APTIM EH&S Specialist in Niskayuna, New York


Responsible for developing, implementing and/or administering safety, health, environmental protection, and substance abuse prevention programs affecting employee and public safety, occupational health, fire protection and prevention, and equipment and property protection. Ensures compliance with all environmental, health and safety regulations.


This is journey level position requiring independent professional judgment. May administer an ES&H program on a small or medium-sized project.

Serves as a resource for line management to develop and administer a proactive prevention program for accidents and illnesses. Provides technical assistance to office and field operations to ensure compliance with applicable international, federal, state and/or company environmental, safety, and health regulations. Keeps abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the organization. Conducts compliance evaluations of equipment, structures, and work in progress to ensure that regulatory environmental, safety, and health standards of the company and all applicable codes are followed. Recommends facilities and technological specifications to carry out programs that fulfill the organization's overall objectives. Prepares and reviews technical reports, correspondence, and procedures manuals. Establishes and maintains licenses and permits as required. Meet applicable regulatory codes and standards where required. Internal contacts may include site management, risk management personnel, include business line leads, Health and Safety personnel and office managers. External contacts include clients at work locations and regulatory agencies.

This individual exhibits knowledge and applies the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of their environmental specialty. Under limited supervision, applies accepted policies, practices, and standards to promote the environmental safety and health program and provide solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Performs a variety of complex tasks. Some work is routine and instructions are detailed. Typically reports to a manager or director. Other duties as assigned.

This survey classification will include EHS Project Managers, Safety Specialists and Environmental Specialists, etc.


In addition to Level 1 and 2 has in-depth experience, knowledge and skills in own discipline. Works independently with minimal

guidance. Usually determines own work priorities. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May stabilize at this level for many years

Has expertise in own discipline. Applies knowledge and skills to a wide range of standard and nonstandard situations

Interprets customer needs, assesses requirements and identifies solutions to non-standard requests.

Uses best practices and knowledge of internal/external business issues to improve products or services in own discipline.

Monitors and controls costs within own work. Solves moderately complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions

Manages own time to meet agreed targets; develops plans for short-term work activities in own area. Explains difficult issues and works to establish consensus

Promotes teamwork; coaches and guides others.

BS may be waived if the particular position allows for the acceptance of 8 years or more experience, relevant training and education and is approved by the Director of EHS for the hiring business unit. Typically has 5-20 years relevant experience

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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