EHS Specialist

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Date: 08-Jan-2023

Location: Newark, NJ, 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 Jersey. 

Join us as EHS Specialist, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in Newark Airport (NJ), US.




Assist or support the EHS Manager with the following:

  • Assist in management of EH&S program for fixed Guideway system consisting of guideway, stations, operations maintenance storage facilities, vehicles, electrical substations, mainline automatic track switches, employees, and numerous contractors and vendors.
  • Develop/review and provide safety training in compliance with regulatory requirements and company policy. 
  • Perform job analyses / hazard identification and risk assessment and developing safe work procedures as it pertains to employees' and contractors' job tasks, equipment, tools and special projects.  
  • Investigate, analyze, and report fully, completely, and accurately details of accidents/incidents/near misses. Identify root cause(s) and contributing factors.  Recommend processes and procedures that eliminate/reduce the possibility of accidents/incidents.
  • Perform EHS & system safety audits and EHS inspections on work activities of employees, contractors and vendors.  Prepare reports and present to internal executives, as well as to the client and their consultants.
  • Assist in implementation of all safety and environmental related policies and procedures in compliance with regulatory requirements and company policy, including emergency procedures, hazardous waste management, safety system program plan or equivalent, and accident investigations.
  • Assist in management of ISO 45001certification of Site, Joint health and safety committees, incident analysis, regular inspections, safety orientation, and safety observation programs
  • Respond and resolve employee safety concerns, complaints and finding from inspections.
  • Regularly (monthly) communicate safety performance to site.
  • Conduct regular inspections of PPE and lifting gear.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned
  • This position may require night shift duties for up to 5 -10 days per month.
  • This position may be required to cover weekends i.e. Saturday and Sunday
  • Delivers SMS (PTASP - Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan) training to engage and educate employees
  • Delivers new hire and contractor's trainings as needed
  • System Safety KPIs - Data collection and analysis




  • Required - Bachelor’s degree in safety, Health, & Environmental Science, Management, or Engineering from and accredited college or university
  • Required – 1-3 Years of experience minimum
  • Preferred - Master’s degree or Accredited Professional Certifications (CSP, OHST, CIH, etc.)
  • Experience in programs involving:
    • Policy and Procedure Writing
    • System Safety Program Plans / SMS / ISO 45001
    • Electrical Safety and NFPA 70E
    • Incident and Accident Investigation
    • Risk Assessment and Hazard Analysis / JSA
    • Root-Cause Analysis techniques
    • OSHA & EPA Regulations
    • ANSI and NFPA standards


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

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.


Salary may be offered outside the advertised range based on years of experience and qualifications.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Newark
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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