Health & Safety (H & S) Specialist- New England Region in Providence at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 5/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

A global leader in the metals recycling industry has an immediate opening for a Health & Safety Specialist for the New England region.  This is a hands-on, multi-site role, managing the Safety program for several steel recycling locations in the Providence/Warwick, RI area and in MA, NH, and Maine.

You will be responsible for implementing safety programs for all assigned locations and for minimizing company liabilities.   The H&S Specialist is responsible for conducting on-site field work associated with sampling, monitoring, observing, recording, and preparing reports, records, plans, and results required by the company, regulatory permits, plans, or agreements.

Key Qualifications
  • A BS in Health and Safety, Chemical, or Civil Engineering strongly preferred.
  • 3 years of experience in a Health & Safety role.
  • 3-5 years of experience with compliance management.
  • Previous multi- site experience.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills within a culturally diverse environment required.
  • Ability to travel (mostly driving within the region at least 50% of the time.  You must have your own vehicle.
Other Qualifications
  • Must be able to balance business needs with health and safety requirements in a cost-effective manner.
  • Strong communications skills. 
  • A willingness to be out on the road, working with each site to properly introduce and carry out the safety policies of the company.
This position offers a very competitive base salary, bonus, generous vehicle allowance, and full benefits.