Under general supervision, the EH&S Technician will support the institute in the areas of environmental safety and health ensuring compliance with city, state and federal regulations. The EH&S Technician will conduct radiation surveys and conduct radiation training for employees. Performs noise surveys and laboratory safety inspections. Collects, analyzes, ships and packs samples. The EH&S Technician will collect, sort and prepare wastes for disposal. Will be responsible for maintaining equipment for emergencies and will respond to accidents such as spills, fires, and falls.
High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of one year of related work experience in industrial hygiene or safety; or 2 years of related work experience working in a laboratory setting; or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been attained.
Must have a basic understanding of general safety, fire safety, industrial hygiene and/or environmental safety. Knowledge of OSHA, DOT, EPA, NRC and DOE regulations preferred.
Must have superior professional-level written and verbal communication skills; a high degree of professionalism, excellent judgment, problem-solving and decision-making skills. Demonstrated ability in managing a wide variety of tasks and projects simultaneously while meeting multiple deadlines is required. Must have the ability to work independently and as a part of a team. Preferred computer proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, Internet Explorer, Outlook and the ability to learn department-specific computer systems as needed.
A post-offer, pre-placement physical examination, ability to obtain required vaccinations, and successful completion of various background checks are required. Applicants must be willing to work in an ABSL-3 environment and with radiation. Ability to gain and maintain access to Kirtland Air Force base (KAFB) is required. Candidates must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and wear a respirator.
Relocation may be offered for this position.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
EEO, including disability/vets