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Senior Chemical Safety, Industrial Hygiene Specialist

Employer
Argonne National Laboratory
Location
Lemont, Illinois
Salary
Based on experience
Closing date
May 14, 2022

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Field of specialization
Health & Safety
Work Function
Health / Safety
Job Type
Full time
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Job Details

Argonne National Laboratory is currently seeking a Chemical Safety/Industrial Hygiene Professional to join their team. This role is responsible for developing and implementing laboratory safety and health programs within the Occupational Health and Safety department.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining cognizance of technical developments in chemical hygiene and laboratory safety best practices Conducting laboratory exposure assessments and chemical exposure monitoring.
  • Conducting experiment safety reviews and chemical risk analyses (e.g. What-If, FMEA, HazOp)
  • Assessing appropriate selection and use of ventilated enclosures and chemical personal protective equipment.
  • Serves as Program Manager for one or more laboratory safety programs (e.g. laboratory ventilation, nanomaterial safety, chemical hygiene) as assigned by management.
  • Develops and conducts On-The-Job, classroom, or computer-based training programs in the area of laboratory safety.
  • Serves on a chemical emergency on-call rotation team

Position Requirements:

  • Certifications as Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) preferred Experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Laboratory and pilot-plant chemical risk assessments
    • Laboratory ventilation Industrial Hygiene and exposure monitoring
    • LASER safety and control systems
    • Non-ionizing radiation hazards and controls
    • Chemical lifecycle management Toxicology, including exposure pathways and toxic or carcinogenic endpoints
    • Nanomaterial safety
  • Knowledge of 10 CFR 851 Worker Safety and Health Program, DOE Order 440.1, 29 CFR 1910 and 1926, and ACGIH TLVs
  • Skill in the interpretation of regulations and establishing the means of meeting the requirements in a diverse operational and research environment
  • Knowledge of hazards and exposures common to laboratory and research operations
  • Knowledge of sampling methods and equipment, understanding of the limitations of the analytical methods, and knowledge of hazard engineering controls and personal protective equipment
  • Demonstrated experience providing technical assistance for investigations and mitigating hazards common to research laboratory
  • Effective oral and written communication, including creation of effective reports
  • Experience with project management skills, including scheduling of workplace exposure assessment
  • Skill in using software to manage and track workplace exposure assessments
  • Skill in building and sustaining consensus and collaboration among key stakeholders
  • Skill in communicating complex chemical exposure risk issues in clear and concise terms
  • Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork  

This position can be hired at one of two levels, and the related experience is as follows:

  • PT4: B.S. or higher in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Industrial Hygiene and 6+ years of work experience in chemical safety, chemical engineering, or industrial hygiene
  • PT5: B.S. or higher in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Industrial Hygiene and 10+ years of work experience in chemical safety, chemical engineering, or industrial hygiene

Company

Argonne National Laboratory is one of the U.S. Department of Energy’s largest research centers. The site is surrounded by forest preserve about 25 miles southwest of downtown Chicago. Argonne’s major mission areas fulfill important governmental and Department of Energy responsibilities, as well as provide important benefits to our society at large. Argonne National Laboratory is managed by The University of Chicago for the U.S. Department of Energy.
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