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General Electric GE Aerospace Research Sr EHS Specialist in Niskayuna, New York

Job Description Summary

The Sr EHS Specialist for GE Aerospace Research Center in Niskayuna, NY will support the Aerospace team and utilize experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute EHS objectives and effect short-term and long-term business goals. By providing technical expertise and anticipating, identifying and addressing safety and health hazards related to GE Aerospace Research activities you will drive an injury and incident free work environment.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work with GE Aerospace Research team members to assess and control occupational exposure risk

  • Conduct EHS focused inspections and audits to ensure regulatory compliance Facilitate EHS training

  • Conduct learning teams in response to safety events and conduct/validate incident investigations to determine root cause and proactive solutions to prevent event recurrence

  • Drive closure of corrective actions based on root-cause investigations

  • Coordinate EHS plans with consultants and contractors during onsite activities

  • Perform multimedia safety inspections and compliance audits and revalidates EHS operating system scorecards

  • Develop and maintain EHS programs and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable regulations

  • Assist Aerospace teams with Life Safety inspections, planning, and system impairment activities

  • Provide technical expertise during EHS events to ensure the safety of site personnel and site infrastructure

  • Provide technical expertise to support high risk operation risk assessment, work permit planning, and work execution

  • Assist Aerospace team members with chemical management activities (incl. creating and maintaining chemical inventories, SDS management, training) and hazardous waste handling operations (incl. labeling, classification, disposal and waste manifesting)

  • Provide input to Aerospace Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) team

  • Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements

  • Other generalist responsibilities as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Health Science, or other related discipline from an accredited university or college; or professional EHS certification

  • 5-10 years progressive EHS experience

  • Demonstrated technical expertise in managing EHS risks associated with Ergonomics, Electrical Safety, Control of Hazardous Energy programs, Safety Risk Assessments and Safe Operating Procedures, Management of Change, High Risk Operations, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental programs (air, stormwater, wastewater, waste), Training, Emergency Preparedness and Fire Protection, and Chemical Management

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Desired Characteristics

  • Demonstrated ability to set and manage competing priorities to drive key deliverables in a fast paced and dynamic work environment

  • Demonstrated ability to bring individual leaders and employees together to drive for collective goals

  • Ability to implement EHS using Lean principles to achieve measurable goals

  • Ability to self-manage and organize priorities

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects

  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs

  • Gensuite experience

  • Safety management system experience

  • US Citizen preferred

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes