Environmental Health and Safety Technician, L2

Minerva Engineering - College Park, MD3.5

Full-timeEstimated: $70,000 - $100,000 a year
Job Description: The Environmental Health and Safety Officer manages the LPS Occupational Safety and Health programs in accordance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Defense regulations, and all other applicable regulations.

  • TS/SCl clearance Required
Must have capabilities to:
Drafts environmental standard operating procedures in accordance with NSA guidelines
Conducts workplace inspections
Addresses environmental safety and health concerns
Coordinates with project leaders to develop and implement remediation plans for health and safety concerns
Maintains a hazardous chemical inventory for the LPS
Ensures that all material safety data sheets are available before substances are brought into the work environment
Serves as the liaison with NSA’s office of Occupational Health, Environmental & Safety Services (OHESS); and
Monitors all chemicals ordered and brought into the Lab
Assist scientific staff in drawing up standard operating procedures (SOPs) that incorporate safe practices
Carry out safety audits and inspections
Investigate accidents and incidents and ensure they are reported and documented as required by law
Ensure that hazardous materials are correctly labeled and stored
Ensure that protective clothing and equipment are in good order
Oversee routine decontamination procedures and carry out effective decontamination after an accident
Maintain appropriate literature and disseminate information on safety matters
Liaise with emergency services

Qualifications: An undergraduate degree and five(5) years of experience providing environmental protection, safety and health services for programs or contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Hazardous Material Manager Certification is required. A TS/SCI clearance is required.