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Environmental Health and Safety Engineer
Job Number: 10697
Functional Area: Facilities
Department: Facilities Administration
Location: Cambridge, MA
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ENGINEER, Facilities, to provide technical support and coordination of CUP (Central Utilities Plant) safety programs and environmental compliance and for ensuring policies and procedures are consistently applied.  Will maintain collaborative relationships with those in the EHS Office, Facilities Department, CUP, regulatory agencies, and the MIT community.  Specific responsibilities include handling injury/illness data and investigations; working closely with the CUP plant engineer to maintain compliance with facility environmental permits and coordinate the timely submittal of permits; ensuring safety and health policies, standards, and regulations are applied to site and contractor personnel; conducting safety inspections; systematically gathering relevant safety and health information considering a range of issues and facts through field observations; conducting incident investigations, preparing reports, and presenting findings and suggestions; and participating as a team member in all new design and construction projects impacting CUP operations and ensuring compliance with all safety and environmental requirements.

REQUIRED:  a bachelor’s degree in safety engineering, industrial safety, or industrial hygiene; seven years’ experience in a safety-related position; ability to climb stairs and ladders, conduct routine lifting, and wear required PPE such as hard hats, safety glasses, respiratory protection, hearing protection, gloves, etc.; strong oral, presentation, and written communication skills; ability to work effectively as a leader and subject matter expert; demonstrated depth of problem solving; analytical and investigatory skills; and strong computer skills including experience with MS Office and EHS industry software.  Experience in a power-related business advantageous. Professional certification as a CSP, ASP, OHST, CIH, CHMM, or CUSA preferred.  Working knowledge of SAP helpful.  Job #10697  

Must be able to work extended hours and varied shifts as required by workload, plant conditions, or emergencies.

reposted 4/11/14

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

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