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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Taylor, Michigan
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Technician
IH Technician
EH&S-related internship or entry-level
Safety Technician
Industry Segments:
Environmental Services
Experience level:
1-2 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
Reference Number:

Safety Technician

US Ecology, Inc. is a leading North American provider of environmental services to commercial and government entities. The Company addresses the complex waste management needs of its customers by offering treatment, disposal and recycling of industrial, hazardous and radioactive waste, as well as a wide range of complementary field and industrial services. US Ecology’s focus on safety, environmental compliance, and customer service, enables us to effectively meet the needs of our customers and to build long-lasting relationships. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, with operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico, the Company has been protecting the environment since 1952.

In this entry level role the incumbent will administer activities related to the company’s health and safety programs in compliance with health & safety regulations specific to the environmental waste industry.


  • Ensures that health and safety projects are conducted in a safe manner, according to company, industry and regulatory safety and health standards.
  • Ensures employees receive required safety training and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) equipment as required by law and best business practice.
  • Inspects facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, and recommends corrective or preventative measures where indicated.
  • Delivers health and safety training programs and media, which will increase proficiency in safe practices and promote safety consciousness.
  • Monitors accidents to determine corrective actions required.
  • Controls employee exposure to hazardous waste, chemicals and radiation.
  • Compiles and submits accident and other reports required by regulatory agencies and company management.
  • Maintains safety files and health records as required by regulations and management.
  • Performs other, related duties as assigned. These are duties may not be specifically listed in this description, but which are within the general nature typically associated with the employee’s level of work.
  • Must be able to travel approximately 50% of the time to multiple locations and jobsites throughout the Midwest.


  • High school diploma or equivalent and/or formal training in the field.
  • One to three years of related experience with some knowledge of current health and safety practices and OSHA regulations


  • Must have knowledge and understand of current health and safety, industrial hygiene and field and industrial services practices.
  • Knowledge OSHA regulations and ISO programs
  • The incumbent must be detail oriented and possess technical aptitude.
  • Knowledge of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint applications is essential.


  • Employee is frequently required to walk.
  • Occasionally required to use hands to handle, feel, reach and grasp, hands and arms are used to reach. Employee is required to climb or balance; talk, hear and smell.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Occasional lifting, bending, stooping, or sitting in a confined position.

Exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions such as wind and dust.

The noise level in this work environment is usually loud.

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.