Multiple Associate Specialist/Specialist , EH&S Sustainable Infrastructure

Job Info

Mar 24, 2020

103259

Posting Expiration Date: Apr 20, 2020

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Organization: Environment Health & Safety

Department: Engineering & Construction

Section: EHS Design Engineering

Location: Various

Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • The Associate Specialist/Specialist is responsible for providing general guidance on Environmental, Health and Safety requirements related to project planning and implementation. Coordinate, monitor, and provide expert technical and regulatory guidance to Con Edison's Environment, Health & Safety program and Engineering department on regulatory compliance in the areas of safety and environmental management: review of EH&S considerations in engineering and design including but not limited to safety and environmental issues such as OSHA requirements, safety design, chemical management, contaminated sites, air permitting, waste management, oil/tank management, water management (i.e. water supply, wastewater, storm water, spill prevention, control, and countermeasures), wetlands and wildlife, in order to achieve excellence in safety and environmental compliance and to promote continual improvement.
  • Ensure OSHA and company safety practices are identified and incorporated where appropriate through the EH&S Design Review process (formerly known as the 11.03) for individual projects and/or engineering layouts on routine/recurring work while working under the guidance and mentorship of a 3L Section Manager/3H Department Manager.
  • Provide general guidance and review to EH&S staff and engineering organizations concerning company policy and regulatory compliance on the protection of wetlands and wildlife during engineering planning, design, and construction activities for individual projects and routine/recurring work while working under the guidance and mentorship of a 3L Section Manage/3H Department Manager.
  • Provide general guidance to EH&S staff and engineering organizations concerning company policy and regulatory compliance on water management issues during engineering planning, design, and construction activities for individual projects and routine/recurring work while working under the guidance and mentorship of a 3L Section Manager/3H Department Manager.
  • Provide general guidance to EH&S staff and engineering organizations concerning company policy and regulatory compliance for chemical management during engineering planning, design, and construction activities for individual projects and routine/recurring work while working under the guidance and mentorship of a 3L Section Manager/3H Department Manager.
  • Provide general guidance to EH&S staff and engineering organizations concerning company policy and regulatory compliance for waste management during engineering planning, design, and construction activities for individual projects and routine/recurring work while working under the guidance and mentorship of a 3L Section Manager/Department Manager.
  • Provide general guidance to EH&S staff and engineering organizations concerning company policy and regulatory compliance for wastewater and oil management (including SPCC, PBS, CBS and MOSF issues) during engineering planning, design, and construction activities for individual projects and routine/recurring work while working under the guidance and mentorship of a 3L Section Manager/3H Department Manager.
  • Provide general guidance to EH&S staff and engineering organizations concerning company policy and regulatory compliance for miscellaneous safety and environmental issues and concerns during engineering planning, design, and construction activities for individual projects and routine/recurring work while working under the guidance and mentorship of a 3L Section Manager/3H Department Manager.
  • Participate in project field meetings and conduct periodic field inspections while working under a 3L Section Manager/3H Department Manager to ensure all EH&S concerns are identified, communicated, incorporated into the project design, and properly addressed during construction.
  • Conduct annual review/analyses of completed EH&S Design Reviews from previous year for compliance with CEHSP A11.03 process, company policy, regulations and field implementation while working under the guidance and mentorship of a 3L Section Manager/3H Department Manager.
  • Act as the regional lead supporting various engineering groups to properly identifying and addressing EH&S concerns during the project-planning phase while working under the guidance and mentorship of a 3L Section Manager/3H Department Manager.
  • Participate in customer Business and Safety meetings and similar to discuss or present on EH&S related issues for discussion while working under the guidance of a 3L Section Manager/3H Department Manager.
  • Respond to operating department requests for assistance and support on EH&S issues while working under a 3L Section Manager/3H Department Manager.
  • Provide support, while working under the guidance and mentorship of a 3L Section Manager, to Con Edison's EH&S related training programs.
  • Teach CEHSP and other training classes related to CEHSP A11.03, working under the guidance and mentorship of a 3L Section Manager/3H Department Manager.
  • Participate in EH&S Emergency Resource Mobilization during emergencies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, and work to be reviewed by a 3H department Manager/3L Section Manager.
  • Conduct periodic SPCC compliance inspections, working under the guidance and mentorship of a 2H Manager, in support of the SPCC Program.
  • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.

Required Education/Experience

  • High School Diploma/GED And Associate Specialist (1L): at least six (6) years of relevant work experience within EH&S
  • High School Diploma/GED And Specialist (1H): at least eight (8) years of relevant work experience within EH&S

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Associate's Degree in a related discipline (safety, engineering, physical science, or biological science); non-technical disciplines will be considered And Associate Specialist (1L): Three (3) years work experience preferably in EH&S
  • Associate's Degree in a related discipline (safety, engineering, physical science, or biological science); non-technical disciplines will be considered And Specialist (1H): five (5) years of work experience preferably in EH&S
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (safety, engineering, physical science, or biological science); non-technical disciplines will be considered And Associate Specialist (1L): two (2) years work experience in the EH&S field Emphasis on Natural Resources, SPCC, Remediation, and Project Planning.
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (safety, engineering, physical science, or biological science); non-technical disciplines will be considered And Specialist (1H): With a minimum of three(3) years relevant experience in the EH&S field Emphasis on Natural Resources, SPCC, Remediation, and Project Planning.

Required Work Experience

  • Must understand the vital importance of teamwork, communication and promote a positive work ethic to support our Corporate Values and Mission. Required
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (SharePoint, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) and Windows OS. Required
  • Strong working knowledge of Federal, State and Local EHS Regulations and Company procedures and manuals for environmental and safety concerns (including but not limited to asbestos, lead, natural resources, water discharge management, oil management, hazardous waste, remediation issues, excavations, confined space). Required
  • Experience reading technical drawings and demonstrate the ability to verify the scope of work from what is contained in the drawing. Required
  • Must be self-reliant, resourceful, and have the ability to handle multiple assignments Required
  • Must be able to work both independently and within a team environment, and be able to interact effectively with all levels of management, union work force, and external agencies when necessary. Required
  • Must be able to exercise good judgment and render sound technical decisions. Req

Skills & Ability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.
  • Must be able and willing to travel within Company service territory, as needed.
  • Must sit or stand to use a keyboard, mouse, and computer for entire shift
  • Must be able to read small print and symbols.
  • Must have a valid driver's license. The use of personal vehicle to travel to various company and field locations is required.
  • Must be able to wear the required personal protective equipment (PPE) during field visits.
  • Must be able to attend meetings with large numbers of people 20-30 and be able to effectively interact with them via oral/written presentation.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.

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