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Environmental, Health & Safety Coordinator - ( EHS)

  • Job Tracking ID: 512280-754526
  • Job Location: Aurora, IL
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: January 05, 2021
  • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

Position Title: Environmental, Health & Safety Coordinator

Location: Aurora, IL

Aftermath Services, LLC (Aftermath), the nation's leader in biohazard remediation services, is currently seeking an Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator to join our EHS Department at our corporate office in Aurora, IL.

Job Overview:

The EHS Coordinator assists the Director of EHS to ensure that Aftermath adheres to all regulatory requirements and professional standards of practice for our industry. Aftermath has 46 shops and counting across the nation that provide biohazard remediation services throughout the contiguous United States. Each of Aftermath’s shops is a generator, transporter and storage facility for biohazardous and potentially infectious medical waste. As such, Aftermath maintains strict compliance with all federal, state and local regulatory requirements.

The EHS Coordinator’s core responsibility is to assist in the development, implementation and management of EHS related programs, procedures and training initiatives. The primary objectives of this role are to ensure regulatory compliance and promote a proactive safety management culture to mitigate unsafe behaviors and conditions. As a leader in occupational health and safety, Aftermath strives for excellence in promoting a ‘zero incidents’ culture. Additional administrative functions may be assigned, as needed, to support various company initiatives.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assist with regulatory compliance by developing, implementing and managing EHS related programs, procedures, training materials, and other resources
    • Bolster and maintain EHS programs, including Incident Prevention, Bloodborne Pathogens, PPE, Hazard Communication, Respiratory Protection, Control of Hazardous Energy, Emergency Response, Workplace Violence, Hearing Conservation, Fall Protection, Confined Space Entry, Fire Protection, Electrical Safety, Walking-Working Surfaces, First Aid, Thermal Stress, etc.
    • Support core business operations and EHS initiatives by working closely with operations and management personnel
    • Lead implementation of EHS programs, policies and procedures throughout the company in collaboration with management
  • Maintain strong participation in ongoing Safety Committee initiatives
  • Respond to occupational incidents and opportunities for improvement by supporting incident investigations and managing corrective actions
    • Conduct root cause analyses for occupational incidents, facilitate corrective actions and assist with management of KPIs
    • Facilitate and conduct periodic internal audits to ensure successful implementation of EHS management practices
    • Drive a positive safety culture, serving as a change agent to expedite internal adoption of corrective actions and EHS initiatives
  • Maintain working knowledge of federal, state and local regulations related to biohazard and potentially infectious medical waste
    • Maintain a strong technical understanding of applicable EHS and biomedical waste laws, standards of practice, and regulatory guidance
    • Maintain management of change practices to accommodate relocation, expansion and maintenance of shops, vehicles and other assets
    • Navigate regulatory changes while maintaining timelines for newly promulgated or amended laws and regulations, working closely internal stakeholders to ensure thorough implementation
  • Serve as regulatory affairs representative in completing, reviewing and submitting necessary documentation to ensure regulatory compliance
    • Liaison between management and government agencies
  • Support restoration and environmental quality service expansion initiatives

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline required
    • related professional certifications preferred
  • Must have 2 to 5 years of relevant EHS experience
    • Service industry related experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Detail orientated with proactive approach to problem solving
  • Strong interpersonal skills, good judgement, excellent written and oral communication skills, and ability to collaborate effectively
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task

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