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Shaw Industries Inc EHS Technician in Chatsworth, Georgia

Job Title

EHS Technician

Position Overview

Shaw Industries is looking for an EHS Technician to support facility EHS operations by completing critical tasks designed to promote compliance with Environmental, Health and Safety regulations, Shaw Management System (SMS) requirements, and general industry Best Practice.This position is located in Chatsworth, GA.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, and is a global leader in delivering carpet, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf, and other specialty products to residential and commercial markets worldwide. We are committed to creating a better future for our customers, our people, our company, and our communities.


  • Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Monitors site conditions, practices, and procedures for compliance with health and safety requirements per Plant WE/WP/W9/3 Safety Policy, Risk Management Procedures, and OSHA Standards.

  • Working knowledge of all SAFE system programs, the Environmental Handbook, and SMS.

  • Record safety and environmental data and compile it into reports for Management Team.

  • Serves as a source of information on health and safety issues to hourly employees.

  • Coordinate and develop training & drills for PEO Team.

  • Performs routine safety and environmental inspections and follows-up to ensure proper action has been taken.

  • Perform additional functions to health and safety activities.

  • Demonstrate safe work practices and avoid unsafe behaviors.

  • Coordinate Shift Safety Committee efforts.

  • Maintain and monitor facility SDSs in the HSI system and periodically audit to verify accuracy.

  • Update Safety website regularly.

  • Perform SAFE system compliance audits and tasks

  • Coordinate visits related to the safety eyeglass program and the safety shoe program

  • Participate in the Incident Investigation process and follow up on corrective actions

  • Assist FM Global with facility inspections

  • Assist the EHS Manager in maintaining an accurate inventory of all SARA Title III reportable chemicals and their quantities

  • Monitor contractor safety and adherence to Shaw requirements.

  • Other duties as assigned by Department Manager


  • Apply Work Standards

  • Initiate Action

  • Continuously Improve

  • Collaborate


  • High School diploma or GED equivalency

  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred

  • OSHA 30 hr General Industry certification and/or related safety certification (preferred)

  • Fall Protection Competent Person Certified (Preferred) or must be willing to obtain

  • CPR/First Aid certified by the American Red Cross or must be willing to obtain

  • Must be able to obtain Hoisting and Rigging Authorizing Person certification

  • Valid driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record (preferred)


  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail

  • Familiar with Federal, State, and OSHA regulations

  • Ability to work within a team or independently as required

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Shaw Benefits Include:

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance and Pet insurance

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee assistance program

  • Health savings account

  • Paid Time Off

  • Parental Leave

  • 401K and Retirement Plans

  • Product discounts for employees

  • Gym membership discounts

  • Adoption assistance

  • Shaw Family Health Center (Dalton, GA, and Cartersville, GA, locations)

  • And much more.

Work Shift

8 Hr non-rotating shift, Hrs fall to in punch day, Observed Calendar, shift starts AM

Shaw Industries is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex , COREtec , Patcraft , Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit .

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