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General Electric Fixed Facilities Specialist in Norwich, New York

Job Description Summary

Supporting the EHS Leader, this individual will be responsible for ensuring compliance of safe work practices, regulatory stands (EPA, DOT, OSHA, NFPA, etc.) and plant policies and procedures.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Individuals located at manufacturing sites and fixed facilities (e.g., a service shop or O&M site) provide day-to-day EHS support for that facility.

  • Expected to resolve problems through the application of acquired expertise guided by precedent.

  • Works together with people from the business unit. Contacts are under guidance and/or geared towards specifying activities, planning of activities, and giving explanations on technical issues.

  • Communicates with direct team and supervisor.

  • Presents to internal teams on metrics, project status and research.

  • Directs implementation of company safety programs, to include developing safety methods, procedures and policies based on company guidelines.

  • Monitor compliance programs and company metrics analysis and improvement system.

  • Initiates, performs, develops, and oversees all aspects of safety and environmental training and documentation.

  • Investigate EHS related accidents and near-misses, implement corrective actions, track corrective actions to closure

  • Recommend processes and safety features that will reduce employees’ exposure to chemical, physical, environmental, and biological hazards.

  • Maintain all the relevant health and safety documents including but not limited to, OSHA General Industry safety, Environmental programs, all associated documentation including forms and trainings.

  • Conduct EHS audits, implement corrective actions, track corrective actions to closure.

  • Complies, generates and file annual regulatory reporting as assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Environmental Health & Safety).

  • This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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: No

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