This position is located in the Medical Group at an Air National Guard Wing. The purpose of this position is to provide a professional Industrial Hygienist to plan, schedule, execute, manage, and administer the installation-wide Industrial Hygiene/Bioenvironmental Engineering Program (IH/BEE), which includes occupational health/industrial hygiene, radiation safety, and environmental monitoring to maintain and promote the health and well-being of military and technician personnel.
b. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(1) As an Industrial Hygienist, ensures statutory and regulatory compliance with applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Air Force Occupational Safety and health (AFOSH) directives and regulations.
(2) Researches industrial operations and develops, implements, and executes surveillance strategies, inspections and evaluations of operational facilities and various activities to detect and eliminate health hazards.
(3) Determines and assigns Risk Assessment Code (RAC) to health hazards.
(4) Reviews plans for new and existing facility construction projects.
(5) Manages and assesses installation environmental sampling, analysis and monitoring requirements, and performs ambient, source and substance tests and monitoring.
(6) Serves as advisor to state occupational safety and health councils, member/advisor on management boards and committees concerning industrial health and bioenvironmental issues.
(7) Coordinates and performs internal and external Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health audits.
(8) Maintains regulations, standards and manuals; writes supplemental guidance to ANG and AF directives; prepares correspondence and a variety of reports relative to the local IH/BEE program.
(9) Serves as the competent authority on radioactive material on base, controlling management of these materials from receipt to disposal.
(10) Researches, formulates, and implements workplace air sampling strategy; performs air sampling surveys and evaluates results.
(11) Serves as the program manager that ensures installation compliance with OSHA confined space standards.
(12) Reviews and provides input to the installation Environmental Engineer regarding federal and state environmental permit applications.
(13) Conducts noise surveys before commencement of new operations or work processes, when notified that operations/processes have changes, or on a periodic basis.
(14) Directs the base Respiratory Protection Program (RPP) in accordance with AFOSH Standard 48-137, Respiratory Protection Program based on air sampling results and expert professional judgment.
(15) Manages the base drinking water surveillance program, ensuring full compliance with all aspects of the EPA Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA).