The Computing Sciences Area has an opening for a Division Safety Coordinator, who will be responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating programs and procedures to assure personal safety. The successful candidate will demonstrate a deep commitment to responsive customer service and support the mission of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), UC, and Department of Energy (DOE) to ensure work is performed safely to protect employees, the public, laboratory assets and the environment. This position will function as a principal resource for the strategic and day-to-day execution of health and safety policies, procedures, and programs in the diverse work environments of the Computing Sciences Area and Information Technology organizations (IT) and promote a robust safety culture that supports safety-awareness and compliance in all aspects of assigned client groups' health and safety programs.
This position will be hired at a level commensurate with the business needs; and skills, knowledge, and abilities of the successful candidate.
What You Will Do:
Coordinate and promote a safe worksite by supporting and participating in safety groups and committees including the Division Safety Committees for Computing Sciences and for IT, the Building Emergency Teams, the Division Safety Coordinators' meeting, and the Safety Advisory Committee.
Provide safety expertise and leadership for the safety improvement efforts in the assigned divisions by developing new approaches or improving existing approaches to the line management. Partner with line management in the development, communication, and implementation of each group's Integrated Safety Management (ISM) plan.
Partner with the LBNL Ergonomics Team Lead to develop and fulfill an individualized training program in workplace ergonomics, with a focus on office environments. Utilize continuing education opportunities to stay current on relevant ergonomic issues and interventions. Conduct preventative ergonomic evaluations of employee workstations to identify potential and current ergonomics risks in the office environment.
Plan, coordinate, and support the Division Safety Committee meetings. Ensure that meetings are a forum for sharing resources and for constructive exchanges on safety issues and best practices.
Provide guidance and support to line managers/supervisors on conducting safety walk-arounds. Create, plan, and implement systems, programs and procedures related to work-space inspections, hazard identification and analysis, corrective actions, waste management and waste minimization.
Plan, manage and coordinate all applicable safety documentation such as Work Planning and Control (WPC) Activity Manager, CHESS, CATS, ORPS, walk-around inspection reports, ergonomic records, etc.
Lead the Building Emergency Teams for the Divisions. Coordinate with Emergency Management on plans, drills, and after-action reviews. Work with management on appropriate support for staff and BETs in an emergency.
Manage and maintain the Safety sections of Division websites to ensure that they serve as an effective tool for promoting safety compliance and awareness.
In addition to the above, the Senior Safety Coordinator will:
Work at a higher level of independence when completing assignments.
Provide analysis, consultation and creative solutions to a broad range of very complex Environmental, Safety, and Health (ES&H) program related issues.
What is Required:
Bachelor's Degree and 5 to 7 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certification as a Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, or Registered Professional Engineer.
Broad knowledge and experience managing ES&H activities related to ergonomics safety, electrical safety, confined space safety, and emergency management, in computer room areas or work environments of a technical and/or research-focused organization.
Demonstrated record of successful management of activities related to ES&H operations, compliance, assessment, reporting, and training.
Experience maintaining databases to run queries and develop complex reports.
Demonstrated ability to define, develop, and implement program initiatives, and to independently establish priorities, plan, coordinate, and manage multiple projects with competing deadlines.
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with experience successfully interacting and communicating with both internal and external stakeholders, including mid- to senior-level management.
Bachelor's Degree and 7 to 10 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Recognized expertise in theories and principles in the ES&H field, plus a broad knowledge of related disciplines.
Demonstrated experience applying technical expertise in creative and effective ways to a broad range of very difficult and complex assignments.
The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.
This is a full-time career appointment, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.
This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.
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