Environmental Health and Safety Specialist - Reno, Nevada United States - 46415

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Job #: 46415
Title: Environmental Health and Safety Specialist
Job Location: Reno, Nevada - United States
Remote Job: No
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


This position is based in Reno, NV.  Relocation assistance is provided for the selected candidate.

Stable, growing global company offering opportunity for growth.

Competitive compensation package, pension matching, vacation time, benefits, etc.



Environmental Health & Safety Specialist for a leading manufacturing facility in Reno, NV.  Relocation assistance will be provided for the right candidate.

  • Providing input and recommendations to plant leadership, line management, Team Members, and visitors/contractors regarding all matters of Environmental Health and Safety aspects and risks.
  • Provide internal consulting expertise in the areas of operational health & safety, personnel security, environmental compliance, and sustainability.
  • Develop and implement programs in conformance with Regional EHS standards and in line with plant strategic direction (Lock Out Tag Out, Working at Heights, Contractor Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Hazcom, MSDS management, etc.)
  • Serving as a technical consultant for operations & engineering leadership during new equipment launches or changes.
  • Facilitate and approve machine guarding risk assessments, ergonomic assessments, industrial hygiene reviews and other assessments as required.
  • Plan, develop, deliver and track EHS training programs for plant leadership, Team Members, vendors and visitors/contractors.
  • Serve as a technical consultant and guide during incident investigations, classification of incidents, and OHSA 300 log reporting.
  • Execute internal health and safety audits to ensure compliance with Company policies and procedures
  • Coordinate the plant Health & Safety Committee with accountability to ensure meetings and inspections are appropriately documented as required.
  • Ensure compliance and continuous improvement activities associated with the plant’s hazardous and non-hazardous waste management programs.
  • Audit and confirm compliance with all environmental emissions permits and escalate non-compliance to the appropriate level of the organization.
  • Supporting interactions with the Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA), the Environment Protection Agency (EPA), and the Department of Transportation (DOT).


  • BS in Science, Engineering or Kinesiology
  • Diploma or degree in a health, safety, or environmental-related field is preferred.
  • Safety certification (CSP or CIH)
  • 2-5 years developing and facilitating an EHS program in a manufacturing facility
  • Experience with EHS management systems and auditing programs
  • Federal and state EHS related laws and regulations.
  • Prepare comprehensive written reports with clear findings and recommendations.
  • Proven experience with conducting risk assessment, incident investigation and root cause analysis.
  • Ability to positively influence change by developing cooperative networks and building trust at all levels with internal and external partners.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deal with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage deadlines, priorities and ability to work independently.

University - Associate's Degree/Graduate Diploma/2 Years