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EHS Coordinator

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Located In:  El dorado, KS
Date Posted: 
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
Division: 
Location:  El dorado, KS
Start Date:  2019-05-17
Requisition #:  R5994
Positions Available: 
Department: 
 955 North Haverhill Rd El Dorado Kansas 67042-4806

Why Valmont
 

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

The EHS Coordinator is responsible for providing environmental, health and safety support and ensuring that all practices are in compliance with Valmont policies and local, state, and federal OSHA rules and regulations. This position is responsible for coordinating regulatory programs and its permitting applications. The incumbent will support the development and coordination of training programs in accordance with site and organizational programs.

Essential Functions:

  • Consult with all departments on use of equipment, fire prevention, health and safety programs
  • Assist in the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperate in the preparation of material evidence for hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations, and participate in hearings as needed.
  • Participate in the administration of workers compensation program, including working with the insurance carrier to cut down on lost employee time and cut back on unjust claims
  • Conduct regular safety inspection tours of facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, and recommend corrective or preventative measures where indicated
  • Represent the organization in community or industry safety groups and programs
  • Be responsible for OSHA reports and record keeping and maintain safety files and records
  • Devise, supervise, and coordinate mandatory and voluntary training programs which will increase proficiency in safe practices and promote safety consciousness
  • Conduct safety specific new employee orientation
  • Maintain all records for EHS functions for the site

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • This position reports to the EHS/Lean Manager
  • Coordinate and lead monthly safety meeting
  • Serve as a site contact for state and federal audits
  • Perform miscellaneous duties and projects as assigned and required

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Bachelor's Degree in environmental, safety management or science-related field or Associates Degree with 1+ years relevant experience or High School diploma/GED equivalent with 3+ years relevant experience
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and general public
  • Ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Must have a high awareness of safety at all times
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Minimum two years' experience in a manufacturing or related environment
  • Ability and authorization to train employees in CPR/AED/First Aid
  • One year of experience in a safety and/or environmental related position
  • Previous experience training others

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is performed in both an office and factory setting, with approximately 60% of the time being spent moving around different areas of manufacturing and shipping areas.  The incumbent is regularly required to sit, walk, and stand for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. This position will be exposed to all hazards located at manufacturing sites including noise, fumes, excessive heat/cold, dust, welding arc, all chemicals associated with the manufacturing areas, fire, smoke, unstable debris and confined spaces. Environment is fast-paced and demanding most of the time. Travel as needed less than 5-10%. This position will support multiple shift operations.

The employee is frequently required to use hands to fingers, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrist rests. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds in working with large files, binders, computer equipment and shop equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

Applications accepted through June 16, 2019

EOE M/F/D/V

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Valmont is recognized throughout the world as an industry leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving agricultural irrigation equipment.  We design, manufacture and sell irrigation equipment; lighting, utility and communications poles, towers and structures; and fabricated industrial products.  We also provide custom coatings services.

Coatings. Valmont is a leading provider of metal coating services.  Our finishes, which include galvanizing, painting and anodizing, protect metal products around the world from corrosion.

Irrigation. As the pioneering leader and the world's largest manufacturer of mechanized irrigation equipment, Valmont hopes to feed the world and conserve fresh water resources.

Structures. Valmont's quality engineered structures for lighting and traffic, wireless communication, highway safety and access systems provide safety and order for customers around the world.

Tubing and Other Industrial Operations. Valmont specializes in additional industrial operations that include: custom steel tubing for a variety of industries; forged steel grinding media for the mining industry; electrolytic manganese dioxide for disposable batteries; and the distribution of industrial fasteners.

Utility. Utility relies on Valmont's substation structures and steel, spun concrete and hybrid transmission and distribution poles to bring power to customers in North America and emerging global markets.

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