ASBESTOS/LEAD FIELD TECHNICIAN
LOCATION: Houston, Beaumont/Nederland and Pasadena, TX
Total Safety , a Warburg Pincus portfolio company based in Houston, Texas, is the world’s leading outsourced provider of integrated safety and compliance solutions and the products necessary to support them. Total Safety provides services and products to support: on-site safety, turnaround safety, gas detection, respiratory protection, rescue, safety training, fire protection, safety compliance and inspection, industrial hygiene, onsite emergency medical treatment/paramedics, communications systems, engineered system design, and materials management. It operates from more than 133 locations in 18 countries to ensure the safe Wellbeing of Workers Worldwide (W3).
Total Safety EHS Services is looking for 6 Asbestos/Lead Field Technicians whose responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the general duties of collecting air and bulk samples (including asbestos and lead) and analyzing the air samples using Phased Contrast Microscopy (PCM) NIOSH 582 method or equivalent.
Experience and Education:
Experience in an industrial or technical field preferred but not required;
Required - high school diploma or GED;
Preferred - AS degree in science or technology-related field such as industrial hygiene, engineering, industrial technology, environmental sciences, safety, biology, physics, or chemistry;
Preferred – training for asbestos (including NIOSH-582 and/or inspector), lead, or mold;
Additional training may be required depending on client or project-specific requirements and/or company policies.
Preferred – Asbestos Air Monitoring Technician (AAMT), Asbestos Building Inspector (ABI), Asbestos Project Manager (APM), Lead Inspector (LI), Lead Risk Assessor (LRA), Mold Assessment Consultant (MAC), and state certifications and/or EPA accreditations for asbestos, lead, or mold.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Collect air and bulk samples (including asbestos and lead) and analyzing the air samples using Phased Contrast Microscopy (PCM) NIOSH 582 method or equivalent;
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, chain of custody forms, and prepare samples for shipment to laboratory;
Create data tables and drawings for reports;
Conduct respirator fit testing;
Submit administrative paperwork including timesheets, expense reports, field reports, etc. on a timely basis in accurate and neat format.
Familiarity with OSHA regulations, ACGIH, ANSI, CGA, and other applicable EHS guidelines and consensus standards;
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
Willingness to travel.
Salary is commensurate with experience. This is a non-exempt position, subject to overtime paid at time & one-half over 40 hours in the work week.
Employee Benefits include Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision coverage on a cost sharing basis with the company (approximately 75/25), at unusually low cost to employee. The company provides group term life, accidental death & dismemberment, and short and long-term disability insurance for all employees at no cost to the employee. A voluntary program of group term life insurance (and AD&D) is also available to all employees. The company matches $.50 on the dollar on the first 6% contributed by employee to its 401(k) Retirement Plan.
There is a generous vacation plan, holiday schedule and sick-time benefit plan available to all employees.
How to Apply:
Apply online at Total Safety U.S., Inc. career center. ( www.totalsafety.com ) Search for this job by location, complete online application and attach your resume, cover letter, and any other pertinent documents. To be considered for this position, you must attach your resume to the job posting itself online.