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Healthcare EH&S Technician – Stony Brook Medicine

Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume)
Bachelor’s degree (foreign equivalent or higher). In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, an Associate’s degree and the equivalent of two (2) years of full-time related experience. Two (2) or more years of full-time related work experience. Experience in using Microsoft Office programs (including Word and Excel). Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver’s License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. (***Out-of-State Applicants, see “Special Notes”).

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in a Health, Science, or Technical Area is preferred. Experience in EH&S surveys/audits/inspections, safety program implementation, occupational exposure monitoring, hazard assessments, loss prevention, customer service, training, database experience and/or report writing. Previous experience in a healthcare, laboratory, industry, or environmental consulting setting.

Brief Description of Duties: 
The Healthcare Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Technician supports the Hospital’s Safety Management and Hazardous Materials and Waste Management plans. The Technician reports to the Healthcare EH&S Manager, and assists the Healthcare Safety Specialist and Healthcare Environmental Specialist in conducting inspections, working with EH&S databases, and providing general program support to prevent harm to staff, patients, visitors, the environment and community. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Attention to fine detail is essential.

  • Assist with environmental and occupational health and safety assessments to evaluate potential chemical, physical, biological, or ergonomic concerns. Assist with occupational safety programs. Examples of tasks may include: conducting PPE and hazard assessments and compliance rounds, assisting with distribution and maintenance of respirators, conducting noise surveys or other occupational exposure measurements, conducting indoor air quality (IAQ) investigations, odor complaint investigations, assisting with training, and entering/reviewing related data in safety databases.
  • Conduct annual audits of eyewash/safety shower areas, chemical spill kit locations, and high-level disinfectant areas, and document findings.
  • Maintain and update chemical inventories and safety data sheets database program. Enter new products and updated SDS into the database. Coordinate with departmental users to ensure inventories are updated annually.
  • Coordinate IH equipment calibration and preventative maintenance. Maintain and order supplies for program areas, including PAPR supplies, spill kit supplies, office ergonomic supplies and exposure monitoring badges.
  • Perform data entry into the Hospital’s occupational injury/illness database. Review entered data for accuracy and make corrections. Generate reports as needed.
  • Respond to emergencies, including off-hours and weekends as needed, assist with incident mitigation and investigations. Participate in training, annual medical surveillance, and annual fit testing. Respond to small scale chemical spills/leaks and assess potential hazards as needed. Initiate monitoring and laboratory analysis as needed. Participate in EH&S department activities and meetings. Participate in University events, as assigned. Participate in professional development, as assigned.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned appropriate to rank and departmental mission.

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Three Open Positions with The LiRo Group in New York, Long Island, and Dutchess County

Health and Safety Officer

Job Locations: US-NY-New York

Websitehttps://careers-liro.icims.com/jobs/2599/health-and-safety-officer/job

# of Openings: 1

Category: REI

Overview: Ranked among the nation’s top 19 Construction Managers by Engineering News‑Record, The LiRo Group provides integrated construction, design, and technology solutions for a broad range of public and private sector clients.

Due to our continued growth, we are seeking a construction Health and Safety Officer for a variety of high‑profile projects in the Metropolitan area including Lower Manhattan.

Responsibilities:

  • Review Contractor Safety related submittals for compliance.
  • Develop project safety plans.
  • Direct/supervise safety inspection staff.
  • Conduct safety inspections at various infrastructure and building project sites and develop a report at the end of each inspection.
  • Assist in developing and reviewing Health and Safety procedures and programs.
  • Conduct safety related training.
  • Perform project compliance audits.

Qualifications:

  • Certification in one of the following required: CSP, CHST, CIH.
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant safety requirements including OSHA, NYC DOB, NYC DEP, DOT, local, state and federal safety regulations.
  • Good written and oral skills.
  • Ability to communicate with employees at all levels.
  • Ability to work days and off hour shifts on nights and weekends.
  • Experience supervising staff.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • The position requires conducting job‑site audits that may involve walking over uneven terrain, climbing ladders, and working from heights including scaffolds.

