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ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER, INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE (IH) PROGRAM , Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) , to function as an integral member of the multidisciplinary EHS Office, providing technical support to all EHS program areas. Responsibilities include overseeing IH staff, including work product reviews and mentoring; meeting with research staff to review exposure potentials, determine risks, and recommend engineering and PPE controls; reviewing and approving engineering controls for laboratory construction/renovation projects; conducting air and surface/material sampling, noise surveys, and indoor air quality assessments; responding to chemical releases; managing program reviewing special local exhaust ventilation units and laboratory fume hoods; participating in a range of EHS programs and developing the expertise to integrate overall EHS programs into sustainable practices/policies/guidelines; developing and conducting training programs; leading or participating in injury/incident investigations; keeping abreast of pertinent EHS regulations and developments; and other duties as directed.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree (master's desirable) in EHS-related discipline, engineering, physical science, or chemical science; Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH); expertise in industrial hygiene and general knowledge of all aspects of EHS; working knowledge of regulations specific to federal, state, local, and consensus standards (including expertise in some and general knowledge of most of the following: NRC, OSHA, EPA, DOT Massachusetts' DPH and DEP, Massachusetts' fire prevention regulations and building code, NFPA codes, OSHA regulations, NIH and CDC guidelines, Federal Select Agent and Toxin regulations, Cambridge Municipal Code); at least three years' relevant experience in EHS programs and recognition, evaluation and control of hazardous materials and conditions, and physical agents; evidence of leadership; ability to develop and implement well integrated EHS programs within the workplace; effective written and oral communication skills; and basic computer and database skills. Job #16217-9
Will participate in the EHS emergency response on-call rotational system, providing routine and off-hours support to resolve EHS issues and serve as subject matter expert to MIT's Emergency Response System.
This is a full-time position, with 75% of the time supporting MIT's Lincoln Laboratory in Lexington, MA.
Internal Number: 16217
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