Industrial Hygiene Program (IHP) Technologist, Environment, Health and Safety (EHS)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
January 12, 2018
Job Description: INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE PROGRAM (IHP) TECHNOLOGIST, Environment, Health and Safety Office (EHS), to assist with and provide advice in support of MIT's academic and business objectives with due consideration of occupational health laws, federal and state regulations, and good practices. The main focus will be to provide asbestos services to the Institute and function as an integral member of a multidisciplinary EHS office. May also work in various EHS program areas other than main area of expertise. Will work closely with MIT's project managers, Facilities, Housing, and other departments to ensure regulatory compliance with asbestos projects and guide hazardous material building surveys; work closely with abatement contractor's project managers and supervisors while overseeing projects to ensure regulatory compliance; communicate with federal, state and local agencies on asbestos-related issues; assist in developing general EHS programs for the Institute under a variety of federal, state, and local regulations; keep abreast of pertinent regulations and developments in EHS in order to assist EHS officers; and perform other duties as directed.
Job Requirements: REQUIRED: bachelor's degree in an EHS-related discipline, engineering, physical science, or biological science/chemistry; proficiency with MS Office and e-mail; ability to lift and carry approximately 35 lbs.; current driver's license; good oral and written communication skills; ability to work collaboratively, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, and prioritize workload based on client's needs; and service and team orientation. Knowledge of asbestos abatement, industrial hygiene, construction industry, and building hazmat surveys a plus. Must be able to obtain a security clearance. Must also be able to obtain state asbestos certifications and analyze asbestos air and bulk samples once training is complete. Job #15559-O
Will participate in an on-call rotational system as secondary on-call providing routine and off-hours support when necessary to resolve emergency EHS issues and serve as support to emergency response groups.
The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century whether the focus is cancer, energy, economics or literature