Safety Technician Job Description

Safety Technician Job Description

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Safety technician provides site safety leadership, ensure program compliance with corporate and Embassy safety standards, implement safety directives, maintain the programs spotless safety performance, and ensure program safety policies and procedures are aligned with governmental regulations.

Safety Technician Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective safety technician job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included safety technician job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responsible for development of business unit safety teams, audit programs and safety engagement opportunities
Work directly with Safety/HR/Operations to update and maintain safety databases
Maintain knowledge/expertise on existing/proposed changes in radiation safety regulations
Will serve as the first point of contact for the safety program
Responsible for partnering with the business units to develop safety strategy
Works with shift safety team resource to ensure coverage of
Work to develop safety leadership throughout the organization - will be the resource and not necessarily the "doer"
Conducts work site surveys and daily facility inspections to ensure facility and procedural compliance with applicable regulations
Responsible for the maintenance and updating of all required reports and records applicable to the training, safety, use and storage of hazardous waste materials and programs
Conducts routine inspection of all waste storage areas to ensure compliance with storage requirements and regulations

Safety Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Safety Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: NCCER, CSP, OSHA, DOT, IATA, BA, OHS, CIH, ERT, NEBOSH

Education for Safety Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the safety technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Education, Health, Technical, Science, Industrial, Associates, Chemistry, General Education, Electronics, Engineering

Skills for Safety Technician

Desired skills for safety technician include:

OSHA and safety regulations
Basic life support and a hospital-approved Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training program
TMC policies and procedures to ensure safety of patients and staff
State
OSHA
Procedures
HACCP
Safety
Chemicals and chemical concentrations to maintain effective sanitation
Regulations

Desired experience for safety technician includes:

Further studies are a plus
Campus wide receipt and distribution of radioactive materials (RAM)
Radioactive waste pickups and processing
Selects and operates the proper portable radiation survey instruments to make, record, and interpret measurements of radiation dose rates and the presence of any radioactive contamination
A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted for this position
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and deliver instruction to large and small groups

