Provides support for all aspects of the Michigan State University radiation safety program and operations; main duties include: collects and reports radiation safety and compliance data; EHS laboratory maintenance, safety and compliance; sample collection, analysis and reporting; radiation safety inspections and documentation; radiation detection instrument calibrations; radioactive shipment receipt, monitoring, and transportation; supports all radiation safety program areas; waste program assistance and support; assists with incident response; maintains files and documentation; assists in maintaining compliance with federal and state radiation licenses and permits, radiation safety rules, regulations, and guidelines.
Position responsibilities are expected to include inspection and risk remediation in laboratories and other facilities governed by provisions of the Arms Export Control Act, the Export Administration Regulations, and/or by government grant terms and conditions imposing citizenship restrictions on project participants.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which would normally be acquired by completing a four-year college degree; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in an environmental specialty related to the area of employment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Eligibility for MSU radiation user certification; demonstrated ability to follow established procedures; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; team player; working knowledge of regulatory and safety management requirements pertaining to teaching and research uses or radiation, Desired Edu./Exp. proficiency with safety databases and software; excellent computer and data management skills.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Required Application Materials
The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/
Description of End Date
This is an off-dated position funded for one year from date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.
Summary of Physical Demands
Lifting of 70lbs for 1 hr/day from floor to waist
Carrying of 20lbs 100ft for 2 hr/day
Pushing and pulling with cart of 200lbs 100ft for 2 hr/day
Climbing Ladder with 2lbs and stairs with 20lbs for 1 hr/day
Summary of Health Risks
Risks that have been identified by Environmental Health and Safety exposure to Radiation
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