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    Sophie Watson
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Section News

Bilingual Safety Consultant (Indianapolis)

Position expectations will require that the successful candidate have 2-5 years of practical experience as a Safety Director/Risk Manager in a fast-paced self-directed environment.

Past training experience required. OSHA 510 / 511 certification or equivalent prerequisite and OSHA 500 / 501 certification a plus. Career advancement in this position will depend heavily upon both technical communication and training skills. Technical degree, transcripts, references, and sample of technical writing will be required. Must be proficient with MS Office.

For more information visit Bilingual Safety Consultant.

2022 Future Leaders Scholarship Application

The 2022 Future Leaders Scholarship application is open to all student members of the ISU, IU, and Purdue University sections of the Central Indiana Chapter. Past recipients have received personal checks ranging $1,000-2,000.

The application is due December 1, 2023.

Click here to download the application.

Regional EHS Manager (Indianapolis)

GFL Environmental is looking for a Regional Environmental Health and Safety Manager to join our team in Indiana! The incumbent will act as the primary environmental, health, safety, and general compliance contact and subject matter expert for all operations within their designated region to ensure compliance with the company’s EHS Policies, Programs and permit or regulatory obligations which govern our business. This role is pivotal to mitigating exposure to risk by leading, planning, coordinating, and implementing EHS management systems including training, branch visits/audits, regulatory updates employee observations, and accident investigations. Seek ways to improve Health, Safety and Risk Management to better impact the attitudes, behaviors and well-being of all employees and those they encounter.

Key Responsibilities:

General Safety Matters:

  • Work directly with Operations to ensure effective adherence to the company’s EHS programs including regular facility assessments to ensure facility compliance with general regulatory/permit requirements as well as company requirements. Conduct routine and random audits through SEMS and provide feedback. Work with operations and Permit Compliance team on any issues identified.
  • Provide Operations support in managing incidents, ensure they are appropriately captured, reviewed for root cause, identify effective corrective actions, and are tracked to completion.
  • Support in best management practices through continuous improvement through incident management and communication to minimize accident/injury frequency and minimize risk.
  • Communicate with Operations on overall KPI’s through SEMS.
  • Provide feedback and support to other departments within EHS&C and other support functions, to assist in improvement of safety program development, training content, best management practices, standard work instructions, and overall improvement to company policies and programs.
  • Subject matter expert for region in EHS working with Corp EHS&C.
  • Support new acquisition integration as it relates to EHS functions.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of safety theory, regulations and Company policy.

Transportation Issues

  • Ensure SEMS record keeping for safety meetings, DOT logs and files, VCR’s and vehicle inspection reports.
  • Conduct observations from a variety of perspectives including landfill, in cab, pre/post trip, and randomly conduct blind observations.
  • Provide operational support to ensure new-hire driver training is being conducted (follow up in SEMS).

Environmental Issues

  • Maintain a working knowledge of basic environmental principles and standards.
  • Work with Operations and other EHS&C team members to provide feedback on any issues identified to provide continues improvement and avoid any potential noncompliance situation.
  • Perform routine audits per SEMS. Provide coaching and guidance to Operations.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

  • 4 year degree in safety, environment, EHS management, or relevant experience.
  • Minimum 4+ years of experience in EHS compliance.
  • Expertise and extensive knowledge of OSHA, general knowledge of DOT and EPA or applicable state regulations.
  • Ability to gain exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function.
  • Deadline driven with excellent organizational skills.
  • Advanced computer skills with proficiency and working knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Capability to handle multiple tasks and work well under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Candidates must be comfortable with a fast paced, opportunity filled work environment.
  • Maintain work by effectively using problem solving skills.
  • Ability to develop processes and procedures as well as initiate tasks related to job requirements.
  • A quick learner with solid work habits who works well under pressure with constant re-prioritization of duties.
  • Maintains the highest levels of integrity and confidentiality regarding company information.
  • Must have strong interpersonal, oral and written communication as well as presentation skills with the ability to communicate to all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, establish priorities, and accomplish goals and objectives.

