Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) Specialist

Arctic Slope Regional Corporation

The HSE Specialist reports to the HSE Director and is responsible for planning, establishing, implementing, and maintaining a variety of health, safety, and environmental programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for employees. This position requires routine travel to remote sites throughout Alaska on small and large commercial aircraft.




  • Act as company representative to workplace concerns of mental and physical health and well-being.
  • Perform jobsite exposure monitoring using various types of industrial hygiene equipment.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of health-related company initiatives.


  • Ensure that federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and codes are observed. Provide guidance to assist jobsites in achieving safety related compliance.
  • Assist in OSHA and MSHA recordkeeping and reporting requirements, and provide applicable training to stakeholders.
  • Perform hazard analysis at the field level, develop and implement controls for identified hazards.
  • Measure and evaluate the effectiveness of hazard control systems, policies, and procedures. Recommend changes that reflect improved opportunities to eliminate workplace incidents. 
  • Frequently travel to jobsites throughout Alaska to identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices, conduct, and coordinate on-site assessments to help achieve health, safety, and environmental excellence. 
  • Respond to and coordinate, investigate, and report all health, safety, and environmental incidents. Assist project teams with the incident analysis and development of corrective actions.
  • Perform injury/illness case management to include the evaluation of incident reports to determine accuracy and completeness to ensure adequate investigations.
  • Monitor and assist in implementation ongoing updates in regulations, laws, and reporting requirements.
  • Assist the HSE department with gap analysis and help with development and implementation of new initiatives.


  • Ensure that all federal, state, and local laws, regulations, rules, and codes are followed. Provide guidance to assist jobsites to achieve compliance. 
  • Assist in the management of EPA, ADEC, and other environmental regulatory agency recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of storm water pollution and spill prevention plans as required.
  • Assist in spill response and reporting procedures. 
  • Develop and implement hazardous material and waste handling procedures to include identification, storage, and disposal. 
  • Travel to jobsites to assist in environmental hazard recognition and develop mitigations.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Ability and wiliness to abide by the company’s code of conduct, policies, and procedures.
  • Comply, understand, and support the company’s health and safety culture to ensure a safe work environment.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of federal, state, and local health, safety, and environmental laws, regulations, and codes.
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrate experience and expertise with governmental reporting such as OSHA, MSHA, EPA, DEC, etc.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and expertise with HSE auditing and site assessments.
  • Strong knowledge, understanding and sensitivity to the Inupiat culture. 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence and speak effectively before groups of employees or customers.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


  • Customer Focus – Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.
  • Decision Quality – Makes good decisions based on a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgement.
  • Drive for Results – Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully.
  • Conflict Management – Steps up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities and can find common ground and get cooperation with minimal noise.





  • AAS degree in Occupational Health and Safety or another related field.
  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational safety, industrial hygiene, or safety-related field preferred.
  • Additional experience and certification may substitute for a bachelor’s degree.
  • Five (5) years of industrial or commercial construction health & safety experience.
  • Current OSHA Outreach Trainer (500 and/or 501) or ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire.
  • Current American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid Trainer certification or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire.
  • CHST and/or OHST or ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire.
  • USACE EM-385-1-1 Certification.
  • Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response 40-hour instructor or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire.
  • Current 49 CFR and IATA Hazardous Materials Transportation certification or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire.
  • Current RCRA certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.
  • Ability to meet the requirements of routine travel, including remote Alaskan locations. 


The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to safely perform the essential functions of this position. 


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment typical of a busy construction setting to include active construction sites, job offices, and corporate offices.  The noise level in the work environment usually varies. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and will be required to travel in small and large commercial aircraft.


NOTE:  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The statements contained herein are intended to describe the principal functions of this position, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibilities, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.


ASRC is a drug-free workplace and pre-employment drug testing is part of the hiring process.

ASRC and its family of companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability, protected veteran status or any other legal protected status.  EOE:  M|F|D|V EEO Poster

Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, an Inupiat-owned corporation created as a result of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

ASRC's family of companies apply a shareholder preference in employment, to the maximum extent feasible, as authorized by law.

Anchorage, AK

20 day(s) ago