Job Title: Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Our client, a leader in the construction industry with a legacy of over a century, invites qualified candidates to join their team as an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator. This role will be based at our Port of Providence in Rhode Island, with potential relocation to our Port at Coeymans, NY in the future. The company is committed to fostering a safe, dynamic, and collaborative work environment, empowering individuals to thrive and contribute to the success of the business.
Competitive Compensation Package
Paid Time Off
Company-sponsored Healthcare Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage)
HSA Account with Company Contribution
401k Retirement Plan with Company Match
Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
Student Loan Payment & 529 College Saving Program
Company Paid: Life & AD&D Insurance, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance, Identity Theft Protection, Employee Assistance Program
Participate in pre-job planning to assist the Project Team and EHS Manager in developing project-specific Environmental, Health, and Safety Plans.
Conduct audits of offices, projects, and work locations to ensure adherence to industry-specific safe work standards.
Coordinate investigations for unsafe acts or incidents, implementing corrective actions to minimize ongoing risk.
Distribute EHS equipment and information to the team, ensuring the safety of all employees.
Facilitate basic training and deliver training documents, EHS forms, and other records to the manager for validation and distribution.
Assist with regulatory research to ensure appropriate EHS precautions are in place.
Identify and report environmental hazards on the job, ensuring proper handling and disposal.
Coordinate Substance Abuse testing at appropriate intervals (new hires, random, post-incident, suspicion) to ensure compliance.
Education, Skills, Experience Needed:
Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, EHS, or related field preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
10 years of experience in an Environmental, Health and Safety role within construction, utility, or a similar field.
First Aid, CPR, AED training completion preferred; will train otherwise. OSHA 500 preferred but not required.
Obtain Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP) certification after 3 years of service.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other relevant software programs.
Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to present and train others.
Basic research, planning, analyzing, organization, prioritization, and execution skills required.
Ability to sit, stand, walk, bend, climb, crouch, reach, push, pull, and frequently lift and carry items up to 50lbs.
Light travel will be required.
Note: This job description is subject to change at any time. The company is an equal opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodations upon request.