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DATE POSTED:

2021-02-26

POSITION TITLE:  WHS Specialist
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION:  Amazon
POSITION LOCATION:  Colorado Springs, CO
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  
SALARY: The pay range for this position in Colorado is $22.84 - 29.71 per hour; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE:  Full-time
POSITION DESCRIPTION AND DUTIES:

One focus area of the Amazon Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) mission is to provide tools, resources, and environments that support safe, efficient, healthy behaviors and encourage employees to proactively manage their health and wellbeing. To support this focus area, Amazon is seeking a full-time WHS Specialist (WHSS) to serve as a designated representative for their assigned building coordinating and implementing all areas of the Amazon Global Program as directed by the leadership. The WHSS promotes a positive culture while complying with Amazon standards and maintaining a safe work environment. This includes conducting trainings and coaching associates on observed work habits.

The WHSS is required to maintain accurate daily, weekly, and monthly metrics to report to onsite management teams and corporate based reporting systems. The WHSS supports management’s efforts to ensure compliance with all corporate Program expectations and applicable federal & state laws. The WHSS also conducts risk assessments related to jobs performed (Job Hazard Analysis) and new equipment introductions. In addition, the WHSS is responsible for recommending appropriate risk mitigation measures to management, including ergonomics. Candidate must be willing to work any shift, based on availability. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

· Maintain accurate daily, weekly, and monthly metrics to report to onsite management teams and corporate based reporting systems
· Support management efforts to ensure compliance with all corporate program expectations and applicable federal and state laws
· Conduct risk assessments related to jobs performed (Job Hazard Analysis) and new equipment introductions
· Responsible for recommending appropriate risk mitigation measures to management, including ergonomics
· Available to work flexible shifts including days, nights and/or weekends

EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Minimum of 1 years in an environmental Health & Safety (EHS) related field or bachelor’s degree in related field
· Knowledge of OSHA regulations specifically 29 CFR 1910
· Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel in a professional capacity
· Experience maintaining confidentiality in matter involving security and/or personnel issues in the workplace

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in a safety related field
· Strong communication, teamwork, analysis, judgment, and customer focus skills
· Experience leading and managing a team ability to analyze accident data, new processes, and machinery for potential safety concerns and conduct job hazard and job safety analyses
· Experience in emergency response and currently holds First Aid and CPR certificates
· Experience in workers compensation case management

HOW TO APPLY:

https://www.amazon.jobs/en/jobs/1428038/whs-specialist

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION: Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us
   
DATE POSTED: 2021-02-26
POSITION TITLE: Senior Site EHS Manager
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION: Amazon
POSITION LOCATION: Colorado Springs, CO
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  
SALARY: The pay range for this position in Colorado is $132,600 - $160,000 per year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site. Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time
POSITION DESCRIPTION AND DUTIES: The Senior Site Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manager will be responsible for partnering with site level operations team for their assigned site in order to execute company EHS policies and ensure compliance to all applicable local and regional regulations. By leveraging lean principles and Kaizen events, this Senior Safety Manager will lead continuous improvement initiatives to reduce conditional and ergonomic risk in our processes to ensure a safe and healthful working environment for our associates. The Senior Site EHS Manager must demonstrate the ability to build trust and confidence with the operations team and influence change through providing comprehensive risk assessments and safety data analysis.

The Senior Site EHS Manager must be an effective communicator and send clear, concise and consistent messages, both verbally and in writing. This Senior Safety Manger must instruct and train operations managers and site EHS professionals in company EHS policies and assist the regional teams in incorporating our safety standards at their site. The Senior Site EHS Manager will be required to identify best practices and incorporate these best practices into our standards to continuously improve company safety policies. Must possess excellent safety program and relevant safety, environmental and ergonomic knowledge and demonstrates this expertise when working with operations.

The Senior Site EHS Manager will be responsible to develop a team of safety managers and safety professionals at a site. This Senior Safety Manger must create and execute leadership development plans for their team. This Senior Safety Manger must communicate safety team expectations and give frequent and appropriate feedback to the safety teams and ensure they are executing to the core competencies of an Amazon safety professional. This Senior Safety Manger must also demonstrate the ability to judge and assess safety talent and select appropriate bench strength to current and future business needs.

