IDT - Coralville Operations (1710 Commercial Park)

  • Health & Safety Coordinator

    Job Locations US-IA-Coralville
    Posted Date 3 days ago(9/17/2019 3:27 PM)
    # of Openings
    Environmental, Health & Safety
    MTWThF 8:00A-5:00P (United States of America)
  • Overview

    The Health & Safety Coordinator oversees Health and Safety programs, training, equipment, documentation, and recordkeeping for IDT’s Coralville locations. This role also assists with Health and Safety activities and documentation at IDT facilities world-wide.


    Essential Functions:

    • Manages Health and Safety regulatory reporting and records (OSHA logs, sharps log, medical questionnaires and testing, work comp., etc.)
    • Ensures facility-wide compliance with OSHA, EPA and other regulatory requirements and IDT EHS Policies
    • Develops, implements and delivers Health and Safety training program and documents. Assists with other EHS programs as needed.
    • Performs document and training administrative tasks in the electronic Quality Management System.
    • Manages EHS supplies and equipment inventory and preventive maintenance/inspections
    • Performs EHS inspections at all Coralville facilities (OSHA/EPA compliance). Included but not limited to EHS monthly inspections, annual fall protection, annual LOTO review, etc.
    • Participates in and assists in managing Medical Emergency Response Team and First Aid/AED/CPR programs
    • Participates in and assists in managing Hazardous Materials Spill Response teams and training programs
    • Participates in the EHS committee and manages the Safety subcommittee.
    • Coordinates with the Sustainability committee and participates in sustainability projects/programs
    • Maintains required certifications / attends required EHS-related training
    • Maintains confidential information in compliance with regulatory and internal requirements
    • Travels between Coralville locations and travel occasionally for training in the Midwest
    • Participates in voluntary audits and regulatory visits
    • Works with and assist other EHS department members.
    • Helps develop and deliver employee outreach programs and materials (quarterly newsletter, annual EHS family event, etc.)


    Education, Licensure, Certification, Registration:

    • Associate's degree with four years of applicable experience OR a Bachelor's degree with two years of applicable experience required
    • Valid Iowa driver’s license required
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and PowerPoint presentations
    • Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid Certified Trainer preferred
    • Certified Safety Professional preferred
    • Audit and OSHAS 18001 experience preferred

    Professional Experience:

    • Two or more years of OSHA regulatory and/or Workers Compensation experience in a manufacturing or industrial setting or training experience preferred.
    • Experience with OSHA 30 hour, Work comp case management, and Ergonomics preferred.

    Other Job Qualifications

    • Ability to multitask and self-direct
    • Adaptability to performing under stress when confronted with emergent, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or situation in which working speed and sustained attention are make-or-break aspects of the job.
    • Adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
    • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.
    • Adaptability to accepting responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.
    • Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Exert up to 50-100lbs. of force occasionally and/or 25-50lbs of force frequently

    Constant (67%-100% of work day)

    • Repetitive Motion: substantial movements (motion) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

    Frequent (34-66% of work day)

    • Sitting: to assume a position in which the weight is largely supported by the buttocks, usually with the body vertical and the thighs horizontal.
    • Walking: moving about on foot to accomplish tasks.
    • Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken work- those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
    • Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds at normal range; ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when auscultating and percussing.

    Occasional (33% or less of work day)

    • Reaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
    • Standing: maintaining an upright position.
    • Lifting: raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
    • Using Fingers/Grasping/Feeling: writing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers or palm and perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touch.
    • Bending: bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist and/or bending leg; bending legs at knee to come to rest or kneel.
    • Pushing/Pulling: using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward/using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
    • Climbing: stairs, stools, ramps, ladders. 

    Visual Acuity:

    • Work requires close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
    • Ability to read pertinent printed material and distinguish colors.
    • Ability to accurately read measurements on equipment.
    • Ability to prepare and read written documentation; use of computer.


    Integrated DNA Technologies is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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