Env Health & Safety Specialist III (SoCal, Las Vegas or Phoenix Area)

Posted date: Jan 18, 2022

Location: San Diego, California, United States

Company: Ericsson

Are you a highly engaged person that cares about the safety of construction workers?  Do you want to work for a place that puts the safety of its workers first?  Ericsson is this place, and we have an exciting opportunity for you in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment.


Our Exciting Opportunity:


You have the ability to influence a world-class safety culture and work to empower workers to act with a “Safety First” mindset. The EHS role will promote compliance to federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulations. You get to work with a best in a class local and global team while interacting closely with both internal and external customers

You will:


  • Develop cross-functional relationships with both internal and external customers enabling the growth of a high performing safety culture
  • Encourage and provide positive recognition via available sources
  • Identify areas of improvement within the EHS program and provide solutions
  • Be involved in and responsible for the development, enforcement, and periodic review of company policies/ procedures/program
  • Review Ericsson employee and Ericsson subcontractor JHA documentation for complete identification of job scope, tasks, hazards, and mitigations
  • Provide clear guidance, training and share best practices
  • Support and conduct job site inspections to identify and initiate corrective actions and document observed safe and unsafe work practices or conditions
  • Assist operations when needed for essential task training
  • Recommend and/or conduct additional individual and/ or group training via instructor-led courses and/or stand-up safety meetings
  • Support Management with training documentation for the workforce as requested
  • Manage and/or support thru closure of all facets of both internal and external incidents. (i.e. investigation, corrective action tracking, work status reports, doctor visits, follow-up calls, face to face conversations, & environmental notifications)
  • Serve as a resource to both internal and external customers regarding federal, state, and local regulatory standards and company policy

To be successful in the role, you must:


  • Be willing to travel up to 75% of the time and in some cases on short notice
  • Be willing to take and handle support calls outside normal business hours
  • Read, write and speak English
  • Have a recognized formal college degree, preferably in Safety or a similar field.
  • Have 3-5 years of EHS safety experience in the construction industry
  • Have a good working knowledge of OSHA standards
  • Possess some form of Hazardous Materials training (HazWoper, GHS, Etc… )
  • Be physically and mentally able to handle the stress of the environment and job
  • You might also have:
  • Possess a Board of Certified Safety Professionals certification (CSP, CHST, STS, etc.)
  • The ability to speak languages other than English (Spanish, Russian, etc)
  • Train the trainer certifications in relevant topics (confined spaces, scaffolding, aerial lifts, etc)


What's in it for you?


Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.  


What happens once you apply? 


To prepare yourself for the next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/job-opportunities/hiring-process


The health, safety and well-being of our employees is our priority. Successful applicants will be required to disclose their vaccination status prior to employment. Except for those positions designated as 100% remote, successful applicants who did not provide the required proof of vaccination will be required to test weekly and wear masks at all Ericsson and customer facilities. This includes employees with medical or religious exemptions with testing as an accommodation.  Compliance with government and customer requirements regarding vaccination may preclude unvaccinated applicants from employment for a particular job.

Encouraging a diverse and inclusive organization is core to our values at Ericsson, that's why we nurture it in everything we do. We truly believe that by collaborating with people with different experiences we drive innovation, which is essential for our future growth. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and realize their full potential as part of our Ericsson team.

Ericsson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, learn more. If you need assistance or to request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact Ericsson at hr.direct.dallas@ericsson.com. or (866) 374-2272 (US) or (877) 338-9966 (Canada) for further assistance.

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position, and you may be required to perform additional job tasks as assigned.

Primary country and city:   United States (US)  || United States : California : San Diego || United States : Arizona : Phoenix || United States : Nevada : Las Vegas  

Req ID: 651753  

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