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Cummins Inc. Health Safety and Environmental (HSE) Technician in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Health Safety and Environmental (HSE) Technician


We are looking for a talented HSE Technician - Wastewater Treatment to join our team specializing in Health, Safety and Environment for our Rocky Mount Engine Plant in Whitakers, NC with starting pay of $16/hour or more depending on experience plus $1.25 shift premium.

Work Shift: 7 P M. - 3:30 A.M.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Provides technical support on health, safety and environmental to production and site personnel under the guidance of the site HSE leader. Assists in the analysis, review and sustainability of Health, Safety and Environmental Management Systems.

Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE)


  • Maintains skills and knowledge required to perform job duties.

  • Determine gaps within corporate HSE initiatives and local health, safety and environmental policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.

  • Build an understanding of and applies HSE culture ensuring it is integral to processes.

  • Maintain confidentiality and appropriate recordkeeping standards in line with corporate data protection and retention requirements.


  • Stop work and immediately report any major injury hazards.

  • Report any work-related injury, illness, incident or hazard through internal reporting processes.

  • Work as a HSE resource and provide guidance to the site on reporting processes.

  • Support the implementation and maintenance of hazard identification, incident investigation and risk assessments processes.

  • Support closure of corrective and preventive actions.

  • Communicate effectively to create HSE awareness.

  • Supports environmental management activities.

  • Perform basic administrative tasks as required.


  • Participate in HSE inspection and audit programs.

  • Actively participate and lead incident investigation and reporting.

  • Gathers data for the analysis of HSE related trends.


  • Assists in maintenance of local HSE policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.

  • Support health, safety, environmental and wellness initiatives.

  • Support maintenance of Emergency Response processes.

  • Participate in local employee engagement initiatives to drive an interdependent culture.


  • Follows all applicable standard work, process documentation and quality procedures.

  • Raises issues to minimize cost and quality exposures.

  • Performs quality checks.

  • Identifies and controls non-conforming material.


  • Communicates effectively with the assigned team and with all support teams.

  • Completes training and personal development in line with business requirements.

  • Participates actively in ways to improve quality, safety, process, material flow, and employee development.



  • Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

  • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

  • Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

  • Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

  • Self-development - Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.

  • Instills trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

  • Health and Safety Fundamentals - Champions and models proactive health and safety behaviors by identifying, reporting and participating in actions to improve health and safety in order to build an interdependent culture and contribute to an injury-free workplace.

  • Health, Safety and Environment Management Systems - Interprets and applies international standards through practical application within the operating environment to achieve and maintain an effective management system and external certification.

  • Hazard Identification Risk Assessment (HIRA) - Evaluates hazards within the work environment by applying hazard identification and risk assessment techniques to analyze and prioritize risk, enabling a selection of control measures that reduce risk as low as reasonably practicable.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations.

  • A two year University degree in Industrial Safety, Environmental Management, Sustainability or related field preferred.

  • Grade 1 biological waste treatment license is required

  • Grade 2 biological waste water treatment license & Grade 1 physical chemistry is preferred


  • Requires significant relevant work experience or specialized skills obtained through education, training or on-the-job experience in health, safety and environment.

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization


Primary Location United States-North Carolina-Rocky Mount-US, NC, Rocky Mount, RMEP Manufacturing Annex

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting May 7, 2021, 6:26:33 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210000Y3