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Shaw Industries Inc EHS Technician in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

EHS Technician

Position Overview

Shaw Industries is looking for an EHS Technician to support Samples EHS operations by completing critical tasks designed to promote compliance with Environmental, Health and Safety regulations, Shaw Management Systems, requirements and general industry Best Practice. The hours of this position will be 9am-6pm and will be based in Dalton, 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.


  • Ensure that the Samples Division Safety and Environmental program is maintained and that all concerns are dealt with quickly and appropriately.

  • Work with plant maintenance to ensure that all safety and environmental work orders are completed on a timely basis.

  • Participate in or lead the Incident Investigation process.

  • Perform routine plant walkthroughs and issue corrective actions as needed.

  • Assist EHS Manager with the management of Hazardous Waste.

  • Participate in facility safety programs and learning activities.

  • Facilitate training and review content of facility EHS training as requested by facility Training Department.

  • Perform SAFE system compliance audits and tasks which include the following: Fire systems (riser checks, fire door, extinguishers, sprinkler inspections, alarms, exits, evacuation maps, etc. Ladder inspections, Eyewash and Shower inspections, Fall protection equipment, PIT inspections, LOTO Audit Form, Noise monitoring, Hoist and Gantry inspections, Confined Space reviews

  • Perform Environmental system compliance audits and tasks which may include the following: SPCC inspections, SWPPP inspections, Waste storage and accumulation area inspections. Responsible for . the waste logs and inventory. ACM inspections, Chemical Storage/containment/spill equipment inspections, Coordination of wastewater sampling, Pollution control equipment inspections, Coordinate shipments of facility non-hazardous, hazardous and universal chemical waste.

  • Coordinate visits related to the safety eye glass program and the safety shoe program.

  • Demonstrate safe work practices and avoid unsafe behaviors.

  • Perform additional functions to promote health and safety activities.


  • Proficiency to operate in a PC, windows based, environment; must have knowledge of Microsoft and Google applications.

  • Must have reliable transportation and be able to travel to other facilities as needed.

  • Must be able to achieve certification to drive Powered Industrial Trucks and company vehicles.

  • Must be able to achieve certification for training Fall Protection and Material Handling classes.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Exceptional listening, interpersonal, and organizational skills

  • Ability to work overtime as needed, including weekends

  • Must have high school diploma or GED

Preferred Skills:

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

  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.


  • Collaborate

  • Continuously Improve

  • Adapt and Change

  • Manage Work

  • Communicate Effectively

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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