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EHS Technician

Company: Eaton
Location: Reno
Posted on: July 18, 2021

Job Description:

Eaton’s Electrical sector is currently seeking an EHS Technician to join our team. This position is based at our Reno, NV location.


The EHS Technician will assist with environment, health and safety activities to assure the organization develops a strong EHS culture and assist in value-add, sustainable actions to improve EHS metrics.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.


In this function you will:

  • Actively work with EHS Manager and MESH element champions to complete an annual evaluation of compliance for corporate EHS, country, state and local regulations.
  • Actively participate in and document Management of Environmental Safety and Health and ISO14001 and MESH standards audits/activities.
  • Assist in championing a strong EHS culture to achieve a zero-incident target and acting in a way that promotes a safe work environment and advance EHS goals.
  • Help generate initiatives that focus on incident prevention such as but not limited to facilitating safety talks that address workplace hazards, communication of EHS activities, and EHS site trainings.
  • Support the function in EHS data analysis, data management, reporting, and training while providing technical expertise to the organization. Such as but not limited to tracking of leading and lagging indicators for EHS performance, ELS requirements, 5S+, Kaizen events, hazard/risk assessments, and corrective action tracking.
  • Help maintain EHS documents, so they are organized, current, and easily accessible.
  • Assist with the development of action plans and corrective actions.
  • Help to identify emerging trends and areas of poor program performance.
  • Serve as a role model for Eaton values and provide timely support to all employees.
  • Cross train in other areas to serve as a back-up when needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.





Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Two (2) or more years’ experience in a manufacturing, quality or EHS role.
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Only candidates in the immediate geographic area (50-mile radius) will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now and in the future.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health & Safety or Environmental Science or similar field from an accredited institution
  • Two (2) or more years of experience as an Emergency First Responder
  • Professional certifications (Certified Safety Professional, Associate Safety Professional, Environmental Health and Safety Professional, NASP)
  • Knowledge of ISO 14001 & 45001 and MESH standards is preferred

Position Criteria:

  • Strong organizational sills
  • Position requires physical activity; standing, lifting, and moving majority of the day
  • Willingness to make decisions and take the lead in emergency situations
  • Working knowledge and experience with computers
  • Project Management skills
  • Strong Analytical & Problem-Solving skills
  • Computer skills:  MS Windows, PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Ability to work and communicate with diverse groups
  • Some travel may be required for developmental training or education
  • Willingness to work with chemicals and chemical management.

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation. Gender identity, age national origin, disability, martial status, genetic information. Protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Environmental Health & Safety

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG BLD BLine Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Keywords: Eaton, Reno , EHS Technician, Other , Reno, Nevada

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