Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE PROGRAM (IHP) TECHNOLOGIST , Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) , to assist with and provide advice with due consideration of occupational health laws, federal and state regulations, and good practices. Will provide asbestos services and function as an integral member of a multidisciplinary EHS office. May also work in various EHS program areas outside main area of expertise. Responsibilities include working closely with MIT's project managers and Facilities, Housing, and other departments to ensure regulatory compliance with asbestos projects; guiding hazardous material building surveys and abatement contractor's project managers and supervisors while overseeing projects to ensure regulatory compliance; communicating with federal, state, and local agencies on asbestos-related issues with the support of EHS officers; assisting with the development of general EHS programs for the Institute; keeping abreast of pertinent EHS regulations and development in order to assist EHS officers; and performing other duties as directed.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree in an EHS-related discipline, engineering, physical science, biological science/chemistry; knowledge of MS Office; ability to obtain U.S. government security clearance and state asbestos certifications, analyze asbestos air and bulk samples (upon completion of training), and lift and carry 35 lbs.; current driver's license; good oral and written communication skills; and ability to collaborate and prioritize and perform multiple tasks simultaneously based on client's needs. Knowledge of asbestos abatement, industrial hygiene, the construction industry, building systems, and building hazardous material surveys preferred. Job #17894-5
Will participate in on-call rotational system as secondary on-call team member, providing routine and off-hours support as necessary to resolve emergency EHS issues and serve as support to emergency response groups.
Internal Number: 17894
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