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US Ecology, Inc. Environmental Health & Safety Specialist in Livonia, Michigan

About You

You’re an independent and objective thinker who doesn’t need a lot of supervision to get the job done. You have a keen eye for identifying potential issues, and you like to work as part of a team to create solutions. You’re looking for a position where you can work both inside and outdoors. You’re not afraid to research solutions when you don’t know the answer. Training comes naturally to you, and you enjoy sharing your knowledge and know-how with others.

Day in the Life

After grabbing your favorite morning beverage, you:

  • Head to your office, start up your computer, and review the day’s schedule

  • Work on training items for the site (you’ll be our resident expert!). This means you will:

  • Create and maintain a database to monitor training status and deadlines

  • Plan, assign, organize and/or lead training sessions

  • Work with compliance specialists to track training

  • Order any necessary PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for our teams

  • Identify job site hazards, assist with pre-task planning, and formulate solutions with the team

  • Visit our existing field locations and ensure compliance with site specific safety requirements including:

  • Identification of job site hazards

  • Assistance with pre-task planning

  • Execution of post-incident reviews

  • Assist with implementing field safety programs for new accounts

  • Provide sound recommendations to keep our sites safe

  • Develop and implement corrective actions

What you need to apply

  • Bachelor’s degree (BS in related field preferred, i.e. Environmental Safety, Industrial Hygiene)

  • Moderate computer skills (experience with Microsoft Office Suite)

  • 1-3 years of related experience in a manufacturing / industrial setting preferred

  • Comfortable with traveling 50% of the time.

  • Familiarity with environmental, transportation, and safety regulations

  • Willing to wear a respirator and/or PPE as needed

  • Strong communication and customer service skills

  • Ability to pass pre-employment background checks and drug screening

For your hard work

  • Tuition reimbursement after six months

  • Opportunity for professional growth

  • Employer paid certifications and training

  • 100% employer paid medical for you

  • Paid Time Off

  • Cash Recognition Programs

  • Find out more at www.usecology.com

US Ecology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

US Ecology, Inc. is a leading North American provider of environmental services. Since 1952 we have been helping our customers keep the environment clean by doing the hard but rewarding work of safely disposing of hazardous and regulated waste. In short, we work to protect human health and the environment in pursuit of a sustainable future for our children and their grandchildren.