US Silica Company
EHS Coordinator (Biotech)
U.S. Silica is a global performance materials company and a leading producer of commercial silica that is used in a variety of industrial applications and the oil and gas industry. U.S. Silica's wholly owned subsidiaries include EP Minerals and SandBox Logistics®. EP Minerals is an industry leader in the production of products derived from diatomaceous earth, perlite, engineered clays, and non-activated clays. SandBox Logistics® is an innovative leader in proppant storage, handling, and well-site delivery, dedicated to making proppant logistics cleaner, safer and more efficient.
During our 122- year history, we have developed strengths in mining, processing, logistics and materials science that enable us to produce and cost-effectively deliver over 400 diversified product types to customers across our end markets. Our employees accept challenges, grow as a team, and value working hard and dedication to achieve a common goal. We operate 27 production facilities across the United States and control millions of tons of commercial silica reserves and other materials that are used to produce products that meet American Petroleum Institute ("API") frac sand specifications.
The EHS Coordinator reports directly to the Plant Manager, but also works with the Corporate EHS team. This position is responsible for the implementation and management of corporate environmental, health, and safety programs, as well as, developing, training and recommending specific environmental health and safety related programs and activities, while following corporate and government regulations and guidelines.
The primary responsibilities of the EHS Coordinator will be implementation, administration, training, and enforcement of the plant-wide safety, health, and environmental programs. They will also be responsible for keeping abreast of any new EHS developments through attending courses and maintaining contact with other EHS professionals and regulatory agencies as well as promoting personal development and awareness of EHS issues and concerns in all plant personnel. Maintain a consistent presence out in the plant accomplishing heightened vigilance and awareness with plant activities.
This position works with a minimal amount of supervision and works approximately 60 percent of the time out in the plant environment. The EHS Coordinator will work closely with all levels of the plant and corporate organizations and will need to work before internal and external groups. This position requires some travel and also a flexible work schedule. It is very important that the EHSC is able to respond effectively to emergency situations.
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