• Mid-Level Health & Safety Professional

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    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a motivated, mid-level Health & Safety Professional to support our team in Chelmsford, MA.  The Chelmsford office includes a multi-disciplinary environmental, health & safety consulting team with approximately 75 professionals including engineers, scientists, environmental permitting, and designers. WOOD offers the opportunity to work on technically challenging and innovative projects for a wide range of clients throughout the US.


    Key Responsibilities:

    This position offers the opportunity to work with a diverse team of engineers and scientists to address complex environmental challenges and requires the following skills/experience for the position roles/responsibilities:

    • Demonstrated task and project management skills
    • A foundation of environmental, health & safety (EH&S) compliance experience
    • Mastery of federal, state and local regulatory programs
    • Laboratory EH&S and compliance experience
    • Developing site specific EH&S compliance programs based on federal, state and local regulations, as well as, compliance with client company directives. Examples of programs include, Chemical Hygiene, Laboratory Safety, Lockout/Tagout, Hazard Communication, Respiratory Protection, Confined Space Entry, Emergency Action, Fire Prevention, Exposure Control, Waste Minimization, Waste Management, Contingency Planning, etc.
    • Have the ability to manage EH&S programs at client facilities serving as an EHS coordinator for various clients
    • Assist with health and safety (H&S) audits/inspections, and providing recommendations for corrective actions
    • Assist with H&S management systems development, including drafting of standard operating procedures, guidance documents, and training programs
    • Assist with the management of hazardous waste, including waste characterization, satellite area inspections, training, and correspondence with government agencies
    • Develop and conduct site specific EH&S training programs, including but not limited to, Hazard Communication, Lockout/Tagout, Bloodborne Pathogens, Biosafety, Fall Protection, Ladder Safety, Hazardous Waste Management, Respiratory Protection, RCRA/DOT, HAZWOPER, etc.
    • Assist with industrial hygiene related projects, including personal air sampling, indoor air quality assessment, surface wipe sampling, facility decommissioning, qualitative assessments, etc.
    • Be motivated, outgoing, and have the ability to interact with employees within various different industry settings
    • Conduct job safety analyses for jobs/tasks performed within various different industry settings
    • Conduct incident investigations for clients following incidents occurring at client sites

    Skills / Qualifications

    Role Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree desirable
    • A minimum of 10+ years of experience is required
    • Primary knowledge in OSHA regulations, as well as knowledge of EPA, MADEP, DOT, MADPH, MADPS, MWRA, and other federal, state, and local regulations
    • Enthusiasm for challenge and new initiatives
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills. Strong organizational abilities
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
    • Demonstrated professional judgment, consistency and attention to detail
    • Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record
    • Ability to travel frequently to project sites, including sites remote from the office, as part of on-site team
    • Adaptability and willingness to adjust to client needs
    • Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours, if required
    • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
    • Life Science sector experience

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER Training
    • Professional certification in EHS (CSP, ASP, OHST or similar)
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with the ability/desire to lead tasks
    • Attention to detail
    • Self-starter and fast learner

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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