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Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) Administrator in Regina at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

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Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) Administrator

City: Regina / State: Saskatchewan                                                   


At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

 

 



Job Description and Responsibilities

 

The Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) Administrator is responsible to provide, in full confidence, technical and administrative support for various projects and day-to-day operations regarding EVRAZ Environmental Affairs in Canada. The position works out of the Regina main office, but is required to enter the operations for inspections, audits, and postings and communication activities.  Travel to locations outside Regina is required occasionally.

  • Provide administrative support required by the Environmental Affairs Department
  • Operate, administer and maintain the Department's records system for files and environmental legislation, guidelines, etc., with related filing and distribution; update legislation and guidelines reference binders continuously
  • Operate and maintain the Department's "Bring Forward" (BF) 'tickler'-type system to track environmental requirements across the Company, and use that system to prompt compliance; arrange, prepare for, and participate in, Environmental Affairs monthly meetings
  • Provide technical and administrative support required by the Environmental Affairs Department for various activities and day-to-day operation of the ISO14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) at the Canadian IPSCO facilities; assist in maintaining and updating controlled EMS documents / manuals; participate in internal auditing
  • Edit and distribute weekly reports, and assist with the preparation of other environmental reports (e.g. quarterly, corporate, etc.); prepare and distribute copies of environmental materials as required, and particularly in support of association with organizations and stakeholder groups
  • Monitor developments, expedite progress and undertake appropriate follow-up actions to complete assigned environmental administrative tasks, which will typically include environmental projects, activities, evaluations or legislation and guidelines, etc.; maintain the Environmental Affairs Department’s publications files, follow-up and subscriptions
  • Collect environmental information and source documents from external sources and arrange information within the Department's record systems and databases
  • Process information and provide assistance/analysis on environmental matters as required by individuals, (e.g. to environmental contractors, and to the Environmental Manager and others), and task groups within the Corporation and externally; draft/assist with the preparation of various environmental letters, memos and other environmental/technical follow-up documents, etc.; provide communications support as required
  • Monitor corporate environmental licenses and maintain documentation to assure compliance with corporate and government requirements; assist with preparation of permit amendment and renewal requests and follow-up with related government agencies
  • Monitor, document and manage the proper execution of all required waste and hazardous waste manifesting required for the Canadian EVRAZ sites; follow-up with shippers of Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) dust, solvent and used oil to ensure correct compliance with manifesting requirements of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Acts and Regulations (including training); track manifests and shipping documents regarding disposal of hazardous waste materials on the Department’s data systems
  • Review Safety Data Sheets (SDS) to assure currency, and assist with related tasks for NPRI reporting; follow-up and document compliance requirements for hazardous materials for the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS); prepare guide lists of materials to avoid, and of environmentally preferred materials; assist in maintaining and updating controlled Emergency Response Procedures documents / manuals
  • Develop and prepare standard environmental analyses reports as well as ad-hoc reports and maintain internal and external distribution lists; arrange and expedite spill reporting of equipment calibrations and spill events; ensure that the required monitoring data is collected and reported to EVRAZ's effluent haulers, and the City jurisdictions, for compliance with effluent permits
  • Prepare and expedite purchases for environmental actions and projects, with related documentation/forms, including purchase requisitions, applications for expenditure and related invoicing for the Environmental Affairs Department; operate the environmental cost-tracking and control systems
  • Expedite regular renewal of above-ground tanks registrations at all Canadian EVRAZ sites
  • Provision of advice to scale operators on radiation detector alarms per written procedures
  • Attend environmental inspections and plant housekeeping tours
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director, Environmental Affairs

 

 



 



Job Requirements

 

  • A background in natural sciences and an understanding of legal processes
  • A solid knowledge of environmental issues and procedures is required
  • Good communication and organization skills
  • Reasonable word processing ability is necessary
  • Understanding of computer databases and spreadsheets
  • Familiar with environmental records management systems
  • Good judgement in the collection, preparation, storage and dissemination of confidential environmental and related corporate information


 

All applicants must be legally able to work in Canada without sponsorship.

 

 

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

 

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

 

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

 

  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

Job Requirements

  • A background in natural sciences and an understanding of legal processes
  • A solid knowledge of environmental issues and procedures is required
  • Good communication and organization skills
  • Reasonable word processing ability is necessary
  • Understanding of computer databases and spreadsheets
  • Familiar with environmental records management systems
  • Good judgement in the collection, preparation, storage and dissemination of confidential environmental and related corporate information