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Senior Environment Safety & Health Professional

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, California, US
Closing date
Nov 30, 2021

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Company Description

Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States' security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory's mission.

Job Description

We have an opening for a Senior Environment Safety and Health (ES&H) Professional to provide advanced Industrial Safety (IS)/Industrial Hygiene (IH) support to LLNL programs and operations. This opportunity is a senior level that will interact with all levels of workers and management to perform your job, including external regulatory agencies.

In this role you will
  • Provide advanced IS/IH support and technical guidance for the Laboratory's directorates to ensure worker safety and compliance with applicable federal, state, local regulations, DOE orders.
  • Provide strategic technical advice to directorate line management, ES&H management of regulatory issues, their potential impact and mitigation.
  • Conduct health and safety evaluations and inspections of buildings, equipment, and apparatus to identify hazards and deficiencies, analyze collected data, identify trends, and provide recommendations to resolve and prevent recurrence of H&S and occupational exposures.
  • Investigate accidents/incidents and reports of occupational injury/illness/exposures for possible causes. Prepare documentation and recommend appropriate measures to eliminate or mitigate reoccurrence. Provide emergency IH-related response support to incidents on-site.
  • Manage and be held accountable for the success implementation of assigned Industrial Hygiene and Safety programs.
  • Provide training and mentorship to junior ESH professionals and stakeholders as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in scientific, technical, health and safety, industrial hygiene or related field, or the equivalent level of demonstrated education, skills and experience.
  • Expert knowledge of conducting comprehensive Risk Assessment and/or Management of Change or equivalent.
  • Advanced experience providing guidance and support for complex, long-term projects within dynamic operational structure and facility.
  • Advanced experience in industrial, research and development, large science, and/or construction/demolition settings.
  • Advanced experience building strong working relationships and trust with a demanding customer base, a strong customer service ethos, and results driven orientation.
  • Documented experience managing and meeting programs goals and key performance indicator (KPIs).
  • Expert communication, facilitation, collaboration, interpersonal, and conflict resolution skills necessary to effectively explain, direct, present, advise, negotiate, and influence worker, supervisor, and manager decisions/work practices to reduce IS/IH risks.
  • Documented experience of managing multiple ESH programs with success.
  • Experience leading teams to solve complex ESH compliance issues.

Qualifications We Desire
  • Master's degree in Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Safety, or other scientific, technical or health and safety related field.
  • CIH Certification by American Industrial Hygiene Association, or CSP Certification by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals and/or Green or Black Belt certification.
  • Experience in ESH Management Systems including Process Safety Management Training 1910.119 or ISO 14001, 45001, or Operational Excellence (OE).
  • Knowledge of DOE Orders or DOD 4145.26M.

Additional Information

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?
  • Included in 2021 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site.

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

Security Clearance

LLNL is a Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Laboratory. Some positions will require a DOE L or Q clearance (please reference Security Clearance requirement above). If you are selected and a clearance is required, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. An L or Q clearance requires U.S. citizenship. For additional information please see DOE Order 472.2.

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam

A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

LLNS is committed to offering reasonable accommodations during the application and recruiting processes due to a disability. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via our online form.

California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

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