Sandia National Laboratories JOB ID: 657833
Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation. We are a world-class team of scientists, engineers, technologists, postdocs, and visiting researchers—all focused on cutting-edge technology, ranging from homeland defense, global security, biotechnology, and environmental preservation to energy and combustion research, computer security, and nuclear defense. To learn more, visit http://ca.sandia.gov/.
The Department provides Occupational Health and Safety Engineering support services to the SNL/CA site and personnel. Support includes: radiation protection, industrial hygiene, chemical management, safety engineering and ergonomics.
Performs industrial hygiene assessments of worker exposures to chemical, physical, and biological, and ergonomic workplace hazards through appropriate workplace monitoring. Uses recognized methodologies, takes measurements, and collects workplace data through sampling, monitoring, measurement, and dosimetry. Performs hands-on training for industrial hygiene-related topics. Calculates occupational exposures for monitored workers and prepares technical reports using electronic recordkeeping systems. Teams with industrial hygienists to identify and assess the risk of worker injury and illness associated with workplace hazards.
Provides technical support associated with the anticipation, identification, evaluation, and control of potential workplace hazards and risks. Works in the field and in laboratories using area or personal breathing zone air monitoring methods, direct reading instrumentation, audio dosimetry equipment, sound level meters, instrument calibration techniques, and surface wipe sampling techniques to perform industrial hygiene monitoring, sampling, and dosimetry of workplace hazards and surface contamination. Provides confined space entry and respiratory protection training and performs respirator fit testing. May perform ergonomic evaluations and suggest corrective or preventive actions. Authors and distributes industrial hygiene exposure assessment and sampling reports using the Industrial Hygiene Program electronic recordkeeping system or other approved documentation systems. Assists Laser Safety Officer with laser safety program administration. Performs ventilation hood surveys and maintains databases for respiratory protection, industrial hygiene surveys, local ventilation hood inspections, instrument calibration, and hearing conservation.
Education, training, and field experience in the practice of occupational health and safety, as defined by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene and the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. Working knowledge of the methods, procedures, equipment, and techniques used to collect and analyze samples for evaluation of hazards, including National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sampling and monitoring methods. Knowledge of OSHA’s Safety Standards for General Industry and Construction. Knowledge of the fundamental practice of comprehensive industrial hygiene. Ability to prepare clear, concise, and accurate investigative and narrative reports. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to perform mathematical computations to calibrate instrumentation, assess quality control measures, perform fit testing, and calculate occupational exposure values. Ability to work with minimal oversight while performing primary job functions. Knowledge of Sandia National Laboratories requirements and industrial hygiene policies, practices, and procedures. Knowledge of the supporting fields of chemistry, biology, mathematic, and physics. Ability to use computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook.
High School diploma or equivalent
Three years’ experience in Industrial Hygiene/Environmental Health and Safety Program environment Ability to qualify for respiratory protection
AA or AS in Environmental Health and Safety related field Current HAZWOPER Certification
Laser Safety Experience.
Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) granted Q-level security clearance.
Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship.
Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.
At Sandia you will receive many benefits as a valued employee of a premier national multi-program engineering and science research laboratory. In our Total Rewards package you will enjoy competitive pay, great benefits, a stimulating, positive environment and learning opportunities that will help build your career. More information may be found on our Careers website.
Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT
Sandia National Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. If this position requires a security clearance granted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. citizenship and employee eligibility for clearance processing will be required at the time of hire. If you hold dual citizenship and accept a job offer for a position that requires a DOE-granted security clearance, you may be asked by DOE to renounce your foreign citizenship and retain only your U.S. citizenship.
Health & Safety Specialist – Global EHS
Posted: Jun 27, 2017
Verizon: Health & Safety Specialist – Global EHS
Job # 459704
Duties and Responsibilities
- Program development and oversight, developing, monitoring and providing necessary SME support ensuring all aspects of the health and safety program are implemented and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
- Education and awareness, ensuring company requirements and applicable regulations are understood by employees, and developing and implementing training programs, as needed.
