The most important thing we build is trust

US-California-San Jose
Date Posted
23 Oct 2017

Cobham is seeking an Environmental Technician to join our Facilities team.  The ideal candidate will have a “team first” approach.  The Environmental Technician will receive on the job training and be fully supported as they become comfortable with their responsibilities.  It is expected that this candidate also be flexible and available to assist the other members of the Facilities team as needed.

Job Duties:

The Environmental Technician’s primary responsibility will be to maintain our existing chemical program. This will include chemical handling and management of universal and hazardous wastes.  This will require the ability to track chemical usage and chemical delivery around the site. As well as pickup waste from various locations around the site and properly segregate, store and label them in accordance with regulatory requirements. 

In addition, the Environmental Technician will:

  • Assist the Safety Health and Environmental Coordinator with maintaining compliance with applicable Federal, State, and Local Regulations

  • Coordinate with multiple vendors for delivery/pick up of various chemicals and their associated wastes.

  • Schedule and prepare shipping documents associated with universal and hazardous wastes.

  • Maintain and organize the Chemical Storage Area, ensuring it complies with regulatory requirements.

  • Conduct periodic monthly and weekly visual inspections.

  • Spill clean-up and management and maintenance of spill clean-up equipment.

  • Maintain first aid supply inventory and distribute when requested.

  • Assist in maintaining our Storm Water  Pollution Prevention Program (SWPPP)

  • Assist the SHE department with regulatory tracking and permitting.

  • Provide assistance to Facilities with meeting setups/breakdowns.

  • Provide general Facilities and SHE support when requested.

Education & Experience:


Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Environmental Studies or related field OR High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and 2 years of related work experience.

The candidate will be required to complete an OSHA HAZWOPER certification course provided by Cobham shortly after they are hired.


Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

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US-California-San Jose
Microelectronic Solutions
June Layng
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