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  • 22 Jan 2024 8:23 AM | Christie De Vito (Administrator)

    Safety Professional – NIST Engineering Laboratory, Gaithersburg, MD USA

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Engineering Laboratory is seeking candidates for an upcoming Safety Professional/Safety Engineer position at the NIST campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland USA.

    When the position is available, an official vacancy announcement will be posted on USAJOBS.gov. This announcement is also posted on the NIST Engineering Laboratory website at: https://www.nist.gov/el/about-el/careers.

    Job Description:

    The NIST Engineering Laboratory (EL) promotes U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology for engineered systems in ways that enhance economic security and improve quality of life. The EL mission is carried out and supported by approximately 270 federal research and support staff and approximately 170 associates and students. The Engineering Laboratory carries out a portfolio of multidisciplinary research programs and operates a wide range of laboratories and facilities to achieve impacts in three strategic goal areas:

    Disaster-Resilient Buildings, Infrastructure, and Communities

    Advanced Manufacturing, and

    Sustainable and Energy-Efficient Manufacturing, Materials, and Infrastructure

    The EL Safety Professional will provide technical safety expertise and coordinate the implementation and continuous improvement of overall safety management in EL. In partnership with the NIST Office of Safety, Health, and Environment (OSHE), Division Safety Representatives (whose focus is implementation of safety in the EL Divisions), EL line managers and staff, and counterparts in other NIST organizations, the Safety Professional will:

    ●Collaborate with EL management and staff to identify and address safety hazards, concerns, and issues.

    ●Provide expert safety guidance and counsel covering various areas such as construction, demolition, structural testing, post-disaster response, field exercises, fire research, material handling (cranes/rigging), powered industrial trucks, welding, chemicals, robotics, and manufacturing.

    ●Ensure EL’s adherence to safety programs and directives as stipulated by NIST OSHE, OSHA, EPA, and other applicable Federal regulations.

    ●Contribute, in tandem with EL leadership, to devising safety metrics for the lab, tracking these metrics, and refining EL safety policies and objectives based on these measures.

    ●Ensure timely completion of safety-related requirements and tasks while also aiding in disseminating safety requirements and insights gained.

    ●Coordinate, create, and deliver safety training materials, or coordinate with external vendors to provide training, as needed.

    ●Proactively identify best safety practices across NIST and peer institutions for adoption in EL.

    ●Serve as a liaison to other NIST organizations to ensure efficient and consistent implementation of safety practices.

    ●Aid with evaluating and enhancing the safety culture within EL.

    ●Monitor, contribute to, and participate in safety inspections, assessments, and incident investigations aimed at addressing specific safety concerns.

    Salary and Benefits: The salary range for this position is $117,962, to $181,216 per annum. Exact compensation may vary based on skills and experience. The position is eligible for Alternate Work Schedule and Telework flexibilities. However, due to the nature of the job responsibilities, the amount of allowable telework is limited. Additional information on Federal benefits can be found at https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/benefits/. Please note that only U.S. citizens can be considered for this position, and that this position is not eligible for full-time remote work (relocation would be required from outside the area). Relocation expenses may be considered. Basic Requirements: The position requires a minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, technology, or physical science, in addition to at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience applying technical knowledge of safety principles, standards, regulations, practices, and analytical techniques. Previous and progressive safety experience in a laboratory, manufacturing, or construction setting preferred. Candidates with Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and/or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certifications is preferred. The position requires use of NIST-provided PPE such as safety glasses, safety shoes, hard hat, and respiratory protection in laboratory and field environments (depending on specific safety requirements). NIST-provided medical clearance will be required to wear respiratory protection. Submission of Interest:

    For consideration, please send a resume to ELHQjobs@nist.gov by February 29, 2024. In your submission cover letter/email, please let us know how you learned about this position.


  • 15 Jan 2024 3:26 PM | Christie De Vito (Administrator)

    Principal/Sr. Principal Engineer EHS (IH Focus)

    Requisition ID: R10130565

    • iconCategory: Environmental, Health & Safety
    • iconLocation: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    • iconCitizenship required: United States Citizenship
    • iconClearance Type: Secret
    • iconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
    • iconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
    • iconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
    • iconRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
    • iconPositions Available: 1

    At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

    Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking an EHS Engineer to join our Environmental, Health, Safety, and Fire Protection team at the BWI site in Linthicum, Maryland.  The selected applicant will be responsible for successfully implementing and managing all environmental, health, and safety programs with a focus in industrial hygiene related programs.

