Hydro-Klean LLC Safety Coordinator in Des Moines, Iowa
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Hydro-Klean is the Midwest’s premier industrial and environmental cleaning choice, providing emergency response, planned outage and rehabilitation services to municipalities, private industry and the renewable energy field.
Hydro-Klean is seeking a Safety Coordinator to be based in our Des Moines, IA office. Successful candidate will support Hydro-Klean in maintaining safety compliance to achieve an injury free work place and total compliance with local, state and federal regulatory agencies.
Essential Job Functions
Identify and control workplace hazards
Perform regular PQS (People, Quality, Safety) Observations of Hydro-Klean personnel
Provide compliance oversight of HK services performed at clients’ sites throughout service area
Coordinate client waste characterization, transportation and disposal projects
Prepare labels, shipping documents and waste manifests as needed
Recordkeeping: Document all training and incidents via web based KellerOnline® Interactive Safety Management Tool with a thorough understanding of recordkeeping regulations and criteria.
Training: Deliver required compliance training to Hydro-Klean personnel.
Equipment: Inspect applicable equipment on a regular basis, troubleshoot issues and make repairs as possible.
Inventory Management: Work closely with established vendors to maintain necessary inventory of consumables including containers, spill response supplies, personal protective equipment and associated safety equipment.
Facility: Conduct regular inspections of Hydro-Klean facilities to maintain regulatory compliance for safety concerns, waste management and environmental controls.
Other: All other duties as assigned.
Education: Minimum two (2) year college degree with emphasis in safety, environmental science or closely related field preferred. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Additional experience may substitute for education requirement.
Experience: Minimum one (1) year of experience within safety and/or environmental fields or applicable internship.
OSHA General Industry (confined space entry/technical rescue, emergency action planning, fall protection, fire prevention, hazard communication, HAZWOPER, energy isolation, etc.)
EPA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
DOT General Driver Requirements and Hazardous Materials Transportation
Travel: Frequent travel and overnight stays required to project sites and HK branches.
Requires working both indoors and outdoors, exposed to all weather conditions.
Periodically exposed to industrial environments involving equipment, elevated work areas, confined spaces, noise, dust, hazardous materials and odors.
Periodically required to traverse multiple flights of stairs carrying equipment, lift/move up to 50 pounds, perform tasks requiring climbing, crawling, kneeling, crouching, pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying and gripping.
Desired minimum certifications, or possess the ability to obtain:
OSHA Outreach Instructor (General Industry and/or Construction)
American Red Cross or American Heart Association First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor
Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST)
Certified Hazardous Materials Practioner/Manager (CHMP/CHMM)
Strong decision making, multi-tasking and communications skills, both written and verbal
Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Clean driving record to maintain insurability with Hydro-Klean’s insurance carrier
Benefits we are proud to offer:
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Paid Time Off
Hydro-Klean is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V