Senior Site EHS Manager Responsibilities:
· Possess a thorough understanding of local/regional regulations and company policy.
· Provide guidance and oversight to ensure compliance to all applicable Amazon Safety Policies.
· Measure the FC performance against published requirements in safety policies. For all deficiencies, identify a plan for the site to implement and fix all identified deficiencies.
· Ensure safety record keeping and data integrity and provides Operations with accurate reporting and metrics to support business safety initiatives.
· Deliver on-time and quality projects to Operations. Deliver quality projects on time to Operations.
· Deep Dive safety metrics and review incident weekly and monthly incident trends to discover trends to justify the allocation of appropriate resources to areas where the safety risk is highest.
· Deep Dive trends and propose action plans to Sr. Leadership on site.
· Audit record keeping practices and Global Safety Database entries to ensure compliance to global safety standards and local regulations.
· Audit the workplace organization and Associate behaviors to ensure that training, auditing and scoring methods are accurate and consistent.
· Manage and mentor the FC Safety Manager and Safety Associates in your assigned FC.
· Engage the Injury Prevention Specialists (IPS) and Site Leadership to drive long-term strategic actions to achieve incident reduction.
· Lead soft tissue injury reduction efforts with IPS by performing targeted Kaizen events in partnership with the Operations teams based on the risks identified in each task (force, repetition, and awkward postures).
· Ensure site leadership and associates are trained and knowledgeable of their responsibilities under each policy. Audit the quality, delivery (including qualifications of the trainer), and effectiveness of all required safety training.
· Review for effectiveness the deployed safety tools and revise to ensure continual improvement.
· Partner with corporate and other regional field safety personnel to leverage global safety and environmental best practices into NA network standards.
EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 7+ years' of increasing responsibilities in safety and/or environmental programs in manufacturing, production, or service operations.
· Experience implementing lean principles and process improvement in an operational environment.
· Experience managing change in multiple site environment and managing multiple direct reports.
· BS/BA in Safety, Environmental, Ergonomics or a related field required
· Written and verbal communication skills, including comfort interfacing with Directors and VPs
· Develop and implement department goals and strategies based on broader organization goals.
· Analytical and problem solving skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Master’s degree preferred
· Certified Safety Professional preferred
· Experience in a fast-paced, changing/growing organization
· Handle changing priorities and use good judgment in stressful situation
· Interest in long-term career development through assignments in multiple FCs across the nation
· Prior experience in a management development training programs
· Track record of effectively managing an operation comprising both salaried and hourly staff
· Develop others into higher levels of responsibility in an organization

HOW TO APPLY:

https://www.amazon.jobs/en/jobs/1428111/senior-site-ehs-manager

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION:

Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

   
DATE POSTED:

2021-02-11

POSITION TITLE:

Health, Safety and Environmental Manager

COMPANY/ORGANIZATION:

Lightning Systems

POSITION LOCATION: Loveland, CO
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  
SALARY: $80,000 - $100,000 a year
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time
POSITION DESCRIPTION AND DUTIES:

Health, Safety, & Environment Manager – growing company!

It is an exciting time at Lightning eMotors, a fast growing company that designs and manufactures zero emission all-electric powertrains for commercial vehicles. We are seeking an experienced HSE Manager to join our team of outstanding professionals. Our products are meticulously and intelligently designed to deliver value to our customers and you will be an integral part of the process. This is your opportunity to work with like-minded, passionate, technical professionals dedicated to making a difference in the world. We are a growing team of talented individuals who are accustomed to wearing multiple hats, working collaboratively, and comfortable expressing ideas to a receptive management team.

Why join Lightning?