Assistant Environmental/Industrial Hygiene Project Manager

Websitehttps://careers-liro.icims.com/jobs/2305/assistant-environmental-industrial-hygiene-project-manager/job

Job Locations: US‑NY‑Hicksville

# of Openings: 2

Category: Environmental

Overview: Ranked among the nation’s top 19 Construction Managers by Engineering News‑Record, The LiRo Group provides integrated construction, design, and technology solutions for a broad range of public and private sector clients.

Due to our continued growth, we are seeking an Assistant Environmental/Industrial Hygiene Project Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Handling a variety of tasks including coordinating and managing various industrial hygiene assignments including indoor air quality, asbestos, lead, mold and PCB projects.
  • Scheduling environmental technicians for various environmental contracts, as well as project coordination and site meetings.
  • Overseeing the planning and execution of survey and remediation monitoring projects in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Assist Project Managers with budget tracking and invoicing.
  • Preparation of reports.
  • Will work mainly on contracts based in NYC and Long Island.  May also include upstate NY assignments.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies/Sciences, Engineering or related field preferred.
  • Qualified candidate must have 3+ years’ experience in industrial hygiene, asbestos, lead paint and/or mold inspections.  Additional environmental work experience is a plus.
  • Valid NYS DOL and/ or NYC DEP Certifications for asbestos and mold.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Report writing, as well as invoice preparation experience needed.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) required.
  • Experience working with NYC and NYS government agencies a plus.

Project Safety Manager

Websitehttps://careers-liro.icims.com/jobs/2568/project-safety-manager/job

Job Locations: US‑NY‑Dutchess County

# of Openings: 1

Category: Construction Management

Overview: Ranked among the nation’s top 19 Construction Managers by Engineering News‑Record, The LiRo Group provides construction management, engineering, environmental, architectural, and program management solutions for a broad range of public and private sector clients.

Our continued growth has created an immediate need for a Project Safety Manager located in Hudson Valley, NY.

The client for this project is for the Office of General Services.

Please provide references upon resume submission.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct safety inspections at various infrastructure and building project sites and develop a report at the end of each inspection.
  • Assist in developing and reviewing Health and Safety procedures and programs.
  • Conduct safety related training.
  • Provide compliance assistance to projects.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in project safety.
  • Safety Training and Certifications required.
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant safety requirements including OSHA, NYC DOB, NYC DEP, DOT, local, state and federal safety regulations.
  • Strong written and oral skills.
  • Ability to communicate with employees at all levels.
  • OSHA 30 required.

Please visit our website for all of our career opportunities at https://careers‑liro.icims.com.

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Radiation Safety Associate – Stony Brook

Radiation Safety Associate
Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): 
Bachelor’s degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Two (2) years of laboratory experience with hazardous and radioactive material (graduate experience may be considered). Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver’s License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations.  (***Out-of-State Applicants, see “Special Notes”).

