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Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

locationSmithtown, NY 11788, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Natural and Environmental Sciences
Full Time

  $85,000 - $110,000 a year

Job Location:  Hauppauge

Narda-MITEQ is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. Narda-MITEQ provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all essential functions, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.   Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties at any time.  

 

Job Description:

Under the general direction of the Facilities Manager, this is a hands-on position that requires the individual to oversee and respond to daily business needs related to Facilities and EHS.  Position will be responsible for ensuring proper implementation of Facilities and EHS procedures, providing training related to Facilities and EHS to all employees, executing preventative maintenance activities, and maintaining associated records.  Position will focus on ensuring a safe, clean, professional, and enjoyable work environment for all employees.

Essential Functions:

  • Assure buildings are maintained in a safe, clean, professional, and operationally effective condition.
  • Assign and manage daily work order assignments with input from other Facilities staff.
  • Maintain overall responsibility for EHS and Sustainability programs and its implementation, improvement, and monitoring.
  • Maintain the 180-day chemical and other key process satellite areas, machine shop, paint shop and substrates for safety and compliance.
  • Conduct internal audits, inspections, and other similar tasks to ensure continued effectivity of the Facilities and EHS programs.
  • Remain current with all applicable Facilities and EHS regulations and implement programs to ensure compliance.  Implement programs to maintain conformance with Corporate EHS policies and insurance requirements.
  • Lead emergency planning effectively including hazardous waste training, fire drills and employee communications.
  • Work with contractors to ensure effective risk mitigation and job execution, including the implementation of contractor safety oversight programs.
  • Provides direction to assigned staff with responsibility for maintaining all facility required environmental permitting, plan development, reporting and inspection activities.
  • Lead or assist with applicable Facilities and EHS regulatory inspections, external audits, customer audits, and internal audits.
  • Lead or assist with injury and illness investigation activities related to Facilities or EHS to assure effective root cause and corrective actions.
  • Participate in annual budget and capital expenditure preparation activities.  Prepare or assist in the preparation of capital expenditure requests.
  • Performs other similar tasks as required and assigned.
  • Have PC skills to complete work orders from Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active DoD security clearance

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an EHS, Facilities Management or related field, and a minimum of 6 years prior related experience.  Graduate Degree in an EHS, Facilities Management or related field and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience.
  • Ability and skill to exercise sound judgment in quickly evaluating emergency situations and rendering prompt decisions.
  • Willing to work after normal business hours, if necessary, and be available after hours for emergency situations and other company related calls.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens.  In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.  

Proof of employment authorization will be required. Narda-MITEQ is not required to sponsor applicants for work visas.  As this position will require access to export controlled information, only applications from “U.S. persons” within the meaning of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and Export Administration Regulations will be considered. Narda-MITEQ is not required to seek export license for applicants who do not meet this requirement.

Narda-MITEQ is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disability/Veterans Employer. Narda-MITEQ is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Narda-MITEQ maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

As an equal opportunity employer, Narda-MITEQ, is committed to a diverse workforce.  If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Narda-MITEQ career website because of your disability.  You may request reasonable accommodations by contacting Denise Nocerino, denise.nocerino@nardamiteq.com.