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Environmental Health and Safety Engineer

Posted 2014-01-31
At a Glance –

1080 Elm Street, Suite 103
Rocky Hill, Connecticut

Job Type:
Job (Full-Time)

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Job Description

Job Summary:
KPA is currently recruiting an Environmental Health and Safety Engineer. This individual will report to the District Manager and work with a team consisting of 9-11 consultants. If you are looking for an established and dynamic company where you can make an impact on the business and be recognized for your efforts, KPA may be just the place for you.
Currently looking to fill home-office based positions in:
Edison, NJ
White Plains, NY
Nanuet, NY
Boston, MA
Baltimore, MD
Also looking to fill a position out of our regional office in:
Rocky Hill, CT
Interested candidates please e-mail your resume to Rebecca Ter Bush at Rebecca can also be reached at 860-904-1944 if you have any questions.
Essential Functions:

The essential functions include, but are not limited to:
Background in facility audits, customer service and employee training as well as excellent oral and written communication skills.
Experience preparing various compliance plans (i.e., Tier II reporting, OSHA 300 logs, EPA ID numbers, tank permitting, Phase 1 Environmental Assessments, Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans, and Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasures (SPCC) Plans).
Competency in developing, implementing, and monitoring accident prevention programs, policies, and procedures to ensure continuous safe working conditions in accordance with State, Federal, and Local laws and regulations to assist the client in striving to achieve Zero Accident / lost time injuries.
Understanding of risk management and loss control strategies to assist clients in evaluating and assessing workers compensation losses.
Ability to analyze loss control metrics and communicate various claims management principles and tactics for purposes of reducing direct and indirect impact of workers compensation claims.
Strong background in understanding and implementing Environmental management compliance systems such as RCRA, EPCRA, CWA, OPA, Air quality management, hazardous waste and material transportation requirements etc.
Excellent time management skills and the ability to work independently are critical to employee success. Periodic overnight travel required. Positions in other locations may require more extensive travel.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for promoting productive relationships with dealer group management for KPA clients and State Dealer Association Management. Maintains effective internal and external public relations.
Performs other duties and fulfills other responsibilities, as assigned.

Internal Relationships/External Relationships:

Internal: All District staff members report directly to the District Manager. Maintains regular contact with District Manager, staff colleagues, and other members of KPA management team.

External: Develops and maintains relationships with District clients, potential clients, dealer group management and state dealer associations. Professional, likeable, persuasive, and customer service oriented demeanor are essential for success.

Job Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Environmental Science/Engineering, Safety Studies or related disciplines.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
3+ years Environmental Health & Safety experience preferred.
Proven background in building and working with collaborative teams.
Ability to travel 10-20% of the time.
Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task and effectively and professionally deal with customers and external contacts to the Company.
Strong leadership and problem-solving skills. Ability to work independently.
Strong computer skills, including familiarity with word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, Microsoft outlook, and phone/tablet applications.

Hours: Full-Time
Type: Job


Rebecca C. Ter Bush

Company Description

With over two decades of experience in environment, safety and loss control consulting, KPA is an ideal partner for establishing and maintaining compliance at car and truck dealership/service facilities. Our clients maintain safe work environments while saving money through lower workers' compensation premiums, and reduced garage auto liability premiums.

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