EVMS

  • Environmental Health & Safety Technician

    Position Number
    1209404
    Department
    Environmental Health & Safety
    Category
    Other
    Compensation Max
    USD $23.59/Hr.
    Compensation Min
    USD $18.14/Hr.
    Location : Location
    US-VA-Norfolk
  • Overview

    Inspects working conditions, collects data and manages hazardous, biohazardous, and radioactive materials, to ensure compliance with EPA, OSHA, DOT, NRC, and other applicable regulations.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide and facilitate services to the EVMS community, to ensure campus safety and welfare.
    • Assist Safety Officers with routine activities.
    • Perform data entry, record keeping, and archival tasks.
    • Perform QA/QC functions.
    • Handle various types of chemical, biological and radioactive wastes; collect, characterize, segregate, safe storage, and packaging.
    • Perform and document the testing and inspection of safety showers and emergency eyewashes.
    • Fit-Test people for best respirator size.
    • Perform chemical and radioactive materials inventories.
    • Collect and segregate chemicals, batteries, and plastics, for recycling.
    • Perform and document radiation contamination surveys.
    • Assist with and document, laboratory inspections and, indoor air quality investigations.
    • Validate ventilation engineering controls performance.
    • Manage and update Safety Data Sheet records.
    • Validate autoclave function.
    • Assist Safety Officers with the preparation, delivery and documentation of training products.
    • Coordinate the use of emergency cold storage equipment.
    • Calibrate and use industrial hygiene equipment.
    • Assist with environmental sampling and sample management.
    • Update laboratory signage and hazard communication.
    • Deliver ionizing radiation.
    • Respond to chemical, biological and radioactive material spills.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    High School diploma plus seven (7) years of related experience (one (1) year working with safety procedures preferred). Bachelor’s degree in a physical science is preferred.  Current OSHA HAZWOPER training preferred. CBRN experience preferred.

    Location : Location

    US-VA-Norfolk

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