Eaton Careers

EHS Junior Analyst

Wadeville, South Africa
Environmental Health & Safety


Job Description


Functional competency


  1. Recognition and Evaluation of EHS Risks       

    The Recognition and Evaluation of Environmental Aspects and Health, and Safety Hazards (EHS risks) includes the ability to recognize and evaluate EHS risks in a proactive manner through workplace evaluations, regulatory compliance assessments, and document reviews.  It includes the ability to identify and assess the magnitude of hazards and risks necessary to determine effective control measures to eliminate or mitigate risk.

  2. Risk Control and Communication     

    Risk Control and Communication is the ability to use tools and processes to identify or develop effective control measures for eliminating, controlling and minimizing EHS hazards and risks. It includes the communication of identified hazards and controls.

  3. Regulatory Requirements 

    Eaton and regulatory requirements includes an understanding of local, state, provincial, and/or federal regulatory requirements as well as Eaton (MESH) requirements.

  4. EHS Systems and Knowledge           

    EHS Systems and Knowledge competency addresses: The ability to integrate the requirements of all MESH elements tools. Understanding of ISO 14001, oshas 18001, ISO 9001

  5. Leads Zero Incident Safety Culture 

    Leads Zero Incident Safety Culture competency required skills to build an EHS culture where every employee feels responsible for safety in the workplace and protects their personal well-being and the well-being of their colleagues.




  • Assists, plans and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with regulations

  • Plans and implements training for employees in work site safety practices.

  • Maintains safety files and records

  • Performs safety surveys and inspections, prepares written reports of findings and recommendations for corrective or preventive measures where indicated and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented.

  • Conducts post-accident investigation and prepares report identifying possible accident causes and hazards for use by company personnel and senior management.

  • Assist and maintain environmental reports including Storm water permits, SPCC etc

    Maintenance of internal systems






Training Requirements

Minimum: Diploma in Environmental Health or Safety Management or NEBOSH

Extra courses: SAMTRAC, ISO 14001, oshas 18001, ISO 9001





  • MS office tools skills
  • Planning and Organization skills
  • Sound problem solving skills
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and numeracy skills
  • Eagerness to learn and grow in role
  • Applying expertise
  • Following instructions and procedures
  • Coping with pressure and setbacks 

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Environmental Health & Safety

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Africa

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 069421