Environmental Occupational Safety & Health Professional

  • Leidos
  • Ronkonkoma, NY, USA
  • Oct 16, 2020
Full time Air Quality EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering Remediation - Asbestos - Lead - Mold Water Quality

Job Description

Job Description:

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient. 

Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

The Leidos Civil Group is seeking a dynamic Environmental & Safety Professional to join the National Airspace System Integration Support Contract (NISC III) team.

The position will be supporting the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Eastern Service Area (ESA) NISC support team with the goal of providing outstanding customer service to the FAA’s Environmental Occupational Safety and Health (EOSH) Program. 

You will work with the best and brightest subject matter experts in creating innovative and efficient solutions for our program. Be in a fast-paced and diverse environment, enjoy flexible work arrangements, and will have a management team that encourages your career development and growth.  

In this role, you will:

  • Be a part of a larger team of EOSH professionals that supports the FAA’s ESA, and will support the New York (NY) District.  

  • Will be responsible for supporting many multi-faceted EOSH programs, and will be required to maintain applicable training and certification requirements as necessary.  These programs include (but are not limited to) Asbestos, Lead, Mold, Chemical Management, Emergency Response, Electrical Safety, Water, Fuel Storage Tanks, and Fall Protection. 

  • Will provide direct support to multi-level customers in New York. 

  • Required to work independently, and be able to provide quick response support for unplanned events. 

  • Have experience in writing reports with strict reporting deadlines. This includes extensive experience sampling and interpreting analytical reports and being able to identify exceedances in those reports.

  • Have experience climbing towers and/or be capable of receiving and giving fall protection training as well as completing tower safety inspections.

  • Be able to provide comprehensive technical EOSH training to employees as requested.

  • Have excellent customer service skills necessary to interact with senior level management and internal and external customers, as well as foster an environment of cooperation between different departments and co-workers.

  • Be a self-starter, able to work independently and with minimum supervision.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Provide environmental and safety support to the FAA’s EOSH Programs.  The primary programs are Indoor Air Quality; Asbestos Management; Lead Management (paint); Polychlorinated Biphenyls Management; Chemical/Hazardous Waste Management; Pesticide Management; Drinking Water Management; Fuel Storage Tank Management; Fall Protection Program; Hearing Safety Program; Electrical Safety Program; Confined Space Program; and Radiation Program. Additionally, the candidate will be required to provide various training classes for the above programs. 

** Note: the candidate is not expected to be proficient in all of the listed programs. However, the candidate will provide support to the listed programs and will be required to learn/support the listed programs over time. 

• Conduct site inspections and surveys, and submit proper technical reports conveying findings and sound guidance to resolve/mitigate any EOSH issues.

• Able to manage inspections using electronic data; utilize on-line data storage locations; and be able to use all Microsoft programs.

• Able to research and interpret Federal, State, Local, and FAA rules and regulations that are applicable to EOSH Programs.

• Provide excellent problem-solving and customer service skills, as well as extensive experience with various types of EOSH field equipment (ex. PID, XRF, Dosimeter, etc.).

Please Note: 

  • This is a full time position that requires up to 75 percent travel.

  • Candidate must have a reliable vehicle.

  • The position may be located in in one of three locations – Ronkonkoma, Westbury, OR Jamaica New York.

  • The work hours are normally 7:00 – 3:30, Monday thru Friday but can vary based on client support needed. 

  • This position will require the employee to travel as necessary, work from his or her assigned FAA location as requested, and may support remote work from home as the tasking permits.   

Basic Qualifications/Experience (Required Skills):

  • Technical competence in obtaining and managing Asbestos samples & reports.

  • Technical competence in conducting and managing IAQ (Indoor Air Quality) samples & reports.

  • Technical competence in surveying and managing Fall Protection issues & reports.

  • Technical competence in surveying and managing Electrical Safety issues and reports.

  • Technical competence in obtaining and managing Drinking Water samples and reports.

  • Requires BS 5+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2+ years of prior relevant experience.

  • Minimum of 5-8 years of environmental, health and safety experience.  

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Microsoft Project.

  • Must be able to work, manage and maintain information stored in a Knowledge Sharing Network (KSN)/SharePoint site(s).

  • Ability to obtain and/or maintain Public Trust Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Undergraduate Degree in Environmental Science, Occupational Safety & Health, or similar degree

  • Master Degree in Occupational Safety & Health, Environmental Science or Environmental Engineering

  • Certified Safety Professional.

  • Certified Hazardous Materials Manager.

  • Registered Environmental Manager

  • Licensed Industrial Hygienist.

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