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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Mauricetown, New Jersey
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Industry Segments:
Environmental Services, General Manufacturing, Mining
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., a member of the Russell 2000, is a leading producer of commercial silica used in the oil and gas industry, and in a wide range of industrial applications. Over its 117-year history, U.S. Silica has developed core competencies in mining, processing, logistics and materials science that enable it to produce and cost-effectively deliver over 260 products to customers across our end markets. The Company currently operates nine industrial sand production plants and eleven oil and gas sand production plants. The Company is headquartered in Frederick, Maryland and also has offices located in Chicago, Illinois and Houston, Texas.

At the direction of the Plant Manager and USS company level EHS Managers, the EHS Coordinator will work with operations leadership to ensure the environmental safety and industrial health programs at the site are developed, implemented and practiced consistently to promote compliance and a safe work environment adhering to regulations and the Company’s environmental, health policies and procedures. This individual should have substantial experience in site and/or Company level EHS program development and management and be capable for USS Company level deployment in a 2-3 year timeframe.


  • Work with Plant Manager, site operations and maintenance teams and site employees to maintain EHS regulatory compliance, safe work environments and procedures and the highest levels of environmental protection practices and develop a culture where EHS is integrated at all levels.
  • Expedite obtaining environmental permits to facilitate site expansion and maintain existing permits. Manage MSHA compliance programs.
  • Lead the investigation of EHS incidents including root cause analysis and corrective action determination.
  • Ensure audit and incident investigation recommendations are completed on time.
  • Provide necessary training, either classroom or web based, for successful environment and health/safety performance.
  • Work with Operations and Maintenance leadership in the enforcement of regulatory requirements and company and site procedures.
  • Participate during MSHA enforcement inspections. Conduct regularly scheduled inspections and audits.

Develop and Lead Management Systems

  • Develop and lead implementation of EHS protection and compliance systems relative to:
  • Site inspections and completion of corrective actions
  • Incident investigation and follow-up
  • Employee training
  • EHS recordkeeping
  • Management of change
  • Project support and contractor management.

This would include use of the Gensuite EHS management system, MSHA and EPA required record management, implementation of the Serious Six safety condition and behavior observation process, silica and noise monitoring and recordkeeping and implementation of the USS environmental management system.


  • Complete regulatory and compliance tasks needed to meet the requirements/conditions of existing environmental permits and programs. Support site expansion through new permit applications.
  • Maintain all existing permits through renewals and keeping up with permit fees.
  • Support waste management including inspecting and preparing shipments for transportation, maintaining certification to sign HAZMAT manifests, and maintaining required pollution prevention plans.
  • Ensure compliance of the NPDES, Clean Air Act, Title V, Storm Water, Drinking Water, and other environmental permits by completing assigned tasks such as weekly, monthly, and quarterly water sampling, reporting to State and Federal departments as required, completing all inspections required by environmental permits or USS environmental team, and any additional required compliance work therein.
  • Contribute to pollution reduction and recycling efforts.

Safety and Health

  • Conduct and lead team inspections, optimize workplace exam processes and silica/ noise/chemical/radiation monitoring processes and review medical surveillance information to systematically detect and control potential safety and health hazards.
  • Integrate MSHA compliance needs into site operations and maintain required compliance records.
  • Help lead the site EHS Committee with input from site leadership and employee bargaining units.
  • Report and investigate injuries and incidents in accordance with Company, MSHA and worker compensation requirements. Optimize data analytics using Gensuite EHS management system.
  • Coordinate activities with company EHS staff, regulatory and insurance inspectors and with local emergency response authorities.
  • Provide proactive and timely support to new site projects and to on-site emergency incidents.
  • Coordinate timely implementation of MSHA, EPA and company required training.
  • Serve as an effective team member with other site departments and assist the Plant Manager with the enforcement of all regulations, policies, work procedures, safety rules and instructions. 


  • Bachelor degree in occupational health and safety, environmental science or equivalent science degree a plus.
  • EHS experience within a mining environment.
  • Must have the ability to establish relationships at all levels
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Computer skills are a must with knowledge of MS Office products including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments, meet strict project deadlines within established parameters.
  • Work extended hours, weekends or nights as needed, especially when problems occur or the business demands that deadlines must be met.
  • Some travel may be required for meetings, cross facility audits, or professional development opportunities.
  • Experience in implementation of MSHA and EPA compliance programs at site level. Familiar with New Jersey environmental law. CIH in addition to CSP or CMSP Highly Preferred

Licensing or other Special Requirements

  • Requires a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
  • Knowledge of MSHA and OSHA regulations is a plus.



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