We are at the dawn of the resource revolution. In a world facing high demographic growth, runaway urbanization and the shortage of natural resources, securing, optimizing and renewing resources is essential to our future. SUEZ (Paris: SEV, Brussels: SEVB) supplies drinking water to 92 million people, delivers wastewater treatment services to 65 million, recovers 16 million tons of waste each year and produces 7 terawatt hours of local and renewable energy. With 82,500 employees, SUEZ, which is present on all five continents, is a key player in the sustainable management of resources. SUEZ generated total revenues of $16.5 billion in 2016.
The position will be responsible for developing, implementing and managing environment, health and safety, and industrial risk programs in the New England Region - West which will allow management to monitor, verify, and strengthen compliance with safety and environmental regulations. Under limited direction, evaluate, plan, organize, coordinate and implement the environmental compliance, health and safety programs for the assigned Region; take action to ensure compliance with federal and state safety, health and environmental regulations and requirements; advise managers on safe work methods and practices and the elimination of hazardous conditions and environmental hazards; investigates accidents, near misses, and chemical release and environmental compliance incidents, and manage the necessary reporting to ensure proper reporting both internally and to external regulatory agencies. Interface with corporate EHS team to implement corporate initiatives at the region and project level.
Serve as the Regional contact for the Environmental Compliance Assurance Program (ECAP), Health and Safety Program, Emergency Response Plan and other activities.
The role will require field presence including the oversight, operational support and coordination of all EHS programs, working with corporate team to improve the effectiveness of our EHS activities and provide training to develop and strengthen all staffs knowledge and field execution of safe work and environmental practices. It will also carry responsibility to conduct investigations and develop / implement remedial programs, where necessary.
Strong organizational, oral, written and interpersonal skills;
Strong writing, coaching, and teaching skills;
Ability to balance changing and potentially conflicting priorities.
Ability to self-organize & prioritize and drive own work schedule.
Ability to interact with all levels within the Region and Division;
Proficient knowledge of MicroSoft Office including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint;
Maintain specialized knowledge of safety and environmental regulations and industry consensus safety and environmental guidelines; and
Willingness and ability to work in the field and with field staff evaluating, coaching and supporting safety and environmental compliance extensively (70%).
Willingness and ability to travel extensively (50-75%);
Willingness to be on call (24/7) to respond to & assist with injury and/or environmental emergencies;
Willingness to work extended work schedules (as needed) to accomplish Region’s needs and objectives.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Safety, environmental engineering, or equivalent
Certified Safety Engineer (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or the ability and willingness to obtain these certification desired
5-7 years of related experience in EH&S compliance.
Work experience in water and wastewater industry, laboratory or other utility industry
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Agawam, Massachusetts, United States