Under direct supervision, assists with a wide range of routine
assignments in environmental and industrial hygiene, occupational
safety and health, or biosafety. This involves data collection, field
work, evaluations, sample analysis, research and training.
1. Conducts routine surveys to evaluate detrimental environmental
factors arising in or from the workplace such as indoor air
quality, asbestos, lead based paint, and storm water discharge.
2. Operates standard equipment and instrumentation such as indoor air
quality meters and velometers.
3. Prepares reports of inspections and analyses performed. Maintains
files of reports and analyses.
4. Assists in developing and presenting training programs such as
right to know, asbestos awareness, and use and function of
personal protective equipment.
5. Collects samples such as biological specimens or air and waste
water to evaluate personnel exposure and compliance with
6. Participates in institutional response to emergency situations.
7. Maintains and calibrates equipment utilized in environmental
8. Assists in maintaining hazardous materials and personnel exposure
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: Bachelors degree.
Ability to read, comprehend, and apply federal, state, and local
environmental and industrial hygiene, occupational health and safety,
or biosafety regulations, codes, and requirements; to learn and apply
evaluation and survey techniques including the use of environmental
sampling devices and analytical equipment; to establish and maintain
effective working relationships with faculty, staff, and students; to
prepare technical reports and analyses and maintain required records;
to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to operate
computers and other standard office equipment; to work in, on, around,
under and over fixed equipment and machinery; to lift and transport
assigned tools and equipment; to wear and work in personal protective
equipment; to work in hazardous and irritating environments; to work
with hazardous materials.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employees in this job class may be required to work with asbestos,
radioactive, and hazardous materials. Employees may also be required
to be available for emergency response at any time; to use personal
automobile while conducting business; and to obtain a Commercial
Driver's License with Hazardous Materials Endorsement and a State of
Maryland CHS (Controlled Hazardous Substance) Vehicle Operator's
Certificate. If required to obtain a Commercial Driver's License,
employees will be subjected to drug and alcohol education and testing
as required under Federal Highway Administration and the State of
Maryland regulations. Employees in this job class may be subject to
pre-employment and random drug testing. Offers of employment may be
contingent on applicant obtaining medical clearance by university
approved medical staff.