EHS/Safety Specialist

Application deadline:

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 9:02am

Company: 

DynaChem, Inc.

Description: 

The EHS/Safety Specialist performs safety, health and/or environmental activities in industrial plant to evaluate and control process hazards by performing the following duties:

  • Tests noise levels and measures air quality.
  • Maintains and calibrates monitoring instruments.
  • Maintains OSHA 300 log and reporting of regulatory information.
  • Maintains respirator program including distribution, training, fit tests and inspections.
  • Trains forklift operators to qualify for certification.
  • Trains employees and contractors, and maintains training records on safety and health requirements to ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Enforces safety policies.
  • Issues and monitors hot work permits, confined space entries, and lockout/tag out permits.
  • Investigates accidents and prepares accident reports.
  • Identifies potential causes for accidents and recommends changes in policies and procedures to prevent accidents and illness.
  • Performs inspections and audits related to EHS compliance and management systems.
  • Assists with Process Safety Management activities including incident tracking, auditing, CPARs, and management of change.
  • Assists with SDS preparation and label preparation.
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed. 

Qualifications: 

  • BS degree in EHS field, industrial hygiene or engineering; or 5 or more years of EHS related work experience and/or training in manufacturing or petrochemical industry.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as OSHA regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of people.
  • Knowledge of Project Management software, Internet, Word, Excel, AutoCAD.
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 lbs.
  • Must pass drug screening prior to employment.

Employment type: 

  • Full time

Days per week: 

Monday - Friday

Shift: 

1st

Required degree level: 

  • Bachelor's degree

Worksite Info: 

15662 E. 980 N., Westville, Illinois 61883

Benefits: 

Company offers health and dental plans. Company paid life insurance and long-term disability insurance. 401k/Roth 401k with company match. DynaChem is an employee owned company.