EH&S Specialist


Boulder, CO


1765 EH&S


This position, under general supervision, is responsible for maintaining and improving specific environmental, health & safety (EHS) compliance systems. Independently manages EHS compliance programs. Recommends and manages system improvements for compliance with EHS regulations and/or company policy.


Analyzes and evaluates workplace environments, equipment, EHS programs, policies, and practices to ensure they meet regulatory requirements and standards, including local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and International Fire codes (IFC) regulations and standards.

Develops, implements, monitors, and continuously improves company-wide EHS programs in a variety of areas, such as confined space, electrical safety, lock-out tag-out, fall protection, fire protection, injury and illness recordkeeping, ozone depleting compounds, stormwater, leak detection and repair, and spill prevention control and countermeasures (SPCC).

May be responsible for site emergency response activities as well as serving as the emergency coordinator for Brigade activities.

Conducts or coordinates EHS equipment inspections, monitoring, and record keeping activities as required by permits or regulations. Reviews environmental data collected by instruments, software packages, etc. Ensures that all necessary files and records are maintained and retained in compliance with both corporate and legal requirements.

May be responsible for the Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) program. Directly supervises the LDAR contractor, coordinates leak repair with maintenance, and maintains LDAR compliance documentation. Also coordinates LDAR change management and system audits.

Assists the EHS team to investigate and resolve problems with plant environmental systems such as the air emission collection and control system, wastewater treatment plant, and hazardous waste management units.

Provides a positive public image through interactions with the outside emergency response community and/or industry safety groups and programs such as the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC).

Participates on the site Compliance Team as an internal auditor and trainer.

Assesses EHS training needs and ensures all employees receive necessary and required training; coordinates and/or administers training.

Performs periodic safety inspections and compliance audits.

Reviews, investigates, and identifies resolution for EHS incidents.

Provides on-call technical support in case of site emergency.

Works with process and equipment design teams to design safe and environmentally friendly processes. Reviews and approves new or modified equipment designs and operating procedures.

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