Emory University EHS Tech II in Atlanta, Georgia

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Under general supervision, monitors, controls, inspects, contains, removes transports, and/or segregate hazardous material (biological, chemical, radioactive or other). Provides support to ensure compliance with applicable standards, laws and regulations. Performs surveys and routine safety inspections. Participates in training for program areas. Responds to internal clients regarding chemical, biosafety, radiation safety and industrial hygiene concerns. Maintains records and prepares reports. Responds to emergency situations involving hazardous materials. Assists with testing certification and maintenance of biological safety cabinets and/or chemical fume hoods. Maintains storage areas, equipment, and personal protective equipment related to hazardous waste program. May be on-call after hours to respond to emergency situations. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelors degree in math, science, or engineering. Experience in an environmental, healthcare, safety, or customer service related field is preferred. Equivalent combination of experience, education and training is accepted.

Additional Details

Preferred Qulifications:

Requires working a modified shift from 11:30AM to 8:30PM at least one day per week. Experience in healthcare, safety, environmental, or customer service. High School Diploma - required. Bachelors degree - desired but not required

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Job Number 31265

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Research Administration

Department Environ Health & Safety Office

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals., Working with animals., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials., Working with nonhuman primates (nhp), nhp tissue, body fluids or equipment contaminated by nhp., Working with radioactive materials or devices.

Job Category Laboratory

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322