Current Openings

Occupational Safety Consultant – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality

Posted: May 22, 2019

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OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY CONSULTANT 4

(SAFETY MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST)

 WASTE PROGRAMS DIVISION

JOB SUMMARY

At ADEQ, our vision is to be the number one state in the nation in balanced, leading-edge environmental protection, through technical and operational excellence, and radical simplicity for customers and staff. We are currently looking for team members who are committed to our vision, driven to excel in their career and passionate about our mission.  Only the highest caliber employees will be successful in driving our agency towards meeting our vision. To learn more about us, our organizational habits known as the ADEQ Way, our culture, and other positions we have open, visit us at DEQ/careers

As our Occupational Safety Consultant, you will exercise considerable independent judgment within established safety program policies and procedures.  You have the authority to ensure the Agency occupational safety programs, policies, inspections, loss control surveys, complaints, referrals and trainings are completed to ensure our employees’ safety.  This position ensures the agency is in compliance with State and Federal Occupational Safety and Health standards and regulations.  You will divide your time between the primary duty of managing the internal Occupational Safety and Health Program for ADEQ and the secondary duty of providing training to support employees.

Major Responsibilities:

Safety Program Development and Compliance:

•       Develop, coordinate, implement, and maintain a comprehensive Agency-wide occupational health and safety program designed to prevent injury, occupational illness and damage to property

•       Develop agency-wide and/or program specific safety and health directives

•       Assess facility and site inspections or drills, job hazards analyses, and other evaluations to identify hazards and potential risks

•       Maintain agency safety related manuals, including preparation and distribution of appropriate updates

•       Determine applicability of administrative and regulatory requirements and other health and safety laws and implement applicable regulations and standards

•       Maintain current knowledge of state and federal legislation, regulations and practices in safety and health and advise agency management regarding the impact on agency operations

Safety Program Training:

•       Establish and implement safety training objectives and provide safety/health related training

•       Maintain records and a database of employee training, medical examinations, licenses, and certifications

IDEAL CANDIDATE

Ideal candidate will have:

·        Bachelor’s degree in safety management, occupational safety, industrial engineering, environmental health, or a closely related field

·        5+ years of experience in areas such as safety, accident prevention, environmental health, industrial hygiene or occupational risk management

·        Certification as an Associate in Risk Management, Associate Safety Professional, and/or Certified Safety Professional is desirable

·        Knowledge of OSHA, ADEQ, ADOSH laws, ordinances, rules and regulations on occupational safety and health; principles of hazardous materials and waste management, RCRA and OSHA classifications; principles and techniques of employee training; safety compliance and general liability risk management issues

·        Ability to plan, organize, promote, and implement a comprehensive health/safety program

RECRUITMENT DATES

First review of resumes will occur on 5/24/19.  Recruitment will remain open until position is filled.

BENEFITS

Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are:

·        10 paid holidays per year

·        Accrual of sick and annual leave beginning at 12 and 13 days per year respectively for full-time employees

·        A top-ranked retirement program with 100% employer matched contribution

·        A robust and affordable insurance  plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability

·        An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program

·        We promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility

·        We offer a variety of learning and career development opportunities

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Arizona State Government is an AA/EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Hired employees will be subject to E-Verify. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting HPO@azdeq.gov. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.     Having trouble applying?    Email HRIShelpdesk@azdoa.gov or call 602-542-4700 for assistance

Elevator Inspector Chief – Industrial Commission of Arizona

Posted: May 21, 2019

INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION OF ARIZONA

Elevator Inspector Chief

Phoenix, AZ

Are you ready to work for an exceptional state agency that works to protect the life, health and welfare of the employees in the State of Arizona? Apply with us! The Industrial Commission of Arizona (ICA) is committed to the highest standards of compliance, demonstrating leadership in all areas, and teaching and working with employers and employees to make them successful. A thriving workforce in Arizona is what we strive for and work towards each day.

We are currently looking for individuals to join the our team within our Arizona Division of Occupational Safety & Health (ADOSH) Division, which is tasked with conducting enforcement safety inspections and investigations throughout Arizona of employers’ workplaces to determine whether employers are complying with applicable occupational safety and health laws.

