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At Trane Technologies® we Challenge Possible. Our brands – including Trane® and Thermo King®  - create access to cooling and comfort in buildings and homes, transport and protect food and perishables, connect customers to elevated performance with less environmental impact, dramatically reduce energy demands and carbon emissions, and innovate with a better world in mind. We boldly challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world.

Trane Technologies is hiring an Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist for our Commercial HVAC Great Lakes Region!  This critical business partner is responsible for the promotion and maintenance of the area environmental safety and health program. We are looking for a great communicator who will be successful at building relationships both on site with our field technicians, and in our offices with our operations & leadership teams. The EHS Specialist can be located anywhere in Michigan, with preference for candidates in Detroit or Grand Rapids, and will include travel to job sites and offices in IN, OH and throughout MI.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist with leading and coordinating safety process efforts in the commercial sales / service office as directed by the Regional EHS Leader.
  • Conduct inspections, risk assessments and jobsite visits with technicians at customer sites, both service and contracting.
  • Ensure all safety, occupational health and environmental related records are accurately maintained and in compliance with state, DOT, provincial, or other regulatory agency rules and regulations and Trane procedures.
  • Implement Trane safety policies and procedures to be followed by company personnel.  Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations.
  • Analyze safety data to coordinate the safety effort for continual improvement.  Participate in department and Regional Lean processes.
  • Assist in development and conduct annual safety training in assigned area offices, to include all regional employees 
  • Conduct new-hire safety training in assigned areas.  Purchase required PPE, conduct in-person high-risk training and assign online training as determined by the business and regional training plan.
  • Ensure that regional training, Qualified Person, PPE and inspection databases are updated and maintained.
  • Participate on corporate teams as needed to assist in the development of safety policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate and lead the Safety Committees in assigned areas and complete action items in a timely manner.
  • Participate in investigation of injuries, near misses, incidents and accidents and ensures corrective actions are implemented and completed.
  • Utilize company EHS platform, Gensuite, as directed to assign and monitor inspections, concern and near miss reports, Action Tracking System items and generate various reports as directed.
  • Assist with overseeing the administration of workers' compensation program, including working with the insurance carrier and administering the return to work program.
  • Assist in evaluation of contractors as part of the regional contractor qualification program. 


  • Background in applying EHS principles within a service or construction industry (required)
  • Knowledge of Non-Hazardous Waste Disposal considerations to meet DOT transport requirements along with EPA and state/local environmental requirements. 
  • Knowledge of EPA Section 608 Refrigeration recovery and recordkeeping rules
  • General knowledge of Federal OSHA, EPA, MSHA, DOT, as regionally appropriate.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental or Safety Sciences/Engineering, or related field (required).
  • A minimum 3+ years of practical environmental health and safety management experience at a medium-large site - Multiple sites preferred.
  • One or more safety-related professional certifications is desired (i.e. CSP, CIH, CHSM).
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license for a minimum of 12 months, with no major or frequent traffic violations including, but not limited to:
    •  DUI, Hit & Run, License Suspension, Reckless / Careless Driving or multiple smaller infractions or preventable collisions in the previous 3 years.
  • Ability to motivate, engage and influence others.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including written and verbal in English. Bi-lingual is an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt well to fast-paced environments with changing circumstances, direction and strategy.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills, and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Able to and comfortable with climbing ladders and stairs, work at heights and perform duties in hot and cold environments. Sites include office settings, construction sites, rooftops, warehouses, manufacturing plants, etc.
  • Comfortable working with field technicians, presenting training material to large audiences, as well as communicating with leaders in the organization


We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs that help our employees thrive in both their professional and personal lives. We are proud of our winning culture which is inclusive and respectful at its core. We share passion for serving customers, caring for others, and boldly challenging what’s possible for a sustainable world.

We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.

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