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DOT and Safety Specialist

Date: Feb 19, 2021

Location: Irving, TX, US, 75062

Company: NCH Corporation


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DOT & Safety Specialist



Thank you for exploring a career with Chem-Aqua, an international company where we work in small teams that have a direct impact on success. The DOT & Safety Specialist is responsible for assuring all employees are operating safely and consistently with Company policies and DOT/FMCSA regulations. In this role, the incumbent is responsible to assist in the administration and implementation of moderate to complex safety programs that cross DOT (Department of Transportation), OSHA and other regulatory agencies.  This includes compliance programs, policies and processes. The goal of this position is to achieve 1) a workplace free of injuries, property damage and business interruption, 2) ensure regulatory compliance, 3) prevent vehicle accidents and 4) maintain customer-acceptable performance. If you’re seeking wide-range, in-depth experience in a personable, stable yet thriving environment, our DOT & Safety Specialist could be a match for you!


A little about us

Applying for a new job is a little like entering uncharted territory. We want you to feel 100% confident about the application process, the position and our company before committing your time to apply, so that none of the above comes as a surprise. Let’s start with some information about our company, Chem-Aqua, so you can get to know us better.


Chem-Aqua is a subsidiary company of NCH Corporation, a privately held, family-owned, global business headquartered in Irving, Texas, near Dallas. NCH has more than 7,500 employees, offices and facilities on five continents, and clients in more than 50 countries. This includes the corporate headquarters as well as the other subsidiary companies. We clean and conserve water, save energy, and deliver best-in-class maintenance solutions, with a focus on industrial and commercial businesses.



Culture and benefits

We’re a global company with a family feel, offering the same benefits of an international corporation with the personal relationships of a small business. Working in our small teams and close-knit environment, you’d never guess we had a 7,500+ employee head count. We realize a job is more than just a job – it’s an extension of your life and family – and we’re committed to maintaining just that. For us, culture is not just a perk; it’s essential to how we thrive. And that’s speaking for 100 years in the business!

  • Employee-centric environment (regular corporate activities, personal relationships, small teams)
  • Family-first attitude (paid parental leave, work-life balance support, flexible hours)
  • Approachable leadership (collaboration with top leaders, open-door policy)
  • Growth-oriented mindset (autonomy, creative freedom to explore new ideas)
  • Paid vacation and holiday leave
  • Wellness initiatives (on-site fitness facility and cafeteria, planned activities)
  • Community involvement (volunteering, fundraisers, charity events, school sponsorships and donations)
  • Employee recognition programs (appreciation week, awards and ceremonies)
  • Personal and professional development and growth
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Financial wellness (retirement options, 401K match)
  • Benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life, long and short-term disability)

If this sounds like a fit for you so far, keep reading.


A little about you

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred and 3+ years’ experience in Safety and DOT Compliance; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Time management and scheduling efficiencies.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions, to prioritize and work in a multi-tasked environment.
  • Knowledge of methods, materials, equipment, and safety hazards of construction projects is a plus.
  • Ability to handle multiple task at the same time.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Computer skills proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook or similar programs as well as common fleet service software programs.


Day-to-day work examples

We support growth, opportunity and variety, which means your day-to-day has the potential to adapt with you and your passions. If you’re not challenged and growing, neither are we. For starters, though, here are some day-to-day examples of what you will be doing:

DOT Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of driver hours of service records by following DOT requirements and resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Audit driver e-logs daily for accuracy and compliance, including violation reports, and prepare periodic reports for Management review.
  • Manage all aspects of tractor and trailer inspection records by DOT requirements (DVIRS) and track through resolution.
  • Coordinate ongoing employee environmental, health, and safety training and certifications.
  • Participate in new employee training, orientation and onboarding processes.
  • Ensure proper documentation of inspection, write up, Vehicle inspection, work order, and re-training as required by policy or regulation.
  • Assist with insurance claim administration.
  • DOT and Non-DOT drug/alcohol program administration.
  • Acquire and maintain state and federal DOT permits.   
  • Maintain active driver files.
  • Perform Clearinghouse reporting and management.
  • Support the development and implementation of written programs that assure compliance with OSHA, DOT, and all other pertinent Federal/State/Local regulations, contract requirements, and internal policy.


Safety Responsibilities:

  • Provide governance between NCH safety/regulatory
  • Monitor Safety benchmarks including third party qualification assessments.
  • Provide oversight to Safety Training program and be the subject matter expert
  • Manage Accident, Injury, Illness and Incident reporting and follow up activities
  • Manage environmental emergency response to chemical incidents, spills, releases and follow up activities


Sound like a fit for you?

If yes, jump aboard, and apply today.


For next steps, expect a direct phone or email response once we are able to review your application. We are committed to responding to all applicants, no matter the outcome, so we appreciate your patience to allow time for this. In the meantime, learn more about Chem-Aqua and our culture by checking out our LinkedIn or Facebook pages.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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