with the highest level of customer service and support, creating meaningful, fulfilling and rewarding experiences every day.
APC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status.

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