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TECHNICIAN A, EHS, Environment, Health & Safety Office, to assist in laboratory, research, and analytical work under the direction/supervision of EHS professional staff and/or laboratory personnel. Will operate highly technical sampling and analytical apparatus; assist with all aspects of the implementation of environment, health, and safety management system programs on campus and at satellite facilities as necessary (i.e., Bates LINAC-Middleton, Lincoln Labs-Lexington, Millstone/Haystack-Westford, and MIT Reactor-Cambridge); perform radiation lab surveys, including isotope, accelerator, and X-ray facilities; and assist with EHS monitoring programs (e.g., personnel monitoring, environmental monitoring, fume hood surveys); participate in emergency response efforts; perform typical accelerator and reactor duties, including routine area surveys, interlock testing, and assisting with calibration of radiation detection equipment (portable and fixed) and various other surveillance programs; operate technical experimental and monitoring apparatus such as air monitoring equipment, radiation survey and analysis equipment, air flow meters, and lead paint analyzer; document EHS surveys; perform facility and equipment decontamination and decommissioning; handle the receipt, survey, and delivery of radioactive samples; package and transport hazardous material samples; collect and process regulated medical and radioactive waste; and package and prepare hazardous wastes for shipment through a licensed broker.
REQUIRED: graduation from a two-year day technical school or its equivalent; training and experience in EHS technology and at least two years of practical EHS experience involving field measurements, analyses, and report preparation; good communication skills in a service-oriented climate; and ability to work unsupervised for most of the time. PREFERRED: computer skills. Job #21838
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