Safety and Environmental Technician

Waco Composites

Safety and Environmental Technician – Specialty Composites

The position of Safety and Environmental Technician for Specialty Composites reports directly to the General Manager of V and L Management Company. The primary responsibility of the Safety and Environmental Technician is to ensure a safe and injury free work environment for all company employees. To meet this goal the Safety and Environmental Technician will monitor workplace activities to ensure that workers comply with company policies and government safety and environmental regulations, develop and implement policies and procedures, perform frequent workplace inspections looking for work hazards, conduct accident investigations to find root cause, provide frequent safety training
to employees, ensure regulatory compliance, reporting and safe work practices. The person in this position must realize that good safety and quality programs improve the overall health of a business and impacts the bottom line in a positive way. This position will further provide oversight of all production sites and work closely with and support the Safety
and Environmental Technician at Waco Boom to insure uniformity with programs and compliance activities.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

Safety Responsibilities –

Monthly Safety training to all employees
Weekly Safety posting for all employees
2x Monthly Safety inspections in production locations using OSHA standards with a written report to PM’s and GM
Quarterly Fire Safety inspections in production locations with written reports to PM’s and GM
Keep log books up to date on all Safety Training and all Safety postings given to all employees
Create and write new training programs where needed
Holding and overseeing Monthly Safety Team Meetings.
Keep meeting minutes, write reports on those minutes for posting and PM’s
Keeping OSHA log on injuries
Investigating and write reports on all injuries for root cause
Interview injured employees and witnesses and write reports-retrain
File claims for injured with Workers Comp and follow employee through care
Keep log for all First Aid Kits and product used from them
Keep near miss log and add safety procedures where needed
Check and write a number of job safety procedures each month
Review and update all company Policy’s yearly
Keep a running log on decibel noise levels
Arrange annual OSHCON visits
Arrange annual fire extinguisher training and first aid CPR training
Upkeep of robust JHAW file and individual JHAW training
Annual LOTO Training for affected and non-affected persons
Hearing Conservation Program Administration
Voluntary Respirator Program
Forklift Training Program
Upkeep of SDS file and training
Right to Know Training
Individual SDS training
Quarterly fire audits
CPR/FIRST AID/Bloodborne Pathogen Training
Annual Welding Training
New Hire Safety Orientation and Training
Audit of Maintenance Safety Program to ensure compliance
Assist in all other areas as Management needs
Coordinate and oversee training with sister manufacturing facility to remain in concert

Environmental Responsibilities

Environmental training to all employees and managers (as required)

In-house Environmental inspections and audits with a written report to the GM
Bi-Weekly reporting to the GM and COO
Audit Log Books ensure they are up to date
Create and write new training or procedure programs where needed
Investigating and write reports on all environmental spills and root cause
Audit and report Hazardous waste
Work with plant personnel on proper handling of waste streams and reclamation activities
Audit resin usage at both plants
Keep environmental books updated at both plants
Coordinate and spearhead any TCEQ audits or investigations
Work with outside environmental consultant on record-keeping and reporting requirements
Oversee all current permitting and any future permitting required by TCEQ, StormWater or EPA

*Note this is not an exhaustive list*

Applicant must have strong reading and writing skills. Must be able to present training material in front of big and small groups. Position requires, walking, stooping, some lifting. Must be able to stand on feet for 1 to 2 hour periods. Must be able to work well with others in a concerted team effort. Must have good phone skills. Attendance at all monthly luncheons is required. Ability to work in extreme weather conditions.

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