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Date: May 14, 2017

Location: Tulsa, OK, US, 74172

Company: Williams

Safety & Health Specialist IV (Industrial Hygiene)
ReqID: 76742
Number of Openings: 1.0
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma 74172
Operating Area/Functional Area: Safety & Ops Discipline


Bring your energy to ours. Help us become the premier provider of large-scale natural gas infrastructure in the United States. We take the welfare of our people seriously and are fully committed to the health and safety of our workforce. This commitment extends to every office and asset where we operate.  We need your expertise to serve as a change leader, educator, advocate, consultant and mentor as part of our organizational safety culture.
Hear from our employees on why they chose a career at Williams:


The Safety & Health Specialist  (Industrial Hygiene discipline) is a corporate subject matter expert who actively supports field EHS staff, engages with Operations Management, participates in advisory groups and focus teams, and drives a process safety culture. This person is the primary resource for industrial hygiene and occupational health throughout the company.  The Safety & Health Specialist will develop a strategy and implement a program to achieve the established vision and goals of a sustainable industrial hygiene program. Responsibilities and participation in safety initiatives would be assigned as needed. 



  • Ensures that programs and processes are in place for the efficient and effective achievement of company objectives as related to process, and occupational safety management.
  • Design and implement a corporate industrial hygiene program.
  • Provide project direction to 3rd party industrial hygiene consultant(s).
  • Supports development and review of safety & health standards and procedures. 
  • Responsible for mentoring field EHS staff and operations on industrial hygiene and occupational health regulations and procedures.
  • Participate on internal advisory committees and focus teams as the industrial hygiene SME.
  • Participate in assurance audits providing expertise in industrial hygiene practices.
  • Assist in executing departmental goals that support and meet the expectations of executive management.
  • Monitor applicable regulatory requirements (e.g. OSHA, DOT, and SEMS) and communicate potential impacts to Operations.
  • Research and interpret regulations and possess the ability to clearly communicate requirements through written and verbal methods.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Safety, Industrial Hygiene, EHS or similar technical discipline.  Master’s degree in Industrial Hygiene preferred.
  • Safety Certification preferred but not required [Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or similar recognized Occupational Safety & Health Certification(s)].
  • Minimum 8 + years industrial hygiene experience in the energy industry preferably natural gas.  Technical knowledge in natural gas gathering & processing, fractionation and transmission operations desired.
  • Demonstrated experience supporting operations and project groups.
  • Working knowledge of EHS Management Systems and safety metrics.
  • Advanced knowledge of OSHA regulations, Process Safety Management, behavior based safety and industry best practices.
  • Ability to solve problems in a practical and efficient manner.
  • Ability to collaborate and productively influence decisions.
  • Ability to travel 25%.



Regular/Temporary Assignment: R
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
FLSA Status: E
Shift: N-Not Applicable
Percent of Travel: Up to 25%
Relocation Offered: Yes
Williams is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected under applicable discrimination law.

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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