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Environmental Specialist 7927314

Oil and Gas | Bakersfield, CA | Full Time and Contract

Job Description

Environmental Specialist

The Environmental Specialist supports local management in establishing and continuously improving environmental performance and environmental programs. 


  • To develop Managers' awareness and ensure environmental programs are an integral part of Line Management responsibilities and objectives. 
  • To assist Line Management in: • Understanding and Implementing the HSE Management System.• Monitoring environmental objectives. • Liaising with local contractors, and agencies regarding environmental programs • Assessing the local environmental risks, and development risk controls. • Generating local environmental procedures, work instructions and checklists as required. • Preparing and monitoring environmental plans that define how the environmental aspects of the HSE Management System are implemented at location level. 
  • • Monitoring compliance to policies, standards and procedures. 
  • Plan and assist in compliance audits and self-audits (HSE MS, HSE and Product Line standards). To advise Management on corrective action required. 
  • To coordinate and actively participate in the screening and environmental training of all personnel, including contractors. 
  • To keep abreast of any new documentation and training material related to environmental management requirements and to inform management accordingly. 
  • To ensure that the relevant environmental documentation is updated and available on the site. 
  • To advise Management on the level of compliance of the local environmental program with company, local and national requirements/regulations of the host country. 
  • To actively monitor & follow-up on environmental reports and facilitate LPT meetings, HSE audits 
  • To support line management in investigations of environmental incidents. 
  • To develop and maintain a high level of awareness among all personnel through communications, training, and promoting active involvement of employees in environmental programs. 
  • To recommend improvements to the environmental aspects of the HSE program. 
  • Regular QUEST reviews to ensure the logged data is correct and up to date. 
  • To analyze environmental performance trends for the location.

Preferred University degree or Master’s degree in a related field such as: 

  • Occupational health & safety 
  • Environmental science/management 

$24 per hour                                                  Bakersfield CA 93309                                       6 Month Assignment