EHS Specialist

Category: Construction / Engineering, Health & Safety
Job Type: Full Time

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The role

EHS Specialist required for an 11-month contract role based onsite with a leading client n Tipperary. This role is to support the expansion of manufacturing and support facilities onsite.

Duties of the role

  • Participate in project design reviews and HAZOPS for proposed new systems
  • Ensure management of change processes are followed and serve as EHS reviewer for planning of activities impacting existing facility operation
    Co-ordinate project support from relevant SME’s such as Industrial Hygiene, Process Safety, Machinery Safety etc.
  • Support the containment philosophy for the potent compound facility
  • Serve as a site EHS representative during mechanical completion, commissioning and qualification activities, participate in project walk-downs and start-up activities for assigned systems:
  • Ensure that installation is in conformance with local and national regulations, internal company standards, design intent and HAZOP recommendations
  • Ensure that all necessary procedures, PPE, signage and training are complete and available for performing the necessary tasks during the specific start-up phase
  • Serve as primary EHS reviewer for Pre-Start-up Safety and Environmental checklists completed during project start-up activities
  • Serve as a leader in demonstrating and implementing a strong EHS culture across the project

Education and Experience required for this role:

  • Third level degree in Health and Safety Management
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role with a Manufacturing environment
  • Drive to engage others and have excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Knowledge and experience working with EHS regulations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills



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