Specific Job Duties and Responsibilities
- Maintain a safe, secure, and healthy environment by adhering to company/customer safety standards and practices and to legal regulations, alerting others regarding potential hazards or concern.
- Monitor the site activities to assure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
- Assure compliance with the Health and Safety Plan. (HASP)
- Monitor environmental aspects, such as decontamination, testing and waste disposal.
- Resolves Safety concerns in the field in a timely manner.
- Performs routine safety inspections on job site and documents all safety inspection activities .
- Provides direction to jobsite supervisors and employees in a safe work place practice on job site.
- Conduct industrial hygiene surveys including, but not limited to, air and noise sampling, area noise, illumination, ventilation surveys, IAQ, ergonomic studies, and other studies as appropriate to level of expertise.
- Operate, calibrate, and maintain instruments including sampling pumps, calibrators, noise dosimeters, and sound level meters, and direct reading gas meters.
- Conduct safety inspections at client site.
- Collect notes on activities performed by workers being monitored and/or maintain daily log of activities related to project work.
- Complete data sheets, IH calculations, chain of custody forms, and prepare samples for shipment to laboratory.
- Create data tables and drawings for reports.
- Enter field data into MedGate.
- Conduct respirator fit testing.
- Submit administrative paperwork including timesheets, expense reports, field reports, etc. on timely basis in accurate and neat format.
- Assists others as needed.
Education and Experience: High school diploma or GED plus ARSC (Association of Reciprocal Safety Councils) Basic Orientation Plus and client-site specific safety orientation. A minimum of three (3) years of progressive experience in the field of IH. Prefer an Associates Degree in science or technology-related field such as industrial hygiene, engineering, industrial technology, environmental sciences, safety, biology, physics, or chemistry.
Required Licenses or Specific Training: Prefer training in asbestos, lead or mold. Additional training may be required depending on client- or project-specific requirements and/or company policies
Background screening may require TWIC (Transportation Workers Identification Credential), NABSC (North American Background Screening Consortium), or other graded background program. Drug and alcohol screening according to DISA, NASAP (North American Substance Abuse Program), or other corporate policy. Medical examination including a standardized medical questionnaire, pulmonary function test, chest x-ray, audiometric exam, and respirator fit test. Must have a valid driver license.
Proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility and customer required Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). Trained in Respiratory Protection and fully certified to wear respiratory breathing equipment (Fit Tested).
Other Required Skills: PC skills with ability to learn new software. Familiarity with OSHA regulations, ACGIH, ANSI, CGA, and other applicable EHS guidelines and consensus standards.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
Interpersonal Communications: Daily customer contact. Frequent contact with other facility personnel in order to understand issues. Frequent contact with less experienced personnel and customers training and coaching. Ability to read, write and comprehend English.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. Uses hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
Must be able to climb ladders, walk over rough ground, and work in confined spaces. Must be physically able to operate the equipment used for the job (pumps, calibrators, noise dosimeters, sound level meters, direct reading gas meters, and other standard or specialized IH instrumentation) and be physically able to wear a safety equipment as appropriate (such as fall protection system and respirator without limitations). Must also be able to wear personal protective equipment, including fire-retardant clothing, steel-toed shoes/boots, gloves, earplugs, hard hat, safety glasses, or other protective equipment as appropriate for particular work site.
May be infrequently exposed to possible operations hazards or working in or visiting operational site, including dust, fumes, toxic and caustic chemicals, rotating machinery, high pressure, hot or cold work temperatures, slippery surfaces, water and electrical hazards. Exposure to extreme fluctuations in temperature may be required. May be exposed to noise at varying intensities. Exposure to outdoor environment. Work may require long hours between breaks and meals. Must be able to travel for extended overnight periods on short notice.
Complexity of Duties and Decisions: Work consists of moderately complex procedures and tasks where basic analytic ability is required to compare numbers, select appropriate guidelines and procedures or identify appropriate actions to follow. Resolves all by most complex problems and questions independently. Supervisor reviews progress versus detailed check for technical adequacy and conformance with practice and policy. Frequently reviews work of others and teaches how to detect and correct errors.
Scope and Responsibility: Works under intermittent supervision: Objectives, priorities and deadlines are defined. Assistance is given with unusual situations that do not have clear objectives. Plans and carries out successive steps and resolves problems and deviations in accordance with instructions, policies, and accepted practices. May serve as a lead (assists, trains, reviews work). Models, teaches and ensures compliance with all work practices, policies and procedures.
About Total Safety:
Total Safety is the world’s premier provider of integrated safety and compliance services and the products necessary to support them, including gas detection, respiratory protection, safety training, fire protection, compliance and inspection, comprehensive flare services, industrial hygiene, onsite emergency medical treatment/paramedics, communications systems, engineered systems design, and materials management.
Total Safety operates from 176 locations in 20 countries to ensure the safe Wellbeing of Workers Worldwide (W3).
Total Safety is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.
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