Skip to main content

This job has expired

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Technician

Employer
VAM USA
Location
Houston, Texas, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 16, 2024

View more

Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Job DescriptionJob Description
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ensure consistent adherence to, and execution of, Company safety and environmental standards.
  • Provide technical support in management of EHS related topics including: Lockout, Confined Space, Emergency Response, Hazard Communication, Overhead Cranes, Mobile Equipment, Cardinal Safety Rules, Waste Management, Spill Response, Storm Water etc.
  • Perform onsite safety audits of employees, processes, contractors, vendors, etc.
  • Recognize process safety conditions and coach operations staff accordingly.
  • Manage HSE incident investigations and reporting, including root cause analysis, development of corrective action strategies, maintaining statistical information, recommending program revisions as appropriate and issue required reports to Management.
  • Provide technical support and problem solving in troubleshooting safety and environmental issues
  • Coordinate and instruct safety-related training classes, and act as subject matter expert for Safety meetings.
  • Vendor interface for company policy communications & expectations
  • Know and follow all Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) policies always.
  • Always know and use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Exercise stop work authority in the event of unsafe conditions or situations.
  • Assist in writing technical and management systems reports and documents
  • Establish and maintain EHS controls and documentation procedures
  • Assist with internal compliance audits and program evaluations
  • Oversee department sub-contractor support as needed
  • Support the EHS department as a valuable and knowledgeable resource
  • May conduct other tasks as required

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, AND KNOWLEDGE:
  • HSE regulatory knowledge
  • Environmental regulatory knowledge
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Highly organized and able to successfully manage multiple projects
  • Capable of working independently in a self-directed environment

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Associate of Science degree in Safety or any HSE-related discipline
  • In lieu of Associates, the ASP Certification is required.
  • First responder/CPR trained (desired)
  • Experience with OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001, Integrated Management Systems, and associated documentation and audits (desired)
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in safety experience preferred
  • Experience working within manufacturing industry preferred
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert