EHS Specialist 1
With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability – not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.
PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.
In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.
- Support management’s efforts to ensure compliance with all EHS program initiatives and expectations and to stay in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws
- Facilitate applicable EHS programs (LOTO, Fall Protections, IH, Air, Water, Waste regulations, etc.) and document compliance activities through the EHS Calendar according to regulatory deadlines
- Act as the main point of contact for local audits (internal & external) to ensure compliance per EHS regulations
- Conduct standard and routine compliance inspections for applicable onsite programs (e.g. HazWaste; AQMD, storm water; wastewater, etc.)
- Ensure any audit findings (internal & external) are documented, monitored, and completed as assigned.
- Prepare compliance EHS reports and ensure permit conditions are followed
- Maintain records per internal record-retention policies and ensure compliance with all EHS-related federal, state, and local record-retention requirements
- Respond, facilitate, and/or conduct incident investigations, including injuries and near-miss events, to ensure internal processes are followed. Drive corrective and preventive actions to closure as assigned.
- Conduct and manage risk assessments and mitigations processes related to jobs or tasks performed by employees. Suggest strategies to mitigate risk.
- Update Key Performance Indicators (KPI) (Leading and Lagging Indicators)
- Provide accurate metrics per required deadlines (daily, weekly, monthly) to report to site leaders and corporate-based reporting systems (Safety-Pack; GenSuite; MORs, etc.)
- Present EHS data to all employees at all levels of the organization
- Train and assist others to complete safety & compliance responsibilities (new hire/temp orientation, audits, cardinal rules, etc.)
- Maintain EHS-related training records per retention policies
- Support the facility with 6S initiatives as required.
- Perform other duties, as assigned, in support of the EHS Strategic and Tactical facility Plan.
- Participating in company committees outside of EHS responsibilities that promote Continuous Improvement.
The EHS Specialist must possess a high level of the following competencies in order to be successful in this position.
Leadership / Sharing the Safety Vision:
The EHS Specialist requires the ability to communicate and share the tone for safety. The EHS Specialist will lead by example and seeks out opportunities and techniques to further this goal. The EHS Specialist uses persuasion to gain the support and cooperation from stakeholders, superiors, colleagues, subordinates and other parties to achieve a desired course of action consistent with the organization’s strategic goals and objectives.
EHS Scientific and Technical Expertise:
The EHS Specialist actively seeks out and improves environment, health & safety and regulatory knowledge. The EHS Specialist works with superiors and managers to analyze and prioritize critical problems accurately and quickly; and is highly collaborative. The EHS Specialist works with superiors to analyze data, recognize meaningful test results, interpret results, and present the results in an appropriate way to different types of audiences.
The EHS Specialist needs to use time to their advantage, needs to be able to manage a variety of given tasks, avoid procrastination, prioritize tasks in line with regulatory, department, company deadlines and goals. This includes day-to-day tasks, multi-phase projects, investigations, along with internal and external customer requests.
Effective communication is a critical skill for the EHS Specialist in order to communicate applicable Safety and Health regulatory requirements and company policies, procedures, work instructions, and much more. A common form of communication comes in the form of training. Ability to deliver internal safety training and effectively as determined by the results of post training quizzes. Communication on EHS topics is of the highest caliber; clear and accurate.
The EHS Specialist is a task driven position. This means the position is dedicated to fulfilling the tasks provided by the Compliance/EHS Department. For example: Timely completion of tasks that align with the facility goals; implements reliable, effective metrics to measure outcomes; models accountability; thinks of innovative ways to spread awareness of Company and EHS Policies and best practices.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Most work is performed in an office environment.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk 30% of the time, stand 10% of the time and sit 60% of the time.
- In the course of the workday, the incumbent employee may be outside around commercial vehicles, powered industrial trucks and hazardous waste.
- The employee will occasionally lift and or carry up to 25 lbs.
- Employee may use computer, phone, copier and other office equipment in the course of a day.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, touch and use tools, reach with hands and arms, bend, stoop, twist, lift, reach, push, pull, grasp, balance, kneel, crouch, crawl, grasp, talk, hear, and walk during the course of employment.
- Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral
- vision, depth perception and an ability to adjust focus
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. This may include warm, hot or cold temperatures. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
Qualifications and Experience:
- Knowledge of regulations specifically 29 CFR 1910, Cal-OSHA Title 8, DTSC, CUPA, and AQMD
- Must be able to be entrusted with confidential information
- The ability to work independently as well as in a group environment
- Excellent communication skills including written, verbal, listening, and customer service with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
- Ability to work well with others in order to manage projects, meetings, etc.
- Exceptional organizational skills with a high attention to detail
- Familiar working with various office equipment, computers and various software (e.g. MS Suite, cloud-based systems, instant-messaging networking, and e-mail programs).
- Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred, but not required.
This requisition is closed to applications.