Environmental Health Safety Specialist

  • Job Reference: 1108655266-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Recruiter: LHH
  • Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Salary: On Application

Job Description

Are you a environmental safety professional wanting to get in with big-pharma? This is your chance!

No sponsorship can be provided. Must already be authorized to work in the U.S.

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 particular EHS Specialist will support the Massachusetts R&D facilities.

This is a full-time, long-term contract role in Cambridge, MA

  • 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.


  • Senior HSE level experience is required for this role.
  • 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 (Absolute minimum of 3 years could be considered for the perfect candidate.)
  • Bachelor's degree, Industrial Hygiene, Safety, Environmental Science, or similar.
  • Professional certification such as ASP, CSP, CIH, CHMM.


  • $36.00 - $48.00/hr


  • Included; eligibility after 30-60 days depending on start date

No sponsorship can be provided. Must already be authorized to work in the U.S.

C2C/C2H relationships are NOT eligible.