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General Electric Lead Specialist 2 Operational EHS - Fixed Facilities in Ashalim, Israel

Job Description Summary

The Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Leader will provide EHS support under the long-term operation and maintenance (O&M) contract for the 121MW Concentrated Solar Power Plant, Ashalim Plot B.

The EHS Leader is responsible for the Health and Safety of himself, and any staff/contractors working under his direction in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Policy.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of site EHS activities to ensure full compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and GE procedures

  • Implement and execute GE Steam Power O&M EHS programs / processes

  • Maintain site-specific EHS programs and plans

  • Provide guidance and interpretation of EHS regulations and requirements affecting site to management team and owner.

  • Partner with operations and maintenance team to manage site EHS compliance activities (inspections, training, monitoring, sampling, etc.)

  • Drive EHS compliance through audits, process / equipment reviews and site inspections

  • Lead site risk elimination/risk reduction activities

  • Demonstrate strong leadership as a member of site management team

  • Manage site EHS training program. Conduct classroom training as needed.

  • Complete all site regulatory reports (air, water, hazardous materials, waste, IH, etc.) and work closely with site customer to ensure timely submittal of reports.

  • Lead site injury and illness prevention program. Lead incident / accident investigations and develop corrective & preventive action plans

  • Manage site EHS consultants.

  • Work cooperatively with GE EHS resources on business projects and initiatives

  • Utilize site EMS system (Gensuite) to record and track site EHS activities (training, incident reporting, incident investigation, etc.).

  • Perform additional duties as required.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum of 4 years of EHS experience in an industry or manufacturing environment.

  • Israel certified Safety Officer

Desired Characteristics

  • Advanced computer skills, primarily with MS Office software programs, i.e., Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access

  • Experience with customer interaction

  • Experience with regulatory agency interaction

  • Strong oral and written communication skills in Hebrew and English

  • Demonstrated influencing skills in a team environment workforce

  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant regulations

  • Experience in Health and Safety and Environmental management systems; i.e. ISO9000, ISO14001, ISO18000, etc.

  • Ability to work closely with station management team and external resources a

  • EHS leadership experience at a power generation or similar industrial facility preferably within a global organization.

  • Experienced working in the Israel Regulatory environment.

  • Experience managing, hazardous waste, and other environmental programs

  • Experience working directly with regulatory inspectors and permitting personnel

  • Experience generating regulatory required reports.

  • Self-starter with strong client and public communication skills

  • Local Israel specific certifications:Toxic Permit ResponsibleWork at Height TrainerNatural Gas SafetyElectrical SafetyHealth and Safety Plan PreparationFire Safety officer

Additional Information

The job is open to men and women equally

Relocation Assistance Provided: No