• Occupational & Environmental Health Technician

    Job Locations US-NV-Nellis AFB
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/4/2019 10:29 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2342
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical
  • Overview

    ERP International, LLC (www.erpinternational.com) is currently seeking a full-time Occupational & Environmental Health (OEH) Technician to support the Bioenvironmental Engineering functions at Nellis AFB in Las Vegas, NV.  The OEH Technician will perform Bioenvironmental Engineering activities in the fields of Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, Radiological Health, and Environmental Health to ensure healthy working conditions are maintained.  Please apply online to learn more about this great opportunity!

     

    ERP offers exceptional benefits, including competitive compensation, Medical/Dental/Vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, a matching 401(k), training and education opportunities, and semi-monthly direct deposit.

     

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Schedule

    Normal schedule is Monday-Friday, 7:30am - 4:30pm

    Hours may vary dependent upon need

    No Weekends or Holidays

     

    Job Specific Duties/Tasks

    • Use Defense Occupational Environmental and Health Readiness System-Industrial Hygiene (DOEHRS-IH) to enter all survey data (radiation, industrial hygiene, environmental samplings).
    • Performs workplace industrial hygiene surveys assessing all occupational, environmental, and radiological health hazards. Provide technical data and completed forms/documentation to staff for inclusion into occupational/environmental/radiological health program files. Enter data into DOEHRS-IH in accordance with local procedures and Air Force requirements.
    • Inspects, tests, and evaluates workplace environments, equipment, and practices to ensure they follow all applicable standards and government regulations in accordance with AF requirements. Includes sample collection and survey measurements of potential hazards and engineering controls.
    • Recommends health hazard controls to mitigate hazardous and potentially hazardous conditions or equipment.
    • Assists staff in monitoring environmental conditions on the installation to include the collection of water samples for compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act, swimming pool and bathing area water quality evaluations and program compliance, and occupational and environmental health site assessment sampling.
    • Demonstrate to workplaces the correct use of personal protective equipment and other health hazard controls.
    • Provide training and perform fit-testing on respiratory protection devices to include gas- mask fit-testing.
    • Investigate occupational illnesses and injuries to identify why they happened and how they might be prevented in the future.
    • Performs evaluations for compliance with fetal protection requirements.
    • Reviews hazardous materials requests, plans, work orders, contracts and specifications for compliance with environmental and occupational health directives.
    • Participates in Bioenvironmental Engineering emergency responses as Bio Base to manage command and control for Field Operations, Emergency Operations Center and Medical Control Center.

    Work Environment/Physical Requirements. The work may be sedentary at times; however the Occupational and Environmental Health Technicians must be able to stand on their feet for long periods of time and to walk on a regular basis. Physical demands include walking, standing, sitting, bending and carrying of light items up to 35 pounds. Travel to other sections of the MTF or Air Force Base may be required. This includes areas near the base that may be the responsibility of the medical group.

     

    Qualifications

    Education:  Associates or Bachelors in a Bionevironmental Engineering field, or Bachelors/Masters in Indutrial Hygiene; or completion of vocation/military training with current certification
    License/Certification and Training: Certification through OHST or BCSP desired; required to maintain Basic Life Support (BLS)
    Experience:  Minimum 3 years recent experience working in Bioenvironmental Engineering, Occupational Health or Industrial Hygiene; at least 1 year expereince using basic sampling equipment to include detection tubes/chips, personal air samplers and calibrators, sound level meters, noise dosimeters, and environmental sampling equipment
    Security:  Must be a US Citizen and must be able to pass a government background check
     
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