Dow has an opening for a Demolition & Construction EHS&S Technologist with a preferred location of Freeport, TX. Other locations may be considered (Houston area or Plaquemine). This role is responsible for daily EHS&S activities and performance for large construction projects and global demolition projects. The Demolition & Construction EHS&S Technologist will report to the Field Execution Technology Group Director within the TES Tech Center. The Technologist role is intended to be a hybrid role splitting time between demolition projects, large construction projects, and Tech Center initiatives based on current needs.
This role also shares responsibility for the implementation of the EH&S management system, in order to meet business objectives and to maintain the license to operate. Provides hands-on environmental, industrial hygiene (IH), and health and safety (H&S) activities for global demolition activities and large construction projects. Requires advanced skills and expertise in a range of processes, procedures, and systems, and/or specialized technical expertise within an analytical/scientific method or operational process to perform a broad range of complex work assignments. May act as a working team lead, providing subject matter guidance and coordinating work of others.
Acts as the focal point for specific demolition and project EHS&S disciplines (i.e. Environmental, IH, Personal Safety, Process Safety etc.)
Audit contractor performance against the program expectations and provide opportunity feedback to contractors.
Coordinate and optimize EHS&S programs across active projects.
Participate and lead incident investigations and corrective action process.
Initiates and supports MOC for EHS&S changes as necessary.
Identify opportunities to streamline EHS&S resources and work processes.
Trends EHS&S reporting information (i.e. Safety Observations, BBP, Near Miss).
Coach and train contractor employees as necessary to meet the expectations of the Demolition and Construction EHS&S program.
Conduct Zero Day Safety Expectations to Demolition contractor employees prior to start of Global Demolition managed demolition projects.
Reviews and up-dates Global Demolition Processes assigned to EHS&S annually and maintains assigned document updates in WEBEDMS
Collects man hours for all demolition projects on a quarterly basis and inputs in data base.
Can perform the Auditor role for Pre-Demolition Audit, Demolition in Progress Audit and Project Close Out.
Responsible for Creation and Maintenance of data for bidding Demo Jobs
Review Experience Matrix for Compliance with Global Demo requirements on Global Demo Managed Jobs
Perform Safety Audits on location for large Construction & Demolition projects in progress
Focal Point for understanding site EHS&S requirements & coordinating with site EHS&S to meet local requirements
Assess EHS&S Staffing for Large Construction Projects and Demolition Projects
Administrator for the GF/BF EHS&S SharePoint content and ensure access and use by our contractors.
Determine Greenfield & Brownfield applicability and lead implementation of the GF/BF Large Project EHS&S Management System
Partners with Regional Construction EHS&S Managers for Large Project & Demolition Support in their respective regions.
A minimum of a high school diploma/GED
A minimum of 5 years of EH&S experience
A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience
Travel Requirements: Occasional significant domestic travel and infrequent international travel to support large construction & demolition projects.
A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.
A bachelor's degree
Certified Asbestos Professional
Certified Safety Professional
Note: This position does not offer relocation assistance.
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