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EHS Specialist

  • Job reference: 931271
  • Location: Cork
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 01/07/2020

Assists with the design, implementation, maintenance and review of Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHS&S) programmes to ensure compliance with regulatory, corporate
and industry requirements. Acts as an SME and advisor to all teams on site in relation to EHS


Primary role -
* Provide EHS project support for projects at the Cork site:
o Conduct EHS Impact Assessments (IA) to ensure that all EHSS requirements and standards are in place.
o PTW / construction safety support for execution of projects
o Support IA action closure tracking, Machine Safety, JSA's, Chemical Risk Assessments, Noise, IH/Ergonomics etc.
o Support for 3 yearly shutdown in Feb 2021 - project walkdowns, RAMS review etc.
o Contractor management support - Mai software
o PTW Co-ordination - work with Engineering, Facilities, Maintenance to co-ordinate high risk work permits (confined space, hot work, work at height, live electrical work etc.)
o PTW Improvements - work with Engineering, Facilities, Maintenance to co-ordinate improvements in the site PTW process - reviewing & improving process flows, updating SOPs, generating training material & rolling out etc.

Additional scope -
* Perform periodic walkdowns / audits / programme reviews to ensure compliance with safety and environmental permits, plans, policies and regulatory requirements.
* Assist in the preparation, implementation and review of EHS Procedures and other EHS documents appropriate to the scope of site activities and in compliance with requirements.
* Provide technical support for the site risk assessment / JSA programme and assist in implementing appropriate control measures for identified risks.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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