BA/BS Degree in Chemistry, Chemical or Environmental Engineering, Industrial Technology, Occupational Safety & Health, Process Safety Hazardous Materials Management or related fields of study OR Minimum of 5 year(s) of experience in related experience in EPA, OSHA, or DOT-regulated industries or consulting
- 40-hour Health and Safety Certification desired. Will train if necessary
- Experience required with Windows, Fax, Copying Machine, Multiple Phone Lines, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access
- Scanner; minimal photography skills helpful in documenting inspections
Provides Technical Support to Risk Management Program (Clean Air Act 112r) and CERCLA-EPCRA programs. Conducts facility inspections, develops inspection reports, provides research and outreach support to EPA inspectors and enforcement specialists. Part of a team of several SEE inspectors in this group.
- Assists EPA staff in researching RMP facilities, conducting inspections, preparing inspection reports 40%
- Assists EPA staff in researching EPCRA facilities, conducting inspections, preparing inspection reports 40%
- Assists EPA staff in updating databases 10%
- Assists EPA staff in developing and providing compliance assistance 5%
- Administrative duties 5%
- Annual Health & Safety Refresher. Must also maintain EPA inspector credential (once issued, after training) May be required to meet certification standards prior to participating in field work.
- EPA will train candidate with minor gaps in background
- Overnight travel: Up to 5-10 days per month
- Air travel anticipated: Several times per year
- Rental cars: Usually with air travel, possible other times.
- Health Safety Training: Job requires visits to regulated facilities with hazardous materials and potentially hazardous conditions. Inspector will be required to take a 40 hour HAZWOPER training, plus annual refresher courses.
- Health and Safety Considerations: If no evidence of prior training, HAZWOPER training will be provided to new hires.
- Certain facility conditions could require specific monitoring. Job requires driving.
- Required Safety Gear: hard hat, steel-toed shoes and safety goggles/glasses, occasional respiratory protection
- Safety Gear Use: During facility inspections and possibly training