EHS Coordinator

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Date: 02-May-2023

Location: Jamaica, US

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signaling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75,000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.


Join us as Alstom, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in New York.

Ensure/provide a safe and healthy environment for site staff, customers, and contractors.

Minimize impacts on the Environment (environmental footprint of operations & management of historical pollution). Protect Alstom/Port Authority assets and reduce risks of business interruption resulting from fire and natural catastrophes.


Key accountabilities:


  • Support Site EHS Manager
  • Support EHS objectives including site KPI’s
  • Conduct and review Risk Assessments supporting site operations and develop and recommend appropriate risk management strategies including proper measures to mitigate risks (eliminate or render acceptable).
  • Confirm proper documentation of compliance activities for reference purposes,  ensure that Alstom EHS standards and tools  (AZDP, TOP_E, Transport Key processes) are deployed at the site level.
  • Support all customer and Alstom internal audits.
  • Establish, implement and maintain emergency plans.
  • Review and update Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) annually.
  • Support extended contractual obligations associated with Van Wyck and NTO projects as required.
  • Identify and recommend potential incorporation of best practices.
  • Serve as lead investigator for all safety violations, incidents and accidents.  Solicit subject matter support to develop root cause investigation reporting.
  • Three years’ construction related experience
  • Support 24/7 coverage as required.


  • EHS Compliance
  • Ensure compliance of site activities according to the EHS Plan, guidelines, and work instructions.
  • Prepare and present Alstom management with compliance reports. Identify trends and present performance improvement data to make informed business decisions.
  • Design and implement programs/policies helpful in ensuring compliance with Alstom, government, and legal regulations.
  • Develop, deploy and maintain local procedures and tools and ensure they are aligned with Alstom and international Standards (ISO 14001 and ISO45001).


  • Develop EHS culture in the Site
  • Inform, instruct and train employees to perform all tasks in a safe & environment-friendly mode aligned with project Method Statements.
  • Participate in implementing site EHS training programs by providing EHS inductions and ensuring Tool Box meetings are organized.
  • Provide training to educate company staff on essential compliance to prevent injury, damage to plant and equipment, fire, environmental pollution.
  • Report, Measure & Review
  • Support the EHS Site Manager to capture, report, record, investigate and analyze accidents/incidents to implement corrective and preventive actions. 
  • Support the preparation of monthly EHS reports. Can be in charge of feeding EHS Teranga reporting system in line with Group reporting requirements and under control by Site EHS manager.
  • Carry out inspections of work areas and carry out EHS audits and report any discrepancies.
  • Perform EHS legal compliance checks for specific requirements
  • Performance measurements

  • IFR 1 & IFR 2
  • Fatality / severe accidents
  • SOV number
  • Health and wellbeing (Occupational diseases, ergonomic)
  • Environment (Energy, water, waste, TOPE, VOC) 

Educational Requirements



  • Engineering or Business Degree (or demonstrated equivalent)
  • Health & Safety Qualification recognized by the enforcing authorities in the country of operation (when required).


  • Degree level Environmental Qualification to Diploma or Degree level.




  • Five years professional experience
  • Experience in Environment, Health & Safety actions and activities
  • Familiarity with ISO14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO45001
  • Comprehensive understanding of local legal EHS requirements


  • Experience with rail industry a plus

Competencies & Skills Describe 

  • Teamwork and leadership
  • Initiative and action-driven
  • Communication skills
  • Analytic thinking, rigorous mindset
  • Good computer skills
  • Continuous Improvement tools


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.


Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.


Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.

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