Environmental & Safety Tech.

Country/Region:  US

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 SUMARY: Under the supervision of the EHS Coordinator, this position supports the organization’s Environmental and Safety Management System; and is responsible for supporting and demonstrating the Core Values of Integrity, Safety, Respect, Customer Focus, Quality, Innovation and Financial Success. Perform other related duties as assigned.


SUPERVISION RECEIVED: General supervision


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


 • Completes daily checks on machines cycle-times, block measurements and moisture test

 • Monitors production lines dry side for color, texture, sizing. • Perform Material testing for block Compression and Absorption testing

 • Tests and inspects raw materials, work-in-progress and finished goods to ensure they meet established standards for quality

 • Reports changes in strength with raw materials and finished product and quality to management

 • Documents lab test results. Monitors process and documents changes as required

 • Reports weekly on quality within the plant and test results

 • Direct the Safety initiative in the plant

 • Coordinate Safety training for all employees prior to beginning work

 • Ensure company required programs are maintained. Ensure storm water samples and tests are completed quarterly each year during storm events

 • Complete a monthly safety report for the General Manager and the Division Safety Manager

 • Complete the required annual storm water report for Regional Water Quality Control Board

 • Perform monthly plant inspection and record action items resulting from inspections

 • Order and track safety and first aid supplies

 • Ensures that all accidents and injuries are properly investigated and that the written report accurately describes the circumstances surrounding the accident/injury

 • Inspect the storm water ponds monthly and document findings

 • Ensures that the location meets all OSHA requirements

 • Ensures that record keeping, and documentation requirements are met

 • 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

 • 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


 • A high school education or equivalent with advanced courses in laboratory testing technique

 • 3 years’ experience laboratory procedures in a production environment

 • Knowledge of testing procedures for concrete products and aggregate, and safety requirements including employee training, documentation and reordering. Ability to use and operate capable of learning to use, and operate various types of testing equipment, machines, forklifts, mixers and personal computer

 • Ability to obtain a certificate to operate forklifts

 • Excellent written, oral communication and mathematical skills

 • Ability and desire to learn skills needed to perform duties

 • Valid Driver’s License

• 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 required to bend at the waist

 • Lift and/or move up-to 100 pounds


 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 loud noise, moving machinery, dusty, dirty

 • Outdoor weather conditions

 • Extreme temperatures

 • Work near moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, loud noise and vibration.

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: Denver