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Environmental, Health, and Safety Technician - First Shift

Company: Blue Origin
Location: Merritt Island
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin's vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.As part of a diverse and hardworking team of EHS specialists, you will assist in the implementation of all Environmental, Health and Safety programs at the Manufacturing Complex. Technical safety program areas include, but not limited to: fall protection, powered industrial trucks, confined space, crane safety, hazard communication, lock out / tag out, etc. You must have a passion for continuous improvement of a safety culture and building agile safety processes. You will oversee waste disposal and remediation work including hazardous and non-hazardous waste; ensure compliance with environmental regulations, launch complex compliance auditing; execute the emergency response plans; indoctrinate in-field employees and contractors on our Safety Program through both training and participation in hazardous operations; assist in investigations of injuries and illnesses, as well as near misses; and support the development of job hazard analyses as appropriate.We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and dedication to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!This is a first role supporting the EHS team.
Responsibilities:

  • Assist EHS Management in supporting on-site compliance at the New Glenn rocket manufacturing complex.
  • Support hazardous and non-hazardous process waste stream management along with recycling initiatives.
  • Conduct daily compliance inspections to ensure compliance with the Blue Origin Health and Safety programs.
  • Execution of emergency response plans.
  • Indoctrinate employees and contractors on our Safety Program.
  • Assist in investigations of injuries and illnesses, as well as near misses.
  • Deliver EHS training.
  • Serve as site focal point for safety issues and concerns.
  • Administer personal protective equipment as required per job hazard analysis documents. Supporting development of job hazard analyses.
  • Perform periodic audits of our EHS Programs.
  • Knowledge of applicable safety and environmental regulations.
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to our culture of inclusion.
    Qualifications:
    • This is an entry to mid-level position
    • Associate degree in Environmental Health and Safety or related field required; 3-5 years of industry-related experience preferred
    • Must successfully complete RCRA and DOT training within six months of the position for hazardous waste storage, disposal, and transportation
    • Must be willing to obtain other certifications including forklift and First Aid/CPR/AED
    • Knowledge of applicable safety and environmental regulations
    • Knowledge of local, state and federal laws/environmental, health and safety regulatory compliance
    • Self-starter and team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills that is able to build relationships with employees at all levels
    • Strong computer aptitude including the latest Microsoft Office programs
    • Strong self-management skills to keep on track with weekly and monthly tasks
    • Must be flexible and able to work all hours, including weekends and off shifts as required
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Must be able to pass the security background check to work at federal reservations.
    • Based upon job duties, may need to work in various areas that may cause exposure to fumes, dust, toxic or caustic chemicals (well below OSHA exposure guidelines), outdoor weather, moving mechanical parts.
    • Must be able to qualify for and wear respiratory protection equipment.
    • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to our inclusive culture.
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.
      Desired:
      • 3-5 years in aerospace manufacturing operations
      • 5 proven years in safety or environmental roles
      • 1-3 years in aerospace industry
      • Knowledge of Florida State safety and environmental regulations
      • HAZMAT and/or emergency response team experienceDon't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.Compensation range for on site CO applicants is $25.16-$36.91Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $27.45-$40.26Compensation range for on site CA applicants is $27.45-$40.26Other site ranges may differExport Control RegulationsApplicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S.as a refugee or granted asylum.Equal Employment OpportunityBlue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on "EEO Is the Law," please see here and here.Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.Affirmative Action and Disability AccommodationApplicants wishing to receive information on Blue Origin's Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at EEOCompliance@blueorigin.com.BenefitsEmployee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 5% company match.Paid Time Off: Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 14 holidaysDiscretionary bonus programs

Keywords: Blue Origin, Melbourne , Environmental, Health, and Safety Technician - First Shift, Professions , Merritt Island, Florida

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