Valmont Industries, Inc. EHS Clerk in Brenham, Texas

2551 Valmont Dr Brenham Texas 77833-5418

Why Valmont

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Clerk that is responsible for providing environmental, health and safety support and helping to ensure that all practices are in compliance with Valmont policies and local, State and Federal rules and regulations. This position is responsible for helping the EHS Manager coordinate regulatory programs and permitting activities. The incumbent will support the development and coordination of training programs in accordance with site and organizational programs.

Essential Functions:

  • Consult with all departments on use of equipment, fire prevention, health and safety programs

  • Assist in the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperate in the preparation of material evidence for hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations, and participate in hearings as needed

  • Participate in the administration of workers compensation program, including working with the insurance carrier to cut down on lost employee time and cut back on unjust claims

  • Help conduct regular safety inspection tours of facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, and recommend corrective or preventative measures where indicated

  • Represent the organization in community or industry safety groups and programs

  • Be proficient in managing OSHA reports and record keeping and help maintain safety files and records

  • Help devise, supervise, and coordinate mandatory and voluntary training programs which will increase proficiency in safe practices and promote safety consciousness

  • Assist with safety specific new employee orientation

  • Assist with the completion and record-keeping of routine environmental permit activities

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • This position reports to the EHS Manager

  • Assist with the coordination of the monthly safety committee meeting

  • Perform miscellaneous duties and projects as assigned and required

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent

  • Minimum two years’ experience in a manufacturing or related environment

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and general public

  • Ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment

  • Must have a high awareness of safety at all times

  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in environmental, safety management or science-related field

  • One year of experience in a safety and/or environmental related position

  • Proficiency with EHS, business and manufacturing software such as IFS®, Intelex®, SAP Concur® and LMS®

  • Previous experience training others

  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP) certification

  • Department of Transportation (DOT) Waste training

  • Experience working with environmental permits and associated activities

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

Valmont Industries is a leading producer and distributor of products for the infrastructure and agriculture markets.

Valmont Industries began in 1946 when our founder, Robert B. Daugherty combined his $5,000 savings and wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. Since that modest start more than half a century ago, our company has grown to be an international leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving irrigation equipment for agriculture.

From the lighting and traffic structures that guide your way, to communication towers and utility structures that power your home and business, to irrigation equipment that waters the croplands on which your food is grown, Valmont products improve lives worldwide.

Valmont Industries operates in five primary business segments: Engineered Support Structures, Utility Support Structures, Coatings, Energy and Mining, and Irrigation. Valmont (VMI) is publicly traded on the NYSE.

We focus on two global markets: infrastructure and agriculture. Valmont Industries is present in 23 developed and developing countries, offering 27 brands from more than 80 facilities. International sales represent a significant portion of our revenues.

Valmont’s employees are passionate about the products we make. Along with our customers, they are the cornerstone of our success. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering optimal results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking our products and processes to new markets, introducing new products to regions where we have a presence, and continually improving our services to ensure that Valmont solutions are second-to-none.