The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist II, under general supervision, provides specialized knowledge in the operation and support of assigned area within an environmental safety program. Prepares reports for distribution outside of department, to include those to the State. Acts independently ensuring work complies with program procedures.
Required Education and Experience:
Associate's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Four years of work experience with EHS-related field such as industrial hygiene, fire safety, environmental science, occupational safety, or occupational health.
Required Licenses and Certifications:
Valid State of Texas driver license or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of hire.
Failure to obtain a valid TDL may result in termination.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working knowledge of environmental, safety, and health rules, regulations, and standards in the Clean Air Act.
Knowledge of air permitting.
Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Ability to work independently.
Other Requirements or Other Factors:
Ability to tolerate moderate exposure to extreme temperature, dust, dirt, fumes, smoke, loud noises, and chemical substances.
Ability to wear personal protective equipment including respirator, or protective clothing.
Ability to demonstrate application of relevant codes and standards upon employment through certification, testing, field work, or other means determined by functional area.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Bachelorâ™s degree in an EHS-related discipline such as environmental science, industrial hygiene, fire safety, occupational safety, or occupational health.
Along with the preferred education, two years of experience in an EHS field such as environmental science, fire safety, industrial hygiene, occupational safety, or occupational health.
Experience with MS Office.
Experience with Clean Air Act, Title V permitting, and reading and understanding federal, state and local regulations associated with Clean Air Act.
Assists manager in oversight for TAMU's environmental compliance with Clean Water Act (CWA) and Clean Air Act (CAA). Assists in implementing programs that ensures compliance with Federal and State regulatory requirements in particular Clean Air Act (CAA). Maintains appropriate reports, permit applications, and/or inspection results as required by the regulations. Under final review of their supervisor, prepares reports, permit applications, and/or inspection results as required by the regulations.
Interprets verbal and written Federal and State Environmental and Hazardous Material laws and regulations to the multi-international faculty, staff, and students. Provides advice and technical guidance on the Environmental Health and Safety program procedures in particular with Clean Air Act (CAA) and Title V permitting.
Ensures compliance is met for the underground/aboveground storage tank (UST/AST) program. Conducts required inspections and investigations, under supervision. May need to operate a university vehicle to complete duties. Maintains appropriate UST/AST Program reports, permit applications, and/or inspection results as required by the regulations. Under final review of their supervisor, prepares UST/AST Program reports, permit applications, and/or inspection results as required by the regulations.
Conducts semi-annual inspections for Stormwater Compliance across campus. Assists in preparation of reports and submits as required by regulations.
Assists in hazardous materials spill response. Helps clean up chemical spills in labs, buildings, and on/off campus during business hours.
Performs other safety related activities as appropriate; i.e., environmental monitoring, inspections, equipment testing and environmental management, etc. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Note: A cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references are strongly recommended. You may upload all three on the application under CV/Resume.
Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.
Internal Number: R-014790
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