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HS&E Specialist

Reference
EPR006048
Posting Reference
Location
Courtright Ontario, Canada
Type
Full Time

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This position is primarily responsible for coordinating, implementing, and supporting environmental, health, safety, and NERC Regulatory programs and for a 1005 MW combined cycle power generating facility. Candidate should be able to support the Plant's management team with strategic Regulatory planning and program development to further improve the Plant's Regulatory performance. This position reports to the Site Facility Manager with guidance from EthosEnergy Corporate Regulatory Departments. This position supports and advises the Operations and Maintenance Mangers in the execution of regulatory compliance requirements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Includes the following (other duties may be assigned as needed):
  • Full accountability for the Coordination and Oversite of the implementation of EEG's HSE and NERC policies and procedures ensuring that they meet all Federal and Provincial regulatory requirements.
  • Conduct periodic reviews of the Plant's HSE and NERC programs and update as necessary to meet applicable regulations and/or corporate directives.
  • Manage the Environmental, Health and Safety, and NERC compliance program to ensure compliance with applicable NERC, Federal, Provincial, and local safety, and environmental regulations.
  • In coordination with the Operation and Maintenance Managers oversee the required Regulatory Training Program scheduling and tracking to ensure all training requirements are completed and current.
  • Communicate with regulatory agencies as necessary to address regulatory reporting, deviations, and notices of non-compliance and be compliant regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Coordinate and/or perform required environmental reporting and testing activities and ensure that required environmental programs and permits are properly implemented and that the Plant maintains full compliance with all permits.
  • Support and coordinate injury and near-miss investigations and generate related reports focusing on the root cause and ensuring that corrective measures are identified and implemented.
  • Interface with EEG's management team to support the development and implementation of the Plant annual regulatory compliance plans, goals, and strategies for improving safety environmental and NERC performance.
  • Continually promote Safety and Environmental and NERC Compliance and Performance which affect the site.
  • Support the site Joint Health and Safety Committee as required.
  • Review, Analyse and Evaluate Station Chemistry and Environmental Data. Provide oversight and support to station environmental compliance programs.
  • Support the sampling, organization, of site requirements and work with Outside Laboratories to get analyses completed.
  • Generate reports and recommendations from these analyses.
  • Operate testing equipment and conduct scheduled Chemistry, Environmental and Performance Testing as needed. Be able to generate reports and recommendations from this Testing.
  • Maintain the facility Chemistry Laboratory QA/QC Program and Chemical Hygiene Plan.
  • Maintain professional affiliations with safety and environmental organizations and other HSE professionals to keep current with new environmental and safety regulations and good management practices.
  • Support and coordinate NERC regulatory compliance through identification of applicable standards and required maintenance and operational compliance actions on an annual basis.
  • Review, identify and adjust programs and procedures to ensure compliance with Regulatory changes on and annual basis.
  • Improve HSE and NERC skills and knowledge through continuing education and training.

Required Skills / Knowledge

  • Strong computer, communication and organizational skills are required.
  • Ability to deal with complex situations is required.
  • Must be a self-starter with a high degree of initiative and ability to work both independently and within a team.

Experience

  • Prior experience working in a power plant or industrial environment is desired.
  • Knowledge of environmental, safety and NERC regulations is desired.
  • A minimum of five years relevant experience is desired for this position, preferably in Ontario, Canada.

Education Requirements

  • A University degree, college diploma, trade certification or commensurate experience/professional training is required.
  • Strong communication skills and a willingness to have a collaborative approach are required.
  • A demonstrated track record in implementing corporate regulatory policies and procedures and/or developing and implementing site-level compliance procedures.

Physical Requirements

  • Position requires periods of physical exertion, including walking, climbing, and lifting.
  • Ability to climb and perform a function up to a 12-ft ladder.
  • Ability to lift and move material up to 30 pounds.
  • This position supports the facility. As such, frequent travel is not a core requirement; however, the candidate should be able to travel as necessary.

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