Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Env Health & Safety Assistant.
The EH&S Assistant: 1) Assists in managing health and safety programs and projects. The focus is on managing well-defined, routine projects and tasks that require a basic understanding of regulatory and technical issues and basic problem solving and conflict resolution skills. 2) Provides support for health and safety programs managed by others within the department.
ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: A. Maintains weekly time database. B. Adheres to departmental and NYU Langone policies and guidelines.
MANAGES EXPENSES: A. Obtains pricing from vendors. B. Provides supervisor with justification for proposed expenditures. C. Obtains authorization from supervisor before purchasing services or supplies. D. Approves and processes invoices.
ASSISTS WITH MANAGEMENT OF REMEDIATION PROJECTS: A. Coordinates and conducts investigations and inspections. B. Coordinates and conducts appropriate environmental and industrial hygiene monitoring. C. Interfaces with colleagues and vendors. Resolves basic problems and conflicts. D. Assists with the management of vendors engaged in well-defined, routine tasks. E. Maintains project records and incorporates relevant documents into departmental files. F. Promptly processes Unifier tasks and maintains electronic records.
PROVIDES SUPPORT FOR DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAMS: A. Responds promptly to real and perceived emergencies involving health and safety issues. B. Responds to and investigates fire alarms. C. Maintains HazWoper certification. Responds to and cleans up spills involving hazardous materials. D. Responds to and investigates concerns about indoor air quality. E. Maintains a basic understanding of how to use industrial hygiene equipment. Is able to interpret monitoring results. F. Assists with preparing, compiling, and maintaining records (e.g., inventories, minutes). G. Conducts assigned inspections (e.g., Interim Life Safety, Hazard Surveillance, smoke and fire barrier). H. Provides training and respirator fit-testing.
ASSISTS IN MANAGING PROGRAMS: A. Conducts simple risk assessments and work site assessments for basic health and safety concerns. B. Coordinates and conducts inspections, investigations, and audits. C. Coordinates and conducts appropriate environmental and industrial hygiene monitoring. D. Recommends appropriate control measures based on the hierarchy of controls. E. Prepares and presents verbal and written reports. F. Interfaces with colleagues and vendors. Resolves basic problems and conflicts. G. Manages vendors engaged in well-defined, routine tasks. H. Coordinates and conducts training. I. Manages and maintains program records and reports, and incorporates relevant documents into departmental files.
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelors degree in occupational health and safety, fire safety, engineering, or another applicable discipline. A basic knowledge of regulatory requirements and technical issues. Ability to learn to manage existing health and safety programs, projects, and tasks. Good organizational, written, and verbal skills. Good fact finding skills. Basic problem solving and conflict resolution skills. Basic ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database computer programs. Basic ability to understand and interpret data. preferred. Ability to wear and work in Level C personal protective equipment. Ability to be on-call on a rotating basis to respond to off-hours emergency situations.
Preferred Qualifications: Current HazWoper certification
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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