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EHS Professional III

Date: Apr 17, 2021

Location: Rockford, IL, US, 61103

Company: Evoqua

Evoqua has the strength of a major global business while embracing the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup.  Our innovative products have been solving the world’s water problems for more than 100 years.  Today, we are building on that strong history of success – transforming water for our customers enriching the lives of consumers.  


Evoqua’s unparalleled portfolio of proven brands, advanced technologies, mobile and emergency water supply solutions and services helps cities across the world provide and discharge clean water, and equips the leisure and commercial industries to maximize productivity and profitability.  Every day, millions of people and thousands of companies rely on Evoqua Water Technologies to help meet their needs for clean water.


What does it mean to work here. . .


Our Mindset:  We put customers first.  We know we succeed only when our customers succeed. To that end, we make decisions at lowest possible levels, at fastest possible speeds – freeing employees to respond to customers quickly and effectively without sacrificing safety or quality.


Our organization: We work as “One Evoqua”.  We collaborate across our global enterprise. In an increasingly competitive marketplace, no single product, group or unit succeeds on their own, no matter how remarkable they are.  We are one team.


Our People: We hire for brains and heart.  We are industry experts who foster great relationships with colleagues and customers.  We value technical knowledge and experience, alongside business insight and people smarts.  We nurture both the hard and soft skills of our talent.


Our Leadership: We lead from where we are.  We take ownership.  We lead from all levels.  We value the opportunity to grow, as a business and as people.  We hold each other accountable to make the right things happen for maximum performance. 


Our promise:  Grow with the Best. We grow with the best.  We are on the move.  As the world’s first choice for water solutions, our workplace will continue to evolve and expand, and so will the opportunities.  This is a workplace that nourishes talented people.  Immerse yourself . . . in Evoqua. 


Apply today to join our 4000 professionals around the world as we pursue our purpose: Transforming Water. Enriching Life.

As the Evoqua EHS Professional, you will provide leadership direction around our EHS strategy to the entire Integrated Services & Operations (ISO) organization. The position can be based out of multiple locations:

Darlington, PA - Rockford, IL - Indianapolis, IN - Roseville, MN


In this role you will mentor and support the business with their execution of EHS compliance, driving development, implementation and continuous improvement. The position will report to the Sr. Manager Environmental Affairs. The EHS Professional will oversee Evoqua’s EHS programs for a network of multiple sites with varying operations and functions to achieve and maintain compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations as well as Corporate policies and procedures.



  • Working within Evoqua EHS Management System, strategy and policy framework, propose and implement health, safety and environmental strategies, guidelines and procedures within broad principles and policies set by the organization to meet EHS requirements supporting short and long-term business needs
  • Develop division specific strategies to achieve a Safety culture focused on hazard identification and risk reduction
  • Advises all levels of management on government jurisdictional regulations relating to EHS and recommends necessary action to attain compliance to regulation or conformance to company standards
  • Promote a proactive approach to safety throughout the ISO organization focusing on leadership and employee engagement
  • Ensure that all incidents and near misses are investigated to identify root cause and that proper corrective actions are implemented
  • Maintain compliance with site-specific environmental permits, plans, and reporting obligations.
  • Implementing compliance with state, federal, local and recently promulgated EHS regulations.
  • Is accountable for leading and driving EHS execution throughout the division
  • Develops, reviews and updates EHS programs to fit the organizational needs   
  • Collaborates with employees and supervisors to identify and correct potential EHS hazards and impacts
  • Drives use of EHS mobile tools, provides coaching to ensure quality data is inputted and drives closure of action items within our EHS Management System
  • Live our culture and exemplify our Growth Enabling Behaviors to be highly enabled to deliver, highly empowered to succeed and highly accountable to lead




  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health & Safety or related Engineering or Science field
    • Preferred: Associate Safety Professional (ASP) and/or additional Environmental, Health & Safety certifications
  • Minimum of four years of Environmental, Health and Safety program management experience
  • Experience in industrial, manufacturing, warehousing, and multi-site settings 
  • Ability to influence at all levels of an organization
  • Ability to establish, maintain and foster a positive and harmonious working relationship with stakeholders within the business
  • Excellent communication skills, able to communicate effectively, including preparation and development of clear, concise and accurate reports.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, able to work independently, handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Comfortable working in virtual environments with remote teams and across a broad set of stakeholders
  • Mature judgement and decision-making ability
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint, online software platforms, with the ability to use spreadsheets and data analysis application
  • Approximately10% travel





Evoqua Water Technologies prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Evoqua Water Technologies takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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Nearest Major Market: Rockford