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POSITION TITLE: Senior Environmental Specialist (EHSIII)
COMPANY: Grace Pacific, LLC.
DEPARTMENT: Environmental Health and Safety
ADDRESS: 949 Kamokila Blvd., Kapolei, HI 96707
DATE: 8/18/2021
POSTING: 2021-065
  1. Interacts with operations managers, consultants, engineers, and other staff tocoordinateenvironmentalpermittingandplanningofprojectsandprocesschangesas assigned. Primary regulatory frameworks include CWA, CAA, HEPCRA, OPA-90,DOT Hazardous Materials, RCRA, CERCLA.
  2. Researches and keeps current of regulatory requirements, industry standards, and best management practices within required fields of expertise, updates systems as necessary and provides technical support as needed to assigned facilities. Provides unqualified support for and actions to continue a positive EHS culture throughout the organization, by their demonstrated concern and actions for each employee’s safety.
  3. Administers site specific EHS programs for assigned projects and personnel. Ensures environmental awareness is understood prior to the commencement of work activities. Conducts facility / jobsite audits, as needed, to ensure timely compliance with regulatory requirements and Company standards. Generates and distributes audit reports, coordinates appropriate corrective actions and apprises Manager in accordance with departmental procedures.
  4. Defines and researches problems arising from environmental issues, collects and documents data, interprets analytical data and test results, draws valid conclusions and makes appropriate recommendations to resolve issues. Self-sufficient at Project Management. Able to effectively manage the scope, schedule, budget, contracts, equipment, and resources of a project. Able to perform critical thinking and questioning to problem solve. Effectively prioritizes time of self and employees to attain departmental/project goals. Able to provide effective verbal and written guidance/instruction to colleagues and staff.
  5. Ability to develop/write internal and external documentation at a professional business level, including policy, scope of work, budget justification, standard operating procedures, environmental reports, and presentations.
  6. Able to work independently and meet deadlines on a consistent basis. Completes all job duties, tasks, and projects within a timely manner and/or by assigned deadlines as established by department standards. Duties may include:
    1. Coordinating and/or conducting employee training.
    2. Preparing/reviewing/approving regulatory submittals.
    3. Responding to incidents impacting environmental compliance.
    4. Participating in oil spill response exercises.
  7. Oversees and reviews the development of task specific activity hazard analyses for each major phase of work for assigned project management teams. Document environmental/safety compliance and awareness.
  8. Conducts and documents weekly and other needed EHS meetings and jobsite orientations; proactively develops and delivers EHS programs/presentations.
  9. Coordinates and trains co-workers to conduct and document jobsite/facility and corporate EHS inspections; ensures unsafe and non-compliant conditions are corrected and communicated in a timely manner and escalate, if required.
  10. Develops lesson plans and conducts and/or coordinates formal and informal EHS related training; ensures that all environmental training requirements are met.
  11. Assists in management of all corporate safety, health and environmental programs including but not limited to; Storm water (NPDES), Air Program, Spill Prevention, Hazardous Materials, Hazard Communication, Hearing Conservation, Respiratory Protection, and Ergonomics Programs.
  12. Conducts detailed investigations of work-related incidents of environmental non-compliance (permits, spills/releases, plans). Develop after action reviews to enable proactive accident/incident prevention.
  13. Represents the Company during regulatory agency compliance inspections and complaint/ accident/incident investigations. Leads in compliance inspection coordination, documentation, education, corrective actions follow-up with operations and the regulatory agency. Also assists with contest against alleged violations
  14. Maintains professional certifications and remains predominantly current with all environmental regulations.
  15. Assists with corporate Substance Abuse testing program.
  16. Maintains/oversees EHS related records, documentation (including training records).
  17. Performs other duties as assigned.
  18. Exhibits a core understanding of mutual respect and good customer service orientation in interactions with all people in the workplace.
  1. 5 years environmental experience, with at least 2 years supporting environmental health and safety activities in an industrial or construction environment. NPDES permit/Storm water experience. Air permit/quality, Hazardous material/waste experience is a plus. Participation in a professional organization or an industry related organization is a plus.
  2. 4 years of formal education preferred; 4-year degree in Environmental (Engineering, Geology, Science), or Risk Management or related degrees.
  3. Minimum Environmental/Safety Certifications: First Aid/CPR Certified, Erosion and Sediment Control (ESCP) Coordinator, Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control (CISEC)/ Certified Professional in Storm water Quality (CPSWQ) or similar, Project Management Professional (PMP) or similar. Or, specific certifications and training must be attained within the time period determined upon hire.
  4. Preferred Certifications: Certified Environmental Professional (CEP). Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) or similar.EPA Method 9, STI SP001, API 653, 40 HRHAZWOPER/HAZWOPER 8 Hour Refresher, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager(CHMM).OSHA 30-Hr.
  5. Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, MS Outlook, Adobe Acrobat; aptitude to learn in-house software systems; adequate typing skills to timely complete daily tasks.
  6. Ability to read and interpret contract documents, legal documents, government regulations, technical documents.
  7. Ability to produce organized, clear, grammatically correct written communications.
  8. Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments independently.
  9. Familiar with environmental management information systems(EMIS)
  10. Must be available to work nights, weekends and travel to neighbor islands as needed.
  11. Excellent interpersonal/organizational/documentation skills.
  12. Valid Hawaii driver’s license and favorable traffic abstract.



Note: The above reflects essential information to describe the characteristics of the job and shall not be construed as a detailed list of all job requirements, nor shall it in any way limit the right of management to assign work or direct the work force.

Base Salary Value: Based on Experience

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