EHS Specialist

Top notch firm looking for an EHS specialist in Rochester!!

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A bit about us:

Are you passionate about safety and ensuring everyone works in a healthy and safe environment? Are you driven by the challenge of working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you. We are seeking a seasoned EHS Specialist with a strong background in the construction industry. This role is vital in driving and implementing the company's Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) program. The successful candidate will be responsible for promoting a positive EHS culture, ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal safety regulations, and providing guidance on EHS matters.

Why join us?


This position is an integral part of our success and provides opportunities for career advancement.
100% PAID medical, dental, and vision insurance.
Paid time off, including vacation, sick days, and holidays.
401(k) Retirement Plan with company match and immediate vesting.
Competitive compensation, annual pay increases, and bonuses.

Job Details


As an EHS Specialist, you will:

1. Implement, manage, and enforce safety programs that comply with local, state, and federal regulations.
2. Conduct regular site inspections, risk assessments, and audits to identify potential hazards and implement corrective actions.
3. Develop and deliver EHS training programs to all levels of staff to ensure understanding and adherence to safety procedures.
4. Investigate accidents, incidents, injuries, and complaints concerning potential hazards or unsafe conditions in the workplace.
5. Develop and maintain documentation such as MSDSs, Emergency Action Plans, and Accident Reports.
6. Collaborate with project management teams and employees to devise strategies to mitigate risks and enhance safety.
7. Monitor changes in EHS legislation and initiate necessary changes to ensure ongoing compliance.
8. Participate in the planning and execution of construction projects, ensuring that EHS considerations are embedded from the design stage.
9. Liaise with regulatory bodies and local authorities as required.


The ideal candidate will possess:

1. A minimum of 3 years of experience as an EHS Specialist in the industrial construction sector.
2. Bachelor's degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, or a related field.
3. In-depth knowledge of local, state, and federal EHS regulations and standards.
4. Proven experience in conducting safety audits and inspections, risk assessments, and accident investigations.
5. Strong training and presentation skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organization.
6. Certification as a Safety Professional or Industrial Hygienist is desirable.
7. Excellent problem-solving skills with a proactive approach to implementing effective solutions.
8. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
9. Ability to work independently and as part of a team, managing multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.

Join us and contribute significantly to maintaining a safe and healthy work environment for all our employees. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, along with the opportunity to make a real difference in a fast-paced, professional, and safety-focused environment.
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Rochester, NY
Job Type
$80,000 - $100,000