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OHS Technician

Location: Port Lavaca
Posted on: February 11, 2024

Job Description:

Position OverviewThe 30+ year company supports the petrochemical and manufacturing industry domestically and internationally and is positioned along the Houston Ship Channel providing training, occupational medicine, and innovative solutions to industry. The OHS Technician is responsible for administering respirator fit testing, audiometric testing, drug testing, and pulmonary function testing. In addition, the OHS Technician is a vital part of the OHS program as a whole and will be required to perform other technical duties as requested by management to ensure safe and effective medical services to HASC customers.Essential Job Responsibilities

  • The essential duties and tasks of the OHS Technician are described below. The Sit Supervisor may assign additional duties and tasks, as necessary.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all testing equipment which includes but not limited to respirator fit machines, pulmonary function machine, audiometry machine, and breath alcohol machines.
  • Calibrate all equipment at the beginning of each day in accordance with manufacturer's requirements. Additional calibrations may be required at other times according to manufacturer's specifications.
  • Inspect and repair all equipment as necessary.
  • Conduct periodic surveys of equipment and stations so that all safety and hygiene hazards to customers and Technicians are identified and corrected.
  • Complete all the administrative steps applicable to the equipment so that all required information is verified and properly recorded.
  • Administer respirator fit tests in full compliance with CFR 1910.134 Respiratory Protection Standard.
  • Administer all drug and alcohol collections in full compliance with 49 CFR Part 40 standards.
  • Maintain and develop customer relationships by responding to questions, concerns, and requests from customers with speed and professionalism.
  • Thoroughly disinfect and inspect each respirator upon completion of each test
  • Ensure all customer data and paperwork is kept confidential at all times
  • Keep up to date with relevant safety topics, software and lecture and online training technology
  • Attend and successfully pass a week long certifying course in NIOSH and CAOCH
  • Attend and successfully pass all required drug and alcohol testing courses
  • Strive to maintain personal drug testing procedures that are flawless - undergo mandated remediation within 30 days of error notification.
  • Respond to after-hour calls as neededPreferred Skills & Qualifications
    • Customer service skills are required.
    • Strong communication skills both written and oral.
    • Must enjoy working with the public and have a strong initiative to work independently.
    • Must be able to adapt to work in varied environments and learn detailed procedures.
    • Proven ability to work under pressure and make effective decisions.
    • Cross-train and assist other departments as necessary.Requirements
      • General organizational skills.
      • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
      • Each course or topic may require specific minimum qualifications, as determined by HASC and applicable regulations.
      • Entry-level proficiency in Windows Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
      • Willingness to work at different locations if the company need arisesPhysical DemandsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to read, talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle training equipment and tools, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work EnvironmentThis job is typically in an office environment and will also require travel as needed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Reporting ResponsibilitiesThe OHS Technician reports directly to the Supervisor of OHS - Mid-Coast. This position does not have direct reports.PI5bb1b803138a-31181-33492603

Keywords: HASC PERSONNEL SERVICES INC, Victoria , OHS Technician, Professions , Port Lavaca, Texas

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