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Senior Industrial Hygienist

Requisition ID:

22153829

Business Unit:

Hartford Hospital

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm with occasional OT or an adjusted start or end time due to department and work needs.

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals in New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.

Position Summary:

Reporting to System Manager of Hazardous Materials & Environmental Compliance, provide exceptional services in the fields of industrial hygiene, occupational safety and environmental remediation activities for a large healthcare institution with 7,000+ colleagues, multiple campuses and complex aged buildings and infrastructure.

Responsibilities:

Provide asbestos, lead, exposure assessment and indoor air quality services. Conduct/coordinate  industrial hygiene surveys and hazardous building material surveys for hazardous chemicals, waste anesthetic gases, noise, indoor air quality, mold, asbestos, lead, PCB’s.  Coordinate asbestos abatement and/or lead paint remediation activities to support planned facility repair/maintenance activities, large and small construction and renovation projects.  Respond to emergency abatements, chemical spills and releases as needed.  As Designated Person (DP), manage eight+ buildings of a private K-12 special education school system with compliance to AHERA, DPH regulations and Radon Program.  Conduct and oversee outside contractor orientation/safety program. Oversee OSHA programs such as Hazcom, Hearing Conservation, PPE, and Respiratory Protection.  Maintain safety data sheet (SDS) database.  Oversee environmental compliance programs such as RCRA, UW, SPCC, UST.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Hygiene, environmental health , health physics, chemistry, biology, toxicology, environmental engineering or related science field or demonstrated equivalent

7-10+ years of experience in environmental, health and occupational safety programs

Current AHERA Connecticut certified asbestos building inspector / Licensed Asbestos Consultant / Licensed Asbestos Project Designer or ability to obtain in 6 months from hire

Solid background in Industrial Hygiene concepts, principles, and practices to evaluate physical and chemical hazards such as noise, chemical exposures, ventilation

Solid understanding of environmental, health and safety programs such as RCRA, SPCC, UST, CWA, CAA, DOT-HMR, IATA, OSHA etc.

Ability to utilize and calibrate industrial hygiene measurement equipment such as personal sampling pumps, indoor air quality meters, infrared analyzers, and moisture meters to evaluate environment stresses

Strong leadership skills, ability to develop and mentor staff, and build teams

Exceptional communication skills especially as pertains to client interactions

Ability to make independent judgment and discretion in data analysis and problem resolution

Participate in large, specialized, complex construction, renovation and demolition projects / multiple projects

Read/comprehend architectural blue prints and drawings

Have or the ability to obtain professional certifications such as CHMM, CHSP, CIH within 1 year of hire

Competency with computer software applications, report writing

Knowledge of healthcare facilities and The Join Commission (TJC) accreditation specifications and requirements preferred.

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

 
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