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Special Operations Environmental Health and Safety


The Operations Environmental Health and Safety Specialist reports directly to the Plant Manager. They perform a variety of safety and environmental activities, report and data analysis/entry functions to support multi-facility regulatory compliance tasks. Assists with the management of site-specific regulatory permits programs and communicates directly with regulatory agencies. Responsible for managing safety and environmental contractors, consultants, and coordinates with Corporate EHS Department for program administration.

* Support Plant Management and the company’s EHS Department with all aspects of regulatory compliance and program management
* Manage environmental and safety projects with internal staff and external contractors/consultants at individual sites including review and interpretation of compliance data
* Manage permit activities associated with but not exclusive to USEPA, OSHA, CalEPA, CalOSHA, Local Air Pollution Control Districts, Regional and State Water Resources Control Boards, County Environmental Health Agencies, FDA
* Work directly with plant personnel to manage permits including, but not limited to: Waste Discharge Requirements, Supply Water Permits, Title V and Non-Title V Air Permits, RMP/PSM/CalARP, Hazardous Material and Waste Facility Registrations, Refrigerant Management Program
* Ensure timely completion of activities and tasks assigned through the company EHS Management System
* Assist in managing and maintaining the current and accurate condition of regulatory documentation
* Assist in the preparation and submittal of regulatory reports
* Attend and assist sites, as needed and available, with both internal and external EHS audits
* Assist site management in the application and management of wastewater land application areas
* Work with and direct contracted water system operators to ensure permit compliance is maintained
* Work with management teams to identify, develop, and implement continuous improvement projects applicable to both regulatory and operational improvements
* Assist in leading internal safety improvement teams and initiatives
* Conduct re-occurring internal safety program audits and inspections
* Stay current with laws and regulations set forth by State, Local, and Federal Agencies as it relates to Environmental Health and Safety
* Analyze, interpret, and understand laws and regulations enacted by State, Local, and Federal Agencies, its impact on company’s operations and provide recommendations to implement lawful and cost-effective compliance
* Gather in-field data from multiple facilities and compile into one central location
* Attend, participate and represent our company in government or private committees and industry groups in the process of formulating balanced laws and regulations affecting environmental matters
* This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Activities, duties, and responsibilities can change at any moment without notice.

* Bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences/management and health and safety or related field (engineering, public health)
* Must be 18 or older at the time of hire
* 1+ years’ experience in the EHS field
* Must have a strong commitment to workplace safety programs and policies
* Must be able to read, fully comprehend, and implement requirements of laws, regulations, and technical documents
* Skilled in effectively communicating in oral and written form with all internal and external individuals
* Skilled in technical data analysis and report writing
* Skilled in the use of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint at an intermediate level.
* Must be willing to continue to upgrade professional competence by attending appropriate seminars, meetings, and trainings
* Support and model all company procedures and policies
* Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with attention to detail
* Demonstrated reliability and punctuality, work effectively in team/crew environment, adherence to all safety regulations and operating procedures
* Must have interpersonal skills to deal with Plant Workers, Plant Management, Company Management, and Regulators
* Ability to travel frequently between facilities, industry meeting, and events
* Prioritize while able to adapt to changing priorities

* Occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
* Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
* Working environment has exposure to both indoors and outdoors and related warehouse/production equipment and associated noise levels
* Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, standing, and in a warehouse/production environment

This position is not eligible in visa sponsorship

The Wine Group is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering a culture of mutual respect, diversity and inclusion. Qualified applicants are eligible for employment without regard of race, color or religion.

Education Level Required:

Bachelor’s Degree

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