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Construction Safety Engineer – Brookhaven National Laboratory

Posted: Sep 03, 2020

Construction Safety Engineer

  • Job ID #: 2293
  • Position Type: Full Time – Regular
  • FLSA: Non Exempt
  • Job Category: Technical
  • Department: HPAH-Safety Engineering

Why Work at BNL?Brookhaven National Laboratory (www.bnl.gov) delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation’s future. Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 70 years of pioneering research. The Lab is primarily supported by the U.S. Department;of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science. Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) operates and manages the Laboratory for DOE. BSA is a partnership between Battelle and The Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University.

 

Organizational OverviewMaintaining and protecting the safety and health of BNL employees, the public and the environment is our mission. Our professionals and technical staff provide expertise in support of the overall BNL mission by use of both field deployed Environment, Safety and Health (ESH) personnel, and an Industrial Hygiene Lab which provides monitoring equipment, sample preparation, and respirator fit testing.

 

Position Description

The Construction Safety Engineer provides expertise, guidance, support, and leadership on construction safety and construction equipment matters both in the field and at the program level. Acting as or assisting the subject matter expert, the candidate will maintain, implement, and improve institutional construction programs, policies, procedures, and requirements for conformance with Laboratory objectives, applicable regulations, and construction industry best practices. The candidate will resolve conflicts related to applicable safety requirements by working cohesively with construction staff and contractors and providing solutions-oriented service.

The selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level dependent upon depth and breadth of relevant experience, knowledge and skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform the duties of Subject Matter Expert for construction safety and related areas
  • Promote BNL safety culture and expectations and provide solutions-oriented service to Laboratory staff and construction contractors
  • Conduct daily construction site safety inspections to identify potentially hazardous activities, and make observations and recommendations for construction sites and worker safety
  • Attend contractor job safety planning meetings / toolbox meetings
  • Review and approve contractor safety and rigging plans, and contractor safety rep. qualifications
  • Inspect contractor’s construction equipment, including cranes, rigging equipment, and aerial lifts
  • Participate in project design reviews to ensure construction safety requirements are addressed
  • Monitor the performance of construction contractors as it relates to compliance with the Site Safety Specification and BNL Health and Safety Plan
  • Monitor and audit contractor implementation of safety programs and utilize judgment to ensure compliance with state, federal (OSHA) and contractual construction safety requirements, including the proper use of PPE
  • Analyze, track and trend construction site safety performance, prepare periodic job site safety performance statistical reports for Laboratory and contractor personnel, and ensure actions to improve performance are implemented

Position RequirementsRequired Skills, Knowldege and Abilities:

  • Requires the equivalence of a technical institute or associate degree in a related technical, scientific, or engineering field
  • Degree requirement may be waived for the candidate with the right combination of work experience and professional certifications
  • Eight (8) years of related work experience with a minimum of:
    • Eight (8) years in construction safety
    • Three (3) years of safety oversight in the field
  • Working knowledge of 29 CFR 1926 and OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety Training
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret regulations, standards and specifications
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Outstanding People skills with clear and concise written and oral communication

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a technical, scientific, or engineering field
  • CSP and/or NYC DOB Site Safety Manager designations
  • Qualification as one or more of the following:  scaffold/excavation/fall protection competent person
  • Mobile crane, rigging, and aerial lift inspection certifications are highly desirable
  • Familiar with DOE 10CFR851 Worker Safety and Health Program
  • OSHA 500 Certification

Other Requirements

  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Ability to lift 30 lb.
  • Ability to wear a respirator

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:

  • Medical Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Swimming Pool, Weight Room, Tennis Courts, and many other employee perks and benefits

Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer that values inclusion and diversity at our Lab. We are committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.*VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Link to apply: https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_brookhavenlab/external/jobDetails/jobDetail.html?jobPostId=4676&localeCode=en-us

 

Safety and Health Program Professional – Brookhaven National Laboratory

Posted: Aug 11, 2020

Brookhaven National Laboratory (www.bnl.gov) delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation’s future. Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 70 years of pioneering research. The Lab is primarily supported by the U.S. Department;of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science. Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) operates and manages the Laboratory for DOE. BSA is a partnership between Battelle and The Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University.

Organizational Overview

Maintaining and protecting the safety and health of BNL employees, the public, and the environment is our mission. Our professionals and technical staff provide expertise in support of the overall BNL mission by use of both field-deployed Environment, Safety and Health (ESH) personnel, and an Industrial Hygiene Lab, which provides monitoring equipment, sample preparation, and respirator fit testing.

