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Job Information
Job Title:  INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST III 
Agency:  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
Job Reference ID:  53317 
Category:  OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY 
Grade:  22 
Posted Date:  01/17/2020 
Close Date:  01/28/2020 
Job Description

This position conducts investigation, testing, and sampling to recognize, evaluate, control, and anticipate employee exposure to environmental factors as a result of chemical, physical, ergonomic and biological hazards and recommends methods to abate the hazard. The position provides professional and technical industrial hygiene services and guidance on safety and health matters to ADOT management and employees statewide.

  • Conducting Industrial Hygiene inspections and testing to address workplace health issues throughout the State. Testing includes indoor and outdoor air monitoring and noise metering and sampling of surfaces for potential harmful substances
  • Managing and maintaining the hearing conservation program, exposure control program, respirator protection program, confined space entry program, and ergonomic assessments for the agency and update these programs to comply with regulations, standards, and best management practices.
  • Answers technical questions, interprets regulations, consults with management, employees and external customers on safety and health issues and concerns. Advises management and employees on the need for safety and health protective equipment based on work environments and established regulatory requirements.
  • Determines the need for additional resources, sampling, measuring or testing to evaluate hazards.
  • Presenting safety training on various safety topics.
  • Follows established procedures for purchasing and travel reimbursement.



ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (ADOT)

Driving the future of transportation with a diverse and innovative team

 

All Arizona State employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

 

To learn more about the ADOT team CLICK HERE

 

 

 

Industrial Hygienist 3

 

Safety & Risk Management

 

 

  LOCATION

 

1324 N. 22nd Ave. Phoenix, AZ

 

  JOB SUMMARY

This position conducts investigation, testing, and sampling to recognize, evaluate, control, and anticipate employee exposure to environmental factors as a result of chemical, physical, ergonomic and biological hazards and recommends methods to abate the hazard. The position provides professional and technical industrial hygiene services and guidance on safety and health matters to ADOT management and employees statewide.

Extensive travel and flexibility in work schedules to perform this job is required.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Conducting Industrial Hygiene inspections and testing to address workplace health issues throughout the State. Testing includes indoor and outdoor air monitoring and noise metering and sampling of surfaces for potential harmful substances
  • Managing and maintaining the hearing conservation program, exposure control program, respirator protection program, confined space entry program, and ergonomic assessments for the agency and update these programs to comply with regulations, standards, and best management practices.
  • Answers technical questions, interprets regulations, consults with management, employees and external customers on safety and health issues and concerns. Advises management and employees on the need for safety and health protective equipment based on work environments and established regulatory requirements.
  • Determines the need for additional resources, sampling, measuring or testing to evaluate hazards.
  • Presenting safety training on various safety topics.
  • Follows established procedures for purchasing and travel reimbursement.

 

  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge in:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of industrial hygiene principles, practices, and hazards which includes their related toxicological affects and implications and the means of abatement.
  • Federal and state statues such as OSHA and EPA/AHERA. Knowledge of methods, procedures and techniques used in collecting and testing such samples as asbestos, dust, mold, mists, fumes, vapors, noise, radiation, hazardous waste and biological agents.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Maintain a respectful and professional demeanor.
  • Manage schedules, time lines, resolve unanticipated issues/emergencies.
  • Use of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Analyze and evaluate a wide variety of technical data including building plans, specifications, site plans, reports and observations.

Skills in:

  • Recognize hazards and develop practical solutions to minimize employee exposure.
  • Communicating degree of risk based on observations of work environment and/or activities.
  • Effectively present safety training materials.
  • Write effective reports on technical subjects, policies, and instructional documents.
  • Operate and maintain environmental sampling equipment.

Ability to:

  • Recognize health, environmental, and physical hazards in ADOT work places.
  • Select sampling equipment or technology to provide adequate information to evaluate a hazard.
  • Recognize when data integrity during sampling and studies is valid.
  • Prepare comprehensive investigative reports, technical reports, and field investigations.
  • Interpret complex regulations and codes and apply them to ADOT situations.
  • Organize and maintain permanent records and other technical records in an orderly manner for ease of access.

 

 PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist.
  • Three years industrial Hygiene experience in the public or private sector. One year of specialized education in safety or a related field may count for one year of experience.
  • Certified AHERA Building Inspector.
  • Certified AHERA Contractor/Supervisor.

 

 PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License.  Candidates for this position must complete and sign PART 1 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR).  The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.12 (H) and (I).  The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT.  Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.

  BENEFITS

The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:

·         Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans

·         Top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans

·         10 paid holidays per year

·         Vacation time accrued at 4.00 hours bi-weekly for the first 3 years

·         Sick  time accrued at 3.70 hours bi-weekly

·         Deferred compensation plan

·         Wellness plans

Please visit http://www.azdot.gov/Inside_ADOT/HR/Employment.asp to learn more about benefits given to ADOT employees.

 

 

All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.

ADOT supports a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of the Agency, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.

 To submit your resume click the "APPLY NOW" button below

 Having trouble applying for this position?

Email [email protected] or call (602) 542-4700 for assistance.

 
Position Requirements
Position Level:    Hours:   
 Work Arrangement:     Employment Type:   
Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $60,000.00-69,000.00 

 

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