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Health & Safety Associate - Houston in Houston, TX at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 2/14/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Veolia is the largest sustainable environmental solutions organization globally. With over 163,000 employees worldwide, we specialize in water, waste and energy management


Environmental Health and Safety Associate
Houston,TX
$60-65k
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k


Responsibilities:

This position reports to and supports the initiatives and activities of a [regional or business group] Director or Manager of H&S within the Management Systems and H&S Department. As such, the H&S Associate will take a supporting, and at times, a leadership role in the development, implementation, and on-going assessment of policies, procedures, written work practices, and other program components related to the VNA Management System and H&S program – thus enabling continuous improvement towards maintaining high standards of quality, reliability, safety and compliance across the company.

Job Requirements

- A minimum of 3 years experience as an environmental, health, safety professional.
- High School Diploma.
- Associate or Bachelor Degree in a science, safety, or environmental health field is strongly preferred.
- Course work in Management Systems (e.g. ISO certification), a plus.
- Course work in water/wastewater treatment, a plus.
- Working knowledge of EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Hazards Administration), and Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and requirements.
- Competence in research processes including data collection and analysis.
- Demonstrated ability to prepare accurate, effective, complete and easily understood written communications and reports.
- Demonstrated proficiency in thinking creatively, problem identification & resolution and project planning & implementation.
- Excellent communication skills (verbal, presentation and listening) to interact with internal customers, clients and governmental entities.  
- Demonstrated ability to work independently, plan, organize and set priorities.
- Extensive travel (>60%) required.
- Valid driver's license and safe driving record
- Ability to respond to emergency situations as an %22on-call%22 resource at all times.
- Must be able to pass drug and criminal background screening