Safety Technician- Pennsboro, WV

Veolia Pennsboro , WV 26415

Posted 3 months ago

Job Summary:

Thisposition is responsible for supporting Environmental Health and Safety(EH&S) activities on-site at an industrial facility. This includes ensuring that the workenvironment and work is performed in a manner compliant with EH&S policies,practices and regulations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate behaviors and lead in creating asafety culture; introduce, implement and observe the work environment andbehaviors of others to ensure compliance of policies, practices andregulations.

  • Comply with and demonstrate safe work practicesat all times.

  • Engage others in a professional manner addressany non-compliance timely; provide feedback timely and follow up on matters toresolution.

  • Respond appropriately to safety complaints andinjuries and report all incidents immediately (including verbal, electronicallyand written as appropriate).

  • Review equipment and equipment modifications forsafety and regulatory compliance; Inspect equipment for defects and ensureequipment is replaced or repaired to ensure it is safe.

  • Consult with internal and external resources toensure that EH&S information and polices are correct and current.

  • Attend and participates meetings. Prepare and participate/deliver anddisseminate safety information effectively and timely to employees.

  • Record data, compile reports and completedocuments accurately and timely.

  • Maintain PPE and equipment inventory assignedand distribute equipment to employees and staff; order and confirm deliveries ofPPE and equipment. Collect and accountfor employee PPE as defined.

  • Assists with managing emergency events; ensurethat emergency plans are current, verified and communicated. Hold practice sessions as necessary to beprepared.

  • Work with regulatory agencies supportinginspections, compliance issues.

  • Prepare and perform EH&S audits inaccordance with policies and regulations; document observations, recommendcorrective actions as define by practice.

  • Maintain current of appropriate policy, policiesand regulations.

  • Work independently, in a team environment.

  • Establish effective and positive workingrelationships with peers, various levels of Veolia employees, customers andothers.

  • Present and model, professional behavior at alltimes. Conduct business with integrity and in compliance with Veolia policies,practices and regulations.

  • Other job duties as requested to supportbusiness operations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Valid driver's license and maintain throughoutemployment.

  • High school graduate or GED.

  • Minimum Associated degree or demonstrateequivalent training and course work in EH&S related discipline.

  • Minimum 1 years of experience working in aEH&S related position.

  • Familiar with Safety and Health Terminology.

  • Proficient using personal computer, wordprocessing and spreadsheets.

  • Organizational skills with attention to detail;able to prioritize when presented with multiple tasks; able to tactfully engageothers.

  • Able to troubleshoot and use sound businessjudgment; able to work under pressure, with deadlines.

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonalskills; able to interact and professionally engage with all individuals.

  • Excellent communication skills written andverbal; able to speak, read and write in English.

  • Accurately interpret and use navigation toolsrelated to traveling.

  • Work effectively in a team and industrial workenvironment and with diverse employee populations.

  • Available to work various shifts; and respond toemergencies 24 hours 7 days a week.

  • Successfully pass drug screen, physical, safetysensitive background check.

Desired Qualifications:

  • OSHA 30 hr General Industry certification orrelated safety certification, 24 hr HAZWOPER Certification.
  • CPR/First Aid certified.

Physical requirements:

  • Push/pull and frequently lift/carry up to 50lbs.

  • Able to sit periodically and for extendedperiods of time, climb ladders/stairs, reach below knees and above shoulders,kneel and crawl to access work areas.

  • Ability to hear within normal parameters andhear within normal parameters.

  • Walking or Standing for extended periods oftime.

  • Frequent standing, walking, bending, stooping,and to reach forward and grasp equipment

  • Ability to balance and walk on wet and slicksurfaces, metal grates, narrow platforms, uneven surfaces and able to accessareas at tall heights.

  • Work in industrial environment including: dusty,cold, hot, wet and dry environment

  • Occasionally may be necessary to access confinedspaces.

  • Able to wear full and half face respirator.

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