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working with radioactive materials in a research laboratory setting, which can include radioactive subject research. Experience working with radioactive materials in an academic research laboratory setting. Experience managing radioactive waste; waste collection, packaging, labeling and logging, surveys and wipe, decay in storage, third party waste contractors DEC 540, 541 form. Experience working with radioactive materials in a research laboratory setting, which can include radioactive subject research. Experience working with radioactive materials in an academic research laboratory setting. Experience managing waste collection, packaging, labeling and logging, surveys and wipe, decay in storage, third party waste contractors DEC 540, 541 forms. 
Brief Description of Duties:
The University has a broad scope Academic License that allows the facility to use radioactive material and ionizing radiation producing devices in a number of different research protocols, facilities and applications. This position reports to the Radiation Safety Manager and is responsible for assisting the Radiation Safety Manager in maintaining all licensing conditions as outlined in NY State Sanitary Code 16 and as detailed in the Academic License as permitted by the Bureau of Environmental Radiation Protection. The overall goal of the position is to coordinate the compliance program in special facilities as listed below and to connect these special facilities with our radiation protection philosophy of keeping all exposure to faculty, post docs, graduate students, staff, students and visitors As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA).
 Transportation and Delivery of RAM: Ensure that all radioactive materials are properly manifested, DOT placard labeled and delivered to approved laboratories. Document required surveys and package wipe testing. Notify supervisor if values are above threshold. Provide guidance and mentoring to the radiation safety technician. Complete an On-Line training for DOT Shipping/Packaging of UN2910 every 3 years. Notify supervisor of any package related issues immediately. 
Sealed Source and Leak Test Compliance: Inventory and leak testing of sealed sources on campus as part of quarterly inspection. Inventory requires visional confirmation and verification that RS records match the serial number, activity, calibrated activity and possession limits. Ensure all sealed sources are leaked tested semiannually. Report to supervisor any exceeding 0.005uCi. 
Quarterly Compliance Inspections: Perform radiation safety compliance inspections in permitted University radiation laboratories. Inspections include audits for compliance with NYSDOH Sanitary Code 16, NYSDEC Part 380 and University Policy and Protocol. Provide appropriate documentation to the supervisor for review. Perform and submit documentation in a timely fashion as directed by the supervisor. Confirm that unsealed source lab inventory is accurate based on the Radiation Safety database. 
Radiation Detection Instrumentation Calibration: Calibration of all academic and medical radiation detection equipment in accordance with established procedure. Repair or recommend for repair. Submit orders/quotes to supervisor for new detection equipment as needed. Ensure that all portable radiation detection equipment used in labs is calibrated and in proper working order. Maintain records of calibrations. Label equipment with calibration expiration date including retrieval and delivery of meters needing calibration. Calibration of fixed location hand and foot monitors. Provide guidance to research personnel on the operation of liquid scintillation counters (LSC). Assist in the performance check of LSC’s at the request of permit holders. Routine quality assurance of radiation safety’s own LSC and counting equipment. 
Radiation Control: Control elements include review of PI inventory and waste inventory records. Provide training on meter use and area contamination surveys. Provide supervisor and RSO any recommendation to improve the program. Provide PI guidance on use of LSC, spill and accident decontamination. Assist in the control of requisitions and purchase of radioactive materials by permit holders. Perform periodic contamination surveys in restricted and unrestricted areas. Report over 2 mR/hr to supervisor. 
Radiological Surveys: Perform regular radiological surveys in all restricted and unrestricted areas to ensure that dose rates and contamination levels are below University action levels. Provide appropriate documentation with all pertinent information to the supervisor for review. 
Database Maintenance: Assist in the maintenance, quality and integrity of the Radiation Safety database. Ensure that records are entered in a timely and accurate manner. Assist laboratories with “how to” questions as related to the database. 
Program Support and Training Support: Support other areas of the radiation safety program as needed including SBUH. Respond to radiological emergencies including assessment and clean up. Assist with new employee and annual refresher training. Documentation of training by a sign-in sheet and an outline of topics covered. 
LLRW Compliance: Implementation of the University LLRW program. Include waste pick up from laboratory, labeling, cataloging via database and disposing via decay or waste contractor. Compliance with NYSDECPart 380, and 381 variance in addition to NRC and NYSDOH regulations. Liaison with waste contractor and 520 521 forms. Ensures “cradle to grave” compliance. Scope includes all University permitted laboratories. 
Dosimetry Program: Deliver assigned dosimeters to labs. Change area monitors including those places outdoors. Obtain and maintain ladder training at required frequency. Provide education for accessing the myLdr.com portal to dosimeter wearers as part of the quarterly inspection. Field questions on dosimeters, how to obtain, return and lost dosimeters. Other duties or projects as assigned appropriate to rank and departmental mission.

Special Notes:
This is a full-time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such may be required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are canceled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.
Must be able to lift 50-60 pounds.
***Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of a valid license and driving abstract from the state issuing the license within five business days of a conditional offer and must obtain a NYS driver’s license within 30 days of start date. Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Job Number: 2202273Official Job Title: Staff AssistantJob Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)Primary Location: US-NY-Stony BrookDepartment/Hiring Area: Environmental Health and SafetySchedule: Full-time Shift :Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 a.m.  Posting Start Date: Aug 16, 2022Posting End Date: Sep 15, 2022, 11:59:00 PMSalary:Commensurate with experience.Appointment Type: TermSalary Grade:SL2

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