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Safety Specialist- Richland WA

Posted: Oct 15, 2018



To sustain the safety, health and environmental programs so the plant is compliant with all city, county, state and federal regulations and help create a culture that makes health and safety a core value in everything we do. This position is considered to be a part of the leadership team which requires problem solving, investigations, report writing, carrying out directives by management, supporting company missions and goals, attending meetings and trainings, providing training, maintaining positive employee relations, and other leadership duties. Employees in this position must pay close attention to detail and stay organized to ensure accuracy. Employees are required to work safely as providing a safe environment to work in is the company’s top priority.

Essential Functions:

  • Sustain the environmental, health and safety programs by establishing working relationships between all departments to help facilitate the plant meeting its facility vision and objectives
  • Monitor and ensure regulatory compliance with the environmental program, which includes reporting to regulatory agencies, wastewater control, SDS management, hazardous chemical control and proper removal of hazardous waste
  • Perform audits as required such as SWTES audits, IBMS surveillance; IBMS process audits, job hazard analysis, PPE Hazard assessments, and ergonomic assessments.
  • Conduct compliance evaluations of processes and EH&S programs
  • Maintain, and conduct EH&S related training as required to ensure compliance; including new hire safety orientation
  • Manage on site contractor program including orientations and audits
  • Utilize Continuous Improvement tools and participate in CI projects and events

Industrial Hygienist, Pasco WA

Posted: Oct 11, 2018

Industrial Hygienist

TerraGraphics-Pasco, WA 99301

TerraGraphics Environmental Engineering, Inc. seeks qualified candidates for Industrial Hygiene/Safety Specialist positions to be based out of our Pasco, WA office for work at the DOE Hanford site. The successful candidates will be self-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented individuals who can work well on a team and independently in a fast-paced environment. Qualified applicants to this position will be placed on a roster for potential future openings.

Responsibilities Include:

Provide Industrial Hygiene and Safety Specialist duties at the Handord Site. Integrate Voluntary Proection Programduties at the Hanford Site. Integrate Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) and Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS) principals into daily work activities. Analyze, develop, and implement controls necessary to effectively control and/or eliminate occupational health hazards. Perform job hazard analysis and exposure monitoring as required. May develop, review, and implement procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal laws, standards, and regulations.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, or related field.
  • An equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous DOE or nuclear facility experience.
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
  • Ability to work in a hazardous waste and radiological environment.
  • Ability to wear respiratory equipment.

Safety Specialist- Richland WA

Posted: Oct 05, 2018

Company Description

Located in the Tri-Cities, WA, RC Engineering and Construction Management (RCECM) is a dynamic company that provides robust engineering and construction management support services to federal, public works, and environmental industries and clients nationwide. We provide an excellent benefit package and competitive salaries.

Job Description

Position is located in Richland, WA. Travel and per diem have not been authorized for this position.

The Safety Specialist will:

  • Provide Occupational Safety (IS) support in various topical areas
  • Provide support for the field implementation of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Safety (OS&IH) and management requirements and maintain a strong field presence in project activities
  • Participate in critiques, incident investigations, and corrective action management
  • Prepare written industrial hygiene and safety reports, correspondence and communication
  • Assist in integration of Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS)/Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)
  • Support implementation of 10 CFR 851
  • Provide support to the company in OS&IH and management requirements
  • Develop and implement effective and efficient methods for controlling and eliminating occupational health hazards
  • Provide input/interface into the job hazard analysis processes and perform exposure monitoring as required
  • Reviews and implements safety and health policies and procedures to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal laws, regulations and orders from regulating entities (i.e., Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and DOE)
  • This position requires candidates capable of meeting physical requirements for working in a hazardous waste environment, work in radiological environment, and able to wear respiratory equipment.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree in industrial safety, engineering, or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Additional Information

This job is on a US federal facility site. Candidate must be able to meet requirements for working on a federal facility site without escort and without sponsorship.

RCECM is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

RC Engineering and Construction Management is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer; individuals are considered for employment regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, veteran or disability status, religion, age, gender orientation or other protected status.

