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EHS Technician

  • Location: Freehold
  • Salary: 37.0-40.38$ per hour +
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 13 days ago

  • Sector: Industrial
  • Contact: John De Los Reyes
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 7323534217
  • Start Date: 04/12/2021
  • Job Ref: 21-05383
Primary Function Primary Goals Objectives The Environmental Health and Safety function concerns itself with the health and safety of the plant employees through prevention of accidents illnesses and injuries as well as the protection of the environment Included in the EHS function are fire employee health safety security and environmental Plant industrial hygiene is addressed thru the recognition evaluation and control of those plant environmental factors or stresses which may cause sickness impaired health and well being or significant discomfort among the plant employees The EHS Technician will assist with a variety of environmental safety and industrial hygiene training programs auditing reporting projects and monitoring Other responsibilities 1 Assist with accidentincident investigation 2 Maintain files and records pertaining to environmental safety and industrial hygiene 3 Assist with the plant safety committee 4 Assist managementsupervisorstraining technicians in preparing a variety of EHS presentations 5 Keep informed on current environmental health and safety regulations and legislation and recommend policy changes 6 Conduct frequent EHS toursaudits of all plant areas and make recommendations for corrective actions for all environmental safety and health problems noted 7 Review the installation and modification of all equipmentprocesses for EHS issues 8 Responsible for the training and the coordination of the Emergency Response Team 9 Maintain the plant fire protection system 10 Assist with maintaining the plant EHS database 11 Conduct a variety of EHS training including LockoutTagout Confined Space Entry and timely environmental training 12 Monitor contractor compliance with various applicable EHS laws and standards 13 Assist Employee Health in a variety of functions such as dosimetry audiometric testing and training 14 Conduct new hire EHS orientations 15 Complete various environmental reports in a timely manner 16 Responsible for a variety of timely environmental projects 17 Assist with the improvement of the plants recycling efforts 18 Assist with a variety of activities aimed at maintaining compliance with the plants various environmental permits Major Responsibilities Major duties include interfacing with department managerssupervisors in reducing accidents injuries and property damage at the plant as well as protecting the environment and assuring the plant is in compliance with the various environmental permits and applicable regulations Work with Division EHS to maintain an active EHS program Maintain a safe and healthy working environment for anyone entering client site contractors visitors and contract employees High School equivalent 23 years work experience with Client or 23 years of experience in the EHS field Background with Fire Department or Rescue squad would be preferred for the technician focused on the safety area Experience with spreadsheets and algebra preferred Adept at using a computer Background Knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and requirements for infant formula and nutritionals As well as MIOSHA OSHA DOT EPA MDEQ etc