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Environmental, Safety, & Health Construction Safety Specialist II

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Batavia, IL 60510
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Job Description

Open Date: January 24, 2020

Close Date: May 25, 2020

We Are:

Fermilab is America's premier laboratory for particle physics and accelerator research, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. We support discovery science experiments in Illinois and at locations around the world, including deep underground mines in South Dakota and Canada, mountaintops in Arizona and Chile, and the South Pole.

We are strategic risk takers, innovators, and collaborators. We are engineers, scientists, technicians, administrative professionals. We are 1,800 employees advancing knowledge for the benefit of humankind. Fermilab has been at the forefront of particle physics for more than 40 years. We build world-leading accelerators and detectors to conduct some of the most advanced particle physics experiments possible. We collect and analyze the data from those experiments with some of the most powerful computers in the world. We conduct this research on a 6,800-acre prairie, 35 miles outside Chicago, a treasure that has been designated a National Environmental Research Park.

Fermilab's Environmental, Safety, and Health Section is seeking a Construction Safety Specialist II. Under general supervision, implements, maintains, trains and evaluates Environmental, Safety, Health (ESH) programs, procedures and standards to maintain a safe, healthy environment in compliance with all applicable local, state and federal regulations, requirements and standards and all Department of Energy (DOE) orders.

You Will:
  • Implement ESH procedures, systems and programs in expertise to meet ESH objectives.
  • Visit construction sites daily.
  • Attend project meeting with project manager and/or sub-contractors.
  • Assist in monitoring the Laboratory's ESH policies, programs, procedures and standards.
  • Conduct inspections and accident/ injury investigations and recommends appropriate action.
  • Implement policies and procedures regarding safe working methods, inspection standards and emergency procedures.
  • Maintain records and documents, and prepares routine reports utilizing databases.
  • Verify and document the skills and knowledge of Lab personnel & subcontractors and their compliance with ESH requirements.
  • Install and maintain ESH equipment and compliance mechanisms.
  • Perform standard measurements, surveys and tests; analyzes data and makes appropriate recommendations.
  • Provide technical assistance to line staff as assigned by supervisor.
  • Serve on a laboratory ESH subcommittees and ad hoc groups.
  • Present established employee training programs.
  • Abide by and is responsible for performing all duties in accordance with all environmental, health and safety regulations and practices pertinent to this position.

We Are Looking For:
  • Bachelor's degree in ESH discipline or related field and a minimum of 3+ years' experience in construction safety (Building, Excavation).
  • Familiarity with OSHA 1926 Standards, NFPA 70E, ACGIH, DOE 10 CFR 851.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must communicate effectively both in writing and orally.
  • Must work cooperatively with a diverse group of professional and scientific.

Physical Activity and Work Conditions

Human Factors: Mental Concentration, Sitting, Standing, Tight Work Schedule, Visually Demanding
  • Ability and willingness to work additional hours beyond the normal work day when required to meet deadlines.
  • Working outdoors in hot and cold weather.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.

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Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets



Posted: 2020-04-30 Expires: 2020-05-31

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