Environmental Specialist

  • Grand Bahama Power Company
  • Grand Bahama Power Company, Pioneers Way East, Freeport, The Bahamas
  • Jan 11, 2018
Full Time Electrician Engineering Installation / Maintenance / Repair

Job Description

Environmental Specialist

Job Code:            2018-01-003

Department:      HSE

FT/PT Status:     Full Time



Summary/Position Overview:

He/she is responsible for coordinating environmental initiatives across GBPC to ensure environmental compliance.


Duties and Tasks:

DUTIES AND TASKS ARE TO:He/she will: Maintain health, safety and environment standards by:- Ensuring compliance with all safety policies and procedures.- Ensuring compliance with all environmental and health standards, and- Completing all required HSE training.-Support and maintain environmental goals by:- Coordinating and supervising Environmental projects, trainings and activities- Creating and sustaining consistency of all environmental programs, policies and procedures- Sustaining the development and implementation of the Environmental Management Plan- Planning, designing and conducting employee training to promote and increase environmental workplace awareness according to Company’s standard Environmental program- Inspecting work areas, facilities and equipment for potential environmental hazards- Conducting investigations into environmental releases- Setting and monitoring environmental objectives for special projects- Assisting in the coordination and execution of environmental audits and ensure all compliance issues are addressed- Assisting in developing, implementing and modifying as necessary workplace guidelines and procedures designed to protect the environment employees and the Company.- Enhancing knowledge of environmental regulations and their impact on the Company’s activities- Inputting items for budgetary consideration and evaluates/tracking cost of environmental compliance trainings, projects and activities and- Performing other duties and tasks assigned.


Academic/Skill/Experience Requirements:

Academic/Skill Requirement- The Environmental Specialist will have an earned bachelor’s degree in Environmental or a professional certification along with a minimum of five (5) years in the industrial industry with at least one (1) being at the supervisory level. He/she will have an understanding of computer hardware and software, application knowledge of ISO 14001 standards, EPA and other international environmental compliance standards and codes. He/she will have the ability to work independently or in a team setting harmoniously with all employees providing support as necessary. He/she will have communication (verbal and written) skills and keeps abreast of new and evolving technology in HSE and the electric power industry.