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Safety Engineer – EnTech

Posted: Jul 10, 2018

EnTech Engineering, P.C. (EnTech) is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm with extensive experience in construction management and inspection, environmental consulting, civil design, site safety services, and BIM consulting services.

EnTech provides these services for government agencies and private clients on a variety projects related to building renovation and reconstruction, highway, road and street construction, bridge rehabilitation and replacement, and infrastructure and community improvement projects.

EnTech is seeking a Safety Manager for a several project opportunities in the 5 Boroughs of New York City. The Safety Manager will be responsible for managing all safety-related matters for projects and be able to act accordingly in response to issues that arise.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and monitor construction activities and project site to ensure the safety of all contractors, engineers and project staff on-site
  • Prepare Safe Work Plans (SWPs) for upcoming work in conformance with agency guidelines
  • Maintain constant awareness and accurate record of all safety issues
  • Maintain organized safety records
  • Conduct meetings, briefings and discussions regarding safety related issues
  • Provide staff training on safety when required

Requirements:

  • Must be a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
  • At least 3 years of safety management experience on construction projects
  • Previous MTA-NYCT experience is a plus
  • Must be familiar with local city, state and OSHA regulations and standards
  • Previous track experience and work under General Orders is a plus
  • Copies of all certifications/training, etc. will be required for evaluation
  • Resume must include dates, project information, descriptions of duties as well as project references

Candidates should have the following certifications or ability to acquire them within 30 days:

  • OSHA 10 Hour
  • OSHA 30 Hour Site Safety
  • NYCDOB 40 Hour Site Safety Training
  • NYCT Track Safety Training
  • 4 Hour Supported Scaffold Training

Please call 646-722-000 x 170 or email your resume to Atarricone@entech.nyc

Chemical Management System Monitor – BNL

Posted: Jul 06, 2018

Why Work at BNL? Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory’s almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.

Position Description

The Chemical Management System (CMS) monitor routinely handles thousands of chemicals each year in support of research at Brookhaven National Laboratory. The CMS monitor will be responsible for classification of chemicals using the Global Harmonization System (GHS), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and other resources into a chemical dictionary database. Chemical classification will be used to ensure the safe storage and handling of all chemicals used on site.

Primary duties include:

  • database entry in customized Microsoft Access forms accessing information from existing databases
  • barcoding chemical containers and scanning documents
  • maintenance of Safety Data Sheet (SDS) database
  • point of contact for SDS inquiries
  • handling of unopened chemical containers
  • entry into shipping and chemical handling use areas

 Position Requirements

  • Required knowledge, skills and abilities:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a related scientific or engineering field or eight (8) years experience (equivalency on the basis of 2:1 – experience:college-years) in a specialized technical field such as chemical safety
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, including MS Access
    • Familiarity with safe handling of sealed chemicals
    • Ability to handle/lift up to 40 lbs.
    • Ability to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) consisting of at least a lab coat, safety glasses, safety shoes and gloves.
    • Ability to communicate well in verbal and written form.

    Preferred knowledge, skills and abilities:

    Master’s degree in chemistry or related scientific field.

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 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.*VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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Hospital Radiation Safety Associate/Laser Safety Officer – Stony Brook University

Posted: Jun 20, 2018

Required Qualifications:  (As evidenced by an attached resume)

Bachelor degree in Physical Science, Engineering or related field.  Five (5) years of experience in radiation safety, including developing and/or implementing radiation safety programs.  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 violation (***Out-of-State Applicants, see “Special Notes”).

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Physical Science, Engineering or related field. Five (5) years of experience in radiation safety, including developing and/or implementing radiation safety programs in an academic or healthcare setting. Experience implementing laser safety programs. Experience developing policies, procedures and training programs. Experience performing laser system classifications, hazard evaluations, and control measures on various classes of laser systems. Experience conducting risk assessments and developing control activities. Prior experience in the implementation of radiation safety monitoring and controls in Nuclear Medicine, Radiology, Radiation Oncology, or related clinical settings. National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologist Registration. American Board of Health Physics Health Physicist Certification. Board of Laser Safety Laser Safety Officer Certification. Board of Laser Safety Medical Laser Safety Officer Certification.

Brief Description of Duties:  

The Hospital Radiation Safety Associate will also serve as the Laser Safety Officer and will promote and support excellence in the science and practice of ionizing radiation and laser protection and safety.  The Hospital Radiation Safety Associate/Laser Safety Officer (HRSA/LSO) works at heath care facilities where ionizing radiation is generated and radionuclides are used for diagnostic, interventional and therapy procedures, and laser radiation is produced for various medical procedures.  The HRSA/LSO will perform a variety of tasks, including but not limited to conducting hazard evaluations, implementing control measures, developing and implementing policies, procedures and training, performing and inspections, maintaining records and reporting on program activities and status.