2021 will be a very exciting year for us as we will be going public after our merger with GigCapital3. We are the leading innovator in the US commercial medium-duty EV market with proprietary vehicle control software, EV chassis integration software and analytics, along with custom products including DCFC mobile charging stations and a host of commercial EV focused IP. We are THE market share leader in Class 3-7 zero emission vehicles and the only manufacturer with a full line of battery and fuel cell zero emission commercial vehicles on the road with blue chip customers. The company has contracted a significant backlog for the next 2 years including the world’s first fuel cell electric Class 6 truck. As the country’s largest commercial zero emission fleet vehicle manufacturing facility in the US with annual production capacity of 1000 vehicles today, expanding to 3000 in 2021 and over 20,000 by 2025.

With 10 years in R&D, Lightning is ahead of the game with our dominant market positioning, proprietary technology, and highly experienced management team.

Please visit www.lightningemotors.com to learn more!

About the position:

The HSE Manager is responsible for leading, motivating, and fostering a safety-conscious culture in the workplace to ensure a safe, healthy, and accident-free work environment, and responsible for the development, training, audit, and administration of the safety program and policies of the company. The Safety Manager should have the patience and commitment to work ‘hands on’ to help the entire team understand the company’s commitment to safety and the need to follow safety programs, with the understanding that the position will be committed to spending time in a manufacturing facility on a daily basis.

  • Plans and directs strategy and execution of injury and illness-reduction and safety-culture-improvement efforts, including proactive HSE programs, employee engagement and risk awareness, and grass roots safety culture.

  • Coordinate and facilitate training, policies, & procedures focused on workplace HSE for all staff in order to educate the importance of injury/accident prevention

  • Verify tasks are safely executed and staff are properly trained according to OSHA and all applicable safety standards.

  • Ensures appropriate risk assessments are conducted and corrective actions implemented to minimize or eliminate injuries and environmental impact that may cause harm to employees, contractors, visitors, property or company reputation.

  • Create and maintain Operational Safety Programs including, but not limited to, Lock Out/Tag Out, Forklift Operation and operators, PPE, First Aid, Contractor Safety, etc.

  • Act as a liaison between facilities, outside contractors, and company to ensure safety procedures are being followed and the proper permits are being obtained

  • Manages & maintains HSE files, works HR with worker’s compensation incidences and root cause accident investigations

Skills/Experience/Knowledge required:

  • 5+ years of safety leadership in a manufacturing environment

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety Management, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, or related field or equivalent work experience

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) desired.

  • Knowledge of OSHA, DOT, DHS, CDPHE, and local environmental, safety and health regulations. Ability to interpret and clarify other federal, state and local environmental safety and health regulations.

  • Ability to keep confidential information

  • Direct hands-on safety experience with a comprehension knowledge of safety concepts

  • Safety program development and administration required

  • Strong computer abilities

Soft skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Ability to prioritize safety demands covering all company facilities. Ability to prioritize and execute work among competing priorities.

  • Experience building strong partnerships with employees and developing an integrated safety culture throughout all levels of the organization

  • Experience leading and motivating cross-functional teams

  • Experience working in fast paced and dynamic environment

  • Ability to influence the business at all levels of the organization

Benefits offered:

Once hired, employees are offered generous benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance

  • Health Savings Account and Health Reimbursement Plan (if enrolled in medical plan)

  • 401(k)

  • Paid Time Off (accrued)

  • Paid holidays

  • Short and Long-term disability

  • Life insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

Benefits:

  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:

All employees/visitors required to wear mask; social distancing when applicable

Work Location:

  • One location

Company's website:

  • www.lightningemotors.com

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

  • Manufacturing: 5 years (Preferred)

HOW TO APPLY:

https://www.indeed.com/job/health-safety-and-environmental-manager-5028e276416f1e41

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION:  
   
