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Safety/Industrial Hygiene Specialist

Government and Military

Industrial Specialist


Albany, Oregon, United States

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking a Safety/Industrial Hygiene Specialist to support operations at the Department of Energy (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) in Albany, OR.

This will involve working closely with federal and contractor (on and off site) employees, researchers, site technicians, engineers, and other Environmental, Safety & Health professionals.

This position is a hybrid of safety and industrial hygiene activities. We encourage cross-training and appreciate the ability of our team members to work with/cover each other in a multitude of disciplines.

The candidate must be energetic with good interpersonal and team building skills and be able to function independently with moderate supervision.

Additionally, the candidate must have good written and verbal communications skills and be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite.

The following is a list of some of the major functions of this position:

Be familiar and proficient with 29 CFR 1910, General Industry Standards and NETL procedures and directives, which are derived almost completely from the 1910 codes.

Review of literature in the fields of environment, safety, and health and critique the content and draw conclusions.

Conduct inspections of site construction projects with an emphasis on compliance with applicable OSHA regulation in 29 CFR 1926, Safety and Health Regulations for Construction. This will include interaction with the offsite contractor line management and coordination with NETL federal Site Operations Division (SOD) personnel that are the project managers for the onsite construction activity.

Work with NETL engineering group, ES&H Team and offsite contractors to complete task-by-task review of new construction work and assist in the completion of Job Hazard Analyses as necessary.

Will be required to assist in the development of, perform and/or present a variety of safety and health training courses – examples would be Hazcom, PPE, respirator fit testing protection, NORM surveys, occupational noise assessments, air quality, fall protection, lockout/tagout, safe lifting, compressed gas safety, powered industrial truck operation and others as requested.

Review statutory requirements related to one or more safety and/or health regulations and assess facility or programmatic compliance.

Participate in informal reviews, inspections, and audits using established procedures.

Provide pre-job ES&H briefings to offsite contractor employees as needed.

Provide support in regard to internal hazard assessment processes as needed.

Must have the ability to work in a team/multidisciplinary environment.

This position supports/interfaces with NETL federal personnel, various contractors, subcontractors and our own ES&H Team members.

This position will work with outside vendors to coordinate quarterly sprinkler system/fire alarm/smoke detector inspections.

May also be required to conduct monthly sprinkler system and crane inspections.

May also coordinate the annual crane inspections with an offsite vendor.

Assist in the development of simple programs, systems, or processes.

May be requested to assist our site Industrial Hygienist in performing asbestos sampling, lead analysis and surveys, radiation surveys, radiologic work permits and noise surveys

Minimum Requirements

US Citizen

BS Degree in Safety Engineering/Management or Industrial Hygiene

Ability to work with the Microsoft Suite of applications

Preferred Qualifications

Masters’ Degree a plus. At least 3 years of experience in Safety. Knowledge/compliance experience with 29 CFRs 1910/1926, NFPA 101 Life Safety Code and NEC, NFPA 70E, OSHA 10 or 30-hour certifications. An Associate Safety Professional, Certified Safety Professional or Certified Industrial Hygienist designation, construction safety, and electrical safety experience will all be considered a plus. Any Train-the-Trainer certifications a plus. Familiarity with fire protection systems considered a plus.