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Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Industrial Hygienist

Job ID: 2014-7725
Campus: Bronx
Employee Classification: Exempt
Department: Environmental Health and Safety
Position Type: Regular Full-Time

ABOUT US:

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation, and proud home to more than 3,000 faculty and staff, 750 medical students and 245 PhD students, including 116 students in the combined MD/PhD programs. As a longstanding national leader in biomedical research, Einstein has 300+ research laboratories and in 2012 the National Institutes of Health awarded Einstein $160 million in funding. Einstein offers challenging, exciting, and rewarding careers for highly talented individuals who are dedicated to advancing pioneering educational and research initiatives. We pride ourselves in our humanitarian mission of serving the community and promoting an academic and working culture that is both supportive and collaborative. At Einstein, science is truly at the heart of medicine. Link here to review Einstein stories in the media and watch a video of Einstein's history, recent successes and innovative plans for the future.

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education and psychology. Since welcoming our first class in 1955, Einstein has been an integral part of Yeshiva University, an institution that offers rewarding and challenging employment opportunities to qualified candidates in a wide range of disciplines.

POSITION SUMMARY

The general purpose of the Industrial Hygienist is to provide an Industrial Hygiene Program for the University, examining the workplace and environment for hazards and conducting measurements for hazards such as dust, asbestos, chemicals and non-ionizing radiation. The Industrial Hygienist oversees the Asbestos Control Program at Einstein, takes bulk and air samples, reviews proposed projects with contractors to ensure regulatory compliance, ensures filing of asbestos jobs with the NYC DEP, reviews removal and provides air sampling during asbestos abatements. The Industrial Hygienist also functions as the Chemical Hygiene Officer under OSHA’s Laboratory Standard and ensures safe use of chemicals at the College.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Advise on asbestos regulations; analyze samples interpret data, write reports and offer corrective measures.
  • Determine location and projected starting date of the job to prepare for air and personal monitoring; take appropriate measurements to determine background exposures of abatement site; analyze, record and report unusual findings.
  • Supervise, with asbestos abatement coordinator, job site and maintain environmental monitoring in accordance with OSHA and DEP regulations.
  • Assist in supervising start up and shut down of asbestos project sites; complete required filing and paper work.
  • Meet with Engineering personnel for update on asbestos activities and renovation projects; review air analysis results; make recommendations for job sites.
  • Conduct literature research, when necessary, on asbestos and non-asbestos health and safety matters.
  • Provide Asbestos Awareness Training to all affected employees.
  • Investigate odor complaints and conduct analytical measurements to ensure OSHA compliance in all areas of chemical exposure.
  • Safety inspection of job sites. Regularly inspect laboratories and other work places for compliance with existing regulations.
  • Ensuring Chemical Inventory (SARA Title III) Reporting.
  • Recommend suitable safety equipment (PPE) for chemical biological and asbestos emission/exposure control.
  • Conduct environmental sampling studies to identify contaminants in an area and arrange for analysis and perform follow up studies to correct the problems.
  • Laboratory Safety – check flow in chemical fume hoods.
  • Fit test all employees in Respiratory Protection Program, Asbestos Control Program, Biohazard Facility users and students annually and in the Surgery Shadow Program.
  • Assist the Department in creating written guidelines and provide Safety Training Programs for the education of workers, students and visitors.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Certification as Asbestos Handler, Supervisor and Investigator preferred.
  • Approximately 3-4 years of experience in asbestos sampling, control and abatement.
  • Strong understanding of Industrial Hygiene evaluations in the workplace and environment.
  • Experience with hazardous chemicals in research laboratories required.
  • Use of meters and sampling equipment used in the daily functioning of the position, i.e., Draeger tubes, personal air pump with various detectors, , high volume air pump, gas meters, polarized light microscope, fit testing equipment, temperature, humidity and air quality meters.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills in dealing with virtually every department throughout the College. Strong oral communication in that this position conducts trainings and strong writing skills for reports that need to be prepared.
  • A commitment to providing excellent customer service is essential.

