• Bioenvironmental Engineer Technician

    Job Locations US-UT-Hill AFB
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/13/2018 9:49 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2344
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical
  • Overview

    ERP International, LLC (www.erpinternational.com) is currently seeking a Bioenvironmental Engineer Technician for a full-time position supporting the 75th Medical Group (MDG) at Hill AFB, UT.  Please apply online to learn more about this great opportunity!
     
    Schedule:
    Normal operating hours are 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM, 40 hours/week, Monday through Friday
    No Weekends or Holidays
     
    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

    Job Specific Details and Tasks:

    • Provide overall technical review of environmental and industrial hygiene systems and programs to ensure the data gathered supports the characterization of health hazards in accordance with Federal, State, local regulations and Air Force policy. Assist the BE Flight Commander and Flight Chief with performing self-inspections.
    • Provide technical oversight of the environmental health program as needed to include drinking water and swimming pools. Monitor the base environmental restoration program for risk communication issues and communicate concerns to the BE Flight Commander.
    • Evaluate work products to ensure assessments for chemical exposures, noise, fumes, gases, work activities, ventilation, respiratory protection, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation hazards, air quality, physical agents, drinking water, ergonomic and thermal stress are both technically accurate and provide clear and feasible recommendations for mitigating/controlling these hazards.
    • Review data stored in the Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Readiness System (DOEHRS) database to ensure shop is complying with Air Force policy.  This includes all shop processes, controls and hazards for all Category 1, 2, and 3 workplaces. Category 1, 2, and 3 workplaces are workplaces identified by Bioenvironmental Engineers that have potential health risks. Each category requires a certain frequency for reviewing and validating shop requirements.
    • Review as necessary briefings prepared by program managers for overall clarity, quality, and usefulness in supporting the mission.
    • Oversee the status of survey equipment, to include analytical supplies, stocks of reagents, sampling media and equipment calibrations. Work with resources and leadership to ensure maximum readiness.
    • Provide training and information on training in technical programs to ensure it is accurate and designated to inform management, supervisors, and employees of potentially hazardous conditions or exposures. 
    • Perform procedures per accepted EPA, OSHA, Air Force, American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), or American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) standards in accordance with Air Force Instructions (AFIs) and Operating Instructions (OIs) as applicable.
    • Perform industrial ventilation surveys and assess the use of personnel respirators.  Conduct evaluations and perform air sampling to justify the continued use of personnel respirators.  Perform training in the proper use of respirators IAW AFI STD 48-137 and 29 CFR 1910.134. 
    • Assist industrial workplace supervisors in ensuring compliance with OSHA standards including assisting with OSHA Expanded Standard workplace specific training.
    • Perform hazardous noise surveys and personal noise dosimetry studies to document the designation of hazardous noise areas and justify or validate placing workers on the occupational noise program.
    • Perform tasks related to the BE support of the Confined Space Entry program, including performing explosive atmosphere monitoring, checking protective equipment, entry procedures.
    • Perform industrial hygiene assessments, review case files, and conduct air sampling measurements documenting assessments with the appropriate entry into the casefile and DOEHRS or other databases.  Analyze the results of sampling and measurement, and recommend corrective action or mitigation to reduce health risk to the worker.
    • Review and input historical environmental and occupational health sampling data into DOEHRS.
    • Perform special surveys as required and IAW AFI 48-145 and AFMAN 48-146.  These could be associated with OSHA Expanded Standard required air sampling/monitoring, evaluation of new processes, worker complaints, indoor air quality, air or water quality, unidentified substances and generally need investigation and documentation of findings and recommendations.
     

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Education: High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalency
    Experience:
    • Must be familiar with Bioenvironmental Engineer concepts, practices, and procedures.
    • Five or more years of experience in the bioenvironmental engineering career field or a closely-related civilian equivalent is desired.
    • Requirements include prolonged walking, standing, sitting or bending.  Must be able to carry 20-30 pounds
    Security: Must be able to pass government background check

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