Anticipates, recognizes, evaluates, and controls workplace hazards and risks within the University community; monitors working environments in order to ensure compliance with health and safety regulations; develops and performs training to all levels of workers, especially in research areas and facilities.
Position responsibilities are expected to include inspection and risk remediation in laboratories and other facilities governed by provisions of the Arms Export Control Act, the Export Administration Regulations, and/or by government grant terms and conditions imposing citizenship restrictions on project participants.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Industrial Hygiene, Chemistry, Toxicology, or closely related field; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in analytical methods and instrumentation, chemical calculations, gas chromatography, spectroscopy, scintillation counting, industrial hygiene monitoring techniques, the distillation and handling of hazardous materials and knowledge of Federal and State health/safety regulations.One to three years of related work experience in industrial hygiene, which may include work in conducting site audits for compliance with written occupational safety and health programs, recommending and assuring implementation of PPE and controls, or developing and/or performing training to all levels of workers; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Previous experience performing safety audits at R&D and/or university research facilities. Demonstrated experience in laboratory design. Expansive knowledge of MIOSHA substance-specific health standards.
Required Application Materials
Description of End Date
This is an off dated position funded for one year from the date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.
Summary of Physical Demands
Lifting, Carrying, Pushing/Pulling, and Climbing for less than 1 hour daily lifting and carrying test equipment.
Summary of Health Risks
Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and body fluids. Wearing a respirator and working in noisy areas.
Bidding eligibility ends on 1/15/2019 at 11:55 PM
Internal Number: 553061
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