Harris Corporation Environmental Health & Safety Specialist in Clifton, New Jersey

Environmental Health & Safety Specialist 8/3/17OperationsUSA - NJ - Clifton




Job ID: ES20170308-20132


Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist – Clifton, NJ

Job Code: ES20170308-20132

Job Description:

The EHS Specialist is responsible for implementing, and maintaining the policies, programs, and procedures within the Harris Environment Health and Safety management system. The EHS Specialist will ensure compliance with OSHA, EPA, DOT, NJDEP, SCDHS and Local requirements. As part of a team, the EHS Specialist will also support satellite sites.

  • Participates actively in the management of the organization to establish policies and directions to achieve leadership within the EHS program.

  • Implement the EHS program within the scope of associated contracts, and responsible for compliance with all applicable EHS and corporate management standards.

  • Must be able to work with internal and external customers, to include supporting associate contractors.

  • Ensures that all applicable internal and external reporting requirements are performed accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Conducts workplace surveys, safety audits and assessments. Advises management of conditions requiring corrective action.

  • Provides/supports EHS briefings and training sessions as appropriate to fulfill regulatory requirements and foster a safe working environment.

  • Performs accident investigations to determine probable cause and produces and maintains necessary documentation and permits.

  • Maintains required site permits and licenses.

  • Experience with Hazardous Communications-Global Harmonization Systems (GHS), performing weekly container inspections, appropriate labeling, Emergency Procedures, and Hazardous properties.

  • Maintains required records in accordance with regulatory, and Harris Corporation requirements, such as, PPE, training, certifications, inspections, audits, Hazardous waste pickup’s (manifest), fire prevention records, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 0-2 years of experience.

  • Knowledge of EPA, OSHA, DOT and NJDEP requirements.

  • Work is performed in multiple environments to include office, project, outside, clean room, and possibly launch site location support. Some travel required.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with OSHA programs such as Electrical, Aerial Work Platforms, Crane Operations, Lead and Asbestos, Ergonomics, Lockout-Tag-out, Emergency Response and other related OSHA requirements stated in 29 CFR 1910 and 1926.

  • Experience with EPA, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Regulations

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LocationUSA - NJ - Clifton