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Environmental and Safety Technician Job

Date: Jul 21, 2021

Location: Broken Arrow, OK, US

Company: PACCAR

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

PACCAR WINCH Inc is a wholly owned subsidiary of PACCAR.  PACCAR Winch Inc manufactures high quality industrial winches, hoists, and drives for the oil/gas, construction, utility and specialty markets.   We have locations in Broken Arrow and Okmulgee, Oklahoma.  Our business is growing and we are seeking an experienced Environmental and Safety Technician.  This position is located in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.   

Benefits include: 401K with 5% matching, company provided retirement pension plan, 75% company paid medical insurance, dental, vision and company paid life insurance.  Company provided disability coverage as well as 12 paid holidays and paid vacation.  PACCAR Winch does require applicants to complete a background check, drug test, and pre-employment physical as a condition of employment. Our goal is for all employees to work safely without injury, maintaining the highest safety standards in compliance with Company safety policies. 

Summary:

The Safety Specialist supports our manufacturing environment with accident prevention, and environmental programs at the plant level, providing all levels of management with support and technical service.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities:         

  • Assists with EHS inspections, risk assessments/ hazard identification, incident reports, OSHA log and audit findings. Researches regulations and reports metrics.
  • Assist with contractor safety program (registration, safety orientation etc.)
  • Coordinates various EHS training and emergency drills (schedules, selects providers, documents and reports metrics). 
  • Maintains EHS management system documents/records, (ISO/OHSAS, EHS permits, contractor orientations etc.)
  • Lead and assist continuous improvement projects (lean, six sigma, kaizen etc.)
  • Maintains waste stream tracking, and reporting (waste profiles/manifests, energy, water and greenhouse gas reports). Assists with waste reduction/recycling (managing vendors responsible for waste removal).  Compile data for SARA Title III, Form R, ASCER and air emissions inventory.
  • Manages hazard communication program (labeling and SDS documentation).
  • Assists with hearing and respiratory programs (scheduling fit tests/exams, reviewing results).
  • Assists with material handling programs (crane/hoist, rigging hardware, lifting devices, forklift etc.).  
  • Coordinates PPE and first aid supply program. (Manages selection and stock inventory levels).
  • Coordinates plant safety committees (assists members with projects and follow-up on progress).
  • Coordinates with medical counsel in detection and prevention of occupational illness, return to work, pre-employment physical screening, and related activities.
  • Coordinates inspections and repairs for fire sprinkler system, alarm, fire extinguisher and emergency lights.
  • Other responsibilities as needed based on environmental, safety, health, and security initiatives.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Safety/Hygiene, Environmental or related field is required
  • One (1) to two (2) years closely related experience in similar industry

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Disclaimer

This position description is not intended, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended, however, to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making decisions related to job performance, employee development and compensation.  As such, the incumbent may perform other duties and responsibilities as required.


Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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