Health and Safety Manager

Science Edison, New Jersey


Description

At Weston Solutions, Inc. you will do meaningful work and make valuable contributions.

Employee-ownership at Weston is a path to professional growth and access to diverse opportunities in a highly connected community that works together across key service areas to make a difference in the environment. Weston continues to evolve and adapt to our changing world as a premier provider of environmental and infrastructure services for over sixty years. In both the public and private sectors our teams help identify, solve, mitigate, and manage critical environmental issues to help clients achieve a more sustainable future.

Weston is seeking a Health and Safety Manager for a complex Federal contract that includes time-critical emergency responses to site-related environmental issues, including disaster/emergency response, and environmental investigations and remedial alternative analysis. This person oversees the health and safety program under a Federal (U.S. EPA) contract. This person assures the contractor's compliance with OSHA requirements, including but not limited to, 29 CFR 1910.120.  This person establishes and approves health and safety SOPs, develops, reviews, and approves site specific health and safety plans, and conducts field audits. Demonstrates experience in field sampling and analysis using OSHA, EPA, NIOSH and ASTM methods, is experienced with decontamination and or mitigation methods and toxicology and has the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

This position oversees Health and Safety aspects of the following contract/program work scope areas:

Environmental/Hazardous Material Emergency Response/Rapid Mobilization

Air Monitoring/Sampling

Mobile/Transportable Laboratories

Fixed Analytical Laboratory

Environmental Field Investigations/Assessment

Engineering

Geological/Geotechnical Assessments

Aquatic Investigations

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and overseeing all aspects of Health and Safety program for a complex environmental investigation and emergency response contract, including field environmental investigation activities; environmental, waste and chemical sampling in all levels of PPE; environmental emergency response; fixed chemical laboratory operations; DOT compliance for CDL and related activities; and other related activities.

 

This individual must be able to respond to National environmental, chemical and oil emergencies on a 24/7/365 basis.

 

Location: Edison, NJThis is a full-time, in-person position.  This position requires a Federal background check and Security clearance, or ability to obtain a Security clearance, for access to Federal facilities and requires compliance with a Federal drug-free workplace.

 

Education and Experience:

This position requires a minimum of a B.S. Degree and 14 years of experience in the development and implementation of a Health and Safety program as required under 29 CFR 1910.120/ 40 CFR 311 and other OSHA and EPA applicable guidance documents related to health and safety.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience with Federal (CERCLA, OPA, RCRA, TSCA) environmental programs
  • Experience with environmental, chemical and oil spill emergency response
  • Ability to manage overall health and safety for complex and multifaceted investigation and remediation projects
  • Responsible for developing, reviewing and implementing program-level safety and health programs and site-specific health and safety plans
  • Provide technical health and safety assistance during field investigations (soil, groundwater, surface water, and sediment sampling; emergency responses; waste sampling; etc.)
  • Analyze and interpret data information from sources such as field instrument readings, laboratory analyses, Safety Data Sheets, and provide appropriate health and safety recommendations and oversight
  • Provide oversight and advice regarding issues such as laboratory waste management, investigative derived waste management, OSHA compliance, and related issues
  • Ability to respond 24/7/365 to releases of oil and hazardous materials Nationally, and provide technical assistance
  • Plan and lead health and safety program(s) for site-wide environmental investigations, chemical laboratory operations, DOT programs, and environmental response activities

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Field instrumentation.  Proficient in the use of various air monitoring and multi-media sampling instruments.  Abilities include calibration of field instruments, implementation in field, and interpretation of results.
  • Familiarity with the Incident Command System (ICS) 100-800.  Completion of ICS courses a plus.
  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER
  • Able to work in Levels C/B/A PPE
  • Able to perform IATA and DOT Dangerous Goods Shipping
  • Experience overseeing laboratory compliance/waste management and DOT Fleet Management a plus.
  • Radiation safety experience is a plus.

We fully invest in our people: Weston provides a generous, comprehensive benefits package program that offers employees high value options with solid financial protection, meeting the personal needs of its people and their families.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with base and matching employer stock contributions.
  • Paid time off to include personal, holiday and parental leave.
  • Life and disability plans.
  • Critical illness and accident plans.
  • Work/Life flexibility.
  • Professional development opportunities.

Salary Range: $75,000 - $100,100 - $125,000