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Electrical Safety Field Expert – BNL

Maintaining and protecting the safety and health of BNL employees, the public, and the environment is our mission. Our electrical safety professionals and technical staff provide expertise in support of the overall BNL mission by assisting in the implementation of the Brookhaven National Lab (BNL) Standards-Based Management System (SBMS) Subject Area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Under the guidance of the Electrical Safety SME and the Hazardous Energy Control Specialist will:
    • Act as primary field contact for assigned organizations at BNL in all matters related to electrical safety;
    •   Conduct Equipment Inspections when requested;
    • Provide coaching and mentoring to staff for electrical safety implementation;
    • Conduct work observations, obtain feedback from working groups, and support the SME in making the required modifications to BNL’s Electrical Safety Program;
    • Communicate results of Electrical Safety implementation analysis to operating departments through field visits, email, and newsletters;
    • When requested, aid in the writing of electrical safety procedures;
    • When requested, review department procedures for electrical safety and compliance;
    • Work with the line organizations to find safe and compliant solutions that meet operational needs;
    • Promote compliant Electrical Safety Subject Area implementation across BNL
    • Review electrical designs;
    • Participate in facility readiness reviews.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent plus:
    – a BS degree in a technical field and 6 years work experience or;
    – a technical institute, Adult BOCES certification, AA degree in a technical field, CCI program completion at BNL plus 10 years experience or;
    – a technical high school certification program (eg. BOCES) and 11 years relevant work experience or;
    – 12 years relevant work experience.
  • Relevant work experience should include all safety aspects of electrical work from design through operation of electrical equipment.
  • Experience with demonstrated practical knowledge in the design and/or installation of electrical distribution or scientific electrical components and systems;
  • Knowledge of external standards related to electrical safety such as NFPA 70 & 70E and OSHA;
  • Knowledge of practices and procedures to safeguard employees when performing work on electrical equipment to include electrical Lockout/Tagout (LOTO);
  • Ability to develop immediate and long-term programmatic and field-based solutions to assist staff when preparing for work on electrical equipment and systems;
  • Ability to read schematics and electrical distribution (one-line) diagrams; 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office; 
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record;
  • Willingness to obtain and maintain electrical safety certifications such as Certified Utility Safety Professional, Certified Safety Professional, or Professional Engineer;
  • Must demonstrate the ability to present ideas and concepts orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner to communicate technical information and interact with individuals with diverse backgrounds and levels of understanding including senior management, engineers, scientists, and trade workers;
  • Must be a positive driver for change regarding BNL’s commitment to safety and compliance;
  • Interpersonal skills as demonstrated by performance as a positive driver for change regarding commitment to safety and compliance;
  • Willingness and aptitude to learn from our current Safety staff and to be a team player;
  • Solid safety-based reasoning skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and time management skills.

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Sr. Tech. Associate/Hazardous Energy Control Work Practice Expert – BNL

The Hazardous Energy Control Work Practice Expert will serve as the institution’s Hazardous Energy Control Subject Matter Expert.

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under the guidance of the Electrical Safety Group Manager:
    • Act as primary field contact for BNL in all matters related to hazardous energy control, (including but not limited to electrical, mechanical, thermal, chemical, hydraulic, and pneumatic sources of energy);
    • Maintain the BNL Lockout/Tagout Subject Area;
    • Provide coaching and mentoring to staff for hazardous energy; identification, and implementation of control methods;
    • Conduct work observations, obtain feedback from working groups, and make the required modifications to BNL’s Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) Program;
    • Communicate results of LOTO implementation analysis to operating departments through field visits, email, and newsletters;
    • When requested, aid in the writing of LOTO procedures;
    • When requested, review department procedures for hazardous energy control and compliance;
    • Work with the line organizations to find safe and compliant solutions that meet operational needs;
    • Promote compliant LOTO Subject Area implementation across BNL;
    • Interface with others across the DOE complex in matters related to hazardous energy control;

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Requires a high school diploma or equivalent plus:
– a BS degree in a technical field and 8 years relevant work experience or;
– a technical institute, Adult BOCES certification, AA degree in a technical field, CCI program completion at BNL plus 12 years relevant work experience or;
– a technical high school certification program (eg. BOCES) and 13 years relevant work experience or;
– 14 years relevant work experience.

