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Plant Safety Technician

Company: Summers-Taylor, Inc.
Location: Johnson City
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title: Plant Safety TechnicianDate_Posted: 09/15/22Location: Johnson City, TNJob Category: Office AdministrationSalary Interval: Hourly / Full - Time

Application Instructions Thank you for your interest in Summers - Taylor. Please complete the following tasks in order to successfully complete your application.Position Description Summers-Taylor, Inc. is seeking a Plant Safety Technician to manage all aspects of the safety program at Summers-Taylor's asphalt and concrete plants. This is a full-time position. This job will primarily be in the Tri-Cities, TN, with the exception of occasional travel.Plant Safety Technician Responsibilities include the following:

  • Conduct general industry safety inspections for all facilities including concrete & asphalt plants, mechanic shops and other Summers-Taylor Inc. facilities to determine if safe work behaviors are being observed in accordance with OSHA standards.
  • Assist the Safety Manager in revising existing and develop new safety policies and procedures.
  • Make available all necessary personal protective equipment, job safety material and first aid equipment.
  • Assist with the vehicle incident investigation process to ensure thorough investigations, provide resolutions, issue reports, and assist with the fleet vehicle accident logs.
  • Establish and ensure applicable employee trainings have been completed for employees. At times, he/she may be required to deliver said training to facility personnel and/or coordinate training with client/jobsite needs and expectations.
  • Assist the Safety Manager in maintaining our Department of Transportation (DOT) program for all commercial vehicles.
  • Monitor, conduct, and schedule daily/weekly safety meetings for all locations of Summers-Taylor plants and facilities.
  • Attend and pass professional training such as CPR Instructor Course and National Flagger Instructor Course, OSHA 511 & 501. Summers-Taylor, Inc., is the largest heavy and highway construction contractor in Northeast Tennessee, and has been in business since 1932. From large interstate highways to small commercial site development and homebuilding, Summers-Taylor deals with a wide variety of types of work and employs over 600 employees from Bristol to Nashville. We value our customers and our employees, and our reputation for delivering quality work has been built for four generations of family leadership covering over nine decades.Benefits:
    • Stable employment
    • Excellent Pay
    • Paid Time Off
    • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-term disability
    • 401(k) w/generous employer contributionsPosition Requirements Basic Requirements:
      • Shares a strong vision for safety
      • Valid driver's license
      • High School Diploma or equivalent
      • Initiative
      • Flexible
      • Ethical Conduct
      • Excellent communication skills
      • Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft Office.
      • Will be required to complete OSHA 30, OSHA 510 training.Preferred:
        • Prefer Associate Degree in Occupational, Health & Safety sciences or minimum of 2 years' experience in an Environmental, Health and Safety position.
        • Technical writing aplus.
          Equal Opportunity Employer It is the policy of Summers-Taylor, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. This policy relates to all phases of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, employment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, reduction of workforce and termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, selection for training, the use of all facilities, and participation in all company-sponsored employee activities. Provisions in applicable laws providing for bona fide occupational qualifications, business necessity or age limitations will be adhered to by the company where appropriate.As part of the company's equal employment opportunity policy, Summers-Taylor, Inc. will also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.Employees and applicants shall not be subjected to harassment, intimidation or any type of retaliation because they have (1) filed a complaint; (2) assisted or participated in an investigation, compliance review, hearing or any other activity related to the administration of any federal, state or local law requiring equal employment opportunity; (3) opposed any act or practice made unlawful by any federal, state or local law requiring equal opportunity; or (4) exercised any other legal right protected by federal, state or local law requiring equal opportunity.The above-mentioned policies shall be periodically brought to the attention of supervisors and shall be appropriately administered. It is the responsibility of each supervisor of the company to ensure affirmative implementation of these policies to avoid any discrimination in employment. All employees are expected to recognize these policies and cooperate with their implementation. Violation of these policies is a disciplinary offense.The Affirmative Action Officer has been assigned to direct the establishment and monitor the implementation of personnel procedures to guide our affirmative action program throughout Summers-Taylor, Inc. A notice explaining the company's policy will remain posted.Address/Office Location: 600 Sevier Street, Johnson City, TN 37604Telephone:


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