Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator

American States Utility Services, Inc. DC | JB Andrews, MD

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Posted Date 2/07/2019
Description

Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, American States Utility Services, Inc. contracts with the federal government to provide water and wastewater services that include operating, maintaining, renewing, replacing, and constructing new systems on military installations throughout the United States. The installations where we presently operate are home to nearly 350,000 military and civilian personnel and families.

We proudly deliver these vital services to military installations in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas (including southeastern New Mexico), Virginia, and Florida.

Serving those who serve.

POSITION DEFINITION:

The incumbent in this position is responsible for coordinating the Company's Environmental, Health, Safety Programs. This includes, monitoring federal, state, and local environmental, water quality and resource protection, and public water supply regulations and legislation, and assisting the Operations, Engineering, and Construction teams in compliance with these regulations.

ACCOUNTABILITY:

As a skilled employee and responsible professional, the incumbent must work independently, exercise initiative and judgment in the performance of a broad range of responsibilities in an environment of routinely sensitive and confidential issues. Therefore, the employee must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all levels of the company's employees, military base personnel, subcontractors and vendors.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

Oversees and monitors the maintenance of relevant documentation to ensure accurate and timely record-keeping for proactive management purposes and to meet regulatory guidelines for documentation and reportingOversees the Company's environmental programs including the bacteriological sampling, lead and copper sampling, Pretreatment program, Grease Control program, Inflow and Infiltration program, Water Conservation, and Cross Connection control programsAssists the Operations Support Manager on environmental policies, procedures and guidelines for Officer approval to ensure compliance with applicable regulationsPrepares environmental responses and reports that reflect the best interests of the Company and its customersInitiates, coordinates and participates in environmental audits. Prepares environmental assessments of Company property. Recommend actions to reduce potential environmental hazardsOversees all Environmental and Health Department Permits, including Public Water Supply, Division of Water Quality, Erosion Control, and Landfill PermitsInterprets and recommends actions to comply with applicable environmental federal, state, and local laws and regulationsAssists the Operations Support Manager with coordinating the Company's safety programs, including Illness and Injury Prevention Programs, Safety Audits, OSHA requirements, MSDA documentation and training programsReviews environmental permit applications and drawings for compliance according to Federal, State, and Installation environmental regulations.Interprets and recommends actions to comply with applicable federal, state and local safety laws and regulations. Assists in preparation of required safety records and related documentsCollaborates with Company personnel and Company consultants in assisting in the development and maintenance of the Company's safety and security programIdentifies environmental health hazards to Company employees, facilities, the public and the environment to minimize the Company's liabilityConducts data analysis, summarizes data with tables and graphs, and prepares reports and/or presentations to explain causes and effects on water quality as required by managementMaintains the Company's Databases that may include but are not limited to Water Quality & Resource Protection, Cross-connection Control, Public Water Supply, and Employee TrainingPerforms periodic field inspections, office walk-through, and plant inspections. Completes safety inspection reports, including recommending actions for correctionUpdates the Company's Water Supply Plan, Water Conservation Plan, and Water System Management Plan and submitting to the proper agencyServes as the Company's representative on environmental committees, both internally and externallyServes as the Company's representative on safety committees, both internally and externallyOversees needed Company research activities related to environmental issues. Prepares and implements studies to improve overall environmental issues. Prepares and implements studies to improve overall environmental quality control. Prepares technical reports and documents to supportPrepares and distributes the Annual Wastewater Performance ReportPrepares and distributes the Annual Consumer Confidence Reports. Coordinates and prepares any public education notices related to Fats, Oils, and Greases, Sanitary Sewer Overflows, Smoke Testing, Lead and Copper, and/or any public education materials associated with the public water system or sanitary sewer collection system

MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or other related sciences or related field required. Master's degree desirableAbility to communicate technical information to others with various backgrounds and knowledge bases.Ability to speak to groups.Ability to research, interpret and summarize data.

Required excellent verbal and written communication skillsRequired State mandated certification or ability to obtain certificationMust possess and maintain a valid Driver's License issued by the state where employed.Must take and pass Federal OSHA and or State Mandated Safety training with annual refresher courses as required by the associated regulations for this Position. Such training will be provided by company and compliance is mandatoryThe incumbent must be willing to travel as required by project needs.

Job Category
Federal Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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