ESAB Denton
  • 22-May-2018 to 31-Aug-2018 (EST)
  • Denton, TX, USA
  • Full Time

 Environmental Health and Safety Specialist -manufacturing environment is required

 About ESAB:

 ESAB produces equipment and filler metals for virtually every welding and cutting application. We invented the covered welding electrode more than 100 years ago and remain the largest filler metals supplier globally. ESAB is recognized for its application solution know-how and products and services to industries on every continent including energy, machinery, power generation, fabrication, construction, ship building, transportation and many, many others. With 26 manufacturing plants on four continents, and sales/support representatives in 80 countries, ESAB had revenues of approximately $2.6 billion.

 Colfax Corporation is a diversified global manufacturing and engineering company that provides gas- and fluid-handling and fabrication technology products and services to commercial and governmental customers around the world under the Howden, Colfax Fluid Handling and ESAB brands. Colfax believes that its brands are among the most highly recognized in each of the markets that it serves. Colfax is traded on the NYSE under the ticker "CFX."

Position Summary:   

The Environmental Health and Safety Specialist will work with the Denton facility supervisors/managers, associates and corporate EHS staff to develop and maintain a total EHS culture focused on risk management and compliance. Drive continuous improvement in EHS through involvement, ownership, education/training, recognition, ongoing program assessment and leadership. Serve as a point of expertise and leadership for EHS issues as they arise.



  • Bachelor's degree in Safety, Environmental Science, Industrial Hygiene or other related field required
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience developing and managing EHS programs in a manufacturing environment required
  • Detailed understanding and previous involvement in formal EHS Management Systems
  • Excellent communication and motivational skills at all levels
  • Skilled in use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience in development of education and training programs
  • Planning, decision making and problem solving skills
  • EHS professional certification(s) preferred CSP, CEP, CIH
  • Must have Knowledge on how to utilize online regulatory websites: TCEQ STEERS, EPA TRI-MEweb, etc.
  • Practical, hands-on experience with LOTO, Machine Guarding, Ergonomics, Hazard Communication, Providing education / training, Risk assessment, Incident Analysis, and safety teams.


  • Ensure compliance to EHS requirements as they apply to the facilities. Organize compliance into a management system that meets and maintains certification criteria
  • Participate in the fulfillment of compliance requirements and ESAB business standards
  • Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to drive organization towards stated goals and continuous improvement
  • Communicate EHS performance metrics to ESAB corporate EHS
  • Conduct or oversee the conduct of investigations and corrective actions of incidences or other EHS non-conformances
  • Manage facilities worker's compensation claims.
  • Establish and maintain processes and systems to achieve compliance with statutory requirements and ESAB business standards
  • Develop, promote and execute the EHS Management System, concepts, tools/methods and standards
  • Maintain all site required documentation related to EHS issues, i.e. accident reports, inspection reports. training logs
  • Provide/conduct monthly EHS training sessions for employees and supervisors
  • Coordinate with contractors on the work progress and monitor their EHS related functions
  • Ensure compliance with applicable OSHA, federal, state and local requirements
  • As needed, interface with external regulators and consultants
  • Plan, implement and manage EHS policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal OSHA & EPA rules and regulations, including wastewater and storm water discharge reporting.
  • Prepare, submit and document OSHA 300 logs; Determine and calculate exposure hours and TRIR.
  •  Represent the company with regulatory agencies: TCEQ, EPA, OSHA, RCRA etc.


No relocation available.

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