Safety Technician
Health & Safety
California - Los Angeles
Reports To
Health, Safety & Security Manager
FLSA Classification

Job Function

The Safety Technician supports and assists the Health, Safety & Security Manager in achieving and maintaining compliance for AMVAC’s (Los Angeles locations) with federal, state, local and other applicable laws and regulations and, the AMVAC’s corporate objectives.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform and document audits, inspections, observations and appropriate corrective actions for the Health, Safety and Security Department to maintain and improve AMVAC’s safety performance
  • Conduct and assist Department Managers / Supervisors with Tailgate meetings
  • Conduct respiratory fit testing
  • Assist with issuing safe work permits
  • Perform safety equipment inspections
  • Assist with safety training
  • Assist with incident investigations and hazard corrections
  • Observe and coach employees on safety policies and procedures
  • Assist with recordkeeping
  • Assist with other duties as assigned by the Health, Safety and Security Manager

Skills & Qualifications

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to interact with Supervisors and other plant personnel
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of AMVAC personnel
  • Ability to operate a forklift
  • Must pass post-offer physical, background checks and other appropriate testing as required

Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent – Required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety or related field preferred
  • Safety training and/or Certifications – OSHA 500, OSHA 511, OSHA 5109, OSHA 5119, OSHA 30-hour general Industry, etc.

Experience Requirements

  • 1+ year of relevant experience, preferably in a chemical plant or petrochemical or manufacturing industry and/or degree

AMVAC offers:

  • Compensation commensurate to experience
  • Health insurance including Medical, Dental, Vision,
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) / Flexible Spending Account (FSA) available
  • Life and AD&D Insurance 
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Stock Purchasing Plan with employee discount
  • Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay

AMVAC Chemical Corporation, an American Vanguard company, is an essential business that successfully serves global markets through development, manufacturing and marketing of products for agricultural and commercial use. (NYSE: AVD)

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