- Auditing, identifying trends, addressing deviations and measuring overall program performance.
- Research, ensuring applicable regulations are understood and monitoring for change that impacts the business, requiring action.
- On-Call Duty and Crisis Management Team, providing support during serious event/incidents and safety emergencies impacting the business.
- Government Inspections, interfacing and following up with outside agencies during planned/unplanned inspections, investigations and inquires.
- Reporting, providing necessary facts and figures keeping Global EHS management and company leadership apprised of issues and program performance.
What we’re looking for…
- 7+years of Health and Safety compliance experience with proven ability to oversee large geographic areas involving multiple facilities, diverse work groups and reliance on indirect reports to achieve results.
- In-depth knowledge of federal and state occupational, health and safety regulations.
- General understanding of environmental regulations pertaining to CWA, CCA, EPCRA and RCRA.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills with ability to interact both inside and outside the company effectively.
- Demonstrated proficiency with office automation/communication software and tools such as Microsoft Office/Google Suite, Jabber and other similar programs.
- Ability to travel when necessary (25% or less)
- Adaptive to change, open to different viewpoints and ability to innovate
- Current or previous experience in telecommunications or utility industry a plus
- Bilingual in Spanish a plus.
Education & Certification
Bachelor’s of Science in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental, Engineering or others related degrees with equivalent work experience. Masters within Health and Safety discipline a plus.
Certifications in one or more of the following areas: Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM)
Other preferred certifications
- OSHA 40 Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response
- OSHA Construction and/or General Industry Certifications
- Bucket Truck/Aerial Lift Operation
- Electrical Safety/NFPA70E
- Fall Protection
- RF Safety (non-ionizing)
- First Aid/CPR/AED
- Hazardous Communications
- DOT HM-181&126F
- First Aid/CPR (EMT a plus)
- Defensive Driving
- Fork Lift Operations
- DOT Commercial Motor Vehicle Operations
- Supervisor Reasonable Suspicion Drug and Alcohol
Job link – http://www.verizon.com/about/work/jobs/6914321-health-safety-specialist-global-ehs?hl=safety
Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Assistant
Posted: Jun 22, 2017
Elk Grove, CA
Title: Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Assistant
Reports to: EHS Manager
Responsible for assisting EHS Manager regarding all EHS functions on the site. Responsible for the effective development, coordination and presentation of EHS training programs for all employees. Conducts audits to assess compliance with applicable regulations and company policies. Develops and implements EHS programs and policies.
Essential EHS Functions
- Conducts new hire safety orientations.
- Conducts monthly EHS audits and follows up to assure corrective actions are completed.
- Manage radiation safety program including training, registration of x-ray equipment.
- Investigate injuries, illnesses, incidents, and near misses, and recommend corrective actions.
- Maintains OSHA 300 log as required by law.
- Coordinate EHS responses and corrective actions to audits from Cal/OSHA, HQ, Client Supplier Responsibility, and others.
- Prepares and implements EHS SOPs and programs.
- Prepares and conducts EHS training programs
- Provides certification of forklift operators.
- Conducts ergonomic evaluations as needed.
- Prepares and maintains Job Hazard Analyses (JHAs).
- Manages hazardous waste collection and proper removal from site.
- Tracks usage of hazardous materials as required.
- Conducts reviews of new equipment to include ergonomics, any lockout tagout, machine guarding, or emergency stop requirements.
- Posts EHS programs and other relevant information for workers to access.
- Interacts with management, employment agency representatives and security personnel to to ensure effective communication of EHS requirements and services provided
- Serves as swing shift EHS coordinator as needed.
Required Education and Experience
Two years of EHS experience desired. Bachelors’ degree in EHS related fields. On track for professional certification (CIH or CSP). Outstanding verbal, written, multi-tasking and presentation skills.
Contact: Richard Bohrer, MS, CIH EHS Manager – Richard_Bohrer@pegatroncorp.com