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POST DATE 9/6/2016
END DATE 11/5/2016

Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. Newark, NJ

Company
Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
R5787-1528
AJE Ref #
576100641
Location
Newark, NJ
Job Type
Regular

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Job Title

Environmental Health and Safety Director

Job Description Summary

The EH&S Director organizes and administers individual and group safety/health and environmental quality programs for all C&W client employees. The job encompasses a large variety of occupational, facility, and individual safety responsibilities and requires knowledge of OSHA and EPA standards, hazardous wastes, energy efficiency, LEED andgreen technologies and initiatives, pollutants and emissions, industrial hygiene, safety training, protective clothing and equipment, workman's compensation, fire regulations and codes, etc.

Job Description



RESPONSIBILITIES:



* Responsible for monitoring federal, state, regional, and local safety and environmental regulations for impact and effective application for C&W and the client. Develops plans and implementation strategies and recommends these to C&W and Client management teams.

* Reviews, updates, and/or develops and implements safety and environmental policies and programs as required. Coordinates with site property and facility managers.

* Conducts site needs assessments to determine impact to C&W staff and develops initial site safety and quality plans and programs, in cooperation with property and facility management and others as designated by C&W and the client.

* Investigates accidents in conjunction with facilities personnel. Maintains and reports on project-wide workers' compensation cases. Maintains compliance with OSHA 300 reporting.

* Analyzes project and facilities accident statistics and makes recommendations for correction of problem areas. Establishes target areas based on long-range accident prevention and cost control objectives.

* Develops, delivers and administers safety training programs.

* Facilitates process improvement teams and analyzes, measures, and implements these process improvements.

* Facilitates maintenance of site-specific Policies and Procedures with focus on safety/regulatory issues.

* Assesses energy efficiency, pollution/emission controls and remediation efforts,green technologies and their application, waste disposal and management, and related environmental aspects of the clients' facilities and makes recommendations.



KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:



* Minimum of a 4-year Bachelor of Science degree in the area of environmental studies or related field

* Between 7 to 10 years of professional environmental experience with a strong knowledge of environmental regulations and some health and safety regulatory knowledge

* Two years of experience supervising and managing professional and administrative staff

* Demonstrated experience in the application of EHS management systems.

* OSHA 40-Hour Hazardous Material Technician certification (a.k.a. HAZWOPER), certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM), other EHS related certifications preferred but not required.

* LEED training and certification is a plus but not required

* Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management

* Self-motivated and able to work independently to find solutions

* Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills

* Proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook, Access

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills



Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.