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EHS Technician



Durham, NC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

At Wolfspeed, we do amazing things in a human way.

We know that the achievements of our organization are due to the passion, hard work and creativity of our employees. We celebrate different perspectives to foster excellence across our organization, and our goal is to make diversity a foundation of what we do. We are proudly building an environment where you can bring your authentic self to work.

  • Enjoy doing things that people say can’t be done? Innovation is at the center of everything we do.
  • Hate red tape? We remove roadblocks instead of creating them.
  • Working parent? We provide childcare assistance and paid parental leave.
  • Student? We offer continuing education assistance.
  • Looking for community? There are many ways to get involved, from Employee Resource Groups to local outreach.

Here’s the Gist:

The EHS Technician is responsible for the day-to-day management of hazardous and non-hazardous waste storage areas including the performance of material handling, routine inspections, and maintenance of accurate records. Coordinate various sampling activities including equipment calibration and maintenance, sample collection, and recordkeeping. This position is directly responsible for activities related to ensuring compliance with all OSHA, EPA, North Carolina Environmental, and County regulatory requirements related to EHS compliance.

The Day-to-Day:

  • Safely conduct all activities according procedures and using prescribed PPE
  • Maintain waste cages and tanks in full compliance with applicable regulations to be inspection ready every day. Includes correctly completing labels, managing containers in compliance with storage requirements, conducting routine inspections of waste collection and storage areas, loading waste on to trucks for shipment to waste vendors, completing, signing, and tracking manifests.
  • Obtain and maintain working knowledge of commonly generated waste streams and corresponding outbound waste profiles.
  • Obtain necessary information to assist Environmental Manager or Engineer(s) in identifying waste, waste generating process from internal generators then either assign to existing outbound waste profile or work with them to complete and submit new outbound profile.
  • Accurately enter shipment information to applicable spreadsheet or database in timely manner.
  • Prepare and secure waste areas for inclement weather conditions.
  • Perform sampling or observations related to Industrial Hygiene and/or Safety programs.
  • Perform additional duties and tasks as assigned

This Job is Right for You if You Have (Minimum Requirements):

  • 3-years hazardous materials or waste experience either at LQG, TSDF, or in Field Services (ie: chemical cleanup, emergency services, HAZMAT responders, or similar) capacity.
  • Be willing and able to work outside for majority of shift
  • Must be able to drag, lift, and maneuver 50lbs drums, must be able to operate and become forklift certified
  • Must be detailed oriented with a high level of both oral and written communication skills
  • Possess a valid US drivers license
  • DOT Hazardous Materials Basics and RCRA Training are preferred certifications
  • Must possess a high school diploma, GED, or equilvant

This role may require additional duties and/or assignments as designated by management.

To put it legally – Wolfspeed is an equal opportunity employer.

We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation and other protected status as required by law.

This position requires the lawful ability to access technical data, information, and areas controlled by United States export control laws and regulations

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.