28 days old

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Technician

Houston, TX 77002
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The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Technician will assist with management of the safety and environmental programs. The role will provide oversight of site safety and environmental compliance activities and programs and will lead/support EHS initiatives and inform management of critical issues. The EHS Technician will perform safety risk management as well as EHS compliance audits, EHS incident investigations, problem solving and overall policy/program training. The EHS Technician will participate in continuous improvement initiatives, as required. This position will report directly to the EHS Manager and is located at the VAM USA - Miller Road facility in East Texas.


  • Ensure consistent adherence to, and execution of, Company safety and environmental standards.

  • Provide technical support in management of EHS related topics including: Lockout, Confined Space, Emergency Response, Hazard Communication, Overhead Cranes, Mobile Equipment, Cardinal Safety Rules, Waste Management, Spill Response, Storm Water etc.

  • Perform onsite safety audits of employees, processes, contractors, vendors, etc.

  • Recognize process safety conditions and coach operations staff accordingly.

  • Manage HSE incident investigations and reporting, including root cause analysis, development of corrective action strategies, maintaining statistical information, recommending program revisions as appropriate and issue required reports to management.

  • Provide technical support and problem solving in troubleshooting safety and environmental issues

  • Coordinate and instruct safety-related training classes, and act as subject matter expert for Safety meetings.

  • Vendor interface for company policy communications & expectations

  • Know and follow all Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) policies always.

  • Always know and use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

  • Exercise stop work authority in the event of unsafe conditions or situations.

  • Assist in writing technical and management systems reports and documents

  • Establish and maintain EHS controls and documentation procedures

  • Assist with internal compliance audits and program evaluations

  • Oversee department sub-contractor support as needed

  • Support the EHS department as a valuable and knowledgeable resource

  • May conduct other tasks as required


  • HSE regulatory knowledge

  • Environmental regulatory knowledge

  • Outstanding communication skills

  • Highly organized and able to successfully manage multiple projects

  • Capable of working independently in a self-directed environment


  • Associate of Science degree in Safety or any HSE-related discipline required

  • First responder/CPR trained (desired)

  • Experience with OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, Integrated Management Systems, and associated documentation and audits (desired)

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in safety experience preferred

  • Experience working within manufacturing industry preferred

  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred


Posted: 2022-11-11 Expires: 2022-12-10
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