DATE POSTED: 2021-01-28
POSITION TITLE: Occupational Health Nurse
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION: University of Colorado, Boulder
POSITION LOCATION: Boulder, CO
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 10-Feb-2021
SALARY: $62,000-$77,500
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full Time
POSITION DESCRIPTION AND DUTIES: The primary goal of our Occupational Health Nurse is to help prevent illness and other conditions potentially caused by animal research-related activities. The specific duties include updating and revising the health assessment tool as needed and using it to assess the health of all researchers and staff members (animal care staff, graduate students, post-docs, principal investigators, technicians, undergraduates working in animal labs or animal facilities) as it relates to their animal research activities. Ongoing medical surveillance for animal research-related health alterations in addition to facilitating the rapid and appropriate treatment for animal research-related occupational health illnesses and exposures. This position will also be actively involved in researcher and staff training in conjunction with the Occupational Health and Safety Specialist, Institutional Biosafety Officer (BSO), and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Director. This position is expected to participate in IACUC protocol review, and to review all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the safe handling and management of hazardous and/or infectious materials and animals used in animal research. The person in this position will also serve as a voting member on the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), to review all biohazard plans for containing and managing biological agents used in research.The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS: Registered Nurse with the State of Colorado by date of hire.BSN degree. Three years of professional experience as a registered nurse with occupational health and infectious disease control experience, familiarity with biological/animal research protocols including field-based protocols. Basic functional digital literacy (experience with Windows-based systems). Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
HOW TO APPLY:

Additional Information and application instructions can be found at: 
https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/Occupational-Health-Nurse/28620

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DATE POSTED: 2021-01-22
POSITION TITLE: Biological Safety Officer/Manager
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION: University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
POSITION LOCATION: Aurora
APPLICATION DEADLINE: no deadline
SALARY: $64,455 to $108,285
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
POSITION DESCRIPTION AND DUTIES:

The position exists to manage the Division of Biosafety and serve as the Biological Safety Officer (BSO) and potentially as Alternate Responsible Official (ARO) for the CU Anschutz Medical Campus and the CU Denver Campus. This position is designated as sensitive and is subject to a criminal and FBI background check, conflict of interest declarations, and confidentiality agreements. The Division of Biosafety has a total budget of around $560,000 with five (5) fulltime employees (FTEs).

Biological Safety Program: The incumbent serves as the Institutional Biological Safety Officer (BSO), as required by Federal regulations, and develops, implements and supervises the broad biological safety and biosecurity programs mandated for the award and acceptance of all extramural funding (federal, state and local). Serves as the subject matter expert to management, researchers, faculty, and Principal Investigators in biological safety, containment and biosecurity issues, for research involving infectious agents, blood borne pathogens, human gene transfer, transgenic animals/plants, viral vectors, Select Agents and Toxins, and recombinant and synthetic nucleic acid molecules.

The incumbent also serves as the subject matter expert for the shipping or import of infectious substances; Respond to biohazardous spills, and the segregation, treatment and disposal of infectious and other biological materials. Manages and performs audits and risk assessments of research facilities and procedures, advising researchers and management on the implementation of Federal and state guidelines and regulations, as well as “best practices”. Reviews designs and plans for remodeling, renovation and new construction in laboratories and laboratory support space (such as the vivarium), to ensure compliance with Federal, state, and local requirements for biological containment and occupational health. Ensures policies within the realm of the Biosafety Program are up to date, procedures and processes are efficient and effective, and that direct reports are accountable for areas, procedures, etc. within their responsibility. Incorporate technology when possible to increase efficiency.

EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in microbiology/immunology, molecular biology, environmental sciences, biomedical sciences, public health, public administration, nursing, healthcare, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.

The position requires extensive, diverse and progressively responsible experience, including direct responsibility for:

  • Reviewing laboratory and clinical protocols submitted to the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) and protocols submitted to the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
  • Conducting biological safety audits of laboratory and clinical research
  • Developing policies and guidance documents for the research community
  • Interpreting relevant federal, state, and local regulations as they apply to the research community

    Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis.
HOW TO APPLY:  Apply online: https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=19922
ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION:  

 

   

DATE POSTED

2021-01-21

POSITION TITLE:

Senior ESH Professional

COMPANY/ORGANIZATION:

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

POSITION LOCATION:

Golden, Colorado

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Not Applicable

SALARY:

$106,400 - $191,600

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Full-Time

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND DUTIES:

This Senior EHS professional will serve as an advanced level Environmental, Safety and Health (ESH) Point of Contact position for research and development centers and support organizations. You will provide technical guidance for hazard ID and control of new or modified work conducted in those organizations. A successful individual will be capable of working independently in frequent interactions with researchers, support staff, senior managers, and Department of Energy (DOE) counterparts.

