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Environmental, Health, and Safety Technician

Employer
The H&K Group
Location
Skippack, Pennsylvania, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 12, 2024

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Informatics / GIS
Discipline
GIS
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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.

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Environmental, Health, and Safety Technician

US-PA-Skippack

Job ID: 2024-2400
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Other
Engineering & Environmental Services

Overview

H&K Group, Inc. is seeking an Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Technician to join our team! The EHS Technician will work with the Engineering and Environmental Services Division, and Safety Department, for the implementation of Environmental, Health, and Safety Compliance programs, as well as conducting field work in support of company projects and consultation services. 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 experience
  • 100% Company-paid Health Benefits (high deductible plan)
  • 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement programs available to qualifying employees for approved programs
  • Additional training programs including on the job, online through H&K Academy, manufacturer offered training, and more


Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • 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 National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) discharge water sampling and assists with regulatory reporting and permit applications.
  • Assists in the development, monitoring and implementation of comprehensive Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) and Preparedness, Prevention and Contingency (PPC) Plans.
  • Completes annual reporting related to Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) and Residual Waste (26R) for H&K Group, Inc. facilities.
  • Assists 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 workplace.
  • Assists in the development, implementation and maintenance of the company hazard communication program, collects and reviews safety data sheets (SDS) for all materials and chemicals maintained or utilized at H&K facilities. Assists with the development and provision of task specific training related to hazard communication.
  • Conducts environmental monitoring, including noise, dust, silica, lead and asbestos. Completes monitoring reports and works with H&K personnel to reduce employee exposures, as needed.
  • Performs facility and job site inspections, collecting objective data and field samples to determine if corrective actions are needed related to silica, lead, and other workplace products and chemicals.
  • Provides technical assistance in the 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.
  • Performs all work according to MSHA/OSHA and H&K safety policies.
  • Maintains working knowledge of new technologies, practices, standards, and regulations developed by industry and regulatory sources.
  • Maintains a positive and constructive attitude and strives to build upon relationships with internal personnel and external clients.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Qualifications
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) and one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in the environmental health and safety, physical sciences, or other relevant programs with a focus on environment, health, and safety. OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER Training a plus.


Language Skills
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively to customer contacts and coworkers.


Mathematical Skills
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs.


Reasoning Ability
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Equipment/Computer Skills
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software. Experience with ArcGIS, AutoCAD a plus.


Physical Demands
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Other Qualifications
  • Valid driver's license, good driving record.


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.

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