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Safety Technician - Stockton, CA

Company: CRH
Location: Stockton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job ID: 254121


Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more. With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Infrastructure is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.

Job Summary

The Safety Technician is a critical part of the plant management team. The successful candidate will work with the Area Safety Manager and Plant Management in planning, developing and, administering an effective Environment, Health & Safety management program at the site. This position will include being able to execute the Oldcastle EH&S plan at the site level and provide strategic guidance to the plant on all EH&S related issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and promotes EH&S programs and policies, owning those programs assigned by the site Area EH&S Manager. This includes interpreting government and corporate EH&S regulations and policies for the plant
  • Investigate all injuries, incidents, potential hazards and near hits. Identify and document root causes, track though closure corrective actions for all incidents
  • Maintain all tasks in the Health & Safety Management System/Riskonnect, and the Environmental Management System
  • Develops and delivers EH&S training to employees, supervisors and managers
  • Coordinates with managers, supervisors and other employees to identify and eliminate unsafe conditions & practices throughout the plant
  • Approve and coordinate corrective action plans submitted by managers
  • Provides technical guidance to supervisors in the investigation of safety incidents, including root cause analysis and corrective actions to prevent recurrence. Leads investigation on serious incidents when assigned
  • Review plans and specifications for construction and installation of new machinery or equipment to ensure all safety requirements are met, including authority to sign-off/approve new and relocated machinery/equipment
  • Recommend and specify safety features that will reduce employees' exposure to chemical, physical, and biological work hazards
  • Direct the installation of safety devices on machinery
  • Conduct or direct testing of air quality, noise, temperature, and/or radiation levels to verify compliance with health and safety regulations
  • Provide technical guidance on all environmental policies and regulations, including Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans, air permitting management, Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasures, and other environmental plans as needed
  • Will perform other duties as assigned by Area Safety Manage

Education, Work Experience, Certifications, and Skills

  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health & Safety or equivalent experience preferred
  • At least 1 year in an EH&S role in a manufacturing or construction environment
  • Knowledge of Environmental regulations specifically in California
  • Experience in handling EHS compliance issues, including evaluating/interpreting OSHA and EPA regulations, NFPA and ANSI standards; with OSHA reporting and recordkeeping experience
  • Required skills include strong communication, technical writing, training, analytical, time management and organizational skill
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • The ideal candidate will be self-driven; possess excellent interpersonal skills with all employee level

What CRH Americas Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link.

Date Posted: Apr 17, 2021

Keywords: CRH, Stockton , Safety Technician - Stockton, CA, Other , Stockton, California

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