Additional Working Conditions + Physical Demands:

  • Work in indoor environment 60% of the time, remainder of time will be spend outdoors at hauling companies, transfer stations, MRF and landfill or other physical locations
  • Environmental noise level is usually moderate to loud
  • Occasionally exposed to loud noise, humidity, hot and cold weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, vibration, toxic and caustic chemicals, fumes and airborne particles
  • Travel is required within region

For more information visit Regional EHS Manager.

Safety Advisor (Lafayette, IN)

Safety Management Group is seeking a Safety Advisor – Construction – Lafayette, Indiana.

The key function of a Safety Advisor is to put Safety at the forefront of their job, prioritize the client’s needs, work well in a team setting, be self-managed, and be flexible when it comes to change. The Associate in this role will be working in a Construction Environment.

Overview of Job Responsibilities:

  • Site safety observations, including documentation of findings
  • Facilitate corrective measures where warranted
  • Representing the contractor or Owner in progress meetings
  • Verify compliance with safety policies and procedures as required by law and the Owner
  • Performing and Documenting site safety assessments
  • Working with contractors to review and complete Job Hazard Analysis
  • Auditing company safety manuals and reviewing documentation for prequalification
  • Conduct Safety Orientations for Contractors

Requirements

  • 5+ years’ Construction safety experience
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of construction safety: Steel Erection, Excavation, Rigging, Cranes, etc. 
  • Degree in Safety or related fields
  • OSHA 30-Hour Construction Course
  • First-aid/CPR certification from the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association

For more information visit Safety Advisor.

Safety Advisor (Nights) (Indianapolis)

Safety Management Group is seeking a night shift Safety Advisor in Indianapolis, IN.

The key function of a Safety Advisor is to put Safety at the forefront of their job, prioritize the client’s needs, work well in a team setting, be self-managed, and be flexible when it comes to change and travel. The Associate in this role will work in various industrial environments such as Manufacturing, Construction, Utility & Health, and Pharma.

Overview of Job Responsibilities:

  • Site safety observations, including documentation of findings
  • Facilitates corrective measures where warranted
  • Represents the contractor or Owner in progress meetings
  • Verifies compliance with safety policies and procedures as required by law, the Owner or contractor
  • Attends pre-construction planning and safety meetings
  • Provides incident management and support
  • Documentation and Report preparation
  • Conducts Contractor program review

Requirements

  • Must be able to work 6/10’s
  • 5+ years’ Construction Safety experience
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of construction safety in an industrial setting
  • Minimum of three years of direct safety management experience
  • A degree in safety or related fields preferred
  • OSHA 30-Hour Construction Course
  • First-aid/CPR certification from the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association.

For more information visit Safety Advisor.

Safety Advisor (Plainfield, IN)

Safety Management Group is seeking a Safety Advisor in Plainfield, IN.

The key function of a Safety Advisor is to put Safety at the forefront of their job, prioritize the client’s needs, work well in a team setting, be self-managed, and be flexible when it comes to change and travel. 

Develop and Deliver Project-Specific Safety Orientation

  • Deliver a contractor safety orientation, ensuring a consistent message
  • Maintain a log of contractors who have attended safety orientation
  • Verify compliance with the substance abuse program
  • Review and update orientation as required

Review Contract Firm Project-Related Documentation

  • Review and provide feedback to contract firms regarding their project-specific safety plans before the contract firms begin work on the project
  • Review contractor compliance to written project safety plan when completing project safety observations.
  • Daily job brief/JSA
  • Competent Person training record verification
  • Safe Work Permits

Implement the Contractor Pre-Qualification Requirements and guide Contractors through the Prequalification Process

  • Review contractor safety program
  • Review OSHA logs
  • Review EMR data, if needed

Safety Observation Program (Contractors)

  • Assist contractors in identifying countermeasures to comply with safety policies

Incident Management

  • Conduct independent incident review and prepare all required documentation
  • Schedule and facilitate incident review meetings
  • Publish incident meeting report
  • Develop and publish safety learning points document 

Project Planning Support

  • Participate and support project meetings that require safety information and reporting 
  • Serve as liaison to coordinate plant safety and project safety interaction
  • Provide project safety metrics to Harmon
  • Provide leadership for pre-construction safety planning meetings (pre-bid/pre-construction)
  • 24-hour on-call support

Requirements

  • 6+ years’ Construction Safety experience
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of construction safety in an industrial setting
  • A degree in safety or related fields 
  • OSHA 30-Hour Construction Course
  • First-aid/CPR certification from the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association.

