Waterman Environmental Health & Safety Manager
Company: McWane, Inc.
Posted on: September 20, 2022
OverviewWhat We Live ByThe McWane Way is a core philosophy
outlined by the founder J.R. McWane in 1920. - Today It encompasses
Teamwork, Excellence, Leadership, Environment, Communication,
Accountability, Safety and Trust. - All team members at every level
are expected to know and work by these principles, values, and
behaviors. - Most importantly, every team member is expected to be
able to answer this question, What does this mean for me? - This is
the all-important question because behavior is the best evidence of
a living principle. - Join the McWane team on the journey to The
McWane Way.Who We AreWaterman is a recognized leader in water
control products for water treatment, wastewater, high-volume
agricultural and rural surface water delivery, hydro-power, and
flood control management. - We are a leading provider of water
control gates, valves, automated controls and accessories to these
markets and key customers such as government agencies (water
districts, utilities, flood control districts) and agricultural
water users (growers, cooperatives). -Waterman has one of the
industrys largest manufacturing operations where we fabricate,
machine, and test our water control products based out of Exeter,
California. Led by managers trained in the latest quality systems,
we carefully monitor all of our processes to ensure quality at each
step of design and construction. -In 2018, Waterman was acquired by
McWane, Inc. - - At the McWane Family of Companies, we are the
leader in delivering clean, safe drinking water around the world
while focusing on the safe, environmentally friendly manufacturing
of our products. - McWane, Inc. employs more than 6,000 team
members and has a longstanding commitment of support to the
communities where we live and work. -McWane is a Federal VEVRAA
contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing
equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane
will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because
of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual
orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital
status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex,
ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental
disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge
status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA -
gender identity or expression, and genetic information) or any
other category protected by federal, state or local
law.ResponsibilitiesDescriptionDevelops, implements, and manages
programs meant to protect employee health and safety, and promote
environmental compliance.The EHS Manager will oversee development
of the EHS strategy, policies and programs meant to build a
stronger safety and environmental culture and solicit real buy in
from team members by working with and being present on the floor. -
Establish guidelines governing the collection and maintenance of
team training records, health/safety manuals or handbooks,
incident/accident reports or other documentation.The position is
responsible for identifying opportunity areas, completing risk
assessments and proactively develop and implement corrective
actions and provide real time communication and training to team
members. This role will ensure compliance with applicable federal,
state, and local statues or regulations including OSHA. Sustain a
culture of maintaining 5S standards (e.g., maintain cleanliness of
work area, etc.). -Role Responsibilities
- Lead and support short and long-term safety and health targets
- Develop internal capabilities for employees understanding of
hazards, risks, and mitigations.
- Develop cost effective and functional solutions for safety and
- Identify and correct potential hazards by inspecting
facilities, machinery, and safety equipment.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of various industrial control
- Review plans and specifications for new equipment and projects
to ensure they meet safety requirements and minimize risks.
- Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations,
and industrial processes.
- Collaborate with all levels of engineering, quality,
operations, reliability, maintenance, and leadership to accomplish
safety goals and ensure alignment.
- Coordinate and oversee contractor safety management.
- Develop, improve, and implement safety training programs
including new hire and contractor orientation programs.
- Conduct Industrial Hygiene (IH) sampling (ie- noise,
- Provide periodic after-hours safety support in an on-call
- Review all applicable environmental permits and exemptions in
the regulatory areas assigned (e.g. air quality, wastewater,
Stormwater, solid waste, etc.) to ensure that all anticipated
environmental related activities are in compliance with existing
- Able to calculate material composition calculations for EPCRA
- Remain current on all training requirements (applicable safety,
RCRA, DOT, SPCC, SWPPP, etc.).
- Development or revision of required compliance plans (SPCC,
SWPPP, Solid Waste, Air, etc.)
- Ensure that all environmental records, information, and reports
required for regulatory compliance or per Company policy are
maintained and completed as needed and on a timely basis and that
all records and information are properly
- Minimum Bachelors degree in in Occupational Safety and Health,
Engineering or related field from accredited college or
- Minimum ten (10) years of EHS experience in a manufacturing
- Must have knowledge of storm water sampling protocol in
accordance with EPA standards.
- Must have experience in and knowledge of RCRA Hazardous Waste
and DOT Hazardous Waste Manifest Rules.
- Must have familiarity with Method 9 visible emission
- Must have knowledge of the Environmental Management System
- Standing, walking, stooping, balancing, kneeling, reaching, and
sitting are some of the physical requirements.
- Must be able to meet and adhere physical requirements as well
as adhere to wearing the appropriate PPE (steel toed boots, safety
glasses, hearing protection and mask).
- Will be required to work in the following conditions: heat,
cold, noise, and vibration.
- Must be able to work in dust and fumes.
- Will be required to work extended hours depending on customer
and company demands.
- Must be able to tolerate being exposed to loud noises.
- Must have some knowledge of industrial tools, their uses, and
- Must be able to lift up to 70lbs. LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERThe
above job description is meant to describe the general nature and
level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed
as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills
required for the position. - Employees will be required to follow
any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related
duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and
State Laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of
knowledge, skills and/or abilities. - To perform this job
successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes
to perform each duty proficiently. Kennedy Valve Co. is an EEO/AA
employer M/F/D/V. It is the Company's policy to provide equal
opportunity for all qualified persons and to prohibit
discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin,
religion, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation,
gender identity, citizenship status, or any other legally protected
status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and reserve the right to
perform substance abuse testing as needed. -
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