Montrose Environmental Group, Inc.

  • Field Safety Specialist (Biogas)

    Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/1/2018 11:41 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Responsibilities

    Montrose Environmental Group, Inc. is a high-growth Environmental Services company offering (i) Measurement and Analytical services and (ii) Environmental Resiliency and Sustainability services to a diverse range of clients in industry and government throughout the United States and abroad.  Our qualified engineers, scientists, technicians, associates and policy experts are proud of our ability to objectively help industry, the public and regulators work constructively together on environmental opportunities.



    • Work with site leadership and corporate safety to develop, manage and/or implement site-specific Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) priorities, plans and procedures and ensure accordance with corporate safety practices and policies.
    • Maintain updated and relevant versions of all EHS programs including lock out tag out (LOTO), HazCom, personal protective equipment (PPE), Spill Prevention Control (SPCC), etc.
    • Develop and manage site spill response procedures, external spill response contractors, and training for all first responders as required.
    • Conduct required site-specific staff safety training on safety and operational procedures and maintain related safety records.
    • Assess and audit workplace safety and health compliance and develop programs and systems to improve performance.
    • Implement and manage a safety observation/near miss program.
    • Conduct monthly safety meetings and safety committee meetings.
    • Conduct new hire safety orientation for new hires, temporary employees (internal or external), external contractors and visitors, as applicable.
    • Manage and oversee site safe work permit program including routine audits.
    • Implement and track site safety performance metrics (i.e. % training completed, observations, work permits audited, etc.) and track on-going site safety performance.
    • Maintain proper stock of safety equipment including PPE, first aid, etc. and perform routine safety equipment inspections including fire protection, spill kits, fall protection, LOTO, etc.
    • Track and document all incidents, injuries and near miss events, perform investigations, develop corrective actions and document completion, and report performance to divisional leadership and corporate safety as applicable.



    Construction Support

    • Audit contractor qualifications to ensure proper training and insurance is in place prior to the work being initiated
    • Communicate site safety rules to contractors, ensure compliance throughout the duration of the work, and initiate corrective action and documentation procedures when items are not completed properly. Manage when items are not completed/followed properly and document these events.
    • Perform pre-job safety review to review job hazards and controls for each contractor
    • Conduct periodic site safety meetings with contractors to discuss relevant job topics including, but not limited to, incidents or near miss occurrences, severe weather conditions, power outages, critical lifts, etc.
    • Oversee implementation of contractor work permits for all critical tasks including, but not limited to, LOTO, Hot Work, Confined Space.
    • Review and audit contractor (PPE) and related equipment to ensure proper usage and condition.
    • Perform formal contractor safety observations/audits and track performance.
    • Document and record all contractor incidents, injuries and near miss events, perform investigations, develop corrective actions and ensure completion of all documentation.
    • Maintains confidentiality at all times.
    • Exercises safe work practices by following all Company safety rules and OSHA regulations, including attendance at all required safety training programs. 
    • Participates in Company’s continuous improvement programs and provide support to team efforts. 
    • Keeps up-to-date and current on industry trends by completing formal training, reviewing professional publications, and attending professional workshops.  
    • Performs other duties as assigned. 



    • High school diploma/GED
    • 3-5 years of related safety experience
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office software, Google and/or PC programs
    • Ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel/management
    • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
    • Solid organization and time/project management skills
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Able to work independently manage multiple responsibilities (i.e. self-starter, self-motivated)
    • English language competency
    • Willingness and ability to travel as needed



    Montrose Environmental Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age (40 and over), ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), denial of Family and Medical Care Leave, disability (mental and physical) including HIV and AIDS, marital status, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, military and veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), race, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation.


    As permitted by applicable law, employment with Montrose is at-will.


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