The position is responsible for statewide elevator and similar conveyance inspection and re-inspection program, assuring compliance and enforcement with the Arizona Occupational Safety and Health Act and the Arizona Revised Statutes Title 23, Chapter 2, Article 12.  Makes necessary decision for the department and to ensure a safe and compliant environment for passengers and materials traveling on or applicable equipment throughout the State of Arizona.  Supervises, reviews, comments and edits the inspectors’ reports and their performance, providing feedback and training to all inspectors as necessary.  Audits and maintains records/certifications on all applicable conveyances within the State of Arizona.  Updates and makes changes to the State of Arizona Elevator, and similar conveyance regulations, in order to ensure the regulations are up to date with national consensus standards or federal standards.

As a State of Arizona agency, the ICA offers an excellent benefits package, including top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans, affordable medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability plans, 10 paid holidays per year, 13 paid vacation days and 12 paid sick days per year, and a deferred compensation plan option.

REQUIREMENTS

·         AZ Driver’s License Required

In-State travel is required.  Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment.  Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207 (12). Employees may be required to use their own transportation, as well as maintaining valid motor vehicle insurance and current Arizona vehicle registration; however, mileage will be reimbursed.

·         National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities Qualified Elevator Inspector (QEI) Certification.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

Knowledge of:

·         Arizona Occupational Safety and Health ACT.

·         Arizona Elevator Act.

·         Industrial Commission of Arizona Policies and Procedures.

·         ADOSH policies, procedures, and rules.

·         Google Suite, Windows, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Database, and Adobe Acrobat

·         Working knowledge of applicable American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Elevator and other conveyance Codes, International Building Code (IBC), Uniform Building Code (UBC), National Electric Code (NEC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

 Skill in:

·         Oral and written communication.

·         Typing and using a keyboard.

·         Developing spreadsheets and databases

·         Effectively negotiating and settling disputes for legal and enforcement issues

·         Logic and analytical skills

·         Project Management skills

·         Leadership skills

Abilities needed:

·         Manage heavy workloads with high level of accuracy and production.

·         Works well under pressure.

·         Effectively works as a member of a team.

·         To interpret plans for the new installation of elevators and other conveyances.

·         Create and present presentations to small and large groups.

·         Identify and resolve industry related/department problems and ensure compliance.

·         To conduct strategic and long range planning relative to complex technical and public safety issues, including taking applicable committee meetings to promulgate new codes and standards that will provide the desired long-term effects for the program as well as its impact on the residents of Arizona

·         Effectively interpret and communicate technical codes.

·         Asses and evaluate the effectiveness of inspection programs to utilizing performance criteria and monitoring statewide production activities for State.

·         Possess mechanical aptitude with the ability to recognize unsafe conditions or equipment.

·         Recognizing and engaging those with different backgrounds, characteristics and perspectives to bridge gaps in understanding of differing viewpoints, as well as ensuring persons with diverse perspectives are given the opportunity to collaborate and provide input in the decision making process.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

Ideal candidates will have:

·         Have five (5) years full-time paid experience as a Certified Elevator Inspector.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

·        All newly hired employees are subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

·         The ICA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Agency.

·         Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. During all phases of the application and selection process, people with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the ICA’s Human Resources Department at (602) 542-5559.

·         To apply for the position please visit www.azstatejobs.gov

Industrial Hygiene Technician – ATC Group Services

Posted: Apr 23, 2019

ATC Group Services LLC (ATC) is a national engineering/consulting firm that specializes in environmental engineering, building sciences, geotechnical engineering, and construction materials testing and inspection services. ATC is currently seeking a candidate to fill an immediate opening for a full-time Industrial Hygienist Technician.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collect asbestos and lead paint samples in accordance with regulations
  • Perform abatement oversight activities for asbestos, lead and microbial projects
  • Perform industrial hygiene and indoor air quality investigations in varied work environments.
  • Complete field and chain-of-custody paperwork recording all information completely and legibly
  • Have the ability to take detailed/accurate field notes for all assigned projects
  • Prepare reports detailing survey/project information including methodology, results and recommendations
  • Use standard industrial hygiene, asbestos and indoor air quality equipment including calibration, field use, downloading of data, cleaning and maintenance
  • Assist Due Diligence Department members with Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments, and have the ability to write well and meet project deadlines
  • Communication with other members of the Industrial Hygiene Department, ATC office and client contacts on a regular basis
  • Approval to drive a company car or rental vehicles – valid Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • Will be required to occasionally work off-hours and weekends (10 – 20% of time)
  • Travel is required (out-of-state usually less than 50% but may be higher at times) (up to 75% in-state)
  • Abide by ATC’s health and safety policies and procedures.

To access more information about this position, please advance to http://ATCandAssociates.appone.com and use the search feature to find the position.

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