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Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Company: Construction Innovations
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 28, 2023

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Job Details

Job Location: Construction Innovations Manufacturing - Elder Creek, CA
Position Type: Full Time
Job Shift: Day
Travel Percentage: Negligible

The Environment Health and Safety Specialist (EHSS) promotes a positive safety culture while complying with company safety standards and maintaining a safe work environment. This includes conducting trainings and coaching associates on observed work habits, and recommending appropriate risk mitigation measures to Management.
The EHSS will assist the Plant Manager and Safety Manager to inspect and evaluate the environment, equipment and processes in work areas to ensure compliance with government safety regulations and industry standards. Their chief goal is to protect the employees, customers and the environment. Supports Management's efforts to ensure compliance with all corporate Safety Program expectations and applicable federal & state laws.
Lead managers and team leads on safety initiatives and compliance to meet or exceed Health and Safety rules and policies of the company.
Observe and document individuals' typical behaviors and procedures to determine if these practices are safe for the individual and for the company as a whole.
Perform Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) and new equipment introductions.
Support the Quality Management System (QMS)
Conduct on-going training regarding safety for all employees in the plant.
Ensure that new employees receive their timely safety orientation(s) and introduction regarding their training in their specific area in the company.
Identify and apply safety regulations.
Review safety information throughout the plant to ensure accuracy and compliance with new rules and regulations.
Conduct investigations of accidents and incidents and report the findings to the management on root cause. Make suggestions on prevention measures and any other process improvement observations.
Schedule retraining session(s) for the employees who were involved in an incident so that proper safety procedures can be adjusted.
Administer environmental compliance activities related to air permitting, storm water management, EMD compliance, Spill Response, Etc. Including but not limited to: tracking, reporting, scheduling, and sampling as necessary.
Review and analyze data to determine the next opportunity to pro-actively improve EHSS performance.
Maintain accurate daily, weekly, and monthly metrics to report to management and corporate based reporting systems.
Co-Lead the Emergency Response Team, as the team Captain, and schedule and conduct necessary procedure revisions, training or meetings to ensure effective response to potential health and safety emergencies.
Maintain the Safety Data Sheets (SDS), update, and train as needed.
Drive continuous improvements and quality standards in keeping with QMS Standards.
All other duties as assigned.
The EHSS spends most of their time either in an office environment or at a manufacturing facility but may also spend time visiting customer sites. The office is an open and collaborative space where work is performed both independently and with the team. When in a manufacturing facility, work is performed in a more traditional manufacturing environment, with higher noise levels and frequent movement of people and equipment. The customer sites vary and may be in fairly remote rural locations, with possible extreme weather conditions.
This position reports directly to the Environmental Health & Safety Manager.

Career advancement at Construction Innovations is possible with all positions, but is not guaranteed. Advancement could be within the current department or to other departments within the company.

Construction Innovations facilities and offices are located in Sacramento, CA and Mather, CA.

Construction Innovations pays hourly/salary rates commensurate with each employee's knowledge, experience and skill level.


3+ years' experience in an Industrial /Manufacturing setting in a full-time safety role
OSHA 30 General industry required, OSHA 500 & 5119 preferred,
Knowledge of 29 CFR and Title 8 regulations as applied to manufacturing.
First Aid, CPR & AED certifications, must be willing to lead in an emergency event.
Experience with blasting booth and painting operations, in depth knowledge of respiratory protection
Forklift trainer certification (prior lift experience is required)
Previous Electrical or Solar installation experience preferred.
LEAN concepts with emphasis on 7S
Self-driven, willing to work alone or as part of a team on assigned tasks and initiatives.
Ability to work split shifts, overtime and weekends as needed.
Demonstrated computer literacy with knowledge of Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, Power Point.
Strong interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills.
Working knowledge of California State Air Permits, SPCC and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Programs, and Waste Management.
Strong attention to detail.
Working knowledge of rules, regulations, and requirements that help protect the worker's health and safety.
Working knowledge of injury prevention, compliance, and risk reduction.
Occasionally lift/move up to 50 pounds.
Occasionally climb, balance, stoop, kneel, reach with hands and arms at waist level and below the waist; and work in limited space.
Regularly required to talk in order to communicate detailed and accurate information.
Regularly required to hear with or without correction in order to receive and interpret detailed information and instructions.
Regularly required to sit for long and short periods at a time at a desk.
Regularly required to walk for long and short distances in order to accomplish job tasks.
Regularly required to reach: ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) including reaching in front of body, at shoulder level.
Ability to see with or without correction. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus


Keywords: Construction Innovations, Sacramento , Environmental Health and Safety Specialist, Healthcare , Sacramento, California

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