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Industrial Hygienist

Company: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Brockton
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

*****THERE IS ONE VACANCY AT EACH OF OUR CAMPUSES; BROCKTON, BOSTON AND WEST ROXBURY. THESE POSITIONS ARE LOCATED WITHIN ENGINEERING SERVICE***** This announcement establishes an open continuous announcement for eligible applicants to be considered for this position. The Next Steps area of the announcement provides additional information on the referral process for this type of announcement. [ "The incumbent will serve as an Industrial Hygienist in the Safety section within the Engineering Service of the Veterans Administration Boston Healthcare System. The incumbent's supervisor is the Safety Officer and the incumbent will provide assistance to the Lead Industrial Hygienist. Incumbent shall perform all tasks required of an Industrial Hygienist including but not limited to various duties to asses work practices and environmental conditions for hazards to the health and safety of workers. The work is auxiliary to the Lead Industrial Hygienist. Duties include conducting studies, analyzing findings, and preparing various reports. Environmental conditions involve a variety of hazards (e.g. biological, chemical, physical, etc.) Assigned work sites may include industrial shops, production areas, laboratories, confined areas, patient care areas and outdoor work sites. The incumbent must have proficiency in the following industrial hygiene rubric areas: Air sampling and instrumentation, Analytical chemistry, Basic science, Biohazards, Biostatistics and epidemiology, Community exposure, Engineering controls/ventilation, Industrial hygiene program management, Noise, Non-engineering controls, Health risk analysis and hazard communication, Thermal stressors, work environments. Major duties and responsibilities include:\n- Assessing work practices and environmental conditions for hazards to the health and safety of workers\n- Conducting surveys and investigations of work operations to identify and evaluate hazardous conditions\n- Ensuring that SDS are maintained for all items in the hazardous materials inventory\n- Performing air/water/soil sampling\n- Inspecting/Surveying industrial shops, production areas, laboratories, confined areas and outdoor work sites\n- Consults with and advises employees regarding hazardous materials and proper handling and storage practices\n- Determining types of measurements to be made and equipment to be used- Evaluating exposures- Conducting respirator fit testing\n- Reviewing and managing hazardous chemicals used in the facility Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm\nTelework: Not available\nVirtual: This is not a virtual position.\nPosition Description/PD#: Industrial Hygienist/523-00877-0\nRelocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized\nFinancial Disclosure Report: Not required" ]

Keywords: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Brockton , Industrial Hygienist, Other , Brockton, Massachusetts

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