Health and Safety Specialist

Location: Richfield OH Posted Date: October 5, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 20900000338 Careermine Job Id: 1807244

Tech Tetra Inc. is currently seeking a Health and Safety (H&S) Specialist to assist in the implementation of the Tetra Tech, Inc. Solid Waste East (SWE) health and safety program and to support and communicate with the Unit on project and program-related health and safety matters.

Responsibilities :

  • Travel of approximately 50% is required for this position (e.g., project sites, conferences, company meetings).
  • Coordinate, help plan and conduct training programs and processes to educate employees on environment, health and safety in the workplace. This position is focused on training internal employees using a variety of methods.
  • Help develop and support long term safety culture.
  • Inspect work area and prescribe corrective actions to reduce health and safety risks.
  • Assist with injury and disease risk assessment and worksite analysis for a variety of work environments to identify when and where hazardous conditions can and do exist.
  • Provide H&S technical support relative to incidents and Near Miss events.
  • Assist with investigation, database entry, tracking, lessons learned for worker injuries and associated recordkeeping.


Competent in comprehensive safety and health practice, especially in the Construction Industry. Familiarity with the mining industry and DOT/FMCSA regulatory environment desirable. Familiarity or skill in medical surveillance, incident investigation, & drug and alcohol programs is a plus. EHS experience in solid waste environments is desirable. Prior experience teaching Confined Space Entry, Attendant, Supervisor is desirable.

  • Degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or a related science and 3 or more years of experience (and/or a combination of professional credentials, and experience in the EHS field).
  • You must possess strong training and communication skills.
  • Candidate must have excellent knowledge of OSHA regulatory requirements, experience in conducting health and safety audits, development and implementation of compliance programs and best practices in construction/civil engineering industry.
  • Completion of 40-hour HAZWOPER training (with appropriate annual 8-hour refresher courses) and prior experience teaching it is strongly preferred.
  • Completion of 24-hour MSHA training (with appropriate annual 8-hour refresher courses) strongly preferred.
  • OSHA Authorized Outreach (Construction) Instructor and prior experience teaching it is strongly preferred.
  • First Aid/CPR instructor preferred.
  • Willingness and ability to travel frequently is required. Travel is likely to be 50% or more at times.

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting .

For more information on our company, please visit our website at . To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at .

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

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