Safety Technician Examples

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Safety Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of safety technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for safety technician
  • Actively participating in BOSS and carry out safety tours as requested
  • Provides/develops technical safety training
  • Assesses safety and health program performance
  • Conducting daily Safety walk-thru inspections of manufacturing areas
  • Managing documentation and reporting of safety related records and materials
  • May perform random inspections of job sites, ensuring compliance with safety related requirements for Equipment team
  • Supports daily safety tailgate meetings and shares Lessons Learned or observations with the crew
  • Reports safety violations to appropriate authorities to ensure that issues are addressed in a timely manner
  • Lead and support safety initiatives within manufacturing
  • Safety orientation and training of employees, subcontractors and ship’s force / crew
Qualifications for safety technician
  • Security Clearance or the ability to obtain one
  • Accountable for all metrics of the assigned business unit(s)
  • Assigned as "lead" for select regulatory and operation programs
  • Responsible for all training completion within business unit(s)
  • Responsible for deployment of ergonomic, behavior-based, and regulatory strategies throughout the Operations
  • Responsible for supporting business unit(s) to complete and audit incident investigations
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Safety Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of safety technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for safety technician
  • Sharing information, suggestions, and observations with project leadership to create consistency in safety standards throughout the production team and the entire company
  • Participates in the Job Safety Analysis process and helps ensure completion of high quality and documented JSA’s
  • Inspects and maintains safety related and emergency response equipment in order to ensure accessibility and availability of safe reliable equipment
  • Participates in Pre start-up Safety Reviews (PSSR’s)
  • Acts as safety resource to the various customers of the HSE Department by providing effective solutions, answers and inputs as necessary to address concerns and or obstacles to safe work
  • Assist senior technical teams to perform root cause analysis and develop checklists for typical problems, and recommend procedures and controls for problem prevention
  • Support team(s) with urgency and accuracy regarding Life Safety equipment maintenance and during outage incident
  • Monitor performance of Life Safety software and hardware
  • Perform upgrades of Life Safety software and hardware
  • Maintains lists, records, procedures, templates, pertaining to IT systems or processes
Qualifications for safety technician
  • Monitors the provisioning, access and maintenance of waste storage and chemical storage areas
  • Prepares and submits disposal turn-in documents
  • Ensures the proper marking, labeling and sealing of chemical waste containers
  • Monitors workers assigned to assist in waste preparation and disposal
  • Coordinates training of personnel involved in waste disposal and handling
  • Performs duties of team chief for the H-70 (hydrazine) response team and conducts required training with the team members
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Safety Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of safety technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for safety technician
  • Calibrate and maintain gas monitors used in the safety department
  • Participate in safety reviews and audits for unit shutdowns and normal operations
  • Participate in emergency response activities as Safety Officer
  • Perform required reviews and updates on plant procedures
  • Complies with service instructions, bulletins and Navy directives when directed
  • Maintains cleanliness of the work center and around assigned work area
  • Assist the EHS Manager with the inspections of all fall protection equipment
  • Performs duties directed by the EH&S Manager that are within the scope of this position
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by the EH&S Manager
  • Examine the work area to assure that all required work has been completed and is in compliance with the contract requirements and resolve any differences
Qualifications for safety technician
  • Ability to climb, bend, stoop, squat, crawl, crouch, kneel, lift, carry, balance and reach above shoulder level, push or pull weight up to fifty (50) pounds
  • Pass all required physicals such as Hazmat, respirator
  • Must be qualified to wear respirators (APR and SCBA)
  • Must be able to work all shifts, and/or weekend shift as required
  • Experience in a process area in a chemical plant, refinery or industry-related environment or certifications in respiratory/fire systems
  • Must be able to enter and move about in confined spaces and wear personal protective equipment
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Safety Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of safety technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for safety technician
  • Responsibilities will include researching regulations and informing management of changes and assisting in updating safety SOPs
  • Conduct and document safety inspections of the assigned spaces and equipment and updating the safety data base
  • Maintain safety paperwork
  • Provide safety support to the ATMO Norfolk Detachment
  • Develops and conducts safety and process training including updating the training data base
  • Interface with safety representative at other activities
  • Utilize metrics to gather data and provide information to management to make decisions
  • This position will also administer the site security program and coordinate security activities both locally and through the corporate office
  • Act as a MERT/ERT team member
  • Assures work being done minimizes at risk conditions and eliminates unsafe acts
Qualifications for safety technician
  • Know what you believe and be willing to respectfully express opinions to improve the common good, particularly when it means challenging the status quo
  • Fully understands the business strategy and then takes appropriate business risks
  • Entry Level (Experience or training preferred)
  • Required trade license or certification or Diploma
  • Able to rapidly respond to hazardous spills or employee health emergencies, including administering life saving measures
  • Must meet ERT qualifications, including wearing of emergency response suit, clean room suit, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) per the site and emergency response protocol
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Safety Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of safety technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for safety technician
  • Supporting Operational Leaders and Teams through permitting, inspections, safe work plan meetings, hazard identification and risk assessment (personal and process safety), change management technical support, problem solving, incident investigation and analysis facilitation and technical support
  • Contractor management support such as contractor safety management system acceptance reviews, and on-site support
  • Ensures wastes and scraps are properly disposed of or recycled in compliance with JSC requirements
  • Maintain certain aspects of dosimetry program
  • Daily survey and inspection of a variety of working environments and sites
  • Respirator Fit Test Instructor
  • Responding to all incidents, accident, injuries and emergencies in facility or any project the company is working
  • Ship Yard Competent Person
  • Participates in the safe work permitting process by being actively involved in the development of Safe Work Permits, including sign-off responsibilities
  • Frequently conducts safe-work, system and work condition audits
Qualifications for safety technician
  • Experience with elevated work (fall protection, scaffolds, and ladders), mobile aerial platforms, ergonomics, construction work, and union craftsmen is preferred
  • Experience working with control and prevention theories, principle, and practices
  • Will ensure quality and completeness of work in a safe and timely manner ensuring areas worked are clean, neat and ready for customer’s needs when complete
  • Ability to interact professionally with various levels of employees and the public
  • Ability to be effective in fast paced environments and high-pressure situations
  • Must be able to read and understand SOP’s

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