Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Toxicologist/ Risk Assessor located in Houston, TX or San Ramon, CA through May 4th, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
- Evaluates the potential human health impact of chemicals found in environmental media (soil, water, air, biota) at Chevron operating and legacy sites world-wide.
- Understands and can appropriately apply human health risk assessment guidance developed by U.S. and international regulatory agencies to environmental projects.
- Provides strategic direction to Chevron operating company customers for effective risk management of potential exposure to these chemicals.
- Identifies gaps in scientific knowledge needed to effectively assess potential health risks. Develops and implements scientific studies needed to fill gaps and improve the science of health risk assessment.
- Communicates the potential health impacts of environmental chemicals to internal Chevron customers and external stakeholders, including regulatory agency personnel and the public.
- Understands and is familiar with applicable international, federal and state environmental management regulations.
- Provides knowledge on emerging scientific issues, legislative and regulatory changes/trends to Chevron customers to shape and support advocacy efforts.
- Provides litigation support including critical review, synthesis, and expertise in epidemiology, toxicology, and causation
- Participates on industry-wide trade associations, technical workgroups, and scientific advocacy committees to address toxicology, risk assessment and/or exposure assessment issues of interest to Chevron.
- Develops knowledge of Chevron products/operations and applying toxicology and health risk assessment principles to solve problems and add business value.
- Serves as a member of the Chevron Emergency Information Center, being on-call on rotation periodically during off-hours. Provides health, safety and environmental information on products or other chemicals to customers and other callers, including physicians and emergency response personnel.
- Working environment characterized by high degrees of complexity and ambiguity with fixed deadlines and travel (domestic and international) requirements.
- Master’s degree required/ PhD preferred in toxicology, public health, environmental health sciences or closely related field.
- Applicants with a Masters or PhD Degree, will only be required to have a minimum of one (1) year related experience
- In lieu of Master Degree/or PhD, a Bachelor’s with 10 years of experience would be considered
- Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences including internal customers, regulatory agencies, and the public. Effective oral and written communication skills imperative.
- Demonstrated ability to build and maintain good customer relations and promote understanding of customer requirements and expectations.
- This job requires travel, approximately 25% travel (domestic and/or international)
- Knowledge of human health exposure and risk assessment techniques, especially as applied to the evaluation of environmental exposures associated with the petroleum industry operations.
- Strong scientific background in biomedical sciences; computer spreadsheet/database analytics/presentation skills; experience in biomonitoring/environmental data collection; clear, concise communication style; analytical laboratory methods, advanced chemistry, and genetics experience a plus.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively self-manage multiple projects including attention to business partner requirements, problem-solve, developing and meeting budgets and timelines, fostering teamwork on multidisciplinary projects, and skillful communication to enable effective collaboration with technical and business partners.
- Ability to inspire commitment and trust and to build internal and external networks.
- Ability to work independently and interact effectively with individuals in other scientific disciplines on cross-functional work teams to achieve business objectives and to ensure compliance with corporate policies and global health and environmental regulations.
- Position will be located in Houston, TX or San Ramon, CA
- Relocation will be considered within Chevron parameters.
- Travel: This job requires travel, approximately 25% travel (domestic and/or international)
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