    Key roles and responsibilities include:

    • Oversees and performs tasks for the following industrial hygiene programs: air monitoring, hearing conservation (noise survey and dosimetry), ventilation surveys, respiratory protection, field sampling, cryogenics, and incident investigations.
    • Supports and performs tasks for the following industrial hygiene programs: asphyxiant exposure analysis, indoor air quality, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, hazard communication, radioactive materials, and asbestos/lead abatement.
    • Conducts job hazard assessments and recommends appropriate hazard control approaches.
    • Develops, implements, and maintains industrial hygiene programs to ensure compliance, injury prevention, and risk mitigation.
    • Conducts internal compliance inspections to identify actions necessary to meet regulatory requirements.
    • Partners with management to continuously improve the culture, awareness and accountability in support of EHS programs.
    • Partners with engineers, scientists, and management to support the integration of EHS into the design of new or altered processes and operations and building construction projects. 
    • Interfaces with regulatory representatives, senior management, the site EHS Committee, and the Emergency Response, and Crisis Management teams.
    • Provides timely and accurate submission of necessary reports to internal stakeholders, electronic databases and regulatory agencies.
    • Reviews and interprets existing and proposed environmental, health, and safety (EHS) regulations to determine applicability and impact for site with a focus on industrial hygiene. 
    • Reviews new construction and renovation plans for EHS aspects.
    • Writes and updates EHS plans and procedures with focus of industrial hygiene.
    • Performs in-person and develops online EHS training for employees and management focused on industrial hygiene programs.
    • Supports the site’s environmental, safety, and fire protection programs.

    This position may be filled at the Principal (level 3) or Sr. Principal (level 4) level, depending on candidate experience.

    Basic Qualifications for Level 3:

    • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in industrial hygiene, safety, engineering, environmental science, or a related field, and a minimum of five years of experience in environmental, health, and safety field with a focus in industrial hygiene. The candidate must be willing to achieve a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certification within three years of accepting this position.
    • Experience in conducting air monitoring, noise surveys and dosimetry, ventilation surveys, respiratory protection and fit testing, field sampling, cryogenics study, and incident investigations.  
    • Experience in conducting personal protective equipment assessments, and job hazard analysis.
    • Experience in conducting in person training and developing online training for various industrial hygiene related topics.
    • Experience with managing various industrial hygiene programs (with a specific emphasis on hearing conservation, ventilation, respiratory protection, chemical exposure monitoring) based on the review and interpretation of regulations and standards.
    • Experience conducting in-person and developing online EHS training to various types of audience.
    • Ability to perform job duties with general direction and supervision and to provide technical solutions to complex problems based on sound safety principles.   
    • Excellent oral and written communication and collaboration skills with all levels of an organization are a must. 
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance (U.S. Citizenship required). 

    Basic Qualifications for Level 4:

    • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in industrial hygiene, safety, engineering, environmental science, or a related field, and a minimum of nine years of experience in environmental, health, and safety field with a focus in industrial hygiene.  The candidate must be a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH). 
    • Extensive experience in conducting air monitoring, noise surveys and dosimetry, ventilation surveys, respiratory protection and fit testing, field sampling, cryogenics study, and incident investigations.  
    • Extensive experience in conducting personal protective equipment assessments, and job hazard analysis.
    • Extensive experience in conducting in person training and developing online training for various industrial hygiene related topics.
    • Extensive experience with managing various industrial hygiene programs (with a specific emphasis on hearing conservation, ventilation, respiratory protection, chemical exposure monitoring) based on the review and interpretation of regulations and standards.
    • Extensive experience conducting in-person and developing online EHS training to various types of audience.
    • Experience with managing/overseeing third party consultants/contractors.
    • Ability to analyze complex problems and to develop innovative solutions based on sound scientific principles.   
    • Ability to perform job duties without appreciable direction and supervision.  
    • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with all levels of an organization are a must.
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance (U.S. Citizenship required). 


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master of Science (MS) degree in industrial hygiene, safety, engineering, environmental science, or a related field, or currently enrolled in an M.S. degree program.
    • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
    • Experience with supporting EHS programs for manufacturing and construction operations.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvements and to develop and implement more efficient and enhanced programs.
    • Computer based skills specifically with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point programs.
    • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint and Tableau.
    • Experience in interacting with a union labor workforce. 

    Salary Range: $93,000 - $139,600

    Salary Range 2: $115,400 - $173,200

    The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

    Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

    Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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  • 15 Jan 2024 3:24 PM | Christie De Vito (Administrator)

    General Manager, Agency Safety Management Opportunity with the Port Authority in Jersey City, NJ 1/12/2024

    Websitehttps://www.jointheportauthority.com/jobs/13557148-general-manager-agency-safety-management

     

    Job ID: 61323

    Department: Office of the Chief Health & Safety Officer

    Location: Port Authority Technical Center, 241 Erie Street, Jersey City, NJ 07310

     

    Description:

     

    The Office of the Chief Health & Safety Officer (OCHSO) plays a vital role in furthering the mission of the Port Authority, by ensuring the workplace meets all occupational health and safety legal expectations and actively supports the highest quality occupational health and safety programs to ensure the safe movement of the Port Authority’s customers, partners, employees, and stakeholders every day.

