University of Washington School of Public Health
Occupational Health Officer/Industrial Hygienist - U.S. Public Health Service
Closing Date: December 18, 2017
Posted: October 26, 2017
The USCG Aviation Logistics Center (ALC) is an industrial aviation overhaul maintenance depot. The primary focus of the ALC is on Coast Guard aircraft maintenance and support operations, including complete disassembly, inspection and repair of airframes and complete overhaul of all aircraft systems, including electrical, engine, hydraulic and other components. Processes include sanding, painting, blasting, metalwork, electrical wiring and subsystem overhaul. The majority of responsibilities are directed at anticipation, recognition, evaluation, prevention and control of physical, chemical, biological, radiological and ergonomic factors or stresses arising in or from the workplace, which may cause sickness, impaired health and well-being, or significant discomfort among Coast Guard active duty, reserve, civilian and contract personnel.
DUTIES: include, but are not limited to:
- Assists with routine audits, evaluations, job hazard analyses, and exposure assessments of processes and tasks to qualitatively and quantitatively anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control employee exposures to chemical, physical, biological, and ergonomic hazards including, but not limited to: solvents, heavy metals, paint/coatings, composite materials, noise, hazardous waste, radiation, asbestos, PCBs, MSDs, and thermal
- Assists with identifying proper controls for hazardous exposures including engineering, administrative, and personal protective equipment (PPE), as appropriate, and coordinates their development, implementation, training, and evaluates their
- Provides technical and specialized assistance in industrial hygiene, occupational safety, and risk management upon
- Conducts annual review of written safety programs to ensure currency, accuracy, and alignment with all governing policies, regulations, and
- Prepares written technical reports for audits, evaluations, job hazard analyses, and exposure assessments detailing the methods, evaluation criteria, sampling results, conclusions, and recommended controls and
- Provides industrial hygiene technical training and risk communication to small and large groups in formal and informal settings and to audiences diverse in education, rank, and experience on a wide variety of topics including: hearing conservation, radiation, mold, air quality, pest management, asbestos, lead, respiratory protection, PPE and other hazards and
- Provides specialized hazardous communications training on chemicals used in the unit
- Provides technical consultation, assistance and interpretations of industrial hygiene, and occupational safety policies, regulations and
- Maintains all industrial hygiene monitoring and sampling instrumentation in a properly calibrated and mission ready
- Serves as the unit OMSEP coordinator, identifies personnel at risk for exposures, recommends enrollment in the medical monitoring program, and provides medical providers with data to support
- Serves as the unit hearing conservation program manager and administers the unit hearing conservation
- Provides technical support on respiratory protection, and conducts fit-testing.
- Requires daily wear of the S. Coast Guard uniform and adherence to all military customs, courtesies, and articles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
Apply to the PHS at: https://usphs.gov/
SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:
CDR Carolyn Oyster, Carolyn.email@example.com.
Please include a statement of interest and your current CV/Coversheet.
ANY QUESTIONS: Please contact CDR Oyster via email.