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Adecco US, Inc. USA Environmental Health and Safety Specialist II Clinical in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Are you an experienced Environmental Health and Safety Specialist seeking a contract opportunity? Adecco Medical & Science might be looking for you!

The anticipated wage for this position is between $67 and $68.75. Hourly wage may depend upon experience, education, geographic location, and other factors.

Benefit offerings include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, additional voluntary benefits, EAP program, commuter benefits and 401K plan. Our program provides employees the flexibility to choose the type of coverage that meets their individual needs. Available paid leave may include Paid Sick Leave, where required by law; any other paid leave required by Federal, State, or local law; and Holiday pay upon meeting eligibility criteria.

Onsite Environmental Health and Safety Specialist II

One-year contract

Cambridge, MA


The EHS Specialist Service Provider serves an important and highly visible role helping to ensure that site HSE Management System (HSE-MS) requirements are appropriately implemented and maintained necessary to ensure safe site operations. This is a full-time role.


The EHS Specialist Service Provider will support the Massachusetts R&D facilities to support site HSE Managers with the following HSE tasks and objectives:

• Implementing, monitoring, and participating in the development of site environmental, health and safety programs (Contractor Safety, Ergonomics, Laboratory and Chemical Safety, Hazardous Waste, Wastewater, laboratory inspections, etc.)

• Ensuring compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local environmental and occupational regulations and permits (Department of Environmental Protection, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Massachusetts Water Resources Authority and local permits).

• Leading risk assessment processes, including, but not limited to job hazard analyses, hazardous chemicals and ergonomics.

• Conducting comprehensive environmental, health and safety inspections of laboratories and facilities.

• Providing technical assistance and advice to laboratory managers and employees regarding environmental health and safety issues.

• Conducting accident/incident investigations.

• Serving as lead on certain environmental, health and safety projects.

• Providing initial in remote/in-person response to after-hours and weekend emergencies for an initial size up.

• Conduct New Hire Orientation HSE training and implement other training programs as needed

Key Requirements:

• Performing work that requires decision-making and the consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion.

• Effective communicator and solutions-oriented problem solver

• Prior HSE experience in academic or commercial R&D facilities

• Familiar with HSE-MS concepts

• Minimum of 5 years of direct safety-related experience

• Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Industrial Hygiene, Safety, Environmental Science, or similar

• Professional certification such as ASP, CSP, CIH, CHMM

  1. Reporting Structure

• Reporting to the site HSE Manager.

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