Environmental Health & Safety Assistant
Facilities Maintenance Specialist
The Safety Environmental Health & Facilities Manager is responsible for the management of the safety function and environmental health management for the company. The position is also responsible for facilities management at various locations. He/she must have a “can do” attitude to go above and beyond to ensure that our workplaces are safe and secure for all workers, visitors and other personnel who might be on our premises. He/she also coordinates safety supplies needs and environmental waste removal, including recordkeeping issues. Training of all workers and communication and coordination with the managers of all divisions of the company is the goal of the position.
- Responsible for compliance with all Department of Environmental Protection and Occupational and Safety Administration regulations for all facilities, including filings.
- Regular inspections of all sites and workplaces for unsafe conditions or safety violations
- Coordinates waste removal with outside vendors
- Monthly safety meetings
- Injury reports and follow up; coordination with company’s workers’ compensation carrier.
- New employee orientation for all employees
- Development and maintenance of facility repair projects list/spreadsheet
- Direct/oversee facility maintenance projects
- Ensure that a program is in place for all facilities for nightly lock ups and weekend checks as necessary
- Development and maintenance of equipment maintenance and inspection records, including major equipment such as cranes, Brownell trailers, etc.
- Arrange for and direct equipment repairs, inspections and other boatyard equipment issues
- Assist in the coordination of all training for major equipment such as overhead cranes, fork lifts, manlifts, etc.
- Primary responder to accidents, intrusion and other potential troublesome incidents
- Regular attendance at the morning work meetings at all locations.
- Monthly report on safety matters to the Chief Financial Officer
- Other duties assigned by the Chief Financial Officer
- Experience in a fast-paced, work environment with multiple facets in a constantly changing environment.
- Experience in safety methods and procedures in a manufacturing and boatyard environments
- Knowledge of safety and environmental regulations
- Familiarity with building & equipment maintenance issues and potential solutions
- Experience in dealing with workers compensation reporting and follow up
- Exposure to yachting and boating environment desirable
- Experience in privately-held companies with significant family involvement helpful
Required Educational Experience
- College or Associates degree with emphasis on environmental and safety management, occupational health, facilities management or related specialties
- HAZWOPER training
- Additional training in safety, first aid, hazardous waste management or management topics/concerns
Computer Skills - Experience with various computer software programs including Microsoft Office, Google and other internet-based software. Experience with ERP systems; PierVantage experience desirable.
Language Skills - Ability to read and interpret government documents, reports and memos; to compose, read and reply to e-mails. Ability to speak clearly and concisely with government representatives, staff, customers and vendors. Must be able to make regular presentations to employees on safety and related matters.
Reasoning Skills - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in oral or written form. Ability to deal with problems involving multiple variables in real time.
Mathematical Skills - Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in various units of measures, using whole numbers, fractions, pounds, metric weights, dollars, etc.
Physical Demands - The physical demands of this position are consistent with those of an office position. In addition, the Safety, Environmental Health & Facilities Manager must be able to drive to various work sites, walk and interact with managers and employees at their work sites.
Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environments can involve, but are not limited to:
- Periods of desk or office work
- Periods of computer usage and telephone communications
- Lifting, moving of supplies, files, boxes and other material
- Exposure to hazardous substances