EHS Specialist

Company Name:  MHI RJ Aviation Inc

Bridgeport, WV, US, 26330

Job Description: 

As an Environmental, Health &Safety Specialist, here is what you’ll be doing at the core, day to day.

  • Ensure that federal, state, and local environmental and safety laws, regulations, codes, and rules are observed including OSHA, EPA and other environmental and safety record keeping and reporting requirements.
  • Administer environmental/health/safety policies and procedures and training programs to meet State/Federal regulations and business requirements and make recommendations for changes as they are identified. Example: SWPPP, SPCC, RCRA, HAZCOM, Lockout/Tagout, Fall Protection, Ladder Safety, ADA, Modified Duty. Document SOP for otherwise undocumented processes to be reviewed with the EHS Manager.
  • Partner with operations, HR and training team related to employee discipline or training when identified as a corrective action and assist in establishing proper discipline worthy EHS infractions and other remedies to help build/improve our safety culture (e.g., failure to report, unsafe behaviors/ergonomics, bypassing safety devices or procedures, etc.).
  • Partner with Occupational Health and HR to identify injury trends and development and application of preventative programs (e.g., stretch and flex; ergonomic reviews, etc.).
  • Work with site to develop and complete corrective actions for legal counsel, regulatory agencies, and consultants on EHS multimedia regulatory issues, for example: air, water, waste, hazardous materials, hazardous waste, remediation, and safety issues to ensure compliance.
  • Work on retention and storage of documentation and paperwork for EHS programs and activities required for fact checking, future reference, audits, and general compliance.
  • Monitor activities where EHS risk could occur, halting any operation or activity that constitutes an imminent hazard to personnel, environment, or equipment.
  • Review accident/near miss reports to identify patterns and to determine what contributed to the accident/near miss; advise department of trends in accident/near miss and proper safety/environmental procedures/solutions that may result in reduction of accident/near misses.
  • Represent Company in local, state, and federal OSHA and EPA issues, audits, and responses.
  • May act as coordination point in emergency situations by staying apprised of emergency response systems, monitoring emergency activities and responding as outlined in company procedures.
  • Work to continue to develop KPA to become the Safety Management System and Environmental Management System application.

Here’s what is required to succeed as an Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist.

  • Possess a minimum of 5 years of EHS or Safety specialist experience at a facility, within aviation is strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s in environmental science, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Physical Science, or related field or equivalent related work experience
  • Working knowledge of Federal, State, and local regulations pertaining to environmental/health/safety (EHS) and general industry programs and practices
  • Working knowledge of the aviation industry and/or heavy maintenance preferred.
  • Working knowledge of the worker’s compensation process e.g., regulations, claims management, and third-party administrative management.
  • Completion of a minimum of 40 hours of training including all training pertaining to hazardous waste handling within 6 months from original date of hire into classification including 10 hours of additional training per year thereafter
  • Planning and organizational skills necessary to prioritize, assign, and coordinate workload of assigned area and employees within a multiple project setting; possess strong project management skills.
  • Computer skills necessary to learn and/or operate word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, email, and web-based applications.
  • Ability to work and influence with different departments and different levels of stakeholders and leaders to champion EHS programs and priorities.
  • Provide guidance in a safety committee role.
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible to handle change in meeting requirements and deadlines.
  • Facilities operate 24/7 therefore the EHS specialist must be willing to adapt as needed.


Join us…here’s the why.

Do want to make valuable contributions with top leaders & customers in the industry? Do you seek a fulfilling career as an Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist? If yes, you’ve landed at the right place. At MHIRJ we value your contribution to our team. We provide robust benefits for you & your family, as well as career growth.


Benefits for Employees:


Competitive Salary and an Annual Bonus Plan

Company Paid Short & Long Term Disability

Employee Mitsubishi Auto Discount

Dependent Coverage

401k with Aggressive Company Match of 7%

Company Paid Life Insurance

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

Wellness Incentives up to $750

Prescription Drug Benefits

Employee Assistance Program

Health Savings Account

Identity Protection Coverage



Who we are.

On June 1, 2020, MHI acquired the CRJ Series program, which marked the opening chapter of MHIRJ's story. Built on the solid foundations already in place, and with the strong support of the MHI group of companies, the MHIRJ team is committed to serving the regional aviation market and becoming a platform for growth in the industry. MHIRJ has the largest operating base of regional aircraft in the world with service centers situated in Bridgeport, WV and Tucson, AZ.  We partner with regional airlines (our customers) to provide safe and reliable aircraft services, which in turn allow our customers to connect people to their destinations. We provide MRO services for our customers. MHIRJ’s network of service centers, support offices and parts depots are positioned in important aviation hubs in the U.S., Canada, and Germany. Exciting, isn’t it?


We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Nearest Major Market: Marietta