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Safety/Industrial Hygiene Specialist

Gonzales, LA
Job Summary:
OneSource EHS is currently seeking qualified candidates for a Safety/Industrial Hygiene (IH) Specialist position to add to its team of EHS professionals.  The Safety/IH Specialist will be responsible for supporting Safety and IH activities throughout the organization.  This position offers competitive pay and an opportunity for career advancement. 
 
Duties & Essential Job Functions:
  1. Develop or revise policies and procedures to meet or exceed OSHA and RAGAGEP standards. 
  2. Understand operating principles, procedures and practices to ensure safe and efficient operations.
  3. Assist with the development and implementation of site specific plans and procedures covering a variety of safety issues.
  4. Conduct incident investigation activities, root cause analysis, corrective action identification and closure.
  5. Participate in Site Safety auditing.
  6. As needed, observe and ensure implementation of Safe Work Practices on site including compliance with site safety requirements.
  7. Assist in collecting industrial hygiene samples of air, water, vapors, gases, dusts and other potentially toxic materials for analysis.
  8. Assist in the care and maintenance of industrial hygiene sampling equipment.
  9. Perform data entry related to industrial hygiene sampling campaigns.
  10. Conduct Training as needed.
  11. Assist with special projects as assigned.
Other Functions and Responsibilities:
  1. Must have excellent written, verbal communication and organizational skills.
  2. Ability to read and interpret policies, programs and regulations.
  3. Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and ensure prompt completion of tasks and assignments
  4. Must be a self-starter and able to work independently, but also oversee and mentor others. Relies on minimal instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  5. Competent with Microsoft Office products, Internet, and other database programs.
Qualifications:
Required:
  1. At least two (2) years progressive safety and health related experience in the Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) field.
  2. TWIC, ARSC Basic Safety.
Preferred:
  1. Associate’s degree in Health & Safety, Environmental Science, Chemistry or closely related area of study from an accredited university or equivalent work experience. 
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Health & Safety, Environmental Science, Chemistry or closely related area of study.
  3. Prior experience drafting policies and procedures in an industrial setting.
  4. Prior experience performing Industrial Hygiene Monitoring/Sampling.
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