Corporate Health & Safety Specialist

Location: 

Houston, Texas, US, 77002

Job ID#:  601
Job Category:  Operations
Position Type:  Regular FT

JERA Americas Inc. is part of a global energy company, supporting the transition to a cleaner, more sustainable world while fulfilling our responsibility to provide a safe and stable supply of reliable and affordable energy. The Company is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based JERA, which stands for Japan's Energy for a New Era. JERA has committed to achieving net zero CO2 emissions from its businesses by 2050 and is contributing to the development of a sustainable society.

JERA Americas seeks to continue its rapid expansion into renewable energy markets focusing on wind, solar, and cutting-edge technologies for hydrogen production and transportation. To meet the challenges of a fast-growing company, we are searching for talented individuals who thrive in a fast-paced environment and want to be part of the equation to provide energy for a new era.

Summary

The Corporate Health & Safety Specialist will report to the Manager of Corporate Health & Safety and will assist with the oversight and support of all matters pertaining to Health & Safety within the JAM operating fleet and corporate offices.

Position Description

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • Provide ongoing and case-basis safety support to assigned assets.
  • Provide professional direction to internal and external project and plant Safety personnel, ESH Coordinators, and Plant Managers.
  • Work with partners and other asset managers along with O&M providers to ensure their programs meet JAM standards.
  • Ensure uniform interpretation of site safety procedures at assigned facilities and throughout the corporation.
  • Communicate, broadcast, and distribute new and changing industry safety-related information and safety alerts.
  • Provide specialized safety support for new and transiting plants or client consulting services, including site safety assessments and report preparation.
  • As requested, identify training needs and opportunities. Assist in the development of training curriculum and materials.
  • Assess the safety performance of individual plants, “groups” of plants, or the JAM portfolio by personal observation and review of reports and evaluations. Based on these assessments, prepare and promulgate “Lessons Learned” and “Best Practices” as appropriate.
  • Review and comment on all facility safety-related incident and accident reports.
  • Report and track company safety statistics on a monthly basis, including plant and corporate OSHA metrics.
  • Support/lead investigations and Root Cause Analysis of incidents.
  • Ongoing interaction with plant teams for routine Safety Conference Calls providing follow-up to issues and sharing of relevant safety information.

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Safety and Health, Engineering, or equivalent H&S field.
  • A minimum of 5- 10 years of experience in the power, industrial, or commercial industry in a safety role or equivalent combinations of training, certifications, and related experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • CSP, Certified Safety Professional
  • OHST, Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technologist
  • CSSS, Construction Site Safety Supervisor

AP/EEO Statement

JERA Americas Inc. provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics.


Nearest Major Market: Houston