Jobs

One of the numerous benefits of ASSP membership is access to open safety positions which are otherwise not advertised. The Chapter Luncheons are an excellent place to network and learn about employment opportunities from other meeting attendees. The Orange County Chapter also maintains a current listing of various safety-related positions available in the Orange County area. However, these listings are reserved for chapter Members. Unemployed members are also eligible for a free subscription to the National Jobline.

Postings will remain on the website for 60 days unless extended by the organization offering the opportunity. If you wish to have an opening posted here, send it in Word or PDF format to the Job Placement Director, at jobs@orangecounty.assp.org.

Industrial Hygienist/ Safety Specialist – Anaheim

Posted: Aug 14, 2018

Solvay is a multi-specialty chemical company committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. We innovate and partner with customers in diverse global end markets. Solvay Composite Materials combines 50 years of technology heritage to bring a comprehensive product portfolio, expertise in material design, and extensive process engineering solutions to our customers. As the partner of choice for advanced materials development, we deliver optimal material solutions to address our customers’ most challenging demands for new high-performance materials to improve durability and production, while offering weight savings for the end application. The Health, Safety & Environmental Specialist provides oversight in day-to-day support of plant activities including safety aspects which include daily employee safety, machine safeguarding, personal protective equipment, consulting on safety matters and responsible for safety system analysis, review, anticipate, identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices. Develop recommendations for improvements, hazard control designs, methods, procedures and programs. Measure, audit and evaluate the effectiveness of hazard control programs. The HSE Specialist is expected to be not only knowledgeable on these issues, but have experience and sufficient training in order to provide guidance, and where necessary, direction in resolving issues. Job Overview and Responsibilities Major Responsibilities:

  • Represent, emphasize and reinforce the Company’s Zero Injury Culture to all employees.
  • Regulatory Compliance – SCAQMD, Cal/OSHA, DTSC, CUPA, SWRCB, EPA, DOT, Cal-ARP, PSM, SPCC, SB-14 & Radiation Safety Program Management.
  • Hazardous Waste Management and DOT Compliance
  • Maintaining RC14001 and OSHAS 18001 management systems
  • Conducting Environmental, Health and Safety compliance audits and tracking audit findings to completion.
  • Completing and submitting required regulatory paperwork
  • Reviewing and managing HSE performance of contractors
  • Maintaining Safety, Health & Environmental compliance software.

Planning:

  • Coordinate deployment of Health Safety & Environmental (HSE) programs
  • Develop and implement HSE systems that require activity by all levels, including: area safety inspection system, housekeeping and incident prevention
  • Participate on teams engaged in planning, design, development and implementation of systems or programs involving hazard controls for the safety system to maximize its effectiveness
  • Ability to plan and carry out project work
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex issues

Incident & Corrective Action Management:

  • Participate in incident investigations, as appropriate
  • Assist in reviewing incident reports, tracking and closure of investigations on time
  • Assist in tracking open HSE related corrective action items using corrective action tracking system
  • Develop and maintain injury analysis system
  • Present recommendations on ways to prevent and/or reduce injuries
  • Develop and implement programs and plans to introduce best practices and maintain compliance with federal, state, local & corporate requirements.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Safety/Environmental Science or equivalent related experience
  • At least three years of EH&S experience with a focus on California Environmental Compliance

Skills Comprehensive technical knowledge base around critical Safety programs Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, both internally & externally and poses excellent HSE leadership, communication and interpersonal skills Proficient with MS Office Administrative:

  • Conduct prestart safety review (PSSR) of new equipment or processes
  • Provide Dakota auditing software administrative and technical support
  • Track key leading indicators and generating reports and making presentations to stakeholders.
  • Perform activities as identified in accordance with HSE aspects and impacts.
  • Acts as one of the emergency evacuation Captains and a first responder.
  • Serve as a point of contact for emergency response
  • Ability to understand and interpret written material, including technical information, rules, regulations, agency rules, executive orders and laws
  • Interact with federal, state and local agencies
  • Develop agenda and presentation materials for monthly safety meetings
  • Enter corrective action items generated from the meeting into PCAT
  • Follow up on Action Items generated from the meetings
  • Administer contractor and visitor safety orientation program

Training:

  • Identify HSE training needs for all employees
  • Assist with coordinating / performing employee HSE Training

Audits

  • Coordinate and conduct housekeeping, handbook and VSL Audits
  • Track audit compliance and enter action items into management system
  • Perform safe work permit audits and inspections reviews and report on findings with respect to fall protection, lockout/tag-out, confined space, live electrical work and hot work
  • Internal Auditing to management systems

Apply on company website.

