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- Requires a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in an scientific area such as occupational health and safety, industrial hygiene, chemistry or a closely related field or an engineering discipline (industrial, safety, chemical, mechanical, electrical)
- Must have three years minimum utility safety work experience showing increasing independence in responsibility as a practicing health and safety professional. Utility safety experience includes but is not limited to steam, high voltage electricity (towerline), general electrical, water treatment, chilled water, and sewage treatment (facilities/plants and workers).
- 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.
- Professional experience must demonstrate the ability to effectively initiate and lead projects or programs with minimal supervision
- Ability to communicate and work with technical and/or scientific staff to assist in hazard identification and risk assessment
- Knowledge of principles and practices of industrial and occupational safety/health programs, OSHA regulations; pertinent laws, ordinances, rules and regulations (e.g., EPA, NEC, NFPA);
- Excavation Safety, Confined Spaces, Electrical/LOTO, Fall Protection, Ladder Safety, PPE, Respiratory Protection, Noise & Hearing Conservation and similar experience
- Possession of a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record is required.
- Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products
- Experience in a Research and Development environment.
- Qualified to submit for certification as: Occupational Health and Safety Technologist, Associate Safety Professional, Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist.
- A strong background in health and safety regulations and building codes is highly desirable.
- Experience and knowledge in areas of electrical safety, lock out tag out, fall protection, confined spaces, ladder safety, chemical safety, asbestos, noise, respiratory protection and similar.
- Experience with Federal, New York State and Suffolk County environmental regulations especially CWA, CAA, EPCRA, NYS Petroleum Bulk Storage Regulations, SCDHS Article 12, etc.
- Familiarity with the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System standard and the ability to explain how the concepts apply to Laboratory operations.
- 8 Hour HAZWOPER certification.
- Experience with Spill Response.
- Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) Certification
- Sustainability experience; DOE Smart Labs program, EPEAT, DOE Green Buy, Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)
- Must be capable of climbing ladders and scaffolds to perform inspections and tests, and must be able to perform visual examinations of mechanical devices and test articles.
- Frequently is required to stand; walk for extended periods; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.
- Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include color and close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.
- Required to wear respiratory protection, hearing protective devices, basic construction personal protective equipment and other safety equipment.
- Must be able to operate a motor vehicle for travel onsite.
The position may require working after hours or occasional weekends to respond to emergency or non-emergency situations.
Successful candidate will be placed at the P-5 or P-7 level dependent upon depth and breadth of relevant knowledge, education and skills.
At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:
- Medical, Dental, and Vision Care Plans
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Paid Time-off and Leave Programs (vacation, holidays, sick leave, paid parental leave)
- Lab-funded Retirement Plan
- 401(k) Plan
- Flexible Work Arrangements
- Tuition Assistance, Training and Professional Development Programs
- Employee Fitness/Wellness & Recreation: Gym/Basketball Courts, Weight Room, Fitness Classes, Indoor Pool, Tennis Courts, Sports Clubs/Activities (Basketball, Ping Pong, Softball, Tennis)