Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator

TAMKO Building Products, Inc. is seeking a Plant Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator at our manufacturing facility in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Plant Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator is responsible for leading the safety and health programs at the Tuscaloosa location.

Summary of Essential Job Functions:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may also be assigned.

  • Exhibits a high degree of professionalism and integrity in order to promote compliance with all applicable laws and regulatory requirements.
  • Exhibits excellent communication skills to effectively, lead, train and teach the team.

Environmental Objectives:
  • On site coordinator of all air, water, waste, and regulatory permits. Mentors operators, managers, and engineers on the specific requirements of applicable permits.
  • Coordinate with EPA, and the Alabama Department of Environmental Management while under the supervision of General Manager, Legal Counsel, and Corporate Environmental Department representative.
  • Conducts daily, weekly, and monthly site inspections to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Conducts EPA Method 9 emissions testing (emissions opacity readings). Maintains certification biannually.
  • Develop procedures to reduce emissions risks and to maintain environmental control equipment
  • Serves as certified Radiation Safety Officer.
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert for compliance requirements of environmental control equipment throughout facility.
  • Advises General Manager on all permits and status of compliance with permits
  • Coordinate with offsite legal department while communicating with regulatory agencies.
  • Manages landfill operations compliance.
  • Leads Root Cause Problem Solving on environmental issues.

Safety Objectives:
  • Be a key driver in the implementation of the Zero Incident Safety Culture (ZISC) strategy and initiatives. Ensure compliance and completion of efforts during implementation.
  • Facilitate the cultural change to enable all employees to actively participate in the plant’s safety processes.
  • Understands the safety process, Gateway to Safety, and leads its implementation.
  • Assigns, supervises, and reviews the work practices and rules as mandated by the company, and OSHA
  • Plans OSHA and company mandated safety training and information dissemination as required. This includes but is not limited to multimedia training, new employee orientation training, behavioral safety training and classroom training.
  • Checks required safety training for accuracy and completeness.
  • Organizes and maintains plant and employee safety training records and record keeping as required.
  • Organizes and distributes monthly, quarterly and yearly required safety reports to corporate and plant management.
  • Organizes the Contractor Safety program. Offers assistance to plant personnel as needed.
  • Answers inquiries concerning safety functions, either verbally or in writing as required, using available resources if necessary.
  • Gives routine interpretation of laws, rules, and regulations, using available resources as necessary.
  • Organizes and leads required FAWS Testing as mandated by company protocols.
  • Performs safety incident investigations.
  • Participates in internal and external Safety Compliance audits. Develop and execute plans to correct audit findings.

Requirements:
  • Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Environmental Engineering.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

The physical requirements/work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, high and/or precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, extreme cold and extreme heat and confined spaces. A respirator may be required at times. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

In addition to an attractive wage, this position offers a competitive benefits package including Group Health and Life Insurance, Vision and Dental Insurance, a Flexible Benefits Plan, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with a company match, a Profit Sharing Retirement Plan, and other benefits.


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