For more information visit Safety Advisor.

Safety Technician

Safety Management Group is seeking a Safety Technician for an entry-level position in various US locations

Overview of Job Responsibilities:

• Site safety observations, including documentation of findings

• Facilitate corrective measures where warranted

• Representing the contractor or Owner in progress meetings

• Verify compliance with safety policies and procedures as required by law and the Owner

• Must be willing to travel and/or open to relocation within the US

Requirements

• 0-2 years of Safety experience

• Degree in Safety or related fields preferred

• OSHA 10-hour or 30-hour Construction course preferred

• First-aid/CPR certification

For more information visit Safety Technician.

EHS Intern (Noblesville, IN)

Location

Indiana Technical Center with Locations in Noblesville & Kokomo, Indiana.

Job purpose

BorgWarner PowerDrive Systems is currently looking for “dynamic, results driven” individual to join as an EHS Intern.  The EHS Intern would be responsible for completion of various EHS projects and ongoing EHS tasks that will assist the team in meeting its performance goals and will enrich the student.  The EHS Intern will be provided with numerous opportunities to participate in training and education that will sharpen their skills and clarify their career aspirations and goals.  This is an outstanding opportunity to be mentored by some of the best in the business and learn a tremendous amount – If you are willing to put in the work.  This position will have tasks in both the Kokomo and Noblesville, IN locations.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop/refresh Job Safety Analysis (JSA’s)
  • Develop/Refresh Machine Specific Lockout/Tagout (LO/TO) Procedures
  • Develop and deploy several modules of refresher training in computer-based learning format on Gensuite/Benchmark Platform
  • Conduct various instructor-led safety training such as new employee safety orientations.
  • Conduct Technical Audits and assist those responsible for conducting audits, using Gensuite to do so.
  • Guide those responsible for audit item completion/closure in Gensuite/Benchmark
  • Assist in further developing Gensuite/Benchmark functionality (help us launch audit modules and training modules)
  • Assist in GSSF gap analysis, gap closure, management meetings.

What we’re looking for

  • Candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and actively care about the people in their charge.
  • Strong communicator.
  • Self-starter – candidate will demonstrate that they can take initiative in their daily duties and responsibilities.
  • Fast learner with the ability to research and find the answer.
  • Strong computer skills to assist in launching a safety management software program
  • Strong listener.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to deal with resistance to change and stay focused on the goal – and smile!

For more information visit EHS Intern.

EHS Manager (McCordsville, IN)

Minimum Qualifications…
Option 1: Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety Management; Industrial Hygiene; Environmental Science, Chemical/Industrial/Mechanical Engineering or related field.

Option 2: 2 years’ experience in the field of Environmental, Health and Safety within Supply Chain, Retail, Manufacturing, Engineering, or related field.

2 years’ experience in Continuous Improvement methodologies (for example Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), World Class Manufacturing (WCM) , Lean Six Sigma) within Supply Chain or manufacturing environments.

Associates will be required to attend and successfully complete all job-required trainings and assessments (for example, Academy trainings, Open Door trainings, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications…
1 or More Degreed Certifications (Associate Safety Professional; Certified Safety Professional; Certified Industrial Hygienist; Graduate Safety Practitioner) or Non-degreed certifications (Safety Management Specialist; Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician; Safety Trained Supervisor; North American Transportation Management Institute Certified Director of Safety; North American Transportation Management Institute Certified safety Supervisor; Safety Management Specialist; Certified Safety Manager; Safety Director; Licensed Safety Professional; Certified Safety and Health Manager; Construction Health and Safety Technician), Microsoft Office Suite; SharePoint and OneDrive

For more information visit EHS Manager.

REGION VII SAFETY PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR AWARD

Central Indiana Past President Jeff Fox was selected as the American Society of Safety professionals Region VII 2022 Safety Professional of the year.  Jeff’s work over the last five years in support of the occupational safety profession, the Central Indiana Chapter, and the Region distinguished him from the 4,800 professionals in the 22 chapters practicing in six states (IN, KY, MI, OH, TN, WV) that comprise Region VII.

Central Indiana Chapter President Greg Anderson presents Past President Jeff Fox with the 2022 Region 7 SPY Award