Hinton Human Capital, an emerging leader in executive search in Green Environmental and Infrastructure industries is now searching for 30 Environmental Technicians in NJ, PA and OH for a national environmental consulting firm. Ideal candidates will have at least 2 years of experience in environmental remediation plus the following skills and abilities:
Ability carry out and complete field level tasks required to complete environmental projects such as tank cleaning and running other remediation equipment
Ability to follow safety regulations and use Personal Protective Equipment as needed in field
Knowledge of OSHA regulations
AS in Engineering or sciences or combination of experience and training
Must be able to at least 50 lbs and work outdoors for long periods in varying weather conditions.
Hinton Human Capital, an emerging leader in executive search in Climate Change, Environmental and Infrastructure industries is now searching for a Process Safety Manager for an well known consumer products company. Ideal candidate will have at least 10-15 years of demonstrated experience in EH&S and process safety management plus the following skills and abilities:
Develop and implement EHS programs encompassing Process Safety Management (PSM), Risk Management Program (RMP), employee safety, industrial hygiene, environmental compliance, product compliance and other related areas in a ‘high hazard’ manufacturing facility.
Ability to manage of Change (MOC), Pre-Startup Safety Review (PSSR), Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) & provide recommendations to management
Partner with facility operations management and corporate EHS and engineering resources to implement the applicable EHS programs and drive a culture of EHS excellence throughout the facility to reduce accidents, noncompliance and environmental incidents.
Responsible for environmental program compliance, RCRA, SPCC, SWPPP, CAA (non Title V), implementation of waste management programs and reduction initiatives.
Serve as Site Emergency Coordinator (training, evacuation planning, emergency response).
Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Safety or Environmental Science required.
Experience implementing EHS programs in a chemical environment is required
Knowledge, training or experience in Process Safety Management (PSM / RMP) is required
Knowledge of Behavioral Based Safety
Experience in a process manufacturing environment required
Hinton Human Capital, an emerging leader in executive search in Climate Change, Environmental and Infrastructure industries is now searching for a Global EH&S Director for an North Carolina based international manufacturing company. Ideal candidate will have at least 10-15 years of demonstrated experience in EH&S field; 3-5 years in corporate/global leadership position in a process manufacturing environment with a company(ies) with Multi-billion dollar revenues plus the following skills and abilities:
Demonstrated expertise in connecting EH&S initiatives to overall company strategy and organization effectiveness utilizing effective change management techniques.
Demonstrated experience providing global leadership, strategy and direction integrating Environment Health & Safety (EH&S) policies, programs and processes in support of operational excellence and profitability.
Possess Subject matter expertise with OSHA, EPA and other regulations and standards
Provide tactical assurance of compliance with all laws, statutes, regulations and appropriate standards at all locations.
Develop and maintain global vision and policies in EH&S including “best in class processes”, audits and metrics to achieve the policy objectives. Provides assurance that all personnel at all locations and levels have the necessary understanding of, training on and remain in compliance with the policies and processes.
Bachelors degree in Occupational Safety, Environmental Sciences or related field
Masters degree preferred
Certified Safety Professional (CSP) preferred
Six Sigma green belt preferred
Success working collaboratively with leaders and employees at all levels in a complex cross-functional/cultural environment.
Communication skills (oral, written and presentation) well developed including listening, inquiry and persuasion
Certifications and Licenses are an important part of long-term career growth. In the wake of the Oil Spill in Louisiana, I want to bring attention to some certifications that possibly give job seeker’s a competitive advantage in the environmental industry.
Why You Need To Consider These Certifications
Cleaning up the Louisiana oil spill will take the effort of thousands of people led by highly trained professionals who understand how to do the job right. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the environmental professions will have a 30% growth rate between now and 2018. America is working hard to achieve energy independence and adopt green or sustainable practices. Getting a recognized certification could bring better job opportunities and an advantage over the competition. If you are a job seeker who is willing to get the training and experience necessary for a career in a high growth profession, here some certifications to consider:
Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM)
Certified Hazardous Materials Practitioner (CHMP)
Hazardous Materials Manager In Training (HMMT)
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Floods. Dam failures. Levee breaches. Most of us have seen their devastation in news reports and on television from Rhode Island, New Orleans, Minnesota, California and yes - Metro Atlanta. They have caused billions of dollars of damage and claimed hundreds of lives over the last few years. The good news is some of the losses from these disasters can be curtailed by careful planning and well-built infrastructure. However the great challenge to dealing with the floods of the future is the declining number of engineers, scientists and technologists who design, build and inspect dams, levees and other storm water infrastructure.
Why are these positions such a challenge to fill? The general public is not fully aware that jobs like these exist. Let me share some information on these jobs.
Dam Inspector: Many dams and levees are near the end of the usable lives or in need of major repair. These professionals check dams and levees for signs of wear and potential failure. The qualifications to become a inspector are straight forward. The individual must have at least a high school diploma, some construction experience and pass state qualification exams. See more information here
Floodplain Managers- Floodplain managers are government managers, engineers, scientists and public safety officials who engage in floodplain management, flood hazard mitigation, the National Flood Insurance Program, and flood preparedness, warning and recovery. Their primary focus is to minimize loss of life and property through different means such as Wetlands restoration. For instance, the state of Louisiana is engaged in coastal wetlands restoration program which not only restores habitat for animals but also protects coastal cities from storm surge. There is a recognized certification program for Floodplain Managers (CFM).
Geotechnical/Dam engineer: This specialized field of engineering blends civil, structural engineering and geology to design and build dams for water storage, power and flood control. They also investigate dam and levee failures like the one caused by Hurricane Katrina. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has projected that infrastructure related engineering professions will grow “much faster than average” over the coming decade. Geotechnical engineering will become one of the sectors of the profession with the highest levels of demand.
Hydrologist/Water Quality modelers: These professionals study the behavior of water underground and in the soil plus the effects of pollution on water quality. Floods introduce pollution into the environment and hydrologists ensure that water supplies are safe for the ecosystem and public use. This is another profession which will see accelerated growth over the next few years.
Storm water Engineers: Storm Water engineers are civil engineers who design structures which control the flow of storm water run off from developed land into the environment. They have a role in designing your everyday storm sewer all the way up to mammoth underground storm water tunnels. Many large cities have multi-year, multi-billion dollar infrastructure programs underway (Atlanta has one) to separate their sanitary sewer from their storm sewer systems in an effort to stop the flow of untreated wastewater into the environment during regular storm events.
What You Can Do.
These are just a few of the job opportunities available in the infrastructure job market. If you are interested in doing more research on these career fields, please click on one of the links in the article and buy our new e-book “Is it Worth The Green?” . Encourage someone today.