EH&S Specialist

Location: Manassas, VA
Job Code: 2008
# of openings: 1

Description

Position Overview:

The incumbent will evaluate, develop, investigate and perform EHS operations concerning the fire, emergency, safety, and environmental programs for Aurora Flight Sciences. The position will be based in Manassas, VA but travel to the other Aurora facilities will be required. The EHS Specialist is also responsible to support and maintain EHS policies including the federal, state, and local regulations and codes.  The EHS Specialist may carry out routine inspections to assess the effectiveness of the Aurora EHS Management System.  The EHS Specialist is also responsible for other job duties as follows:

•Developing, administering, implementing, and maintaining safety and environmental programs in accordance with regulatory requirements.
•Analyzing data to determine its quality, validity, and scientific significance.
•Communicate with the organization regarding the scientific, technical, or safety procedures undertaken.
•Provide technical guidance and support coordination regarding various EHS issues.
•Organize workshops, conferences, and trainings for employees regarding EHS topics.
•Provide information on environmental relevance by preparing charts, graphs, and presentations.
•Assisting in EHS program assessments, facility assessments and incident investigations to ensure compliance with all federal, state, local and company regulations and policies.

Specific Responsibilities:
Performing various research/analysis on current EHS systems.  Will assist the Facilities Director and EHS Manager with various inspections, perform environmental tests, update records and policies.  Will also assist with visual factory enhancements for the facility.  Update Lock Out Tag Out Procedures for all locations.  Update/Develop Job Safety Analysis Program for all locations.  Update Environmental Stewardship for all locations.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelors degree with 3+ years of experience and/or equivalent experience and education.   Knowledge of EHS policies and practices.   Knowledge/capable of using Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Enthusiastic, motivated, interested in working for a company like Aurora. Must be a US citizen.

•Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA, NFPA and Environmental (ie. EPA, RCRA, etc.) requirements, regulations and associated compliance programs.
•Strong written and oral communication skills, ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment.
•Ability to detect and solve problems effectively using various scientific rules and methods.
•Expert knowledge of safety system analysis.
•Knowledge about the chemical compositions, structures, and other important properties of the chemical substances.
•Ability to work effectively under pressure.
•Strengths in cooperative teaming, and a demonstrated capability in managing multiple projects/tasks effectively prioritizing tasks and work load, and ensuring timely closure of assignments.
•Expert time management skills.
•Must be able to travel frequently.
•Comfortable in a manufacturing, test, or aerospace environment.

Desired Requirements:

Environmental, Health and Safety background with 5+ years of experience preferred.  Safety Systems Engineer, Environmental Engineer background and experience preferred. Professional certification(s) within the EHS field preferred (ie. CSP, ASP, CIH, etc.).  

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs on occasion. Must be able to travel up to 25% of the time.

Shift Requirements:

Must be able to work during off hours and/or during weekends occasionally.

Aurora Flight Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 



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