Health & Safety Tech III-HEA00511

Posted: Oct 05, 2018

DescriptionFramatome is a major international player in the nuclear energy market recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for designing, building, maintaining, and advancing the global nuclear fleet. The company designs, manufactures, and installs components and fuel for nuclear power plants and offers a full range of reactor services.With 14,000 employees worldwide, every day Framatome’s expertise helps its customers improve the safety and performance of their nuclear plants and achieve their economic and societal goals.Join the energy conversation with Framatome Inc. on Twitter: @FramatomeUS and Facebook: @FramatomeUS.Framatome is owned by the EDF Group (75.5%), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI – 19.5%) and Assystem (5%).The Framatome Fuel Business Group:The Fuel Business Group combines activities associated with the conversion and enrichment of uranium and with the design and fuel production for nuclear reactors. The production capacities of the Group, one of the world’s leaders in the sector, are undergoing modernization.Job Description:Framatome is seeking a Health & Safety Tech III for our Richland, WA location.Health and Safety Technicians (HST) reside in the Environmental, Health, Safety, and Licensing (EHS&L) organization. EHS&L in part has the responsibility to establish programs for the protection of employees, the public, and the environment from the effects of ionizing radiation through the performance of license and procedurally required tasks. The task requirements define the methods for surveillance, sampling, and analysis of the workplace/environment and which are gernally performed by the HSTs.Responsibilities and duties include:

  • Provide radiological control functions including radiological/IH sample collection and analysis, contamination, radiation, and IH exposure control, chemical and radiological area posting/identification and area radiological monitoring for control purposes.
  • Provide control and assistance on radiological release of materials, emergency response, including Plant Emergency Response Team qualification, surface survey for radiological characterization, tracking radiological exposure for access control, and shipping.
  • Maintain the respiratory protection program.
  • Maintain specified aspects of the dosimetry program, perform personnel decontamination, first-aid and medical support, and radiological instrument program.
  • Participate in specified pre-job briefings.
  • Duties may include work with routine and/or special detection equipment.

Qualifications All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this opportunity. Candidates who exceed minimum qualifications may be considered for a higher level position.

  • High School diploma with 5+ years of related experience in the field or Associates Degree in Biological or Health Physics with 4 years of applied health physics experience.
  • Familiar with commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the nuclear industry.
  • Minimum of 3 1/2 years of radiation safety experience in the field
  • Completion of a fundamental Health Physics courses.

The following requirements are desired and will be used to differentiate all candidates who apply for this position.

  • 5+ years of experience in the radiation safety field.
  • AAS degree in Health Physics.
  • NRRPT Certification

Framatome is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.Job HEALTH, SAFETY, ENVIRONMENT Primary Location NORTH AMERICA-United States-Washington-Richland Schedule Full-time Number of Openings 1 Relocation No Job Type Regular

Industrial Hygienist III (multiple openings)

Posted: Oct 05, 2018

  Job Responsibilities/Duties Responsible for providing clientele consultation and advice in anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of occupational health hazards, as well as technical and regulatory support on occupational health issues. Provides industrial hygiene (IH) leadership and coordination for activities supporting a safe and healthy work environment at the Tank Operations Contract. Assists with the development and implementation of IH department goals, technical advising, and program oversight. Provide assistance for the effective design, implementation, and assurance of the IH program. Serves as a subject matter expert for Industrial Hygiene and 10 CFR 850/851 compliance.Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards. Full knowledge of project practices.Comply with WRPS policies and proceduresEnsure ISMS Principles are incorporated into organization’s activities Required Qualifications BA/BS degree in Industrial Hygiene or related scientific discipline (such as Biology, Chemistry, Physics) from an accredited college or university. 7-9 years of experience in Industrial Hygiene, Safety or an engineering or scientific discipline. Desired Qualifications Excellent interpersonal and communication skills needed to facilitate project milestones. Must be able to clearly and concisely communicate to peers and management.Must take prompt action to accomplish assigned objectives and understand/identify issues and opportunities.Advanced degree preferred.Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) preferred. Relocation Funding ProvidedYesU.S. Citizenship RequiredYesClearance RequiredNoJob ClassificationExemptShift Work RequiredNo