Houston - Environmental Health & Safety Engineer at The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Posted in General Business 2 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas

Job Description:

Seeking an Environmental Health & Safety Engineer for construction projects.

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (WT) provides construction management services to numerous clients in a multitude of business sectors, throughout the United States. WT Business Offices have delivered successful construction projects in healthcare, higher education, laboratories, business offices, manufacturing, retail development, food processing and warehouse development. Construction activities are unlimited and require the EH&S Engineer to have a broad range of technical and managerial expertise.

Minimum candidate Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in an Environmental Health and Safety Related field
  • Recognized Safety Professional Certification (examples)

    • BCSP (GSP or ASP)

Desired candidates will be able to demonstrate:

  • Responsible team membership: commitment to the Project team, participation with company expectations, dedication to improving the safety culture throughout the business unit.
  • Professional communications skills verbally as well as in written format.
  • Personal development and commitment to their advancement and development.

Successful candidates must demonstrate the following experience and/or capabilities:

  • Perform regular job site inspections to identify, document and recommend mitigation of hazardous/potentially hazardous conditions and verify correction actions have been completed.
  • Support incidents investigations to include interviews, data compilation, photographs and completing proper documentation.
  • Evaluate various planning/permits such as: Hot Work, Confined Space, Fall Protection, Excavation, Steel Erection, Energized Work, Pre-cast Tilt-Up as examples for effective and appropriate mitigation techniques.
  • Industrial Hygiene principles and techniques involved in Hearing conservation, Lasers, Silica, Asbestos, Lead work, as examples.
  • Understanding of fire protection, flammable/combustible materials storage/management.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA Regulations
  • The preceding experience and capabilities are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing and other duties will be assigned based on the needs of the site and safety/field management varying by location, within the business unit.

Working Conditions

  • Work is conducted in both indoor office settings, and outdoor constructions jobsite settings requiring sitting, standing, walking, typing, carrying, pushing, bending.
  • Work hours will be determined at the Project or work assignment basis.
  • Noise level varies based on location.
  • Occasional lifting of up to 40 lbs.
  • Occasionally will climb stairs, ladders, etc.
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment is required (including but not limited to, steel toed boots, gloves, safety glasses, hearing protection, hardhat, vest, etc.)

A comprehensive benefits package is offered. For confidential review, qualified individuals should email a resume to the address provided.


The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including the disabled and veterans.

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