Plant Fire & Safety Technician (Salaried Non-Exempt)

Job Req ID:  9682

Hanceville, AL, US, 35077-5419

Date:  Sep 12, 2023

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions) is a leading provider of high-performance building solutions that meet the demands of builders, remodelers, and homeowners worldwide. We manufacture engineered wood building products that include an extensive offering of innovative and dependable building materials and accessories. LP’s values-driven culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in an ethical, inclusive, challenging, and rewarding place to work. Since our founding in 1972, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates more than 20 facilities across North and South America. For more information, visit

Job Purpose

Support plant and safety management to ensure compliance with establishedfireand safety policies and procedures. Perform tasks to implement policies and procedures.

We’d love to meet you if... 
… you’re energized by big challenges and creating a plan to meet the challenge 
… you enjoy working with others to deliver great work 
… you’re innovative and looking for a values-driven, positive culture and environment

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Communicate plant health and safety policies and procedures to staff, providing advice and guidance to employees on the interpretation and implementation of fire and safety policies
  • Participate with Safety or EHS Manager in monitoring and controlling LP’s fire and safety standards in accordance with OSHA and State codes and regulations
  • Perform fire and safety inspections and surveys to ensure compliance with LP’s policies, procedures, regulations and standards
  • Assist supervisors and managers to resolve fire and safety issues. Refer complex problems to more experienced staff as necessary
  • Train and monitor employees in the proper use of fire and safety protective equipment
  • Ensure the availability and readiness of fire and safety prevention equipment and protective clothing and devices
  • Conduct and maintain records of regularly scheduled tests of fire and safety equipment
  • Maintain fire and safety records and training records for individual employees
  • Work with senior staff to review and analyze the effectiveness of current fire and safety programs
  • Report non-compliance or hazardous conditions and suggest remedies
  • Respond to emergency situations involving hazardous and fire and smoke incidents in the facility

What do I need to be successful?

  • 1 to 2 years related experience
  • General work experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Previous exposure to plant health and safety policies, procedures and administration preferred
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform responsibilities of position
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local industrial health, safety, fire prevention rules, regulations, and related strategies
  • Ability to learn new policies and procedures and to communicate and encourage support from plant employees
  • Ability to coordinate activities affecting diverse groups of employees
  • Ability to lead and motivate individuals and teams to achieve program and project outcomes
  • Ability to operate a computer and supporting software


  • High school diploma or equivalent

Work Environment

Plant Environment

LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.

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