Safety and Health/Industrial Hygiene Supervisor

Position Overview

Under limited supervision, performs tasks within the safety and health/industrial hygiene (S&H/IH) job functions as assigned by management.  The specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and support management in one or more of the following functional areas, in addition to other duties as assigned:

Plans, schedules and organizes the work to ensure utilization of S&H/IH Specialists and compliance with all contract requirements, quality standards and budgetary guidelines
Ensures staffing levels of supervised personnel are maintained in a manner which allows the effective execution of the assigned scope of work at all times
Responsible for the coordination of S&H/IH Specialists
Assists in the preparation of cost and scheduling procedures for projects
Compiles information from diverse areas to properly control the area of responsibility and measure performance and progress
May be assigned special projects
Assists with the development or review/update of various plans, policies or procedures as needed.
Assists with maintaining positive employee relations
Develops, recommends, and implements programs, policies and procedures for monitoring and preventing chemical, physical, and biological hazards in the company's work areas
Provides expert knowledge related to industrial hygiene activities and issues
May act as lead or technical expert on large projects
Trains less experienced team members
Generates reports, charts and spreadsheets as needed
Establishes and implements surveying and monitoring techniques
Makes recommendations and presentations to project management, industry, government or client representatives
Responsible for ensuring compliance with methods, techniques and procedures
Maintains close working relationship with senior management and/or operational management in ensuring S&H/IH services are being properly executed and needs of the company are met
May have budgetary responsibilities
Perform duties complex in nature

Other job related duties as assigned

Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner.  If supervising others, has responsibility for the safety of those being supervised and ensures they comply with established safety policies and procedures and practice safe work habits

Actively participates in Safety Work Groups and Safety Council Meetings

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS degree in a related field and 6 years of related experience and supervisory/managerial experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.  Typical experience ranges from 6 - 12 years.

Radiological training is required

Expert PC skills to include Microsoft software

Strong understanding of federal and state policies and regulations, project policies and requirements

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Working Conditions

Work in an environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities). Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed.

Ability to wear respirator and other protective equipment to enter various types of potentially hazardous areas (such as but not limited to chemical, dust fumes, mists, heat stress factors, etc.).

Ability to carry several instruments/equipment or tools while walking extensively. Potential prolonged walking/standing, repeated pushing/pulling.

Ability to perform medium to very heavy work, exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, non-repetitive, up to 50 pounds of force frequently (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two person “buddy system”), and/or more than 20 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching.

Potential for prolonged driving of or riding in a motor vehicle, machine operation, and/or working around moving equipment/machinery or motorized vehicles (such as but not limited to car, truck, golf cart, gator, heavy equipment).

Ability to work in confined areas, tanks, heat stress conditions, high noise and areas with radiation and chemical hazards.

Environmental conditions may include weather or temperature extremes, inclement weather (such as but not limited to wind, rain, excessive heat, excessive cold, snow/ice, etc.)

In some cases radiological training may be required.

May be required to operate company vehicle during the course of work. All safety and DOT regulations and procedures must be adhered to at all times.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position.  Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the overall purpose of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as requested by management.   All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.