Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator

Massachusetts, United States
06 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY (EHS) COORDINATOR, Research Laboratory for Electronics (RLE), to oversee day-to-day activities within the Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering Department (50%) and the Research Lab for Electronics (50%). Will maintain--on behalf of the department head--operational, day-to-day oversight of the EHS management system and ensure EHS requirements are met in the DLCs; and monitor departmental compliance with environment, health and safety (EHS) laws and regulations and MIT best practices and ensure that the DLCs and its principal investigators (PI)/supervisors are implementing their responsibilities under MIT’s EHS management system. Will report to the heads of the departments, labs, or centers served.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: an undergraduate degree in engineering or science; at least two years of relevant experience in or involvement with laboratory/research processes; professional certification in environment, health and/or safety field or at least two years of relevant experience in environmental, health and/or safety compliance; excellent organizational, administrative, and problem solving skills; self-motivation; flexibility; strong organizational and follow-through skills; tact and good judgment; accuracy and an eye for detail; flexibility; diplomacy; and the ability to multitask, set and achieve priorities, work in teams, motivate groups, and work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities and limited supervision. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel,Power Point, and the ability to learn specialized computer applications for EHS requirements is essential. Required competencies include a concern for order, a bias for action, interpersonal understanding, and organizational awareness.  Job #16694-P


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