Safety Technician

Job Location US-CA-Turlock
ID
2021-5903
# of Openings
1
Category
Manufacturing
Type
Direct Hire

Overview

Allied Reliability is looking for a Safety Technician based in Turlock, CA! This is a job of moderate complexity requiring the ability to work and act both independently and under the direction of the Human Resources Manager.  This position will provide full time environmental health and safety support to Peninsula Plastics Recycling operations and will ensure that all practices are in compliance with local and state agencies. Support the development and coordination of tasks and activities related to the maintenance and improvement of safety and environmental programs for the facility.

Responsibilities

  • Implements and monitors environmental, health and safety programs including injury reduction, industrial safety, waste management, air emissions, wastewater discharge, and spill/emergency response.
  • Conducts and documents safety and environmental inspections as required.
  • Inspects and documents work areas to ensure the presence of appropriate fire protection equipment, safety equipment, first-aid supplies, and environmental compliance.
  • Assists the HR Manager in the development and execution EHS training programs for employees in areas, such as, regulated EHS training, hazardous material safety and handling, emergency response, waste management, and life safety.
  • Ensures compliance regarding hazardous chemicals and substances right to know and related regulations.
  • Collects or arranges for sample collection of hazardous materials, gasses, vapors, or other potentially toxic materials for analysis or testing.
  • Orders suspension of activities with the concurrence of the HR Manager that poses a threat to workers health and safety.
  • Implements emergency response plans and procedures.
  • Function as the primary or alternate Emergency Coordinator as assigned.
  • Maintains safety equipment and consumables supply and availability.
  • Develops innovative solutions. Improves process capability and production volume while maintaining and improving quality standards.
  • Ensures all first aid kits are replenished and maintained as required.
  • Ensures eye wash bottles are replenished and maintained as required.
  • Reads and researches relevant subject matter to maintain current knowledge and competencies in the environmental, health, and safety field.
  • Provide technical support to pollution and / or risk prevention projects as assigned.
  • Provide education and training to personnel as required to assure sustainable programs and processes within the EHS responsibilities of FAS.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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Qualifications

  • EDUCATION: Associate degree or equivalent education credentials in Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental Science, a relevant technical or engineering discipline, OR an equivalent background of experience and training providing knowledge of appropriate environmental, health and safety practices, principles and procedures preferred.
  • EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one year of experience in either the Environmental Health or Safety fields.
  • WORK RELATED SKILLS: Detail oriented, compliance minded, and keen interpersonal skills are necessary to perform effectively in the position.
  • COMPUTER SKILLS: Position requires basic proficiency in software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • SAFETY: Works safely and follow safety rules and regulations. Reports unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices. Adhere to PPR safety culture.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

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