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Sr. EHS Specialist

Job Id: 3013
Industry: Chemical
Location: Freeport, TX
Job Type: DirectHire

Job Description

You will provide technical support for Process Safety, Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, compliance activities as needed through a shared services concept. You will be the primary support for the Freeport site and secondary support for all Texas HUB sites. 

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Assist in EHS training programs as it pertains to technician training programs for operations and maintenance, new employees, and all members on changes made to existing EHS requirements.

  • Provide EHS expertise to work on EHS hub related activities for the Texas Hub.

  • Manage development of EHS Programs at various levels of the organization and will require an ability to function effectively in crisis and emergency response situations.

  • Manage accident/incident investigation, mitigation and reporting at the Freeport Site.

  • Follow and enforce OSHA and NFPA rules and recommendations.

  • Experience in confined space entry, hot work, lock-tag-try, and line breaking considered a plus.

  • Perform Safety Audits as needed.

  • Develop effective working relationships with site management, employees, and the EHS community to drive continuous improvement in safety/industrial hygiene performance.

  • Support Emergency Response Operations for the Freeport, including on call emergency response.

  • Support Site specific safety standards

Qualifications - Our Client recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent


Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) in Engineering, Safety, Chemistry or related field(s) preferred; plus, a minimum of 3 years of experience in EHS and/or Operations within the manufacturing industry OR an Associate’s degree with 6 years of experience in EHS and/or Operations within the manufacturing industry OR high school diploma plus 10 or more years of experience in the safety field or process operations in manufacturing industry

  • Experience with OSIH and Process Safety desired.

  • Proven experience driving EHS initiatives preferred.

  • Experience in Process Hazard Analysis and Emergency Response desired.

  • Incident investigations and root cause analysis experience a plus

  • Strong prioritization and work management skills are needed.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to work with employees and contractors within all levels of the organization; strong team working ability.


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