Environmental Health and Safety Engineer
TriQuint Semiconductor - Hillsboro, OR

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Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Engineer.
The candidate must have the ability to apply EHS disciplines to achieve and maintain an accident and injury free work environment. This position will work under low supervision, but in high cooperation with site management, facilities, manufacturing engineering and employee teams to ensure the safe, compliant manufacturing and assembly of semiconductor communication devices. The primary focus of the EHS Engineer will be to ensure a zero defect culture by reviewing and improving the regulatory reporting processes for key local, state and federal regulatory agencies such as OSHA, DEQ/EPA, CleanWater, and Fire Marshal chemical inventory reporting. In addition, the position will participate in the maintenance of the site's ISO14001 certification by supporting the environmental management program.

The EHS engineer will support ongoing safety and health systems. The engineer will be required to conduct JHAs, conduct Industrial Hygiene surveys as well as perform accident investigations and safety inspection for new tool installation. In addition, the engineer will work with employees to understand and address worker safety concerns, interact with area managers to develop responses to worker safety concerns, including implementation of engineering controls to eliminate work place hazards. The engineer will participate and support the onsite safety teams such as the emergency response team, medical response team, site safety committees and corporate quality & EHS team. The position will report to the EHS Manager and work in partnership with management, engineering teams and employees supporting a safety based culture.

May require work outside of normal business hours in order to review or respond to EHS issues as they arise in our 24/7 work environment.

Job Qualifications:
BS Degree required in Environmental, Health & Safety or other closely related field and 5-8 years of experience within the Semiconductor Industry or a Master's degree with 3 to 6 years of related work experience.

Direct interaction with Air, Water and Waste permitting a significant plus.

5 years experience in air quality and wastewater permitting, and hazardous waste management and safety is essential.

Experience in developing and implementing physical hazard control programs and performing industrial hygiene surveys, preferably in a semiconductor, or manufacturing and assembly environment.

Working knowledge of Federal, state and local environmental, health & safety regulations.

Must be able to apply knowledge of safety and environmental engineering and administration to develop, evaluate and coordinate methods to control physical, health & environmental hazards.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must in this leadership position.
Must be able to function independently in a fast paced, high pressure manufacturing environment.

Must be able to prioritize projects and activities to ensure timely and accurate completion.
The ability to lead meetings as well as conduct employee based training.

Prior experience in Semiconductor manufacturing; Professional certification CIH, CSP, ARM or CHMM.

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