  • Hazard Classification – ensure all health care laser systems (HCLS) have been labeled by the manufacturer to indicate the appropriate hazard classification in accordance with federal regulations and ANSI Z136.3.
  • Hazard Evaluation – ensure hazard evaluations of all laser treatment controlled areas (LTCAs) are performed prior to laser operations.
  • Hazard Response – inform all users of any identified imminent danger from a laser hazard, control use accordingly and suggest hazard mitigation strategies.
  • Control Measures – ensure control measures as prescribed by the HCLS manufacturer and/or determined by hazard evaluations are in effect, recommend or approve substitute or alternate control measures when the primary ones are not feasible or practical, and periodically evaluate the effectiveness of selected controls.
  • Procedure Development, Review, and Approvals – establish and enforce policies and procedures (P&Ps) for HCLS use, including, maintenance, service, and procedural checklists and any laser safety related items reflected in Hospital P&Ps used by operating personnel to operate lenses.
  • Protective Equipment – ensure that appropriate protective equipment is available, in good working order, and is used correctly.
  • Signs and Labels – ensure that the wording on area signs and equipment labels are in accordance with ANSI Z136.3.
  • Facilities and Equipment – approve HCLS installations and equipment prior to use to ensure that it is consistent with the manufacturer’s safety recommendations and labeling contained in user manuals and as recommended by ANSI Z136.3.  Review modifications of existing facilities or HCLS equipment to ensure compliance with FDA regulations.  Perform and document hazard evaluations of modified equipment.  Ensure that periodic maintenance and service is carried out by qualified personnel, and that records of this maintenance and service are maintained.
  • Distribute and collect personnel dosimeter monitors.  Ensure personnel monitors are sent for processing to commercial vendor in a timely manner.  Ensure results of radiation exposure reports are distributed.
  • Maintain personnel exposure and biossay records.  Determine need for bioassays.
  • Notify individuals and their supervisors of exposures approaching or exceeding initial ALARA levels and maintain documentation of notifications.  Recommend appropriate remedial actions to reduce personnel exposure and documenting recommendations.
  • Investigate personnel exposure over ALARA investigation thresholds.  Document findings and maintain investigation documentation.
  • Prepare timely quarterly ALARA statistics and investigational report summaries for presentation to the University Hospital Radiation Safety Committee (UHRSC) and the University Radiation Protection Committee (URPC).
  • Continually improve the personnel monitoring program by implementing process improvements.  Draft and implement policies/procedures as necessary and implement/deliver staff training as necessary.
  • Provide general surveillance over all activities involving radioactive material, including routine monitoring and special surveys of all areas in which radioactive material is used.
  • Conduct inspections of radiation use areas as well as monitoring of administration of diagnostic and therapeutic applications of radioactive materials and ionizing radiation.
  • Develop, implement and deliver radiation safety training to radiation workers, ancillary staff, patients, and family members.
  • Develop, implement and deliver training in the proper use of radioactive material prior to use.
  • Provide annually (refresher training), and as required by changes in procedures, equipment, regulations, etc.
  • Provide detailed consultative service to the attending physicians who handle radioactive materials or use x-ray equipment.
  • Develop, implement, and deliver training on the proper use, handling, and processing of personnel dosimetry and on general personnel monitoring program requirements.
  • Continually improve the training program by implementing process improvements.  Draft and implement policies/procedures as necessary and implement/deliver staff training as necessary.
  • Respond to emergency spills of radioactivity as well as other off-normal incident calls as necessary.
  • Identify medical events and participate in event review and deep dives.
  • Participate in the off-hours on-call/recall rotation.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned as 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.

***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 acceptance of offer.

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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 are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.

About Stony Brook:

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island’s scenic North Shore.  Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Suffolk County’s only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities such as the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, the National Synchrotron Light Source, and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, and the New York Blue IBM BG/L+P supercomputer, owned by Stony Brook and managed by BNL.  Stony Brook is a partner in managing the Laboratory for the Department of Energy, and is the largest institutional scientific user of BNL facilities. As such, many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments can be arranged.

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

If you need a disability related accommodation, please call the University Human Resource Services Department at (631) 632- 6161 or the University Hospital Human Resources Department at (631) 444-4700.  In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (631) 632- 6350. It can also be viewed on line at the University Police website at http://www.stonybrook.edu/police.

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