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EHS Technician

EHS Technician

locationRuston, LA 71270, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Technician
Full Time

Who We Are

Johns Manville is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality insulation and commercial roofing, along with glass fibers and nonwovens for commercial, industrial and residential applications. Our products are used in a wide variety of industries including building products, aerospace, automotive and transportation, filtration, commercial interiors, waterproofing and wind energy.

A proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, we serve customers in more than 80 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering positive and powerful experiences, because we are successful only when our employees and customers thrive. We are passionate, we care about people, we perform at a superior level, and we protect others and our environments.

The base hourly rate for this position is $22.38

This is a non-production position working to assist the EHS Manager on all safety and environmental tasks. The job requires that the employee be able to work safely and follow safety rules. Employee must be dependable, able to follow instructions and directions, according to established operating procedures,.

  • Daily plant walk-throughs and initiate corrective actions when necessary
  • Understand and follow all safety programs
  • Assist with scheduled monthly department safety meetings
  • Conduct safety orientations for new hires, outside contractors and visitors
  • Conduct safety and equipment audits
  • Promote daily good housekeeping standards
  • Assist employees with Computer Based Training
  • Conduct BBSOs
  • Perform opacity readings
  • Assist with completing environmental documents and records
  • Ensure maintenance requirements on all environmental permits are completed by due date
  • Complete J.S.AS (Job Safety Analysis)
  • Responsible for operating in conformance with the ISO certification held by the Ruston facility.
  • Performs other duties as directed.

Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2+ years working in a manufacturing or industrial environment
  • Ability to have safety sensitive conversations in a respectable, professional manner
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills

Advanced knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe Photoshop)

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit; and communicate accurately with coworkers.  The employee must frequently, lift, push or pull 25 pounds and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with assistance. Visual acuity is required to work around and with machinery including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Please Keep in Mind

If you do not meet 100% of these requirements, we at JM still want to hear from you. So, if you are interested in the role, we encourage you to apply so we can learn how your skills and talents can contribute to our team.

Benefits

Johns Manville (JM) offers a wide range of benefits to employees. Some are subsidized by the company and others are fully employee-paid. Health benefits include a choice of comprehensive medical plans, a dental plan, vision plan, wellness program and critical illness insurance. JM sponsors a 401(k) plan which includes a sizeable company match. JM offers paid vacation and also provides paid sick and parental leave for eligible employees.

Additionally, Johns Manville provides basic life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and business travel accident coverage. Supplemental life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance are available as well. The company also offers a variety of tax saving accounts; health spending account, traditional flexible spending account, and a dependent care spending account. JM also offers a tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and certain graduate programs.

Diversity & Inclusion

Johns Manville believes diversity and inclusion in our workplace is critical for the long-term success of our company. We are committed to retaining, developing and attracting a diverse workforce that fosters an inclusive work environment in which all employees are treated with dignity and respect. This is the right thing to do for our employees, our company and our communities. Our D&I council is composed of employees from locations across North American & Europe who meet regularly and work to promote and foster an environment of inclusion. Born from our D&I council is our network of employee resource groups (ERGs) that are focused on supporting diverse communities in the workplace. Review more about our diversity & inclusion initiatives on JM’s Career page.

Incumbent must be physically able to perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.