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General Electric Industrial Hygiene / Safety Leader in Rutland, Vermont

Job Description Summary

The Industrial Hygiene/Safety Leader will provide site support to a fixed facility.

Within this role, they will apply health & safety knowledge and expertise to solve problems, develop & execute objectives for yourself & others, while having the ability to effect short & long term business goals.

Job Description

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

In addition, the Industrial Hygiene/Safety Leader will:

  • Provide proactive leadership of all industrial hygiene and radiation issues.

  • Coordinate all aspects of comprehensive exposure assessment process including basic characterization, qualitative risk assessment monitoring, data analysis, recommendation development, and documentation.

  • Coordinate all aspects of an exposure control system to include evaluation of new materials, evaluation of process changes, investigation of substitution of processes and chemicals, engineering controls, PPE and Respiratory Protection.

  • Collect air, wipe and bulk samples for dust, metals and other regulated materials/ chemicals

  • Operate industrial hygiene equipment and perform Indoor Air Quality assessments and sampling.

  • Conduct and maintain written industrial hygiene risk assessments.

  • Review and approve all incoming SDSs on all chemicals.

  • Administer all aspects of a hearing conservation program.

  • Lead facility to attain OSHA VPP or equivalent certification.

  • Develop and maintain excellent local and state agency relationships

  • Ability to obtain a Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) certificate.

  • Assist EHS team in data analysis to identify trends.

  • Develop corrective and preventative actions

  • Own or actively participate in one or more EHS Framework Element

  • Perform Ergonomic evaluations, daily surveillances and inspections of work areas

  • Ability to understand various safety and environmental hazards

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (Or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Environmental, Health & Safety or related field)

Minimum of 3 years of Health & Safety experience

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS

Ability to interface effectively with all levels within the company as well as organizations outside GE (regulatory agencies)

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Established project & program management ability

Strong analytical skills

Experience with managing site security in an industrial setting

Knowledge of environmental regulations

Knowledge of and experience with OHSA 29 CFR 1910 regulations

Knowledge of and experience with Emergency Response and Planning

Knowledge of and experience with Industrial Hygiene and Ergonomic principles

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/englobal/desktop/assets/images/posterscreenreaderoptimizedwsupplement.pdf) . (http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf) Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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