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EHS Director - Harrisburg, PA

Harrisburg, PA, US, 17110

Pennsy Supply Inc



Job ID:  451339


Pennsy Supply is a CRH company. CRH is the leading vertically integrated supplier of asphalt, aggregates, cement, ready-mix concrete, and paving and construction services in North America. Our 24,100 employees at 1,300 operating locations provide our customers with top-quality, innovative products and services.


Position Overview


The EHS Director will handle all environmental, health and safety compliance efforts as well as maintain and establish processes and procedures to ensure the safety of our personnel and the environment.


Roles and Responsibilities


(Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Manages the environmental, industrial, health and safety team for multiple facilities.
  • Oversees the development, planning, and implementation of environmental, health, and safety policies and procedures (chemical safety, ergonomics, illness and injury prevention, and building safety) within the company.
  • Oversees the preparation of contracts for properly licensed hazardous and radioactive waste disposal firms and monitors waste handling.
  • Develops and oversees company training programs for employees in areas such as compliance training, lab/plant inspection, hazardous material handling, emergency response, industrial hygiene, and life safety.
  • May serve as point of contact / subject matter expert for emergency personnel.
  • Administer the worker's compensation program and the implementation of workplace ergonomics.
  • Ensures appropriate root cause analysis and corrective action is taken where health and safety hazards exist.
  • Monitors performance of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) programs and regulatory compliance with all federal and state regulations and handles all contact with government agencies.
  • Conducts or directs facility inspections to identify potentially hazardous conditions, and to ensure facility and procedural compliance with applicable regulations; recommends/implements appropriate corrective actions
  • Leads job hazard evaluations to assess employee health and safety risks and develop appropriate improvement plans.
  • Conducts or directs employee safety, health and environmental training and monthly safety meetings.
  • Represents sites during regulatory inspections and in the course of routine periodic corporate audits. Prepares and executes action plan to close audit findings.
  • Maintains all required records applicable to safety, health and environmental compliance, up to but not limited to OSHA 300 Logs, MSHA specific standards, Incident Root Cause Investigations, SDS's, and chemical inventory.
  • Direct compliance team for all environmental and legal permitting within State & Federal regulatory compliance.
  • Support the recruitment, development and diversity of current and future talent.
  • Act as liaison with CRH and drive all CRH Safety initiatives throughout the organization.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


Marginal Duties and Functions


  • Varies duties as per requested by management




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.





  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S. or B.E) from a four year college or university (safety related focus preffered) with 10+ years of practical work experience.






  • OSHA 1910, OSHA 1926 and MSHA regulation knowledge preferred
  • Knowledge of EHS regulations & ISO certifications, EHS Management systems and current trends in EHS Culture
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the preferred knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • High level of proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • •     Effective team development capability, exemplified by a track record of leading, coaching and developing EHS professionals


Work Requirements


  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Travel to various work sites is required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when required.
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA.  Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is:  Face Shield, Safety Glasses, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, Dust masks & Hearing Protection


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Strong skills with Microsoft Office and the ability to rapidly learn different software applications.
  • Developed analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Self – motivation and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to changing schedules and projects.
  • Strong ability to research data to support regulatory requirements.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public at all times supporting the company’s mission and objectives.
  • Ability to interact with vendors, plant employees and different levels of management.
  • Strict adherence to CRH and the company’s safety requirements and procedures.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors as needed.



Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  The employee is required to sit, walk and stand for periods of time.  The employee is required to use a computer for extended periods of time.    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust to focus.




  • Bend
  • Kneel
  • Squat
  • Climb
  • Stand
  • Walk
  • Sit
  • Reach
  • Drive




  • Drive
  • Fine motor
  • Repetitive Motion
  • Right
  • Left

This position requires an employee to lift:



  • 0 – 10 lbs.
  • 10 – 25 lbs.



  • 25 – 50 lbs.
  • 50 –100 lbs.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job will require both office work and field work. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment in the office is usually quiet.




  • Working With Others




  • Hot Weather 
  • Cold Weather
  • Wet Weather
  • Moving Equipment




  • Exposed to Noise
  • Exposed to High Heat




  • Safety, Integrity, Quality – formally and visibly demonstrate support and understanding of OMG and Pennsy Supply’s core values.
  • Attracts Top Talent - Attracting and selecting the best talent to meet current and future business needs.
  • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Develops Talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization's goals.
  • Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Cultivates Innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.
  • Action Oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Manages Complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
  • Customer Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Resourcefulness - Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently.
  • Tech Savvy - Anticipating and adopting innovations in business-building digital and technology applications.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Pennsy Supply, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  Sep 29, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg

Job Segment: Chemical Research, Industrial Hygiene, Manager, Supply, Engineering, Management, Operations