Position Description

We are looking for an experienced, dedicated Safety and Health Professional to ensure our employees’ occupational health. The Safety and Health Professional will assist leadership in resolving health issues by identifying risks, and by developing and implementing policies and programs to mitigate these risks. This individual will maintain the programmatic safety and health documents for the site and develop implementing procedures. The Safety and Health Professional will conduct training and deliver presentations to ensure employee awareness of occupational health developments, lead chemical and biological monitoring programs, implement corrective actions, and halt operations where necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintaining chemical and biological exposure monitoring program documents.
  • Proposing and leading the implementation of programs to protect employee health and implementing ergonomics.
  • Conducting regular audits of programs.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of occupational health and safety regulation including TLV and PEL standards
  • Review the monitoring of data from both laboratory analysis and field measurements, including review of IH monitoring reports.
  • Supporting and participating in the on-call IH Emergency Response Team for the Laboratory Emergency Response Organization.
  • Promoting the use of and demonstrating support of Laboratory operations in chemical and physical hazard assessment and safety.

Position Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related health and safety field.
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH).
  • Minimum of 10 years progressively responsible related work experience which demonstrates advanced capabilities and use of sophisticated engineering approaches.
  • Knowledge and experience in OSHA/ACGIH regulations with IH impacts and industrial safety.
  • Knowledge of ACGIH controls and recommendations.
  • Knowledge of Personal Protective Equipment (including respiratory protection) assignment and use.
  • Knowledge and experience in Integrated Safety Management.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Outstanding people skills.
  • Proficient organizational skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Advanced level degree (Masters, Ph.D.) in a related field.
  • Certification such as CSP, ASC, Risk Management.
  • Prior experience working at a DOE facility.
  • Working knowledge of 10 CFR 851.
  • Knowledge of computer programs for managing risk.

Environmental, Health, and Safety Considerations:

  • Ability to climb ladders.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • Ability to qualify to wear a respirator and other Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Ability to use keyboards and computer screens.

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:

  • Medical Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 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, please apply online at BNL Careers and enter the job title into the Keyword Search.Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer that values inclusion and diversity at our Lab.We are committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.Please contact us to request accommodation.*VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Brookhaven employees are subject to restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Programs, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1. You will be asked to disclose any such participation at the time of hire for review by Brookhaven. The full text of the Order may be found at: https://www.directives.doe.gov/directives-documents/400-series/0486-1-border/@@images/file

 

Link to apply:

https://jobs.bnl.gov/job/upton/safety-and-health-program-professional/3437/16185558

 

Safety Specialist – Plum Island

Posted: Jul 14, 2020

ASRC Federal Field Services, a Subsidiary of ASRC Federal Holding Company, is currently seeking a Safety Specialist at the Plum Island Animal Disease Research Center, located on Plum Island, NY. (1.5 nautical miles off North Fork of Long Island & 6 nautical miles off coast of Old Saybrook, CT). Marine transportation furnished by Gov’t provided ferry.

Summary:

Supervise and coordinate all aspects of operational and occupational safety functions at a research facility. Oversee and ensure facility operational procedures as well as local, state, federal and OSHA compliance/reporting as it relates to the occupational health & safety practices. Participate in developing and implementing a comprehensive facilities safety program undertaking indicated and necessary adjustments to procedure and resources in order to ensure improvements in service delivery. Serve as the staff specialist in safety by developing and carrying out procedures with the line organization that effectively control accident and health exposures.

Roles/Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the ES&H inspection program, hazardous work methods, processes, or materials.
  • Ensure development of job hazards analysis and related safety procedures.
  • Monitor operations to ensure that staff members comply with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, union contracts, and government regulations.
  • Serve as liaison with corporate safety; manage OSHA injury logs, supports PPE and respirator programs. Assist other functional groups as directed.
  • Inspect/evaluate workplace environments, equipment, or practices to ensure compliance with safety standards and government regulations.
  • Conduct safety training or education programs. Investigate health-related complaints and inspect facilities to ensure that they comply with public health legislation and regulations.
  • Assist in the budget and planning of ES&H expenditures as well as review and recommend new technologies.
  • Ensure adequate and cost-effective safety supplies and equipment is available to meet the operational needs of the facility.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent; 5-7 years of experience. CIH or CSP preferred. OSHA General Outreach Trainer credential desired. Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

 

ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.

 

For more information contact: JYoung@asrcfederal.com