– Relevant experience should include preparing and/or reviewing job specific LOTO form procedures.

  • Knowledge of external standards related to hazardous energy control such as OSHA and NFPA 70E;
  • Knowledge of practices and procedures to safeguard employees when performing work on all types of equipment.
  • Ability to develop immediate and long-term programmatic and field-based solutions to assist staff when preparing for work on equipment and systems;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office; 
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record;
  • Must demonstrate the ability to present ideas and concepts orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner to communicate technical information and interact with individuals with diverse backgrounds and levels of understanding including senior management, engineers, scientists, and trade workers;
  • Must be a positive driver for change regarding BNL’s commitment to safety and compliance;
  • Interpersonal skills as demonstrated by performance as a positive driver for change regarding commitment to safety and compliance;
  • Willingness and aptitude to learn from our current Safety staff and to be a team player;
  • Solid safety-based reasoning skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and time management skills.

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Supervising Safety Engineer – Port Authority

Responsibilities:
The primary work location for this role is JFK Airport.
Under the direction of the Safety Risk Management Operations Manager, the selected candidate
will be responsible for developing, administering, and evaluating Safety Management Programs
and services Agency-wide while overseeing Agency compliance with federal, state and local
occupational safety and health standards, codes and regulations. The Supervisor, Safety
Management, will direct and supervise professional and technical staff proactively performing
facility safety assessments, compiling, and monitoring safety statistics, evaluating safety
equipment, advancing the Agency’s Safety Coordinator Program, participating in facility
emergency exercises/drills, and staffing the Emergency Operations Center during activations, as
required. The Supervisor, Safety Management, must be willing to learn and become proficient in
the use of safety software/technology initiatives managed by Agency Safety Management and
use these tools to develop injury mitigation and safety initiatives. The Safety Supervisor will
participate in internal and external meetings and on internal committees and working groups to
represent the interests of Agency Safety Management; assist with the development of
organizational metrics, performance reporting, project management and continuous business
improvement initiatives; the development of key performance indicators for staff and provide
monthly/quarterly status reports showing program and project progress; establish and monitor
performance goals and objectives and guide and manage staff and their work performance
through the organization performance management system aligned with the Agency goals, and
develop staff through on-the-job training opportunities and attendance at appropriate training
courses. The Supervisor will act as a principal investigator for the Division and respond to or
coordinate staff response to accident sites and establish the chain of events immediately
preceding the event and formulate possible causes; act as the liaison and collaborate with
Treasury/Risk Financing and our insurance partners on incidents and accidents involving Port
Authority, tenant, and contract staff; and act as the liaison with OSHA and other governmental
entities on incidents and accidents which take place involving the Port Authority, PATH, and our
contractors.
The selected candidate will perform responsible technical duties essential to ensuring that
contractors are conducting activities in compliance with federal, state and local safety and fire
safety regulations therefore eliminating hazardous practices and conditions.

