The primary purpose of this position is to ensure safe practices in all activities conducted on-site by associates, customers, and visitors. Focus on monitoring, maintaining, and improving safety standards at the facility.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
JOB LEVEL: One level.
To perform the duties of this job, the employee must have good interpersonal skills and verbal communication to speak in front of groups of associates and customers. Good written communication to create literature to be read by others. Must have critical thinking skills to adequately identify and assess risk.
Certifications, licenses, registrations: None required.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of associates, customers, and visitors. Ability to speak effectively in front of groups to relay information.
Ability to perform basic math functions using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to attend to emergencies that require immediate action while assessing risks and ensuring safety for all parties involved.
HEALTH AND SAFETY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
While performing this job, the employee is responsible for continuous adherence to the Company’s Health & Safety Program. This includes: the health and safety of themselves and their coworkers, completing tasks in a safe manner, attending safety meetings and mandatory H&S training, and reporting any unsafe conditions, acts or unanticipated hazards to their Supervisor, General Manager or Health and Safety Specialist. Duties and responsibilities are detailed in the H&S Program Master Document and will be provided by the H&S Specialist and/or the direct supervisor during new-hire orientation, training sessions or upon request.
Employees are required to report any concerns associated with environmental compliance to their supervisor, General Manager or Environmental Manager. Employees are also required to complete training in hazardous waste management procedures, emergency response and other topics as outlined in the facility’s training program and/or an individual training matrix.
The personal and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 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 associate may work alone or with various departments within the organization. May experience frequent interruptions while prioritizing tasks and non-standard situations. This work requires high concentration with a high level of detail. Proficiency in the use of computers.
To perform the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, and use a PC. Uses hands and fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel and climb for demonstrations. Ability to lift and/or move up to 50-80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
This work is performed in a normal office environment with frequent trips to the plant. Work inside the plant may require proper PPE. May experience dusty conditions and be exposed to various weather conditions.
US Ecology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, among other factors.