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Senior Safety Engineer – Port Authority

Posted: Apr 22, 2019

Under the direction of the Supervisor, Safety Management, the selected candidate will be responsible to evaluate conditions at Port Authority facilities; identify and characterize potential safety conditions; establish recommendations for improvements, develop safety procedures and standards, evaluate safety programs, provide technical advice on accident prevention, evaluate and recommend new safety initiatives and equipment necessary to enhance the overall Port Authority safety program, generate statistical reports review and interpret safety regulations, prepare reports on assigned special projects.  Coordinate emergency evacuation programs for Port Authority facilities and provide emergency evacuation training to Agency personnel as required.  Participate in Safety Committee meetings at various facilities throughout the agency.  Must be willing to learn and become proficient in the use of the safety software/technology initiatives managed by the Safety and Occupational Health Division.

The position requires travels to all Port Authority facilities and work hours on occasion may include early morning, late evening and weekend shifts to respond to emergencies and safety related events.

Qualifications

Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ safety experience
  • Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license

Desired

Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Practical safety experience
  • 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, multi task and work independently to complete tasks
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • The successful candidate will be subject to a comprehensive background check, must pass a finger-print 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.

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

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Manager, Safety and Regulatory Compliance – Port Authority

Posted: Apr 12, 2019

Responsibilities

The Aviation Department of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is currently seeking a Manager, Safety & Regulatory Compliance with extensive FAA Part 139 to lead the execution of essential regulatory, airport certification, safety and emergency management initiatives for our airport system.

Reporting to the Aviation Operations Officer, Aviation Department, the Manager, Safety & Regulatory Compliance will lead their division in Aviation Operations and is responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of essential functions for stakeholders at the Port Authority’s system of five airports (JFK, LGA, EWR, SWF, and TEB). These functions include:

  • Airport Certification & Safety
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Airport Operation Centers (AOC)/ Emergency Operation Centers (EOC) program development

The Manager, Safety & Regulatory Compliance will be responsible for:

  • Communicating with facility, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and airline staff to get input and share the unit’s goals and objectives.
  • Proposing unit priorities by assessing airport needs and future industry trends and responding with plans and execution methodologies for executive review.
  • Establishing goal-driven management plans to meet Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 139 requirements.  Effectively managing the performance and output of a team of certification and safety experts to meet the needs of stakeholders.
  • Managing individual unit projects as necessary including the implementation of Safety Management Systems (SMS) to assure accomplishment of project goals.
  • Actively working with airport operations, maintenance, wildlife, and ARFF staff to develop, implement, and maintain comprehensive, systematic, and consistent plans to ensure that the airport achieves outstanding results on annual Part 139 airport certification inspections.
  • Managing audits of the airport’s day-to-day activities to ensure compliance with Part 139 requirements, the Airport Certification Manual (ACM) and FAA Advisory Circulars.
  • Conducting reviews and analysis of the airport self-inspection program and identify trends and recommend improvements.
  • Managing the Airport Rules and Regulations program including coordination of updates/changes.
  • Reviewing and analyzing the results of annual certification inspections and develop plans for immediate remediation and continuous improvement.
  • Providing oversight of all Part 139 training, including ARFF, wildlife, and driver training records management.
  • Coordinating the implementation and deployment of AOC and EOC. Providing guidance and support to Airport Operation Managers for program implementation.
  • Representing the organization at industry meetings on areas of expertise and work to influence national standards in a manner aligned with Port Authority experience and airport needs.
  • Reporting to the Port Authority Agency EOC in Jersey City, NJ to work emergencies and/or weather related events (i.e. significant snowfall events), outside of normal working hours, inclusive of nighttime 12-hour shifts (as needed).

Qualifications

Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Aviation Management or a related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) to ten (10) years of relevant regulatory and operational experience.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in airport operations/ Part139.
  • Valid state issued Driver license.

Desired

Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Aviation.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in airport operations/Part139 at a commercial service airport.
  • Experience working in the aviation industry, preferably airport/airline operations and safety as they pertain to Part 139.
  • Demonstrated leadership capability, with the ability to manage, develop and motivate staff.
  • Knowledge of continually changing Federal and State regulations related to airline operations, airfield operations, Federal Aviation Administration and air traffic procedures.
  • Experience developing methods of meeting regulations given cost and resource constraints.
  • National Incident Management System (NIMS) certification.
  • Recommended industry background and certification in one or more of the following:
    • Fields Pilot’s license
    • Air traffic control license
    • Federal Aviation Part 139 certification
    • American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Certification in Operations and Security
    • Membership and participation in AAAE
    • Certification in AAAE’s Certified Member (CM) Program or Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) Program
    • Engineering and/or Six Sigma training

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

 

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OSHA Compliance Officer – NYIT

Posted: Apr 09, 2019

New York Institute of Technology – College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) seeks a part-time OSHA Compliance Officer for the Department of Research. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Research, the OSHA Compliance Officer will help facilitate compliance with health and safety.

Responsibilities include:

  • Act as NYITCOM Radiation Safety Officer
    • Maintain compliance with New York State Department of Health regulations.
    • Chair NYITCOM Radiation/Chemical Safety Committee which approves Radioactive Activity Research protocols.
    • Preside at radiation safety meetings- writing minutes and maintaining records.
    • Perform monthly wipe tests and makes quarterly inspections.
    • Arrange dosimetry service, exchanges dosimetry badges monthly and maintains records.
    • Arrange for annual calibration of Geiger counters.
    • Advise faculty and staff on safe use of radioactive materials.
    • Inspect laboratories and other facilities to ensure radioactive materials are properly handled.
    • Maintain records of radioactive material purchases, use, and disposal and maintains liquid scintillation counter.
    • Prepare annual NYSERDA Low Level Radioactive Waste report.
  • Act as NYITCOM Environmental Safety Officer
    • Maintain compliance with state, federal, and local regulations governing environmental safety.
    • Consult and advise on construction/remodeling to maintain safe working environment.
    • Review laboratory protocols and procedures to insure safe use of chemicals.
    • Inspect laboratories to insure compliance with federal and state regulations and assists EHS in providing appropriate training for all NYITCOM laboratory personnel.
    • Supervise medical waste storage and weekly pickups, check for safe storage and use of chemicals and chemical waste while maintaining NYIT/NYITCOM facilities for storage and inventory of chemicals.
    • Distribute material safety data sheets from select vendors and maintains list of data sheets.
    • Keep current on government regulations. Attends annual hazardous waste session at Columbia University.
  • Act as NYITCOM Biosafety Officer
    • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local rules and regulations regarding use of microbiological agents, recombinant DNA, toxins, and other materials covered under the biosafety umbrella.
    • Consult and advise on construction/remodeling to maintain safe working environment.
    • Review laboratory protocols and procedures to insure safe use of microbiological agents, recombinant DNA, toxins, etc.
    • Chair NYITCOM Biosafety Committee which approves biosafety protocols.
    • Inspect laboratories and other facilities to ensure bio-hazardous materials are properly handled.
    • Member of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.

Qualifications

BS in Life Sciences or Chemistry related field required.

MS preferred.

Experience in environmental health and safety/compliance issues required.

Knowledge of federal, state, and local rules and regulations relating to laboratory safety, radiation safety, biosafety, and environmental safety.

Experience maintaining appropriate records required by federal, state, and local oversight agencies.

 

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