EHS Coordinator

Carson City
NV
Country:  US
Description: 

Basalite Building Products, LLC is one of the largest manufacturers of concrete masonry products in the Western United States. Product lines include structural block, interlocking paving stones, engineered wall systems, retaining walls, ornamental and garden products, and a full range of sack goods. We are a proud member of the Pacific Coast Building Products Family of Companies.

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Plant Manager and Subsidiary Safety Manager this position supports the organization in all areas of safety. This position is responsible for coordinating efforts to ensure a safe working environment and those standards, record-keeping, permits and environmental concerns are maintained according to regulations. The individual in this position is the inspiration and catalyst in promoting safe behavior and controlling/reducing unsafe acts. The Safety Coordinator is also responsible for keeping programs and process alive and in forefront. The Safety Coordinator is responsible for supporting and demonstrating the Core Values of Integrity, Safety, Respect, Customer Focus, Quality, Innovation and Financial Success. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: General 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Ensure that new employees including temporary employees receive general orientation and location specific task training.
  • Train employees as required.
  • Ensure that the locations (Carson City, Dayton, Sparks) meet all OSHA/MSHA requirements.
  • Ensure that record keeping and documentation requirements are met.
  • Ensure that all accidents and injuries are properly investigated and reported. This includes the written report which accurately describes the circumstances surrounding the accident/injury.
  • Order and stock safety and first-aid supplies
  • Hold Supervisor Safety and Safety Committee meetings monthly. 
  • Ensure that regulatory agency required programs are readily available, maintained, reviewed and updated on an annual basis.
  • Ensure that company-required programs and processes are maintained.
  • Complete monthly plant inspections and track written action items resulting from those inspections.
  • Inspect the storm water ponds monthly and document findings.
  • Inspect & test sprinkler systems and fire department connections on a quarterly cycle.
  • Ensure storm water evaluations are completed twice each year during storm events.
  • Ensure that the OSHA 200 form is properly maintained and posting requirements are met.
  • Complete a monthly safety report for the Plant Manager and the Subsidiary Safety Manager.
  • Complete the required annual throughput report for Nevada Bureau of Air Quality.
  • Complete the Annual verification questionnaire from the Department of Toxic Substances (Manifest fee calculation).
  • Forklift operation is required
  • Complete forklift operator certification evaluations
  • Maintains work area clean and clutter free per company standards
  • All other duties and responsibilities assigned from time to time by the company or its designated representatives.
  • Attends safety meetings and abides by all safety rules set forth by company and governmental regulatory agencies; ensures that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.
  • Meet with your supervisor on a regular basis.
  • Regular attendance is required.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have working knowledge of local, state and federal laws and safety regulations. 
  • Five years’ experience in safety programs related to the manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of safety requirements including employee training, documentation and personal protective equipment inventory and reordering.
  • Ability to use and operate various sampling equipment and personal computer.
  • On-the-job training experience is required to be able to perform duties
  • Forklift operational experience is beneficial.
  • Requires excellent reading and writing skills.
  • Ability to communicate and interact both verbally and written.
  • Basic mathematics and counting is required.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a professional manner in dealing with employees and the public.
  • Ability to act professionally and remain calm in high stress situations. 
  • Must be competent in operating a personal computer and related office equipment.
  • Must be competent in utilizing Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point) and the Internet.
  • Operation of mobile electronic equipment may be required. 
  • Valid Driver’s License required to operate Basalite vehicles on public roadways.
  • Regular attendance is required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 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.

 

  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; Reach with hands and arms; Talk and listen; Stand, walk, and sit.
  • Occasionally climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling may be required.
  • Occasionally required to bend at the waist.
  • Lifting up-to 100 pounds.
  • Occasionally drive a personal vehicle to perform company business. 
  • After hour emergencies may need to be addressed. 
  • Up to 10% travel time may be required.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job                                                                                     

  • Office environment with moderate noise.
  • Plant environment with moderate to loud noise, moving and vibrating machinery, dusty, dirty, fumes and/or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, hot and cold (non-weather) conditions.
  • Working areas may include elevated working platforms.
  • Outdoor weather conditions.
  • Wear mandatory and/or other appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).

This is a regular, full-time position with competitive compensation and full benefits including medical/dental insurance, disability benefits, life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan, and wellness programs. We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace


Nearest Major Market: Carson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Reno