Environment, Safety and Health Representative

  • Bechtel
  • US - TX - Port Arthur
  • 4 weeks ago

Company Name: Bechtel

Location: Port Arthur, TX, US - 77640

Job Duration: 2024-05-15 to 2024-06-14


Requisition ID: 276322 

  •  Relocation Authorized: National – Family 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Port Arthur, TX 

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Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals, and the Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. 


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Project Overview:

Port Arthur LNG, LLC (PALNG) is developing a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) production and export facility on a site located on the western shoreline of the Port Arthur Canal in Jefferson County, Texas. The project base scope will include two (2) identical LNG trains, two (2) LNG Storage Tanks, one (1) LNG Carrier Berth, and associated utilities/facilities. The Project is to be constructed on a parcel of land located along State Highway 87 south of Port Arthur, Texas, between the inner coastal waterway bridge and Keith Lake. The Infrastructure Global


Business Unit (GBU) is executing site civil and marine scopes of work associated with our scopes of work on the Energy GBU LNG projects.


As the #1 LNG EPC contractor by installed capacity, Bechtel has the capability to successfully deliver a broad range of LNG projects through our integrated EPC self-perform model, strategic partnerships, and proven experience in LNG project delivery. Partnering with Bechtel means lower cost, shorter delivery schedules, and greater certainty of outcomes for our customers.

Job Summary:

As the Project ES&H (Environmental, Safety and Health) Representative, you will be responsible for providing ES&H advice and facilitating, promoting, and coordinating activities related to ensuring the health and safety of all project employees is maintained. The successful candidate will champion ES&H on the project and continuously contribute to a positive safety culture – leading by example, coaching personnel, and providing timely advice and support as required for the project workforce.


The role is based on the Port Arthur Liquefaction Project site (7 miles south of Port Arthur, Texas), and works a 48-hour extended work week. The successful candidate will be willing and able to work a reasonable amount of overtime and if required night shift, as needed to support safe project execution.


The ES&H Advisor is a field-based role, providing support to management, supervision, craft professionals and subcontractors. This position has a work scope that includes field inspections and the physical ability to conduct field inspections which require the following activities: extensive walking in and around a construction site, climbing ladders, climbing scaffolding, working on elevated platforms, working on uneven surfaces and working in small or confined spaces. Some lifting may be required. Must have the ability to walk into and out of the project (enter/egress). Must be able to use appropriate standard issued Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) required for each assigned task (i.e. harness, life vest, lift buckets, etc.). #LI-BH1

Major Responsibilities:

  • Assists execution of the safety component of an ESH Program inclusive of technical and administrative aspects. 
  • Helps prepare and implement Safety and Health Management Plans, associated plans and procedures, and training program. 
  • Provides input to Engineering, Construction, Procurement, Subcontracts, Commissioning, and other groups to assure that safety and health requirements are integrated within project planning and execution. 
  • Interprets safety and health requirements and provides comprehensive assistance on plan preparation, risk assessment, and ESH program execution. 
  • Researches moderately complex issues and regulatory requirements and prepares documentation and reports. 
  • Provides support and guidance for safety studies, risk assessments, and program reviews and audits. 
  • Participates in emergency response and incident investigation and resolution. 
  • Interfaces and communicates with stakeholders and helps resolve their concerns. 
  • Participates in meetings with customers, team members, subcontractors, and other stakeholders. 
  • Conducts ESH inspections and monitoring to identify hazards and risks, evaluate controls and corrective actions, and assess compliance with contract, regulatory, project, and Bechtel requirements. 

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) related to occupational safety or health and 5-8 years of relevant experience or 9-12 years of relevant work experience
  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education.
  • Must be able to obtain a site security badge for access to the worksite.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge in the field of Environmental Science, Safety and Health Management, or related discipline.
  • Knowledge of ES&H procedures, principles, and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of national environmental and safety laws/regulations and regulatory agencies’ processes and responsibilities, industry standards/practices for compliance, and best management practices for minimizing potential ES&H risks during project execution.
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction systems, methods, and work processes.
  • Knowledge of construction planning, estimating, procedures, subcontracting, and execution.
  • Proficient in oral and written communication.
  • Knowledge of BESH standard computer applications (e.g., IRIS, Velocity EHS, Power BI).
  • Knowledge of hazardous materials, physical risks and the mechanisms to mitigate them.

Total Rewards/Benefits

For decades, Bechtel has worked to inspire the next generation of engineers and beyond! Because our teams face some of the world’s toughest challenges, we offer robust benefits to ensure our people thrive. Whether it is advancing careers, delivering programs to enhance our culture, or providing time to recharge, Bechtel has the benefits to build a legacy of sustainable growth. Learn more at bechtel.com/total-rewards.

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As a global company, Bechtel has long been home to a vibrant multitude of nationalities, cultures, ethnicities, and life experiences. This diversity has made us a more trusted partner, more effective problem solvers and innovators, and a more attractive destination for leading talent.

We are committed to being a company where every colleague feels that they belong-where colleagues feel part of “One Team,” respected and rewarded for what they bring, supported in pursuing their goals, invested in our values and purpose, and treated equitably. Click here to learn more about the people who power our legacy. #LI-BH1

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.  

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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