Job Description

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY TECHNICIAN

We’re looking for an Environmental Health & Safety Technician to implement and maintain regulatory requirements relating to OSHA, RCRA, EPA, and DOT. They will also be responsible for working with engineers and technicians daily to ensure our facility can support SpaceX production and launch goals while meeting all environmental, health, and safety objectives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for environmental compliance with all applicable regulations including but not limited to OSHA/WA DOSH, RCRA/WA Department of Ecology, DOT and King County FD
  • Perform tasks related to Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) such as: regulatory hazardous waste handling, storage, and disposal
  • Monitor and manage levels of hazardous waste at each department’s satellite accumulation area
  • Ensure all waste is properly labeled and stored according to its classification
  • Record and maintain 90-day hazardous waste drum logs, hazardous waste sign in sheets, and VOC solvent usage logs
  • Perform all required hazardous waste and hazardous material storage area inspections
  • Coordinate waste shipments with EHS Manager and waste disposal contractor
  • Perform tasks related to spill response/prevention
  • Implement the spill prevention countermeasures and control plan (SPCC) throughout the facility
  • Order and maintain adequate spill supplies: spill pads, empty drums, secondary containment, and other equipment necessary to maintain safe handling and correct disposal of hazardous waste
  • Perform environmental compliance and due diligence audits
  • Manage hazardous materials; ensure all hazardous material are labeled and stored properly in the storage areas
  • Perform boots on the ground safety oversight by identifying and correcting work place hazards and unsafe conditions
  • Monitor employee exposure to job and chemical hazards as regulated by OSHA permissible exposure limits
  • Assist in the implementation and compliance of site-specific safety policies
  • Assist in the creation of job hazard analysis and personal protective equipment (PPE) assessments
  • Conduct and/or coordinate employee safety and environmental training programs and assist with emergency response training drills
  • Perform department specific safety surveys using inspection forms to ensure employees are utilizing safe work practices such as utilizing proper PPE, minimizing trip hazards, wearing fall protection etc.
  • Ensure notification and corrective actions are put in place when any unsafe condition is presented or found throughout the site
  • Perform inspections of the site’s emergency response equipment
  • Assist in accident/mishap investigations when necessary

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 2+ years of experience implementing and overseeing aspects related to an environmental, health and safety program

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in managing hazardous waste storage and satellite accumulation areas
  • Experience in performing boots on the ground safety oversight
  • Experience implementing/developing health and safety plans and policies
  • Experience with emergency response crews in incidents involving hazardous and non-hazardous material releases to air, soil and water
  • Experience using Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Demonstrated strong propensity for hands-on work and attention to detail in either academic or career pursuits
  • Ability to multi-task, to manage shifting priorities and to follow through on projects with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a construction/industrial environment
  • Ability to communicate well with technicians and engineers
  • Strong organizational and communication skills are essential

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs
  • Must be willing to work overtime and weekends as needed

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

Pay range:
 
EHS Technician/Level 1: $25.00 - $33.00/hour
EHS Technician/Level 2: $30.00 - $39.00/hour
EHS Technician/Level 3: $35.00 - $45.00/hour

Your actual level and base salary will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on the following considerations: job-related knowledge and skills, education, and experience.

Base salary is just one part of your total rewards package at SpaceX. You may also be eligible for long-term incentives, in the form of company stock, stock options, or long-term cash awards, as well as potential discretionary bonuses and the ability to purchase additional stock at a discount through an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You will also receive access to comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, short & long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, and various other discounts and perks. You may also accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation & will be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year. Non-exempt Washington employees are eligible for sick leave in accordance with Washington's Sick Leave policies.

ITAR REQUIREMENTS:

  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.

Job Overview
Job Posted:
11 months ago
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
Medical
Education
High School
Experience
2 Years
Location
  • Founded In
    Feb 28, 2023
  • Company Size
    500+ Members
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