Environmental Hazard Tech Entry - Environmental Hazard Technician Entry for Environmental and Lab Safety - 516483
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Internal Number: 516483
Pay Grade/Pay Range: Based on qualifications.
Department/Organization: 500203 - Environmental and Lab Safety
Normal Work Schedule: Varies
Job Summary: The Environmental Hazard Technician Entry assists with inspections, testing, and environmental monitoring services in one of the following areas within the Department of Environmental Health and Safety: environmental hazards, hazardous waste, general safety, life safety, laboratory safety, or occupational safety. This is the part of the Environmental Hazard Tech Career Ladder.
Additional Department Summary: The Environmental Hazard Technician Entry is responsible for daily operations within the asbestos and lead-based paint abatement programs (including abatement/remediation), as well as, mold assessments and remediation. The position also assists with building surveys and evaluations, stormwater management, operations within the Hazardous Waste Chemical Storage Facility (CSF), hazardous waste management, tank assessments and reviews (ASTs and USTs), industrial hygiene related sampling and testing, and other areas associated with campus environmental and/or lab safety.
Required Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma and six (6) months of experience.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 19 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report that is in compliance with University policies. Applicants under the age of 21 will have some driving restrictions.
Final candidates who are not current University of Alabama employees must submit to and successfully pass a post-offer drug screen. Physical may be required.
Skills and Knowledge: Subject matter knowledge in a safety related field, including, but not limited to, environmental and lab safety, life safety (general safety) and fire safety.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience related to asbestos abatement, lead-based paint remediation, Hazwoper training, stormwater management, mold remediation, chemical inventory and management, and other areas associated with environmental compliance and/or lab safety.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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