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ABM Industries Inc.

Safety Tech and Technical Writer

ABM Industries Inc. - Austin, TX


The Safety Tech and Technical Writer works with a dynamic department in Austin, TX within one of the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the United States. This role is responsible for providing leadership and training on safety procedures for the Bulk Chemical team as well as writing the Technical documents and procures for the guide books.. This position provides safety leadership with flawless execution. Strong customer service, Hazmat experience, and ability to effectively work with teams are essential for this role.

ABM (NYSE: ABM) is a leading provider of facility solutions with revenues of approximately $4.9 billion and over 100,000 employees in 300 offices throughout the United States and various international locations. ABM’s comprehensive capabilities include electrical & lighting, energy solutions, facilities engineering, HVAC & mechanical, janitorial, landscape & turf, mission critical solutions and parking, provided through stand-alone or integrated solutions. ABM provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to properties of all sizes — from schools and commercial buildings to hospitals, data centers manufacturing plants and airports. ABM Industries Incorporated, which operates through its subsidiaries, was founded in 1909. For more information, visit

Bulk Chemical Safety Tech and Technical Writer Job Duties:

Leading and executing injury prevention efforts that focus on addressing unsafe behaviors and establishing safety as a core value within all ABM employees.

Responsible for implementing and evaluating safety efforts that effectively communicates and support company and client policies in a consistent manner with a key focus on incident prevention and loss abatement.

Develop an On-Site Safety Plan for department.

Conduct accident investigations, identify root causes and recommend corrective/preventive actions.

Facilitate implementation of safe work techniques and effective safety methods and processes; Perform safety drills with team quarterly to increase and improve safety awareness.

Attend weekly client safety meetings.

Conduct behavior based safety observations and train other employees and managers in this skill to ensure that safety and operations integrity is demonstrated.

Lead regularly scheduled safety audits, risk assessments, inspections, and meetings to determine the effectiveness of safety and incident prevention activities, and to ensure compliance with all applicable safety directives.

Notify local Leadership and EH&S Manager concerning situations that are immediately dangerous to the health of employees and/or which represent serious financial exposure to the Company.

Demonstrate a visible commitment to safety and operational integrity to every employee.

Maintaining knowledge of safety, health and environmental regulations at all levels of government, including federal, state and local and possess the ability to evaluate, document and report on compliance with policies, procedures, rules and regulations to ensure operational compliance.

Ensures standard operating procedures (SOPs) are used and updated as required in concert with the client management Group.

Develop, revise, review and enforce SOPs for our operation team(s).

Conduct daily, weekly, monthly training with team(s).

Ensure that Safety Work Permits (SWP) Program is followed for systems under vendor control, and that no gas or chemical system is opened or worked upon without ensuring a safe system and properly notifying the appropriate parties.

Manage a lockout/tagout program in support of gas and chemical related systems within the requirements of the client Lockout/Tagout Program.

Have the right to Stop work.

Minimum Requirements

Required Education and Experience:

Excellent customer service, teamwork, and communication skills.

Attention to detail, time management, inventory control, documentation, and reporting skills.

Administrative experience required.

High school diploma or GED.

Associates degree preferred.

Hazmat HazWOPER experience required.

2-3  years experience as a safety tech.

1-2 years experience in warehouse environment preferred.

2-3 years of Technical writing experience preferred.


Austin, TX 78754 US (Primary)

ABM is an EOE (M/F/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation)

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ABM Industries Inc.


Safety Tech and Technical Writer ABM Industries Inc. - Austin, TX, United States


Location: Austin, TX

Company Profile:
With over 100 years of facility solutions experience, we continue to serve thousands of clients across the U.S. and in over 20 international locations. ABM offers: ABM is one of the largest facility management services providers in the U.S. We offer state-of-the-art, dependable building maintenance services cost effectively. Our substantial base of long-term clients demonstrates the importance that we place on building enduring relationships. As an ABM client, you have the advantage of obtaining multiple services under one contract with a single point of contact, making it easy for you to outsource these functions without administrative headaches. We provide any combination of services on a local, regional or national basis.