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EHS Specialist

Edison-New Brunswick Metro Area, NJ

Posted: 07/09/2018 Job Type: Scientific Job Number: JN -072018-21997
EHS Specialist -
Bachelor s Degree with major course work in Environmental, Health and
Safety, Occupational Health or Industrial Hygiene - 5 years of equivalent specialized experience in or related to
Environmental and Laboratory Services
Experience with CAA, CWA & RCRA regulations
Experience with Biohazard, RMW, GMP and clean room environments.
Experience in laboratory, manufacturing, GMP, and facility environments.
Assist in the maintenance of all NJ site environmental permits - Applications for new environmental permits, including document preparation, submission, recordkeeping and monitoring.
Ability to conduct EHS training sessions in conjunction with compliance schedule, in addition to providing topic guidance to laboratory supervision.
Assist with the investigations of all workplace accidents and laboratory spills, conduct root cause analysis and take appropriate corrective action.
Knowledge of Hazardous material management, hazardous waste management and emergency procedures.
Ability to assist emergency response activities as related to EH&S and the site Emergency Response Plan
Build a culture of safety with employee involvement and responsible EH&S behavior
Participate in site laboratory, manufacturing area & facility inspections and audits and correspond with regulatory agencies.
Enforce OSHA EPA and NJDEP compliance and security standards at all sites.
Survey properties that store, handle, and use hazardous materials to ensure compliance with laws, codes, and regulations.
Must have strong interpersonal skills, be a team player and be willing to work in an environment where individual initiative and accountability to the team are required
Perform a variety of safety inspections in workplaces covered by OSHA Act of 1970.
- Experience with OSHA in Construction Standards, i.e. Confined Space, Hot Work, Elevated Work
- Experience with hazardous materials in construction, i.e. asbestos, lead based paint, PCBs, mold


40-hour HAZWOPER training and 8-hour refreshers. 29 CFR 1910.120(e)
Hazardous materials transportation. 49 CFR 172.704(1)(2)(3)(4)
Blood-borne pathogens training. 29 CFR 1910.1030
- RCRA Training 40 CFR Part 265.16
- OSHA 30 Hour Training in Construction a plus

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