EHS Supervisor – Irvine

Posted: Aug 14, 2018

3M is seeking an EHS Supervisor for the Oral Care Solutions Division Manufacturing Plant located in Irvine, CA. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The EHS Supervisor will be responsible for hiring 1-2 EHS professionals to complete our four-member team. The Supervisor will be challenged to help create a work environment that makes safety engaging and a precondition for 400+ employees across three shifts. Sustainability is a top priority for our company; the Supervisor will lead efforts to continuously improve programs that positively affect the environment as well as our employees’ health and safety.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provides direct supervision for site EHS personnel, including objective setting, performance management, motivating, training, and coaching.
  • Leads EHS self-assessments and/or audits. Acts as a facility representative during inspections by agencies including but not limited to: EPA, OSHA, fire department, and county.
  • Communicates effectively in written and oral forms with peers and other employees of varying levels within the organization. Presents ideas well one-on-one, in small groups, and to larger audiences. Can convey the meaning and importance of EHS topics to non-EHS personnel and to influence others to take appropriate action based on such information.
  • Ownership of the ISO 14001 Program and the site’s environmental permits and regulatory compliances. Completes internal and external EHS compliance reports and analyzes EHS data and report trends. Recommends plans for correction of gaps and provides EHS input to address change. Remains current in the latest applicable legislation and research on environmental protection and regulatory compliance.
  • Responsible for the facility in achieving our Global Safety and Health Plan (GSHP), Global Environmental Management Self-Assessment (GEMSA), and global environmental management system goals and compliance.
  • Initiates, participates in, and develops EHS projects to continuously improve EHS efficiency, effectiveness, and competitiveness.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution in a science or engineering discipline
  • Minimum of five (5) years of combined environment, health, and/or safety (EHS) experience in private, public, government or military environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in an EHS field from an accredited institution
  • Supervisory or manager experience
  • Self-starter with strong interpersonal, influencing and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute projects
  • Strong team building skills, the ability to set and achieve priorities, strong organization skills, attention to detail and a sense of urgency
  • ISO 14001 experience

Apply on company website.

EHS Manager I – Irvine, CA

Posted: Aug 14, 2018

Description

1. Develop, implement, and manage all environmental, health and safety (EHS) compliance programs.

2. Evaluate and act upon new EHS regulations.

3. Serve as primary contact for regulatory agencies such as EPA and OSHA for inspections, permits, and reporting.

4. Monitor and direct the facility regarding permits related to operations and construction.

5. Negotiate and secure contracts for hazardous and non-hazardous waste disposal.

6. Partner with management to investigate all work-related accidents and non-compliance incidents.

7. Perform analytical review and risk-based assessments to ensure compliance and appropriate actions are addressed.

8. Interfaces with all levels of employees to include direct labor through senior management.

9. Provide EHS technical expertise and resources to new business and validation and engineering projects.

10. Conduct EHS audits with emphasis on compliance and program effectiveness.

11. Champion wellness programs.

12. Work with corporate EHS function to support all EHS projects and programs.

13. Responsible for EHS plant related and department budget and expenses. Analyze health and safety costs and value which support business alignment.

14. Lead all EHS related training for plant personnel.

15. Manage duties of Occupational Health Nurse to include but not limited to employee health exams/profiles, drug testing, management of Worker’s Compensation

16. Own site business continuity plan Qualifications

1. Ability to read and interpret documents such as Corporate rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

2. Must have deep knowledge of EPA, OSHA, and DOT regulations with experience in executing California specific requirements

3. Proven ability to develop and execute short and long-term strategic plans.

4. Must have excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.

5. Ability to problem-solve and resolve technical difficulties.

6. Must be able to influence at all levels and across functional lines.

7. Strong writing and presentation skills

8. Must be able to flex schedule to accommodate training programs and investigations on off-shifts

Education:

BS degree in Environmental Health, Safety or related field

MS degree in Environmental or Safety Engineering, Technology or Management preferred.

Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in Environmental, Health and Safety or Industrial Hygiene fields with specific concentration in EPA, OSHA and DOT regulations with a minimum of 2 -3 years supervisory experience.

Must hold a registered professional certification in the environmental or safety field (i.e. CHMM, CSP, or CIH)

Must be knowledgeable in EPA, OSHA, and DOT regulations

 

If interested, apply on company website.

