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Industrial Hygienist I

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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 479634
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 12
Major Administrative Unit / College: Vice Pres Research And Graduate Studies
Department: Environmental Health And Safety 10059708
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: Grand Rapids
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Administrative Professionals- AP, Education/Training, Police/Health and Safety, Research/Scientific

Working/Functional Title

Grand Rapids Industrial Hygienist I

Position Summary

Functions as the onsite representative of MSU EHS and the liaison between GRRC staff and campus safety teams. Assists in the development and manages the implementation and monitoring of comprehensive programs to control and/or eliminate chemical, biological, radiation, and occupational hazards; provide for the safe and proper storage, transport, and disposal of radioactive, chemical, and biological waste materials in compliance with local,state, and Federal regulations and guidelines. Work extensively with investigators and their staff to ensure a safe working environment that promotes research. While the position is based in Grand Rapids the successful candidate will be required to spend extended periods of time at other locations, including the MSU campus in East Lansing.  Position responsibilities are expected to include inspection and risk remediation in laboratories and other facilities governed by provisions of the Arms Export Control Act, the Export Administration Regulations, and/or by government grant terms and conditions imposing citizenship restrictions on project participants.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Health and Safety, Chemistry, Biochemistry or a closely related field; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in analytical methods and instrumentation, chemical calculations, gas chromatography, spectroscopy, scintillation counting, industrial hygiene monitoring techniques, the distillation and handling of hazardous materials and knowledge of Federal and State health/safety regulations; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Three to five years related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in industrial hygiene, occupational health/safety and chemical safety, radiation safety, and biological safety; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; clinical or research laboratory experience; proficiency with Microsoft Office programs; excellent communication skills; has developed, presented and maintained safety training programs; experience with hazardous waste management;involvement in emergency response;familiarity with digital records management.

Required Application Materials

Resume

Work Hours

STANDARD 8-5

Description of End Date

This is an off dated position funded for one year from the date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.

Summary of Physical Demands

May involve exposures to biological materials, the use of a respirator, and working in noisy areas.

Summary of Health Risks

Regular lifting of monitoring and testing equipment to and from office to lab inspections.{Spl Char Removed} May include the use of a ladder.

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Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

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