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.

 http://www.click2apply.net/4vk4pc5

 

Posted: September 23, 2014

ASRC Federal Primus, a Subsidiary of ASRC Federal Holding Company, is currently seeking a Certified Industrial Hygienist at the Plum Island Animal Disease Research Center, located on Plum Island, NY. (1.5 nautical miles off North Fork of Long Island & 6 nautical miles off coast of Old Saybrook, CT). Marine transportation furnished.

Summary:

Serve as the institutional subject matter expert for occupational health and industrial hygiene at a federal research facility. Assist in the development, implementation, and continual improvement of occupational health and safety programs(s) (e.g. hazard analysis, respiratory protection, blood borne pathogen, chemical hygiene, hazard communication) Plan and implement Industrial Hygiene surveys to evaluate workplace conditions and practices to determine extent of or the potential for exposures to hazardous agents and conditions (noise, dust, vapor, chemical exposure). Duties include understanding and analyzing workplace activities and potential hazards to support initiatives to identify, control and eliminate hazardous conditions that affect workers, property, the environment and for the Plum Island Animal Disease Center.

Roles/Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the institutional subject matter expert for occupational health & safety and industrial hygiene. Maintains a high degree of field presence providing outstanding safety and health services and promoting a culture of safety to the center’s scientific and operational staff.
  • Support worksite activities by designing monitoring strategies, coordinate with staff and setting priorities to ensure consistent and integrated approach to safety and & health management.
  • Team with management to ensure proper work planning and implement activities for the development, implementation, and continual improvement of occupational health and safety programs(s) (e.g. hazard analysis, respiratory protection, blood borne pathogen, chemical hygiene, hazard communication).
  • Plan, implement and supervise industrial hygiene surveys to evaluate workplace conditions and practices to determine extent of or the potential for exposures to hazardous agents and conditions (noise, dust, vapor, radiation, chemical, biological).
  • Develop technical reports to document the evaluation of workplace hazards and mitigation strategies, including engineering controls, administrative controls, or personal protective equipment, used to reduce or eliminate hazards.
  • Assist in the technical aspects of characterization, storage, and disposal of hazardous, biological, and radioactive materials.
  • Participate in investigations and analysis (e.g. causal) of workplace illnesses and injuries, consults with the on-site and off-site occupational health specialists and assists in management of cases.
  • Coordinates with the on-site Federal Occupational Health (FOH) provider to determine appropriate medical testing for occupational exposures; as necessary consults with FOH on program matters and on employee injury cases.
  • Review contractor’s and subcontractor’s safety and occupational health plans prior to their acceptance on behalf of DHS to ensure compliance with related regulations and policies.
  • Develop and conduct training for PIADC staff relevant to safety and occupational health programs.
  • Works closely with safety representatives for contracted entities to assure a consistent and integrated approach to safety management.
  • Serve as a member of the PIADC Safety, Health, and Environmental Management Committee. Serve as a member of the PIADC Incident Management Team.

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in a safety, health or industrial hygiene, environmental engineering or demonstrated equivalent; Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) required. Minimum 5-7 years of experience in Safety & Health/Management, preferably in a scientific or laboratory facility. Excellent communication skills - written and verbal; Ability to work independently and produce results Must be able obtain and maintain a security clearance and be able to work within a bio containment facility, utility plants and variety of storage buildings and construction sites. Must be capable of multi-tasking & supporting numerous assignments. Experience with project management & work management processes required.

Preferred Qualifications

5 years facilities O&M services industry, preferably in a biomedical, nuclear power, hospital/health care or research laboratory environment. Possess knowledge of mechanical & electrical systems to include; HVAC, utilities, WWTP systems & maintenance trade work. Knowledgeable in regulatory compliance for: OSHA, local, state & federal policies & laws, fire & related codes.

ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status

Candidates can apply here: https://asrcfederal.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=14001307

Posted: September 10, 2014

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