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Lead Analyst - Health and Safety


Geneva, NY, US Rochester, NY, US Auburn, NY, US Canandaigua, NY, US



About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit




Establishes, administers and monitors company-wide standards, procedures and performance, within EHS area of expertise, to minimize risk and ensure compliance with environmental health and safety areas as it relates to their regulatory and legal requirements. Supports the organization in reaching higher levels of environmental and H&S performance. Generally, specializes and focuses on environmental, occupational health or safety.  Provides specialized technical expertise and support for the elimination of hazards and prevention of injuries, the reduction of the environmental impact, program development, and performance tracking and reporting. Contributes to the improvement of
EHS processes and procedures, fostering efficiencies and integration within Avangrid OpCos.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

•    Implement EHS Management System (ISO 14001 & 45001) requirements and verify management and employee compliance with the organization’s safety and environmental management system, environmental, health and safety policies/procedures, and all government regulations.
•    Owns and delivers on local EHS risk reduction strategy, by partnering with operational customer to identify risks and implement solutions.
•    Develops Corporate compliance programs, including safety, industrial hygiene, and/or environmental procedures that minimize risks, specify appropriate personal protective equipment and safe work procedures.
•    Leads the investigation and reporting of significant EHS incidents including fatalities.
•    Conducts facility compliance audits for adherence to applicable EHS regulations.
•    Ensure Company compliance for: air pollution control, waste management, waste water discharges, chemical and oil propane storage, PCB management,  underground storage tanks (UST), SPCC, RCRA, TSCA, and wetland management, etc.
•    Track, summarize, and plan improvements to the Company’s performance on environmental, health and safety related matters. 
•    Performs statistical analysis and modeling.  Assists in preparing regulatory compliance reports to management.
•    Coordinating/overseeing contractors and consultants, participated in procurement process, and managing projects costs.
•    Maintain compliance with environmental permits, registrations, and licenses for day-to-day operations and/or conditions.
•    Manage the testing, handling and disposal of regulated and hazardous materials.
•    Manage specific property remediation activities/projects/substation removals.
•    Prepares environmental permit applications and compliance
•    reports, tracks regulations and standards, and participates in Company’s 24-hour emergency response program.
•    Establish inclusive relationships with key leaders to promote positive safety and environmental culture.
•    Conducts worker safety and environmental training both in house and in the field.
•    Provide 24-hour incident, storm, or emergency spill response support.
•    Provides support during regulatory or certification audits/inspections.

Skills and Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree (EHS, Engineering, or Environmental Engineering preferred) with a minimum of seven years relevant Environmental, Health, and Safety experience required, or Associates Degree with a minimum of 10 years relevant EHS experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Exceptional knowledge and understanding of pertinent federal, state and local regulatory codes including DOT, FMCSA, OSHA, NFPA, EPA, and NESC.


•    Knowledge of EHS regulations for utility industry.
•    Knowledge of OHSAS 18001, ISO 45001, ISO 14001, and/or VPP Management System standards.
•    Demonstrated project/program management skills including; skills for defining and prioritizing product / project features
•    Ability to operate and positively influence at all levels in the organization and with external stakeholders.
•    Ability to devise practical solutions to complex and risk based problems or challenges.
•    Demonstrated track record of moving projects from concept to evaluation phase rapidly
•    Willingness to obtain further certifications and ongoing education.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to create an effective presentation.
•    Able to work independently, and exercise considerable judgment and decision-making skills.
•    Able to direct outside contractors/consultants and evaluate their progress.
•    Able to work under tight deadlines with changing priorities.
•    Formal EHS Certifications preferred (CSP, SMS, CHMM, ASP, CIH, or CUSP).
•    OSHA 500/510 Course Completion Preferred.
•    Experience with Human and Organizational Performance (HOP) preferred.
•    Ability to travel domestically routinely, up to 50%, and occasional international travel.


  • Be a role model
  • Be agile
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions.  This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

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Nearest Major Market: Rochester

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