EHS Specialist PT

Date: Apr 2, 2024

Location: Gainesville, GA, US, 30504

Company: Lincoln Electric

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the engineering, design, and manufacturing of advanced arc welding solutions, automated joining, assembly and cutting systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment, and has a leading global position in brazing and soldering alloys. Lincoln is recognized as the Welding Expert™ for its leading materials science, software development, automation engineering, and application expertise, which advance customers' fabrication capabilities to help them build a better world. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln Electric is a $4.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ:LECO) with over 11,000 employees around the world, with operations in 71 manufacturing and automation system integration locations across 21 countries and maintains a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices serving customers in over 160 countries.


Location: Gainesville - Gainesville, GAUnited States (US)
Employment Status: Hourly Part-Time
Function: Environmental, Health & Safety
Pay Range: ($65,750.00 - $98,625.00)
Req ID: 24430



Harris is seeking a part time EHS Specialist to join our team!!  This position does have the opportunity to become a full time role for the right candidate. If you have the basic skills, we will support you furthering your education and the candiate will have to study and successfully acquire their Waste Water License. 


This position works with the EH&S Manager to plan and implement safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and EPA rules and regulations, including data monitoring and reporting for Lincoln Corporate.


Basic Job Responsibilties:

  • Supports and establishes programs to train managers and employees in work site safety practices, fire prevention, and correct handling techniques for chemicals, toxins, equipment, and other materials, as well as other legal and regulatory training.  
  • Supports the preparation of studies and analyses of industrial accident causes and hazards to health for use by company personnel and outside agencies.  Assists in accident root cause analysis and consequent corrective action.
  • Performs routine inspections of the organization’s facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determines corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented.
  • Provides information, signs, posters, barriers, and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions.
  • Supports the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperates in the preparation of material and evidence for organization use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations in coordination with the EH&S Manager.
  • Compiles and submits accident and other environmental reports as required by regulatory agencies under the guidance of the EH&S Manager.
  • Conducts or assits with internal ISO system audits.
  • Supports the maintenance of a lockout/tag out program.
  • Maintains first aid supplies.
  • Maintains Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
  • Maintains and monitors waste disposal, including sampling analysis for waste streams from the facility.
  • Reviews safety policies and procedures with all new employees.
  • Assists in maintaining safety files and records.



Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience                                                 

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Ability to learn electronic control systems and train other team members.  Strong Microsoft Office computer skills in Powerpoint, Outlook, Word, and Excel.  Knowledge of OSHA, DOT, and EPA regulations and other applicable laws and guidelines.  Preferred:  SAP experience a plus and ISO certification as a Lead or Internal Auditor (14001 preferred).



Other Qualifications

CPR Certified and training in first aid


Lincoln Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to promoting equal employment opportunity for applicants, without regard to their race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Gainesville GA

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