Senior Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (Bakersfield)

Core and Main in Bakersfield, CA

  • Industry: Engineering - Environmental Engineer
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $111,443.33 - 149,220.00 / Year*
position filled
About Core Main Based in St. Louis, Core Main is a leading distributor of water, sewer, storm drain and fire protection products in the United States. Operating approximately 275 branches nationwide, the company combines local expertise with a national supply chain to provide contractors and municipalities innovative solutions for new construction and aging infrastructure. Core Main's 3,500 plus associates are committed to the safe distribution of water and fire protection to help communities thrive. Visit http to learn more. Job Summary Responsible for taking part in establishing and implementing organization policies and procedures in regards to local, state, and federal health and safety regulations. Ensure compliance with regulations and procedures by carrying out and analyzing regular facility audits. Provide information and training in emergency response procedures, hazardous material handling, and industrial hygiene policies. Manage the collection, storage, transportation, and shipping of hazardous waste. Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities Serves as resource and subject matter expert for internal and external customers in matters of environmental health, safety and DOT concerns. Actively supports business in all operational, greenfield growth and acquisitive growth including due diligence and integration-related activities. Develops sustainable processes to determine the effectiveness of the EHS programs and training materials drives cost out measures and ensures compliance. Plans, promotes, organizes, directs and audits EHS related activities and operations to ensure consistent execution of policies and procedures. Serves as subject matter expert on all Hazard Materials Compliance issues. May monitor and mentor EHS specialists. Nature and Scope Identifies key barrierscore problems and applies problem solving skills in order to deal creatively with complex situations. Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems. Makes decisions under conditions of uncertainty, sometimes with incomplete information, that produce effective end results. Independently performs assignments with instruction limited to the results expected. Determines and develops an approach to solutions. Receives technical guidance only on unusual or complex problems or issues. May oversee the completion of projects and assignments, including planning, assigning, monitoring and reviewing progress and accuracy of work, evaluating results, etc. Contributes to employeesapos professional development but does not have hiring or firing authority. Work Environment Usually in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors causing moderate physical discomfort from such things as dust, fumes, or odors. Typically requires overnight travel 20 to 70 of the time. Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles. Minimum Qualifications Must be eighteen years of age Must pass the Drug Test Must pass the Background Check Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable Education and Experience Typically requires BSBA in a related discipline. Generally 5-8 years of experience in a related field certification is required in some areas OR MSMA and generally 3-5 years of experience in a related field. Certification is required in some areas. Preferred Qualifications Experience in environmental, industrial hygiene (fire code would be better than IH), safety, DOT and HazMat Compliance. Some experience managing teams of EHS specialists preferred. CHMM andor CSP certifications preferred.
Associated topics: climate, diligence, ehs, environment, health, health and safety, osha, recycle, safety specialist, sewage

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