•Collaborates with research and operational staff to evaluate risks of new or modified work activities and proactively implements continuous environmental, safety and health (ESH) improvements.

•Assists in the development of hazard identification and control documents as part of the research/operations projects or activity life cycle. These include safety/risk assessments, safe work permits, safe operating procedures and readiness verifications prior to operation of new/changed research experiments.

•Performs and coordinates industrial hygiene monitoring, develops industrial hygiene reports and recommends corrective measures based on results of air and noise monitoring, medical surveillances, and ergonomic assessments.

•Conducts advanced risk assessments including process hazard analyses or other complex hazard assessments for pilot- and bench-scale research operations which may present such hazards as biological, electrical, pressures above/below ambient, high temperatures, fire and explosion, lasers, ergonomic and reactive and toxic materials.

•Completes regulatory and code compliance reviews including design reviews for future research projects.

•Provides ESH oversight of subcontractors for construction, service or maintenance activities for areas of support.

•Develops plans for and conducts ESH inspections, audits and oversight assessments.

•Develops and provides ESH training to various organizational units. The training may be formal scheduled classes or informal, on-demand training on special topics.

•Supports the implementation of Environmental Programs in areas such as National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), air quality, water quality, chemical and waste management, natural resources, storage tanks, spill prevention, construction, and Environmental Management Systems (EMS).•Acts as a member of the NREL Chemical Response Team for spill response. Responsibilities include participation in drills, classroom training, wearing respiratory protection and maintenance of required certifications.

•Conducts accident/incident investigation and causal analysis as needed. Provides follow-up on corrective action implementation. •Develops, implements and administers assigned NREL ESH programs and Office Desk Procedures. •Responds to staff inquiries, concerns and requests for assistance on ESH matters including guidance on ESH program implementation and/or interpretation.

EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

Basic Qualifications Level V Qualifications- Bachelor's Degree in Safety, industrial hygiene, environmental sciences, chemistry or engineering and 14 or more years of related experience. Or, relevant Master's Degree in Safety, industrial hygiene, environmental sciences, chemistry or engineering and 12 or more years of experience or related experience. Or, a PhD Safety, industrial hygiene, environmental sciences, chemistry or engineering and 9 or more years of related experience. Or, relevant JD and 9 or more years of experience or equivalent Engineering experience.

Level IV Qualifications -Bachelor's Degree in Safety, industrial hygiene, environmental sciences, chemistry or engineering. and 9 or more years of related experience. Or, relevant Master's Degree in Safety, industrial hygiene, environmental sciences, chemistry or engineering. and 7 or more years of experience or related experience. Or, a PhD Safety, industrial hygiene, environmental sciences, chemistry or engineering and 4 or more years of related experience. Or, relevant JD and 4 or more years of experience or equivalent Engineering experience.

Additional Required Qualifications

Demonstrated leadership in one or more areas of team, task or project responsibilities.

Demonstrated ability to independently perform duties.

Advanced technical knowledge of ESH practices, procedures and techniques.

Excellent interpersonal and oral communications skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and/or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH).Master’s degree in environmental health, occupational safety, industrial hygiene or other relevant discipline.

Strong chemical safety education and/or experience background – such as a chemistry or chemical engineering degree or minor, or experience as a chemical hygiene officer.

Experience performing and/or facilitating Process Hazard Analyses such as Hazard Operability Studies or What-if analyses.

Working knowledge and experience of controls and precautions for handling BSL 1 and BLS 2 biosafety hazards.40-hour HAZWOPER training.

Experience working in a research and development environment – such as a laboratory or university.

Ability and willingness to wear respiratory protection, including a full-face respirator.

Working knowledge of OHSA LOTO standard and NFPA 70E

Ability to travel on occasion.

Ability and willingness to work weekends and/or evenings on occasion as need arises.

Proficient computer skills, including MS Office Suite, e-mail and ability to quickly learn database software applications, such as FileMaker.

HOW TO APPLY:

 https://nrel.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/NREL/job/Golden-CO/Senior-ESH-Professional_R6801