This position requires frequent travel to all Port Authority facilities, both during business and
non-business hours.
Qualifications:
Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, science, safety management, occupational health or other
    related field from an accredited college or university or minimum 10-12 years’ experience (in
    lieu of a degree) in safety management of major capital projects, construction, Occupational
    Safety, Environmental Health and Safety etc.
  • Working knowledge of safety standards and OSHA regulations.
  • Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • The successful candidate will be subject to a comprehensive background check, must pass a
    fingerprint based criminal history records check in order to obtain an airport Security
    Identification Display (SIDA) credential. The candidate must be able to maintain SIDA
    credentials throughout your employment in this position.
    Desired:
    Ideal candidates will present the following profile:
  • Practical Construction and Safety experience
  • Demonstrated experience with OSHA, and NY &NJ codes and regulations.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing safety programs.
  • Familiar with facility operations and ability to interact with staff at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise staff.
  • Demonstrated leadership, problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated ability in setting priorities, coordinating activities, delegating tasks and
    meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of both US DOL OSHA Construction and General Industry
    Regulations, industry best practice Safety Programs and NYCDOB Regulations.
  • Familiarity with National Fire Codes, NFPA standards, NYC Fire Codes, Rules of the City of
    NY and FDNY operations and procedures.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Credentials such as Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, or
    equivalent not required but considered a plus.
  • Working knowledge of occupational health and safety regulations.
  • Ability to interpret regulations and prepare safety programs to ensure compliance with
    regulations.
  • Demonstrated experience in problem solving and project management.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, multitask and work independently to complete tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to critically analyze incident and accident reports and conduct
    investigations to determine causes.
  • Demonstrated computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook 365.
  • Experience using and applying technology for statistical analysis, and graphical/visual
    presentations using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

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Radiological Safety Engineer – Brookhaven National Laboratory

Position Description:

The Radiological Safety Engineer will provide radiological engineering and health physics support to laboratory departments and divisions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide engineering support and oversight to the Laboratory in the areas of Accelerator safety and Radiological Safety.
  • Support the development of Safety Assessment Documents (SADs), Accelerator Safety Envelopes (ASEs), and procedures needed to ensure safe accelerator commissioning and operations.
  • System Engineering reviews for radiation protection aspects during design, operation, and maintenance of BNL accelerators and associated systems.
  • Review engineering designs for new or modified accelerator/radiological facilities.
  • Participate as a member on organizational radiation safety committees.
  • Participate as a member of the Laboratory’s Safety Basis/Nuclear Safety Sub-Committee.
  • Participate as a member of Internal Readiness Reviews (IRRs) and Accelerator Readiness Reviews (ARRs).
  • Perform documented assessments of key accelerator safety programs such as Configuration Management (CM), Unreviewed Safety Issue (USI) Process, and hazard identification as a part of BNL’s Contractor Assurance Program.
  • Analyze and review Radioactive Waste Control data packages.
  • Network with other DOE contractor accelerator safety professionals.

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Staff ES&H Engineer – Brookhaven National Laboratory

Position Description:

The candidate will serve as an Environment, Safety and Health Representative (ESHR) to advocate and provide technical resources on matters of the environment, health and safety.

This hands-on position involves partnering with line management representatives, employees, senior staff and trade unions. Fieldwork venues include: laboratories (chemical, biological, physical, nanomaterials, etc.); construction sites; physical plants (infrastructure and maintenance) and large experimental equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identification of job hazards, exposure evaluation and development of controls; preparation of written training material and job procedures.
  • Preparation and presentation of briefings, classes and seminars on environmental, health and safety topics; consultation with others on compliance with Department of Energy, OSHA and national consensus standards and requirements.
  • Conducting environmental, health and safety inspections and tracking remedial efforts; and conducting project design reviews, work planning, construction/experimental reviews, fabrication and operations activity reviews.
  • Requires use of equipment designed to inspect, test, monitor and measure safe levels of environmental and safety hazards.
  • Work locations may include: chemical laboratory, research, clinical facilities; construction projects; roof work; and field conditions in or adjacent to chemical, radiological, biological and/or hazardous material work areas.
  • As the Environment, Safety, and Health Representative, the candidate will act as a technical resource to recommend and conduct: general safety reviews (e.g., fall protection, scaffolds, etc); industrial hygiene monitoring for health and safety compliance (e.g., chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic stressors); general environmental compliance oversight with a focus on RCRA and other regulated wastes in laboratory settings, and chemical hazard awareness for hazardous and flammable chemicals in laboratories and other areas.

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