EHS Specialist

Date: Dec 8, 2023

Location: Bremerton, WA, US, 98337

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Shift                            ALL

 Security Clearance   No Clearance


        Carrying        Lifting    X    Walking
X    Climbing        Pulling    X    Must be able to go on vessels
X    Crawling    X    Sitting    X    Visual Requirements:
X    Crouching    X    Standing        
X    Hearing    X    Stooping    X    Other:
X    Kneeling    X    Talking        
Reports to the Environmental Manager, HS Manager or EHS Manager dependent on the core functions in the organization.  Maintains internal contacts with Production, Repair, Maintenance, Medical, and Emergency Response personnel.

•    Plans and schedules EHS team activities with oversight by the EHS Manager.
•    Assist EHS Manager, Industrial Hygienists and other EHS Department personnel in the performance of their duties and perform assigned professional health and safety work of including compliance inspections and audits; investigate accidents; prepare and disseminate information on safety principles, regulations, standards, and methods; and prepare reports.
•    Conduct inspections of assigned areas ensuring that all operations (including those of Sub-Contractors) are in compliance with Federal, State and local regulations and NASSCO EHS policies and procedures; identify EHS hazards or deficiencies and initiate corrective action through production supervision.
•    Prepare written reports on inspections, accident investigations, statistical information on injuries and illnesses, employee complaints or concerns.  Write articles for EHS Grams, Gangbox topics or other training programs.  Review reports and articles generated by subordinates.
•    Candidate will maintain OSHA 300 Logs; ensure incident and accident investigation is completed in a timely manner and corrective actions followed through.  Prepare, maintain and communicate current incident rates.  
•    Conduct various safety training classes as required, (new hire safety orientation; employee recall safety orientation) and other specialized safety training.  Conduct subcontractor safety orientation.
•    Review current literature and trade publications in order to remain current regarding all OSHA and other applicable EHS standards and regulations.
•    Attend and conduct EHS related meetings with all levels of management, employee safety committees and other production training sessions.
•    Establish a close working relationship and communicate with department, stage, area and ship managers on a regular basis.
•    Use of computer software programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
•    Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.

•    EHS Specialist is responsible for ensuring that all EHS legislation is adhered to and policies and practices are followed.  They help to plan, implement, monitor and review the protective and preventative measures that companies are required or choose to follow, and work to minimize operational losses, occupational health problems, accidents and injuries.
•    Provide Production Managers and Supervisors with the tools necessary to provide a safe working environment for employees.
•    Assist in the elimination of at risk conditions and behaviors.
•    Train employees in EHS requirements and safe work practices.
•    Enforce safety policy and procedures.
•    Regular, reliable attendance on-site is an essential function of the job.

Laptop, docking station, keyboard, printer, mouse, desk phone and mobile phone

Emergency first aid certified, HAZWOPER certified, Bloodborne pathogen, Shipyard Competent person.  While performing the duties of this position, the employee must be able to work at heights and in confined or restricted spaces aboard vessels under construction/repair.  Inspections require climbing ladders, working at heights, walking on scaffolding, observing the use of tools and operations of equipment/machinery.  Physical dexterity must allow for bending, reaching, climbing, crawling, and working on ladders and scaffolding.  Physically able to walk to all yard locations.  Must be able to handle stressful situations.  Visual abilities required include close, distance and peripheral vision, depth perception and color recognition.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to vapors, gases, dust, welding/burning fumes, and smoke.  Must be able to spend up to 80% of time in an outdoor shipyard environment in all climates.  The noise level is usually moderate to extremely noisy 75% of the time, which may include sirens, horns, chipping, and hammering.

Pay Range:    $72,930 - $94,380 Annually

The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity. 

• Comprehensive health offerings such as medical, dental, and vision
• Health Savings Account to cover you and your dependents
• Earn 120 hours per year of paid time off 
• 8 Company paid Holidays
• 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
• Life and accidental death insurance 



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