Job Description - Technician, Environmental Health & Safety
Description View created on 10/31/2014
Technician, Environmental Health & Safety
Executive Director, Environmental Health, Safety & Insurance
To provide support of Environmental Health and Safety standards and programs across the District.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Supports the EHS team in the development, implementation, monitoring and continuous improvement of ACC Environmental Health and Safety programs, ensuring compliance with Federal, state, and Local regulatory requirements.
Maintains EHS files and records. Modifies and implements compliance tracking programs and recordkeeping systems.
Assists in maintaining, updating and coordinating college-wide EHS training programs including setup and use of training management system.
Participates in college and EHS committee meetings. Attends meetings, workshops, training, and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform job functions.
Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Familiarity with local, state, and federal codes as they apply to security and life safety equipment.
Familiarity with employee exposures and air/waste/water compliance.
Demonstrated ability to evaluate environmental health and safety related risks.
Demonstrated awareness and understanding of EHS policy and management system, the importance of confirming to EHS policies and procedures, and consequences of failing to comply with EHS policies and procedures.
Demonstrated knowledge of EHS risks and impacts of work activities and the benefits of improving EHS performance.
Knowledge of mechnical and electrical systems.
Demonstrated knowledge of calibration equipment, blueprints, schematics, and precision measuring equipment.
Knowledge of safe work behaviors and interpretation of EHS data.
Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills, including tact and diplomacy.
Effective organization and planning skills.
Ability to maintain an established work schedule.
Ability to interact and communicate effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures.
Ability to understand and follow instructions precisely.
Ability to read blueprints, architectural, mechanical, and electrical documents.
Ability to work independently and as a team.
Ability to use test equipment, such as multi-meter.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to draw conclusions and recommend courses of action.
Ability to develop and deliver EHS training material for various personnel.
Ability to safely drive an ACC vehicle.
Lifting up to 35 pounds.
Perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling, standing, and walking significant distances.
Visual ability (uncorrected or corrected) to observe and detect signs of dangerous obstacles at a distance of 30 yards and to verify written information at a close range.
Work may be performed within extreme temperature ranges.
Work may require the use of hand and power tools.
Two years related experience
More than 2 years EHS technician related experience in environmental, health and safety in government, industry, or higher education.
AAS in Environmental Technology or related field
Valid Texas Driver's License.
RCRA and Hazardous Waste Management Certification
OSHA 10 hour or 30 hour Certification
40 Hour HAZWOPER
Occupational health and Safety Technologist (OHST); Certified Loss Control Specialist (CLCS); Safety Trained Supervisor (STS); Associate Loss Control Manager (ALCM); Associate Safety Professional (ASP); or Certified Associate Industrial Hygienist (CAIH)
Dependable transportation for travel within the ACC District.