Environmental Laboratory Health Safety Officer in Corvallis, OR at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/11/2019

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Position Summary

The Environmental Laboratory Health Safety Officer is responsible for all aspects of procedure and compliance for a full service environmantal analytical laboratory. This position requires a comprehensive understanding of local, state and federal environmantal and laboratory health and safety regulations. Position is based in Corvallis, OR.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develops, implements and maintains company policies adhering to local, state and federal environmental, health and safety regulations.
  • Involved in work areas and work procedures and makes environmental, health and safety recommendations accordingly.
  • Preparing, maintaining, and updating environmental policy and procedure manuals.
  • Ensures compliance with all environmental, health and safety regulations, and keeps abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the organization.
  • Formulates and maintains the Chemical Hygiene Plan, and manages the laboratory waste.
  • Tracks and assures the status of worker H&S requirements, training, and records.
  • Manages appropriate documents and identifying safety measures.
  • Acts as an advisor on health and safety issues regarding projects, tasks, and operations.
  • Present significant project work at professional conferences
  • Provide litigation support when necessary

Education and Experience:

  • Requires a Ph.D. in Chemical Hygiene, occupational safety, or a related scientific discipline and 2 years of experience; a Master’s degree and 6 years of experience; or a Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of directly related experience.
  • Requires excellent written and verbal communications skills, the ability to think critically, and direct Laboratory Health & Safety compliance experience.
  • Familiar with health and safety standard concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Must be US Citizen; no sponsorship available.
  • Professional certification and/or designations in safety such as Certified Safety Professional, Radiation Safety Officer, Chemical Hygiene Officer, etc preferred.
  • Excellent verbal, oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities
  • Ability to be flexible, multi-task, prioritize, and manage multiple activities simultaneously in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Strong team player with the ability to both collaborate and to take initiative and work well independently
  • Superior attention to detail and the ability to meet stringent deadlines.

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