     

    Agency Safety Management in the Chief Health & Safety Office develops and maintains safety, fire protection and, occupational health programs to avoid, reduce and control losses, injuries, and illnesses.

     

    The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey is seeking an experienced safety professional who has proven leadership in safety management positions and superior interpersonal and communication skills to serve as its General Manager, Agency Safety Management.

     

    Reporting to the Director, Health and Safety, the General Manager‑Agency Safety Management will oversee and provide leadership to the Agency Safety Management Division of the Office of the Chief Health and Safety Officer.  The General Manager is responsible for direct oversight and management of Port Authority safety operations, programs, and staff to ensure regulatory compliance and continual improvement in safety culture and facilitate a safe environment for our employees, contractors, tenants, and patrons.

     

    Responsibilities:

     

    Under the direction of the Director, Health, and Safety the selected candidate will be responsible for:

     

    • Developing, strategizing, leading, and mentoring staff in the focus areas of Safety Assurance, Safety Risk Management, Safety Policy, and Safety Training, Promotion and Technology.
    • Serving as direct contact for safety related concerns that must be addressed via internal safety reporting platforms, or from other external regulating bodies.
    • Providing routine briefings to the Chief Health and Safety Officer and Director on key Agency safety initiatives, participating in executive level working groups and committees, and immediately communicating emergent situations as they arise.
    • Liaising to external partners such OSHA, DOH, jurisdictional emergency responders in support of the Agencies Authority Having Jurisdiction status.
    • Supporting member of the Port Authority Safety Board, AirTrain Safety Oversight Board, and High‑Tension Electrical Board.
    • Coordinating daily with the PA Law Department Litigation and Claims Divisions, PA Police Department and Office of Medical Services.
    • Working closely with both staff and line departments on critical Agency initiatives.
    • Responding to emergencies and critical incidents and conducting facility visits to address safety related matters.

     

    Qualifications:

     

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

     

    • Bachelor's degree in Safety Management, Transportation, Public Policy, Fire and Life Safety or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Ten (10) years of full‑time experience with at least 5 (five) years of field experience applying safety methodologies and leading safety functions including auditing, compliance, safety system management, field inspections and quality control.
    • Experienced in initiating accident investigations, litigation processes, and various OCIP insurance programs.

     

    Desired:

     

    Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

     

    • Master’s degree in Safety Management, Occupational Health, Public Administration, Transportation or related field.
    • Experience applying methodologies, practices, and skills in a large, multi‑faceted, fast‑paced organization or governmental body is preferred.
    • Possesses professional safety certifications or licenses (e.g., CSPCIH, etc.).
    • Demonstrated knowledge of both US Department of Labor OSHA Construction and General Industry Regulations, industry best practice Safety Programs and NYCDOB Regulations.
    • Possess significant and extensive knowledge of safety management principles (SMS).
    • Thorough understanding of Safety Management Systems (e.g., MAP 21Gen Suite).
    • Familiarity with National Fire Codes, NFPA standards, NYC Fire Codes, NYC Department of Health, and other local, state, and federal regulations.
    • Ability to directly lead, motivate, mentor, and develop staff.
    • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to interact effectively with the workforce at all levels as well as external constituents.
    • Strong decision‑making, critical thinking, and problem‑solving skills.
    • Motivated self‑starter with demonstrated ability to work both independently and with others in a team environment with the ability to multi‑task, prioritize workload, manage time, and handle tight deadlines under minimal supervision.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop a strategic vision and comprehensive plans and objectives.
    • Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
    • Display a respect for confidentiality and proven ability to navigate in high‑level situations.

     

    How to Apply:

     

    Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the "Apply Now" button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume.  The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

     

    Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

     

    About The Port Authority:

     

    Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country.  The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than twenty three billion in annual wages and eighty billion in annual economic activity.  The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16‑acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776‑foot‑tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

    The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans‑Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    NOTICE: THIS E-MAIL AND ANY ATTACHMENTS CONTAIN INFORMATION FROM THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY AND AFFILIATES. IF YOU BELIEVE YOU HAVE RECEIVED THIS E-MAIL IN ERROR, PLEASE NOTIFY THE SENDER IMMEDIATELY, PERMANENTLY DELETE THIS E-MAIL (ALONG WITH ANY ATTACHMENTS), AND DESTROY ANY PRINTOUTS. 


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