Health, Safety & Industrial Hygiene: Reporting to the Manager of Safety and Industrial Hygiene. This employee will assist in implementation of and assess compliance with Electric Boat Quonset Point’s Safety and Industrial Hygiene programs.
The Industrial Hygiene (IH) program at EB Quonset Point Facility anticipates, recognizes, evaluates, and recommends controls for all physical, chemical, ergonomic, and biological agents encountered on the site and other outlying facilities. The objective is to ensure that EB Quonset Point employees are safe from hazardous exposures and that all worksites are within current government and corporate regulations.
Duties of the Industrial Hygienist at Quonset Point include, but are not restricted to:
Conduct research to provide information on possible harmful work place conditions
Develop techniques to anticipate and control potentially dangerous situations in the workplace.
Collaborate with all disciplines to institute controls for potentially hazardous conditions
Participate in project and facility planning teams on new facility construction and development, and renovation and repair of existing facilities
Participate on innovation teams in the proper implementation of new technologies to aid in safe and efficient submarine construction
Investigate and examine the workplace for exposure-related hazards
Conduct scientific workplace surveillance and monitor workplaces to provide data on possible harmful conditions in the workplace
Conduct exposure evaluations to physical hazards such as noise, vibration, temperature extremes, illumination, and magnetism. Recommend measures to ensure maximum employee protection. Re-evaluate to determine efficacy of controls
Collects samples of dusts, fumes, gases, vapors, and other potentially toxic materials for analysis.
Investigate adequacy of ventilation, exhaust equipment, lighting, and other conditions that may affect employee health, comfort, or efficiency
Research cumulative trauma disorders (such as repetitive stress injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome)
Monitor for nonionizing radiation (such as electromagnetic fields, microwaves, lasers, magnetism)
Identify reproductive health hazards in the workplace. Work with Site Physician and Medical Dispensary to oversee the Reproductive Hazards Program
Identify potential occupational and communicable diseases
Perform indoor air quality investigations and making recommendations for improvement
Perform ventilation studies to ensure adequate engineering controls
Using results of monitoring data, prepare reports that includes observations, analysis of contaminants, and recommendations for control and correction of hazards to eliminate or minimize employee exposures, thus maximizing their protection
Instruct employees in matters pertaining to their roles and responsibilities in occupational health
Issue written reports to management summarizing findings, recommendations and corrective actions using the Hierarchy of Control
Make recommendations to improve worker safety
Train and educate the workforce about exposure-related risks in their jobs
Set limits on exposure to chemical and physical agents
Participate in safety and health programs to recognize, eliminate, and control occupational health hazards and diseases
Participate in emergency responses. Work with Emergency Response planners in site contingency plans
Ensure that workers properly follow health and safety procedures
Oversee safety and health programs for nonionizing radiation (e.g., lasers, magnetism), lead, hexavalent chromium, respiratory protection, and hazard communication
Interface with Facilities and Operations personnel on projects to establish safety and industrial hygiene controls
Possess a Bachelor of Science in industrial hygiene, environmental health, safety, engineering, chemistry, or physics or a Bachelor's degree in a closely related biological or physical science
4+ years of industrial hygiene and safety experience
Board Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) status by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH)
Must be available to work all shifts and able to work extended hours and weekend as business needs dictate
Travel as necessary
Applicant must apply for a security clearance as a condition of employment
Master of Science degree in Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, Safety, or a related science
5+ years of experience in the safety and/or industrial hygiene fields,
Experience in a shipyard trade or construction environment
Certification by the American Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP). The candidate must be working toward CIH certification through the American Board of Industrial Hygiene
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 2019-14885
About General Dynamics - Electric Boat Corporation
General Dynamics Electric Boat is the world’s foremost designer and builder of nuclear submarines, the most complex machines made by man. The company’s industry leadership extends back over a century to 1899 when it produced the U.S. Navy's first commissioned undersea warship. Today, Electric Boat prides itself on being the premier shipbuilding company in the industry. We develop and apply state of the art technology to the design and construction of nuclear powered submarines. With a team of highly skilled and dedicated employees, we have successfully taken submarine technology to a new level.
General Dynamics Electric Boat is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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