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Env Health & Safety Spec III

Job Description

Date: May 5, 2020

Location:  Sacramento, CA or Seattle, WA

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
  • You will work to empower workers to act with a “Safety First” mindset
  • Promote compliance to federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulations
  • You get to work with a best in 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 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 jobsite 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 workforce as requested
  • Manage and/or support thru closure all facets of both internal and external incidents. (i.e. iestigation, 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 similar field.
  • Have 3-5 years of EHS safety experience in the construction industry
  • Have a good working knowledge of OSHA standards
  • Posess 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 relevanet topics (confined spaces, scaffolding, aerial lifts, etc)

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

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