IHP Technologist, Environment, Health and Safety

Massachusetts, United States
Thursday, 22 August 2019
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 22 October 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Functional Area: Environmental Health and Safety
Department: Environment, Health & Safety Office
School Area: EHS Headquarters
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

IHP TECHNOLOGISTEnvironment, Health and Safety (EHS), to assist with and provide advice for the support of Institute academic and business objectives with due consideration of occupational health laws, federal and state regulations, and good practices. Will be in the Industrial Hygiene Program with the main focus to provide asbestos services to the Institute and function as an integral member of a multi-disciplinary EHS office and may work in various EHS program areas other than main area of expertise. Will work closely with MIT’s Project Managers, Facilities, Housing and other Departments to ensure regulatory compliance with asbestos projects and guide hazardous material building surveys and abatement contractor’s project managers and supervisors while overseeing projects to ensure regulatory compliance; communicate with Federal, State and Local agencies on asbestos related issues with the support of EHS Officers; assist in the development of general EHS programs for the Institute under a variety of federal, state, and local regulations' participate in on-call rotational system as secondary on-call team member providing routine and off-hours support when necessary to resolve emergency EHS issues and serve as support to emergency response groups; keep abreast of pertinent regulations and developments in EHS in order to assist EHS Officers, and perform other duties as directed by the Director, Associate Director, Senior Officers and Officers of EHS to meet EHS missions.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor's degree in an EHS-related discipline, engineering, physical science, biological science/chemistry; knowledge of MS Office; have the ability to obtain U.S Government security clearance and state asbestos certifications, analyze asbestos air and bulk samples once training is complete, and lift and carry approximately 35lbs and have current driver’s license; good oral and written communication skills; and ability to collaborate with people, perform multiple tasks and to prioritize workload based on client’s needs. Knowledge of asbestos abatement, industrial hygiene, the construction industry, building systems, and building hazardous material surveys preferred. Job#17894-5

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.