SUMMARY. Performs Bioenvironmental Engineering activities in the fields of Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, Radiological Health, and Environmental Health to ensure healthy working conditions are maintained and that the environment is not adversely affected by Air Force operations.
The Government will provide on-the-job training covering the protocols and policies within the first two months of the start date. After completion of the training, the individual will be required to independently function in this position and meet all performance expectations. Competency is at the sole discretion of the Government.
Performs workplace industrial hygiene surveys assessing all occupational, environmental, and radiological health hazards. Provide technical data and completed forms/documentation to staff for inclusion into occupational/environmental/radiological health program files. Enter data into DOEHRS-IH in accordance with local procedures and Air Force requirements.
nspects, tests, and evaluates workplace environments, equipment, and practices to ensure they follow all applicable standards and government regulations in accordance with AF requirements. Includes sample collection and survey measurements of potential hazards and engineering controls.
Recommends health hazard controls to mitigate hazardous and potentially hazardous conditions or equipment.
Assists staff in monitoring environmental conditions on the installation to include the collection of water samples for compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act, swimming pool and bathing area water quality evaluations and program compliance, and occupational and environmental health site assessment sampling.
Demonstrates to workplaces the correct use of personal protective equipment and other health hazard controls.
Provides training and perform fit-testing on respiratory protection devices to include gas-mask fit-testing.
Investigates occupational illnesses and injuries to identify why they happened and how they might be prevented in the future.
Performs evaluations for compliance with fetal protection requirements.
Reviews hazardous materials requests, plans, work orders, contracts and specifications for compliance with environmental and occupational health directives.
Serves as a member on committees for occupational health, and environmental protection matters.