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Environmental Health and Safety Engineer

Mentor, OH

Company Description

At Component Repair Technologies (CRT) we hire, train, develop and lead a robust team of highly technical workers that make the most difficult types of repairs on turbine jet engines. We are an authorized FAA repair station. We operate in the Aerospace field as well as the Marine & Industrial space working with the airlines, engine overhaul shops as well as original manufacturers such as GE, Pratt & Whitney and IAE.  In addition to the excitement of working on cutting-edge aerospace turbine component repairs CRT offers a fun, collaborative environment that fosters innovation, continuous improvement and professional development of our employees.

Job Description

The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Engineer oversees the development, implementation and monitoring of all health and safety programs for the company.  The EHS Engineer is responsible for the coordination of those efforts utilizing both in house as well as third party resources. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Policy/Procedures - With the support of the quality department, develop and revise procedures to ensure compliance with environmental, health and safety regulations. Recommend company EHS policy to management.
  2. Monitoring/Auditing - Develop daily, weekly, and other periodic audit programs. Conduct daily, weekly, and other periodic audits for compliance to EHS regulations and company policy. Use company quality software to record and report audit results and investigations. Present results in company meetings. Recommend actions based on audit findings. Use contracted service providers when necessary to perform monitoring of employees or internal/external environment. Set up and track automated monitoring as required (such as air quality monitors).
  3. Organizational Communication - Use computer communication systems, company meetings, bulletin boards, and other methods to promote safe practices throughout all levels of the organization. Conduct safety meetings. Participate in continuous improvement efforts. Communicate emergency response information to all employees. Make information, such as MSDS’s and safety information, accessible to employees.
  4. HazMat Removal - Act as a liaison with service providers to ensure effective and compliant management of hazardous waste. Coordinate removal of hazardous waste from the premises with all departments impacted, such as purchasing department, shipping/receiving, maintenance, and production departments.
  5. Training - Conduct safety and hazardous materials indoctrination training for all employees. Conduct, oversee, or coordinate ongoing safety and hazardous material handling training for employees in safety-critical or hazmat-critical jobs. Work with management and training department to ensure that EHS training is effective.
  6. Emergency Planning and Response – Respond to company emergencies such as employee injuries and environmental emergencies.  Work with management to design and conduct safety and emergency plans. Work with management to communicate emergency plans to all employees through drills, maps, and other means. Conduct accident and emergency investigations. Work with contracted service providers and public service providers (fire department, EMT) to coordinate responses to emergencies.
  7. Coordination with Facility Management – Stay current on new processes and projects and review them for their potential impact on environmental or safety compliance. Work with facility and process management personnel to ensure that new processes and projects are compliant and safe, and that all necessary permits are obtained.
  8. Reporting – Prepare reports that are required by regulation and submit them in a timely manner to local, state and federal agencies.
  9. Representation – Represent the company during EHS audits by government agencies. Meet with regulators at other locations. Represent the company, with company managers, legal counsel, or contracted service providers, by attending meetings (i.e. mediation, hearings) with regulators. Work with compliance and other departments to prepare information for regulators.

 

LEADERSHIP

Must be a self-starter and have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.  Must have ability to train other employees, lead corrective action and continuous improvement programs and work effectively with all levels of the organization.

Qualifications

  1. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and a proven ability to organize and maintain records.
  2. Must have general knowledge and basic understanding of standard shop processes, chemistry and federal, state and local regulations pertaining to Environment, Health and Safety.
  3. Must have college level reading and writing and comprehension of detailed technical information.
  4. Must have college level or technical level math.
  5. Associate degree in Environmental Engineering and/or chemistry
  6. Two years of experience with EHS regulations in a manufacturing environment.
  7. Knowledge of manufacturing processes.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor degree in Environmental Engineering. 
  2. Five years of experience in the field of Environmental Health & Safety in manufacturing. 

Additional Information

Working at CRT

Competitive pay

Fully Paid Health Insurance

Paid 2 Week Vacation after One Year

401K

Profit Sharing Bonuses

Deferred Profit Sharing

Flexible Shifts and Hours

Paid Tuition for Job-Related Courses and Programs on-site and at Area Colleges

State-Sponsored Apprenticeship Programs

Clean, Non-Smoking Shop

High-Quality Work you can be Proud Of!

 

CRT is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace and promoting the health and wellbeing of its employees. It is the Company’s policy to only hire individuals who do not use tobacco.

 

Employment opportunities at CRT are open to all qualified applicants solely on the basis of their job-related experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.  CRT complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws with regard to equal employment opportunity.