Applus RTD USA SHEQ Specialist in Binghamton, New York
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Applus+ is a global leader in the Testing, Inspection and Certification sector delivering non-destructive testing, inspection, engineering, and manpower services to the aerospace, power, and, oil and gas industries. We are a trusted partner who enhances the quality and safety of our clients' assets and infrastructures while safeguarding their operations. We deliver this through our technical capabilities, innovative approach, and our motivated team who are committed to operational excellence.
Applus+ has achieved a significant global presence and a leading position in its target markets and regions. As a result, our teams have expanded with 19,000 professionals across the world, attracting the very best talent in the industry.
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The SHEQ Specialist will be responsible for the safety, health, environment and quality aspects of all major capital projects in Maine (CMP), New York (NYSEG and RGE) and Connecticut (UI). Ensure compliance by all Projects personnel to both the Quality Management System and Environmental Management System and continuing the ISO certifications. Encourage and enforce safe work practices on the construction job sites.
Develop, maintain and revise processes within Projects for timely and efficient project delivery from inception to completion of a project. The position may require travel to all four locations.
Duties and Responsibilities
Identify and report data for Company Networks related Projects safety, health, environmental and quality activities. Identify and report Company Global Performance Indicators (KPIs) where health, safety and quality are concerned. Responsible for developing, monitoring and reporting compliance activities within the business unit. Perform complex studies and analyze data to identify process improvement opportunities.
Continuous monitoring of all project related activities to ensure alignment with and adherence to all Quality and Environmental Management Systems SOP's to position Projects for successful certification to ISO standards.
Review of all contractor submitted safety, health, environmental and quality plans prior to construction kick-off meetings. Ensure plans adequately cover Company expectations and requirements and then monitor activity for adherence to approved plans.
Attend construction kick-off meetings to encourage and enforce compliance to Company SHEQ requirements and conduct site visits to monitor compliance activities on all projects.
Facilitate safety meetings with both internal and external personnel, training of SOP's and various miscellaneous initiatives as requested. This includes development and presentation of material to support training, initiatives, etc.
Assist Project Managers in the development of all project QMS/EMS documentation including but not limited to Project Initiation Forms, Charters and Project Management Plans for ultimate presentation to the Steering Committee for approval.
Regularly visit active project construction sites to ensure compliance to all Company and Projects safety, quality and environmental requirements.
Knowledge and Skills
Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Advanced PC skills including spreadsheets, data base management and SharePoint management.
Knowledge of ProjectWise as a document management tool.
Knowledge of ISO:9001 and ISO:14001.
Knowledge of OSHA standards.
Knowledge of electric and gas utility work
Firmly adheres to the values and ethics of Applus+. Exhibits honesty, discretion, and sound judgment.
Education and Work Experience
Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 3 years' experience in project safety, health, environment and quality preferred.
Associates Degree or applicable certification with a minimum of 5 years' experience in project safety, health, environment and quality required.
Minimum 3 years of experience with Quality Management System standards (i.e. ISO-9001, TS-16949, etc.).
Minimum 2 years construction safety experience with a diverse project background.
Completion of an OSHA 30 Hour Outreach Construction Course preferred.
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Certificates and Licenses Required
Physical Activities and Requirements
The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
The ability to bend stretches, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.
The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine/equipment or a vehicle to exact positions.
The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.
The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.
Balancing: Maintaining the body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine
Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet
Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time
Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward, or outward.
Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.
Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
In compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Applus+ will make reasonable accommodations that are appropriate and consistent within our legal obligations.
The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions in temperature extremes and inclement weather. Frequently required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials and working environment
The physical environment requires the employee to work inside an office environment, protected from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes
May occasionally walk on slippery or uneven surfaces
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud.
May be requested to work overtime and weekends occasionally
Overtime required during the week and weekend with work volume
Ability to travel when required, nationally, up to 30% of the time.
Applus + is an equal opportunity employer in all aspects of employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other non-job related factors.