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Safety Specialist

Shintech LLC - Plaquemine



Location: Plaquemine   

Unit: Safety

Staffing Requisition # : SLA-2022-20

Classification : Exempt

Number of positions : 1                                                                                                                                                                



Safety Specialist

Reports to:

Safety Superintendent


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary safety contact for SPP3 and Addis personnel.
  • Lead construction safety efforts for new plant construction at SPP3 and Addis.
  • Supervise contract safety personnel assigned to construction projects.
  • Provide safety support and coverage for turnarounds
  • Develop new training material and edit existing safety programs
  • Conduct employee safety training for various topics
  • Participate and lead incident investigations on an as needed basis
  • Write confined space entry and hot work permits after verifying isolation and atmospheric conditions
  • Review and revise safety procedures on an as needed basis
  • Chair the “Shintech Safety Steering Team”
  • Be available for callouts in emergency situations.
  • Assist in monitoring the application of safety policies, standards, and procedures relating to the safety of employees and the protection of plant facilities.
  • Assists in obtaining data for safety statistical reporting of, accidents, incidents, and government reports as required by federal and state regulations.
  • Assist in the establishment of safety training programs for all levels of personnel utilizing audio/video equipment techniques, graphics, classroom, field instructions, and written materials.
  • Perform safety/health audits of the plant facility to identify personnel hazards and establish compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Researching to stay up to date with the latest safety and health standards.
  • Facilitate root cause investigations or 5-why investigations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education, Knowledge, and Qualifications


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 5+ years of experience in Petrochemical Operations
  • Working knowledge of Incident Command System
  • Emergency Response (fire brigade, rescue teams, hazmat team, medical)
  • Ability to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card
  • Knowledge of and experience in process safety, occupation safety and fire protection
  • Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills


  • Associate Safety Professional of Certified Safety Professional (ASP or CSP)
  • B.S. degree in Engineering, Health or Safety
  • Industrial hygiene standards and collecting protocol fundamentals
  • Radiation Safety Officer Certification (RSO)
  • ISO9001 Experience


Physical Requirements:

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.

  • Regularly required to push, pull, bend and perform long periods of standing and walking on cement foundations.
  • Occasionally required to stoop and kneel.
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to coordinate the movement of eyes, hands, feet, and fingers to operate tools and equipment.
  • Required to be medically certified for respirator and medically fit for duty.
  • Use of PPE required in specific areas.
  • Must be able to access all plant areas.
  • Work in different weather conditions, under emergency conditions, and for prolonged periods of time.


Work Environment:

  • Chemical manufacturing facility.
  • Professional office environment.
  • Diverse / Multi-cultural workforce.










Shintech Louisiana provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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