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Environmental Health and Safety Technician

Company: 3M
Location: Irvine
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:

Environmental Health and Safety Technician

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

3M s culture is driven by curious, spirited and collaborative people who are constantly asking What if? And the many talents of 3Mers around the globe have me incredibly excited about what s to come next. - Kristen Ludgate, senior vice president of Human Resources at 3M

The Impact You ll Make in this Role
As an EHS Technician you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

* Performing work requiring specialized knowledge higher than that required in the normal manufacturing/processing jobs. Work under the direction of our site EHS Supervisor to perform duties that ensure environmental, health and safety compliance to mitigate risk to the business. Job requires knowledge of hazardous materials, safety data sheets, fire protection systems, industrial ventilation, and emergency response.

Job responsibilities include:

* Control and optimizes disposal of all facility waste including ensuring all waste shipments have proper packaging, approved waste streams and proper labeling.
* Prepares and ensures all waste streams accuracy with proper packaging, labeling, and shipping manifests.
* Assist with stormwater, including SWPPP, compliance by performing tasks such as sampling, monitoring, and inspections and Spill Prevention Controls and Countermeasures (SPCC) Program Management

* Assist in industrial hygiene sampling/monitoring, coordinating emergency response team activities, and drill reports, writing and revising of facility EHS written documentations and reports, ventilation air samplings, monitoring facility noise levels and makes recommendations for improvement and coordinate fit testing and training for respirator program.

Your Skills and Expertise
To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

* AS ( Associate of Science ) degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from and accredited institution.
* Five (5) years of proven performance in an EHS Technician position in a private, public, government, or military environment.

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

* Proficient in use of common software applications (e.g., Microsoft OfficeTM)
* Proficient in math.
* Possess knowledge of chemicals used in facility and their respective hazards. Understanding of receiving, transferring, packing, labeling, shipping, and handling of hazardous waste; knowledge of EHS regulations and practices, and knowledge of organic and inorganic chemistry are desired.
* Certification/Training Recommendations and Requirements:
* OSHA 30 General Industry or Construction, HAZWOPER 24 hour (minimum), CPR/First Aid/AED, IH monitoring and IH certified air and noise sampler, Hazardous Waste Management Training, Transportation Regulatory Compliance (DOT/IATA), Forklift Certificate

Travel: None

Relocation Is not authorized.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life - both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

Resources for You

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at


Learn more about 3M s creative solutions to the world s problems at or on Twitter @3M.

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

Pay & Benefits Overview:

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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