As a Senior Health & Safety Professional for the Safety & Health Services Division, the candidate will conduct and coordinate the Laboratory Environment, Safety and Health (ESH) review of new and modified facility designs; assist in facility operational and exit readiness evaluations; be a technical resource for code and standards compliance; coordinate the Environment, Safety, Security, Health & Quality (ESSH&Q) inspection program (also known as Tier 1 inspection program); and facilitate incident/injury investigations. The candidate must demonstrate an ability to analyze safety performance trends, communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner, and interact with individuals with diverse backgrounds and levels of understanding such as senior management, technical workers, engineers, scientists, and trade workers.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) is required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Project is a plus. Licensing and/or certification, or interest and qualification to submit for certification as a Professional Engineer, Associate Safety Professional, or Certified Safety Professional, required.
Duties include: conducting ESH project design reviews, work planning, construction/experimental safety reviews, and fabrication and operations activity evaluations; health and safety inspections and tracking remedial efforts; identification of facility and job hazards; code and standard non-compliance; preparation and presentation of health and safety topics; and consultation with others on compliance with Department of Energy, OSHA, and national consensus standards and requirements.
Work locations include: industrial, laboratory, research, and clinical facilities; construction sites; renovation, maintenance, and repair projects; and field conditions in or adjacent to chemical, radiological, biological, and/or hazardous material work areas. The position may require working after hours or occasional weekends to respond to emergency or planned situations. Candidate 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. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Candidate may be required to enter radiation areas, wear respiratory, hearing, and eye protective devices, basic construction personal protective equipment (e.g., hard hat, safety glasses, safety shoes, and visibility vest), and other safety equipment. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle for travel onsite; this position requires a driver’s license.