CNL is Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, with a proud heritage in the nuclear industry, and one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.
Over the next decade, CNL will be transforming its Chalk River Laboratories (CRL) through the revitalization of essential site infrastructure, the decommissioning of aging infrastructure and a significant investment in new, world-class science facilities and a modern, efficient and collaborative campus environment. To support and these changes, CNL’s highly-skilled employees will deliver a range of nuclear services – ranging from research and development, design and engineering to specialized technology, waste management and decommissioning.
With over 3,000 employees working in laboratory and project sites across the country, CNL is committed to a positive work environment that offers its staff the opportunity to grow personally and professionally.
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) is currently looking for several Industrial Hygienist Technicians (IHT) for our Chalk River location in Ontario, Canada. The IHT’s role are the primary frontline interface with internal client groups focused on waste management, facilities decommissioning, environmental remediation, waste treatment plant, construction projects and research labs. Under the direction of a CIH/IH, the IHT will provide a wide range of industrial hygiene (IH) services within various business lines (Decommissioning, Operations and R&D) at CNL.
Support implementation of industrial hygiene plans, programs, procedures and instructions.
Provide daily industrial hygiene support for assigned Business units, including operations and project planning and execution.
Support implementation of chemical and management programs, including maintaining chemical inventories and ensuring compliance with WHMIS and other relevant standards.
Support implementation of hazardous material management programs, including designated substance surveys, asbestos and lead management programs.
Arranging of conducting surveys and investigations, for example, thermal stress, ventilation or breathing air header surveys and Indoor Air Quality investigations.
Provide additional support to various facilities on IH-related matters as required, and under the direction of the CIH/IH.
Liaise with internal customers and contractors to ensure IH needs are addressed and met.
Support implementation of CNL IH policies, programs and procedures.
Assist in the development and maintenance of exposure databases.
Maintain IH records database (e.g. hazard assessments, field notes, data sheets etc.).
Operate and maintain IH sampling equipment, including calibration, service and repair.
Develop communications, conduct training sessions and deliver presentations on IH-related subjects.
Support work planning processes, including JSAs, risk reviews, work plans and permits.
Provide project IH field support, including hazardous material (asbestos, lead, PCBs, mercury, mould etc.) surveys and exposure monitoring.
Interpret and analyze sample results in relation to legislative requirements and accepted guidelines.
Serve as the IH SME for designated topics.
Participate in inspections, audits and program reviews.
Conduct research as assigned.
Collaborate effectively with other IH and OSH personnel.
Participate in internal and external training courses as required.
Graduation from a recognized institute of advanced technology, or equivalent formal education, in a field relevant to the position. Able to meet Technical Union's qualifications for membership.
Minimum of 3 years of work experience industrial hygiene. Experience in hazardous material management, construction, nuclear or chemical industries preferred.
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively an integrated work team model that brings together subject matter experts to create work plans for various projects and to provide excellent customer service.
Demonstrates “safety first” attitude. Ensure activities are conducted with CNL, public and employee safety foremost in mind.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Intermediate skills and experience writing technical and investigation reports.
Ability to prioritize work assignments.
Ability to maintain and grow safety knowledge including industry best practices and pending changes in legislation.
Demonstrated communication (active listening, oral expression/comprehension) and training/presentation skills.
Physically fit, able to be physically active (standing, walking) for up to 7.5 hrs a day. Able to manage stairs, ladders and other egress equipment to enter all site and building areas including confined space.
Working level knowledge of occupational health & safety legislation relating to general operational system, construction, waste operations, environment remediation and demolition environments.
Some experience with working knowledge of specific federal (CLC) and provincial legislation (Ontario) that affects occupational health and safety within CNL.
Knowledge of the CNL OSH Program would be considered an asset.
A working knowledge of radiation protection principles would be an asset.
Principles and practices of customer service.
Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
Able to work independently and in teams as required to complete assigned work.
Will be required to take CNL Radiation Protection Group 3 training.
Additional Salary Information: The salary is based on a 37.5 hour work week per annum.
The successful candidate will be eligible for the following benefits:
•Supplementary and Basic Life Insurance
About Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
CNL is Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization. CNL is a world leader in developing peaceful and innovative applications from nuclear technology through its expertise in physics, metallurgy, chemistry, biology and engineering.
Highly skilled employees enthusiastically deliver a range of nuclear services – ranging from research and development, design and engineering to specialized technology, waste management and decommissioning.
CNL continues its commitment to ensure that Canadians and the world receive energy, health, and environmental benefits from nuclear science and technology with confidence that nuclear safety and security are assured.