job summary: A Senior EHS Specialist is needed for a manufacturer of optics products in the Redmond, WA area. This position assists in coordinating OSTA compliance initiatives in Environment, Health, and Safety and other relevant compliance areas as designated. Assist in the development, management, and review of policies and practices for OSTA and/or its facilities, and works with Legal, Operations and Senior Management of the individual Site to facilitate compliance with company policies and applicable laws. location: Redmond, Washington job type: Contract salary: $55 - 65 per hour work hours: 8am to 5pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: Health and Safety - Oversees occupational health and safety matters related to facility- and field-based personnel. Develops and maintains a systematic occupational health and safety management program to facilitate: (1) identification of occupational health and safety hazards; (2) utilization of physical safeguards and employee personal protective equipment to control such hazards; (3) training of employees in good health and safety management practices; (4) investigation of accidents and occupational injuries and illnesses; and (5) compliance with all applicable health and safety legislation. Evaluates deficiencies; establishes and implements written policies and procedures; audits to assess and ensure compliance with policies and procedures; and provides requisite training. Manages general compliance matters and projects as necessary, , assistance to ensure compliance with relevant policies, and other federal laws relating to health and safety (e.g. transportation of hazardous materials). Safety - Includes worker's safety, industrial safety, fire safety, ergonomics, HazCom, process/work evaluation, accident investigation, safety trainings for employees, and chemical safety. Ability to work with management of change/process safety elements including learning the document control system to make annual program changes or institute new programs through document control. Training - Develop compliance and other identified training, as necessary. Advise the OSTA EHS Manager and/or the OCA Site Director and supporting site managerial team on all EHS needs and regulatory compliance items. Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, preferably in an applicable scientific discipline (such as Environmental Engineering or Medical Technology), or equivalent knowledge and experience.Advanced Certification (such as CSP, ASP, or CIH) or advanced coursework/master's degree in Work Environment or similar or ability to gain certification within one year of employment.Working knowledge of federal, state and local laws related to health and safety and environmental protection.Minimum seven years' experience dealing with EHS policy and compliance issues.Analytical ability and knowledge of business processes.Ability to create and deliver effective training materials.Proficiency with Microsoft Windows Office Suite software.An understanding of safety culture and promotion of safety culture in the work environmentDOT/RCRA trained within the last year or ability to get this training within the first six months of employment qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedEducation: Bachelors skills: EHS Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact HRsupport@randstadusa.com. Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility). For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.