Director of Risk Services – Costa Mesa, CA

Posted: Aug 14, 2018

Coast Community College District  ( $98,599 – $131,038 a year)

Summary: Plans, organizes, manages, and coordinates an organization-wide risk management program governing legal, contract administration, health, safety, and loss prevention. Develops business plans and programs that ensure and enforce compliance with laws, codes, policies, and procedures.

Distinguishing Career Features: The Director, Risk Services serves as district staff over a comprehensive function that includes dotted-line relationships with other departments Advancement to this position is through promotion and compliance with the stated qualifications and the ability to direct and participate in development of programs of insurance, safety programs, and bid and contract development that preserve and protect the District’s interests.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Specific duties may vary among departments and jobs. Incumbents typically perform a substantial portion or all of the following kinds of duties:

  • Researches, develops, and implements District-wide policies, language, provisions, and procedural controls governing contracts for goods, services, and facility usage. Develops internal procedures for monitoring contractual performance.
  • Oversees and reviews major contracts, leases, agreements, for adequacy and compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates and administers the District’s insurance coverage for liability, loss recovery, property and asset damage, health and welfare, and other forms of loss prevention.
  • Analyzes risk-and-return for decisions on the amount of coverage and self-funded versus third party insurance. Establishes special funds for self-insured claims. Purchases insurance coverage. Negotiates terms and cost of coverage.
  • Develops, oversees, and implements a cataloging system for monitoring and controlling all claims from and of the District. Prepares reports for the Board on claim activity.
  • Serves at the District point-of-contact for all insurance and claim matters. Directs, coordinates and/or investigates claims. Works with external adjusters, investigators, and internal safety professionals to adjudicate claims.
  • Develops, reviews, and updates district-wide policies for occupational health and safety. Develops and implements policies and procedures for periodic audits of environmental and occupational health, safe work practices, and safe access.
  • May manage the District’s Worker’s Compensation program. Coordinates and may participate in investigations. Works with medical providers, attorneys, adjusters, and others to facilitate proper actions and/or claims.
  • Works with Human Resources and third party administrators to represent the and consult on return-to-work and light-duty programs. Evaluates reasonable accommodations and adjustments in job design to expedite return-to-work.
  • Facilitate collaboration between contract originators, the office of the Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration, and General Counsel, to effectively draft contracts and present same to the Board of Trustees.
  • Researches, prepares information, and recommends budgets for risk and loss prevention programs.
  • May participates with Human Resources, Facilities, Education Services and other departments to develop estimates and proposals for insurance coverage.
  • Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.

To apply, go to this link.

Property Casualty Engineer – Irvine, CA

Posted: Aug 14, 2018

Job Description:

The primary focus of this position is to provide an understanding of a client’s operations to our underwriting team; counsel clients on best practices related to their existing operations and programs (employee safety, fleet, facility maintenance, business continuation, products safety, etc.); assist clients with identifying hazards within their facilities and, as appropriate, provide recommendations for improved practices; discuss and provide Chubb’s risk engineering services to meet client needs and/or improve the accounts loss history (i.e. business continuation planning, employee safety training, safety committee support, product safety review and evaluate building fire protection systems). On-site visits with existing and prospective customers will be conducted and comprehensive reports will be completed that evaluate hazards and controls for adequate risk selection, pricing, and application of underwriting techniques leading to profitable growth.

Day to day activities will include scheduling client visits, processing client correspondence and inquiries, report completion and recommendation follow-up, training of less experienced staff (both risk engineering and underwriting), and coordination with claims and underwriting partners to insure we exceed service expectations and consistently support satisfactory risk selection and client retention.

Technical Skills Required:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in property, casualty, and worker’s compensation insurance risk management and loss prevention functions, primarily focused on evaluating hazards and controls.
  • Strong proficiency in hazard identification skills, with an emphasis in the coverage area’s of Property, Products & Worker’s Compensation.
  • Counseling and providing presentations to existing customers on a variety of safety related topics.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Comprehensive understanding of existing exposures and safety controls for the following lines of business: property, business interruption, product liability, workers’ compensation, and commercial vehicle.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Proficient interviewing techniques and technical report writing ability.
  • Initiative, effective time management and ability to function both independently and as an integral team member.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat. A working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint is preferred.

Education:

  • Four-year college degree with major in sciences or engineering preferred.
  • Possessing relevant professional designations or certifications such as CSP or ARM is highly desirable.

To apply, click on this link.