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Environmental, Health, and Safety Technician

H&K Group
Skippack, Pennsylvania, US
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Dec 2, 2022

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Informatics / GIS
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H&K Group, Inc. is seeking an experienced and motivated Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Technician to join our team! The EHS Technician will work with the Environmental Manager for the implementation of Environmental, Health, and Safety Compliance program and operating procedures. This position provides the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a broad range of technical areas within the environmental, health and safety industry. Why work for H&K Group, Inc.?Competitive salary commensurate with experience100% Company-paid Health Benefits401(k) Savings and Investment PlanTuition reimbursement programs available to qualifying employees for approved programsAdditional training programs including on the hob, online through H&K Academy, manufacturer offered training, and more

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Performs all work according to MSHA/OSHA and H&K safety policiesAssists with the development, implementation, and maintenance of hazard communications program(s) designed to inform and protect the employees, public and the environment of risks associated with products, materials, and chemicals utilized in the workplaceAssists in the development, collection and maintenance of the company hazard communication program, safety data sheets (SDS), materials, and chemicals maintained or utilized at H&K facilities. Assists with the development and provision of task specific training related to hazard communicationConducts industrial hygiene monitoring, including noise, dust and other respirable constituents of concern. Completes industrial hygiene monitoring reports and works with H&K personnel to reduce employee exposures, as needed.Assists with the development, implementation and maintenance of site and program specific health and safety plans addressing respirable silica, lead, and other risks as identified and designed to inform and protect the employees, public and environment of risks associated with products, materials, and tasks performed in the workplace. Performs facility and job site inspections, collecting objective data and field samples to determine if corrective actions or workforce protection are needed related to Silica, Lead, and other workplace products and chemicals.Assists in the development, monitoring and implementation of comprehensive Spill Prevention Countermeasure and Contingency (SPCC) and Preparedness, Contingency and Countermeasure (PPC) Plans. Participates and assists in spill reporting, response, and cleanup activities.Provides technical assistance in event of a spill or release of a regulated substance; identifies potential pollutant sources, determines potential impacts and liabilities, and recommends and assists in the implementation of corrective actions. Conducts field sampling of soil, water, and waste materials for laboratory analysis. Assists with the preparation of documents, forms, and reports related to field observations and laboratory results and compares them to relevant regulatory standards.Conducts NPDES water sampling and assists with regulatory reporting and permit applications.Operates Geoprobe soil sampling equipment to assist with soil characterization projects.Addresses inquiries while conducting field inspections at various company locations and assists in the preparation of action plans and policies to address those inquiries and concerns. Maintains working knowledge of new technologies, practices, standards and regulations developed by industry and government sources.Performs duties related to management of fill, including but not limited to, conducting site due diligence searches, sample collections, and report preparation.Maintains a positive and constructive attitude and strives to build upon relationships with internal personnel and external clientsOther duties as assigned.

Required Skills, Education, and ExperienceAssociate's degree in in the environmental health and safety, physical sciences, or other relevant programs with a focus on environment, health, and safety from an accredited educational institution with 3-5 years of relevant environmental/EHS experience and/or training Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be consideredStrong verbal and written communication skillsProblem Solving skillsValid driver's license, good driving recordAbility to fit test & utilize appropriate PPE as neededAbility to meet physical requirements (movement, lifting, as relevant to job) Preferred Skills, Education, and ExperienceBachelor's degree in in the environmental health and safety, physical sciences, or other relevant programs with a focus on environment, health, and safety from an accredited educational institution with 1-3 years of relevant safety/environmental experience and/or trainingOSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER trainingExperience with ARC GIS and AutoCADPennsylvania Asbestos Building Inspector Accreditation Physical DemandsFrequently required to Stand, walk, and sitUse hands to finger, handle, or feelReach with hands or armsTalk or hearOccasionally required to: Climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawlLift and/or move up to 50 poundsSpecific vision abilities include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus Work EnvironmentFrequently exposed to: Wet and/or humid conditionsMoving mechanical partsFumes or airborne particlesOutside weather conditionsOccasionally exposed to:High, precarious placesToxic or caustic chemicalsRisk of electrical shockVibration Noise level is usually moderate The H&K Group, Inc. provides complete heavy civil contracting and construction materials solutions with safety, speed, quality, efficiency, and value. Beginning as a small family business a half century ago, we are now a dynamic group of vertically integrated companies that has been growing and prospering for 50 years. Thank you for your interest in employment with H&K Group, Inc. At H&K, we invest in our people, providing the essential training, instruction, and supervisory support that they need to develop and grow within our company. We acknowledge that H&K's strength and success is directly related to our employees and the talents, dedication, and job performance they exemplify. We seek dynamic, motivated people who are driven to make a difference. H&K does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veterans' status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are always looking for the best, most qualified people to join our team. Pre-employment drug testing (EOE)Pre-employment Physical 100% Company-Paid Health Benefits!
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