Job ID : 15635
Location : Building 120
Job Duties : Brookhaven National Laboratory is a nonprofit research and development institution whose purpose is to advance ideas and knowledge through a multidisciplinary program of basic and applied research. The Brookhaven Safety & Health Services division currently has a full time opportunity for a Health and Safety Professional.
The Safety & Health Division is committed to providing high quality, cost-effective support services to external and internal customers in the fields of Industrial Hygiene and Safety Engineering. Services are designed to assist managers in providing a safe and healthy working environment for employees and guests.
Identification of job hazards
Exposure evaluation and development of controls
Preparation and presentation of briefings
Classes and seminars on health and safety topics
Consultation with others on compliance with DOE, OSHA and national consensus standards and requirements
Conducting health and safety inspections and tracking remedial efforts
Conducting project design reviews, work planning, construction/experimental reviews, fabrication and operations activity reviews
Bachelors degree or higher from an accredited college or university with major course work in industrial engineering , safety engineering, occupational health, industrial hygiene, chemistry or closely related field
Minimum of three to five years experience showing increasing independence in responsibility as a practicing health and safety professional in an industrial, pharmaceutical or research laboratory setting
Specific experience in a research and development environment a plus
Strong background in health and safety regulations and building codes is highly desirable
Professional experience must demonstrate the ability to effectively initiate and lead projects or programs with minimal supervision
Knowledge of Microsoft Office is required
Working knowledge of Microsoft Project is a plus
Possession of a valid New York State drivers license and satisfactory driving record is required
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a certification as: Associate in Risk Management, Associate Safety Professional, Certified Safety Professional, or Certified Industrial Hygienist.
Successful candidate will be placed at the P-5 or P-7 level dependent upon depth and breadth of relevant knowledge and skills.
Candidate must be capable of climbing ladders and scaffolds to perform inspections and tests, and must be able to perform visual examinations of mechanical devices and test articles
The employee frequently is required to stand; walk for extended periods; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel , crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include color and close vision, distance vision, and depth perception
Candidate will be required to wear respiratory protection, hearing protective devices, basic construction personal protective equipment and other safety equipment
Must be able to operate a motor vehicle for travel onsite
At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes but is not limited to:
On site Child Development Center, Swimming Pool, Weight room Tennis Courts, and many other employee perks and benefits
We invite you to consider Brookhaven National Laboratory for employment. To be considered for this position, apply online at www.bnl.gov and click Jobs, then click Search Job List and apply to job #15635.
Brookhaven National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce.
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