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EHS Specialist II

Calpine. - Houston, TX

Job Summary:

Responsible for complex, technical work in a wide range of environmental, health and safety disciplines to achieve compliance with the organization’s EHS standards and with federal and state regulatory requirements. Reviews, interprets and advises management on complex safety problems. Has complete understanding of safety principles, concepts, practices, standards and regulations. Reviews plant safety procedures and make recommendations for updates according to laws and regulations and good power plant practices. Investigates accidents, injuries, and complaints concerning hazards or uncomfortable conditions in the work place. Recommends improvements in processes, design, procedures, and operating equipment, to minimize the hazardous potential. Develops and conducts employee training, emergency preparedness and quality assurance programs. Prepares and maintains all necessary environmental compliance documents and records. Coordinates the timely renewal of all permits, stack tests, boiler inspections etc. May serve as the key safety/environmental position in small field or plant locations.

Job Responsibilities:

•Solid, working knowledge.

•Experienced professional with full understanding of job, company and industry practices.

•Performs in fully-functioning capacity, equivalent to a journey level contributor.

•Makes decisions regarding own work, often in ambiguous situations; makes recommendations regarding own function/discipline.

•Solves operational problems and associated technical issues; modifies existing tools, techniques or processes.

•Works on problems of moderate complexity.

•Uses independent judgment within defined policies and practices. Interprets guidelines, select methods, techniques and analytical approach.

•Little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.

•May be designated project or technical lead for an ongoing process or short-term project within own department.

•Information sharing – gives and receives information such as options, technical direction, instruction and reporting results.


•Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, preferably in Engineering or Science.

•Requires 3+ years’ experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Location: Houston, TX

Company Profile:
Calpine Corporation is helping meet the needs of an economy that demands more and cleaner sources of electricity. Founded in 1984, Calpine is a major U.S. power company, capable of delivering more than 29,000 megawatts of clean, reliable and fuel-efficient electricity to customers and communities in 20 U.S. states and Canada. The company develops, constructs, owns and operates a modern and flexible fleet of low-carbon, natural gas-fired and renewable geothermal power plants. Using advanced technologies, Calpine generates electricity in a reliable and environmentally responsible manner for the customers and communities it serves.