Health Safety and Environment (HSE) Specialist

  • Salaried
  • Oshoto, Wyoming
  • This position has been filled

Website Strata Energy

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DEPARTMENT:  Health, Safety & Environment
REPORTS TO:  Manager of Health, Safety, and Environment
FLSA STATUS:  Non-Exempt

This position is responsible for assisting the Manager of Health, Safety, and Environment with the implementation of the Industrial Safety, Radiation Safety and Environmental Monitoring Programs at the Ross ISR Project. This includes assessing and mitigating workplace hazards, compliance monitoring of facility radiological conditions and maintaining environmental monitoring sites and collecting environmental monitoring data..


  • Assist with the implementation of the Industrial Safety Program including conducting safety inspections at the Central Processing Facility (CPP), operating wellfield and wellfield drilling operations, for the identification of workplace hazards, and the mitigation of identified industrial safety concerns, as well as contractor safety documentation and coordination.
  • Assist with the implementation of the Radiation Safety Program including conducting radiological safety inspections and compliance monitoring at the Central Processing Facility (CPP), operating wellfield and wellfield drilling operations. Responsibilities include identification of workplace hazards, and the mitigation of identified radiation safety concerns.
  • Assist with the implementation of ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems (QMS) including:
    • Contractor/supplier review and documentation
    • Management of change process and documentation
    • Maintain environmental database
    • Track and document corrective actions
    • Assist with tracking performance of EMS and QMS goals and objectives
    • Performs other EMS and QMS job duties as assigned
  • Support the implementation of the Environmental Monitoring Program including the routine sampling of water, soil and air to meet regulatory requirements, maintaining automated monitoring equipment in working order, sending environmental samples to contract laboratories and maintaining records of environmental monitoring data.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the proper operation of instruments used to monitor working conditions and minimize exposure to workplace hazards in accordance with OSHS requirements.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining written industrial safety protection monitoring procedures and with implementation of emergency response programs. Assist in reviews and revisions of the company’s program procedures and to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Assist with training employees, contractors and visitors in industrial safety protection and hazards of the facility. Training duties may include new hire training, annual re-fresher training and/or task specific training.
  • As directed by the Manager of Health, Safety, and Environment carry out or assist with other duties related to the Industrial Safety, Radiation Safety and Environmental Monitoring Programs.


  • A strong background in Industrial Safety and Industrial Hygiene fields. Excellent safety, attendance and work record. -required.
  • The ability and willingness complete the requirements for a Health Physics Technician in accordance with NRC Regulatory Guide 8.31 “Information Relevant to Ensuring That Occupational Radiation Exposures at Uranium Recovery Facilities Will Be As Low As Reasonably Achievable”. This may require additional specialized training and on-the job training, in applied radiation protection, to meet this requirement.-required
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).-required
  • A two-year technical degree in industrial safety, environmental or physical science, or a similar health related field. -preferred
  • A minimum of two years of work experience in sampling and analytical laboratory procedures, health physics, industrial hygiene, industrial safety measures and/or environmental monitoring that may be applied in a Uranium Recovery (UR) facility.-required
  • Knowledgeable of the OSHA safety and health standards for construction (OSHA 1926) and general industry (OSHA 1910). -required
  • The individual should also be knowledgeable of environmental monitoring methods with previous experience with industrial safety and/ or environmental monitoring at a uranium recovery facility, industrial facility, mining, resource recovery, or similar operation. -preferred
  • Additional experience with radiation safety and radioactive materials.-preferred
  • Ability to write simple and technical correspondence including: training documents, operating procedures, and weekly, quarterly and annual reports. -preferred
  • Ability to effectively present information and training in one-on-one and group situations to other employees of the organization as well as regulatory agencies and the public. -preferred
  • Ability to deal with vendors in the specification and ordering of required supplies and technical services. -required
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and compute rate, ratio, and percent. Basic understanding of the SI numeric system and of unit conversions. -required
  • Ability to use basic computer word processing, spreadsheet and database programs (i.e. Word, Excel, Access) for recording compliance information and documentation of monitoring data. -required
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to understand and analyze technical data related to measurements derived from instrumentation and laboratory data used by the Radiation Protection Program. -required
  • Valid Driver’s License – required


  • 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.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and sit; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee may occasionally lift 25-50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to hazards typically associated with a uranium ISR plant facility which includes the presence of low levels of radioactive materials and radiation, low to moderate noises levels, moving equipment, slips on wet surfaces, and trips related to uneven ground and facility equipment. Working locations include both, within an industrial facility with associated piping, chemical and electrical systems and outdoors in year around environmental conditions.


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