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[Industrial Hygienist] [Safety Engineer] Health and Safety Engineer


Posted by: United Global Technologies <bbernstein@ugtechnologies.com> on November 04, 2018 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: Upton
State: New York
Country: United States
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Job Description
The candidate will serve as an Environment, Safety and Health Representative to advocate and provide technical resources on matters of health and safety. Primary responsibilities include providing professional knowledge and expertise in the administration, support and implementation of health and safety programs to assure compliance with regulatory agency guidelines, consensus standards and institutional policies.

The work involves partnering with line management representatives, employees, senior staff and trade unions. Various venues include: laboratories (chemical, biological, physical, nanomaterials, etc.); construction sites; physical plant (infrastructure and maintenance) and large experimental equipment.

Duties include:

Identification of job hazards, exposure evaluation and development of controls; preparation of written training material and job procedures
Preparation and presentation of briefings, classes and seminars on health and safety topics; consultation with others on compliance with Department of Energy, OSHA and national consensus standards and requirements.
Conducting health and safety inspections and tracking remedial efforts; and conducting project design reviews, work planning, construction/experimental reviews, fabrication and operations activity reviews.
Requires use of equipment designed to inspect, test, monitor and measure safe levels of environmental and safety hazards. Operation of industrial hygiene sampling equipment for hazards including lead, nanoparticles, asbestos, noise, chemicals, etc.
Work locations may include: chemical laboratory, research, clinical facilities; construction projects; roof work; and field conditions in or adjacent to chemical, radiological, biological and/or hazardous material work areas.
As the Environment, Health and Safety Representative, the candidate will act as a technical resource to recommend and conduct: general safety reviews (e.g., fall protection, scaffolds, etc); industrial hygiene monitoring for health and safety compliance (e.g., chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic stressors); and chemical hazard awareness for hazardous and flammable chemicals in laboratories and other areas.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Requires a Bachelorís degree with major course work in industrial engineering, safety engineering, occupational health, industrial hygiene, chemistry or a closely related field.
Must have three years minimum work experience showing increasing independence in responsibility as a practicing health and safety professional in an industrial, pharmaceutical or research laboratory setting.
Must demonstrate ability to present ideas and concepts orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner to communicate technical information and interact with individuals with diverse backgrounds and levels of understanding including: senior management; line workers; engineers; chemists; trade workers; etc.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Professional experience must demonstrate the ability to effectively initiate and lead projects or programs with minimal supervision.
Be qualified to submit for certification as: Associate Safety Professional, Certified Safety Professional, or Certified Industrial Hygienist.
Possession of a valid New York State driverís license and satisfactory driving record is required.
Knowledge of: principles and practices of industrial and occupational safety/health programs; pertinent local, state and federal laws, ordinances, rules and regulations; principles and techniques of employee training; and report preparation and statistical analysis.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Specific experience in a Research and Development environment a plus.
A strong background in health and safety regulations and industrial hygiene sampling and evaluation is highly desirable.
The candidate will serve as an Environment, Safety and Health Representative to advocate and provide technical resources on matters of health and safety. Primary responsibilities include providing professional knowledge and expertise in the administration, support and implementation of health and safety programs to assure compliance with regulatory agency guidelines, consensus standards and institutional policies.

The work involves partnering with line management representatives, employees, senior staff and trade unions. Various venues include: laboratories (chemical, biological, physical, nanomaterials, etc.); construction sites; physical plant (infrastructure and maintenance) and large experimental equipment.

Duties include:

Identification of job hazards, exposure evaluation and development of controls; preparation of written training material and job procedures
Preparation and presentation of briefings, classes and seminars on health and safety topics; consultation with others on compliance with Department of Energy, OSHA and national consensus standards and requirements.
Conducting health and safety inspections and tracking remedial efforts; and conducting project design reviews, work planning, construction/experimental reviews, fabrication and operations activity reviews.
Requires use of equipment designed to inspect, test, monitor and measure safe levels of environmental and safety hazards. Operation of industrial hygiene sampling equipment for hazards including lead, nanoparticles, asbestos, noise, chemicals, etc.
Work locations may include: chemical laboratory, research, clinical facilities; construction projects; roof work; and field conditions in or adjacent to chemical, radiological, biological and/or hazardous material work areas.
As the Environment, Health and Safety Representative, the candidate will act as a technical resource to recommend and conduct: general safety reviews (e.g., fall protection, scaffolds, etc); industrial hygiene monitoring for health and safety compliance (e.g., chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic stressors); and chemical hazard awareness for hazardous and flammable chemicals in laboratories and other areas.






      

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