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Environmental Health and Safety

EHS/Environmental Compliance Manager

Location Laurel, Montana, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000190114

Career Area:

Environmental Health and Safety

Job Description:

Job Purpose:

What matters most to you?  Is it being part of a strong team?  Supporting your family? Solving global problems? You can do these and more at Caterpillar; where your work enables progress around the globe, and you contribute to meaningful work. Together, we can build what matters!

The Caterpillar Oil & Gas and Marine Division is looking for an EHS/Environmental Compliance Manager located in Laurel, Montana. The EHS/Environmental Compliance Manager is responsible for the implementation of Caterpillar Environmental Health & Safety policy in order to minimize injuries at CPGS O&M facilities, by adherence to legislation and through proactive workplace improvements. This role is also responsible for the management of O&M staff training.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Environmental Health Safety & NERC Coordinator will support the business objectives by focusing on the following areas:

  • Create, develop and/or implement as necessary comprehensive Health, Safety & Environmental (HS&E) management systems that interpret and apply the requirements of legislation and corporate standards for CPGS O&M facilities.  In order to achieve this goal, incumbent must liaise with Caterpillar EHS, CPGS CMS and with regulatory bodies such as OSHA, HS&E, Local Authorities, Environment Agency, etc.
  • Keep abreast of HS&E legislative developments, amending operating procedures so requirements of the applicable Environmental Management Systems are achieved.  Act as an interface with the accreditation body’s representatives on certification issues.  Identify and advise on the provision of training needs that may arise from changes in the HS&E legislation or standards – delivering or organizing the training where appropriate and maintaining safety related records.
  • Develop and maintain processes and procedures for auditing the effectiveness of the company HS&E policies and management systems.
  • Facilitate and coordinate Safety meetings.  Guide and facilitate actions aimed at achieving the HS&E goals in line with Caterpillar best practices. 
  • Work with Plant Manager in establishing safety standards and safe systems of work for both existing and proposed equipment.  Provide direction and guidance on application, provision and use of machine guarding and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), ensuring that protection requirements are satisfactorily achieved at minimum cost.  Provide advice and guidance in preparing adequate risk assessments.  Coordinate the data retention of completed assessments and report completion status to HS&E committees.
  • Take a lead role in accident or dangerous occurrence investigations, providing direction and guidance in those actions necessary to ensure re-occurrence is prevented. Collate accident and near miss data, provide to Caterpillar Safety office, analyze metrics and take proactive action where appropriate to ensure wherever possible that corporate HS&E targets are met.
  • The position manages the completion of its own work assignments and coordinates work with others.
  • Take a lead role in NERC compliance for all operator requirements and ensure reports are submitted to NERC in a timely manner.
  • Limited travel required (Less than 5% of working time).

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of job-related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of shop operations and maintenance procedures. 
  • Good human relations skills.

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Bachelors in engineering plus familiarity with company processes, equipment and processes.
  • HS&E/NERC compliance experience. 
  • Knowledge of NERC compliance statutes/regulations and the necessary reporting requirements.

What You Will Get:

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just a salary. Because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day-one benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Competitive salary and annual bonus program
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage​
  • Paid time off plan (Vacation, Holiday, Volunteer, Etc.)​
  • Company-matched 401(k) plan
  • Health savings account (HSA)​
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)​
  • Short and long-term disability coverage​
  • Life Insurance​
  • Paid parental leave​
  • Healthy Lifestyle Programs​
  • Employee Assistance Programs​
  • Voluntary Benefits (Ex. Accident, Identity Theft Protection)

At Caterpillar, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive environment that values and respects the unique talents, experiences, and viewpoints of our global employees. Our vision is to continually develop the Best Team to build innovative solutions for our global customers, deliver superior results for our stockholders and positively impact the people and communities we serve.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.  Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant. 

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.

As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at  #LI

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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