Frontline National is currently seeking an Occupational Health & Safety Technician/Industrial Hygiene Technician for a full-time opportunity at McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, Kansas. Please apply online or contact a Recruiter at 513-528-7823 to learn more about this great opportunity!
Frontline National, LLC, founded in 2004, is a nationally-renowned staffing firm dedicated to identifying and placing superior candidates who possess the qualification, energy, and talent to match the high standards of client's expectations.
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- Performs workplace industrial hygiene surveys assessing all occupational, environmental, and radiological health hazards.
- Provide technical data and completed forms/documentation to staff for inclusion into occupational/environmental/radiological health program files. Enter data into DOEHRS-IH in accordance with local procedures and requirements.
- Inspects, tests, and evaluates workplace environments, equipment, and practices to ensure they follow all applicable standards and government regulations in accordance with AF requirements. Includes sample collection and survey measurements of potential hazards and engineering controls.
- Recommends health hazard controls to mitigate hazardous and potentially hazardous conditions or equipment.
- Assists staff in monitoring environmental conditions on the installation to include the collection of water samples for compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act, swimming pool and bathing area water quality evaluations and program compliance, and occupational and environmental health site assessment sampling.
- Demonstrates to workplaces the correct use of personal protective equipment and other health hazard controls.
- Provides training and perform fit-testing on respiratory protection devices to include gas-mask fit-testing.
- Investigates occupational illnesses and injuries to identify why they happened and how they might be
prevented in the future.
- Performs evaluations for compliance with fetal protection requirements.
- Reviews hazardous materials requests, plans, work orders, contracts and specifications for compliance with
environmental and occupational health directives.
- Serves as a member on committees for occupational health, and environmental protection matters.
Work Environment/Physical Requirements
- The work may be sedentary at times; however, the Occupational Health and Safety Technicians must be able to stand on their feet for long periods of time and to walk on a regular basis.
- Physical demands include walking, standing, sitting, bending and carrying of light items up to 35 pounds.
- Travel to other sections of the MTF or military base may be required. This includes areas near the base that may be the responsibility of the medical group.
Education: Completion of the following:
- Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in one of the following disciplines:
- Occupational Health/Safety
- Core Science
- Engineering Technology
Experience: Candidates will have one of the following experience:
- Personnel must have at least two (2) years of experience working in an Occupational Health or
Industrial Hygiene related to the medical field
- Have a formal college/vocational school education and hold a
certification issued by Occupational Health and Safety Technologist Certification (OHST) or the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP)
Candidates must have the following:
- One (1) year experience using basic sampling equipment to include detection tubes/chips, personal air samplers and calibrators, sound level meters, noise dosimeters, and environmental sampling equipment is required.
Must have the ability to or have knowledge of:
- Use standard office equipment, such as computers, typewriters, copiers, fax machines, scanners, telephone, and office automation systems.
- Use of Microsoft Office software (Word and Excel at a minimum) to prepare reports and other documents.
- Use general medical ethics, telephone etiquette and excellent communication and customer services skills.
- Ability to plan, organize, schedule, and coordinate activities such as appointments, meetings, and suspense
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Use the English language, correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and format to prepare and edit written and electronic correspondence and reports.
- Knowledge in and understanding of Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), Code of
Federal Regulations (CFR), National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH), Analytical Methods
sampling guides, NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, American Conference of Governmental Industrial
Hygiene (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Values (TLV) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEI) Booklet, Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA) standards, and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards.
- National Background
- Must be US Citizen
- Must have reliable transportation to and from work site
License/Certification and Training:
- Basic Life Support (BLS) with American Heart Association
- Monday – Friday
- Between 7AM-5PM
- 8 Hour shifts
- 40 Hour weeks