Job Description - Technician, Environmental Health & Safety
Description View created on 10/10/2015

Technician, Environmental Health & Safety

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Pay Grade: 13
Job Title ID: 163004
Job Series/Job Family: Business Services Series / Environmental Health & Safety Family

Reports To

Executive Director, Environmental Health, Safety & Insurance

Job Purpose

To provide support of Environmental Health and Safety standards and programs across the District.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. 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.

  2. Monitors environmental compliance issues and provides assistance with workplace safety matters.  Performs and/or oversees environmental monitoring for facility discharges, storm water management and other environmental related permits.  Performs routine industrial and hazardous waste management activities such as waste inventories, vendor scheduling and waste haul oversight, and manifest tracking and filing.
  3. Conducts investigations and root cause analysis and may make resolution recommendations.  Implements corrective/preventative actions and continuous improvement activities as directed.  Maintains various reporting systems and provides safety analysis as required.   Assists in job hazard assessments by participating in processes and procedures and researching industry best practices and regulatory requirements.  Participates in EHS site audits, inspections and routine surveys including the developing and drafting of audit documentation, tracking corrective actions, and monitoring trends in results of audit activities.
  4. Maintains EHS files and records.  Modifies and implements compliance tracking programs and recordkeeping systems.

  5. Assists in the development of  technical documents including EHS procedures, programs, and guidance documents.
  6. Informs personnel regarding procedures and/or status of work orders for the purpose of providing necessary information for making decisions, taking appropriate action and/or complying with health and safety regulations.  Coordinates with others for the purpose of completing projects/work orders efficiently and effectively.
  7. Assists in maintaining, updating and coordinating college-wide EHS training programs including setup and use of training management system.

  8. 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.

  9. May respond to emergency situations during or after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate safety/security concerns.


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.



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.


Computer Skills


Physical Requirements

Work Experience