Safety Technician I/II

  • Mission Support Positions
  • El Cajon, CA
  • $5,830 - $8,203/monthly USD / Year
  • Salary: $5,830 - $8,203/monthly

Website helixwater Helix Water District

PLEASE NOTE:  Any applications received after Sunday, June 12, 2022 will only be considered if the position is not filled.

HELIX WATER DISTRICT, El Cajon, CA, (located in East San Diego County) is seeking to add an experienced, talented and detailed person to fill our Safety Technician I/II role.  At Helix, our culture of customer focus, open communication and teamwork serves as the backbone of our organization.  Ensuring every employee is provided safe and healthful working conditions is one of our top values. We believe the innovation and dedication of our talented employees is what keeps Helix a progressive industry leader.  If you would like to work alongside others who are passionate about their technical professions and care about the quality of their work, we’d love for you to consider joining our team!

The Safety Technician I/II is a non-exempt journey to advanced journey-level technical and administrative class. Under general direction, assists and provides support in the development and implementation of activities related to the district’s environmental, health and safety compliance, hazardous materials/waste management, and emergency preparedness and performs related duties as assigned.

Safety Technician I is the journey-level class and is flexibly staffed with the advanced journey-level Safety Technician II class.  Typically, proficiency criteria for advancement to the II level are met within 18 to 36 months, depending on an individual’s prior experience and certification.

Safety Technician I:  $5,830 – $7,441 (up to $7,738 eff. July 1)

Safety Technician II:  $6,427 – $8,203 (up to $8,531 eff. July 1)

 

Overview of Responsibilities 

Conducts field inspections of district facilities, equipment and jobsites, prepares written reports, makes formal recommendations related to process improvements, and tracks recommendations to completion.

Participates in the development and implementation of the district’s safety training program, coordinates and schedules required training courses by occupational category for all job classifications, and maintains appropriate training records.

Helps ensure compliance with hazardous materials and hazardous waste regulations including maintaining hazardous materials business plans, arranging for hazardous waste pickups, signing hazardous waste manifests, and maintaining required documentation.

Researches, develops, and facilitates employee safety training including new employee safety orientations.

Participates in the development, review, and maintenance of the district’s written safety programs, policies, and procedures including the process safety management (PSM) plan, risk management plan (RMP), and California accidental release prevention (Cal ARP) program.  Maintains the district’s environmental, health and safety programs manual.

Conducts ergonomic assessments and provides feedback to employees and supervisors related to ergonomic issues, makes recommendations and maintains records related to ergonomic evaluations.

Implements district’s respiratory protection and hearing conservation programs.

Assists with annual review and updates of the district’s emergency operations plan.  Assists with planning and facilitating emergency exercises.

Advises other employees on safety policy and regulatory compliance, researches topics and answers questions.

Assists supervisors with completing accident investigations to determine incident causes and corrective action.

Develops job safety analyses for routine and nonroutine jobs and projects.

Maintains safety data sheet inventory and recordkeeping and performs annual safety data sheet reconciliation.

 

Qualifications 

Qualified candidates will have a valid Class C California driver’s license and the ability to maintain insurability under the district’s vehicle insurance policy.

Minimum qualifications for the position can be achieved through a variety of combinations of education, experience and training.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Training and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school or GED, supplemented by specialized training in safety, risk management, hazardous materials management; and at least two years of experience in occupational safety and health preferably within construction or the water/wastewater industry.

or

Training and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school or GED equivalent, supplemented by specialized training in safety, risk management, hazardous materials management, or related fields; and at least four years of experience in water/wastewater operations with two years at advanced journey-level with safety responsibilities.

or

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university supplemented by specialized training in safety, risk management, hazardous materials management; and at least two years of experience within the water/wastewater industry.

 

 

Application Process 

To be considered for the Safety Technician I/II, please complete the online application and supplemental questionnaire and view a complete list of job responsibilities by visiting our career section at hwd.com/careers/.  Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the online application.

PLEASE NOTE:  Any applications received after Sunday, June 12, 2022 will only be considered if the position is not filled.

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