Environmental Safety & Health Associate Job Code 22-022
Company: Society for Conservation Biology
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Environmental Safety & Health Associate Job Code 22-022 The
Lundquist Institute is looking for a Full-time EHS Associate to
join our team in our Torrance, CA location
Required Skills & Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or Physics preferred
Must be able to understand Federal, State and Local rules,
regulations and laws pertaining to the receipt, use and transfer
storage and disposal of hazardous and radioactive materials.
3 year working as a laboratory assistant or equivalent. 3+ years
preparing hazardous and/or radioactive waste for storage and/or
Calibration of radiometric equipment
Strong background in chemistry and/or biology preferred
Familiar with radiometric or electronic test equipment
Organized and motivated to learn new skills
Able to work independently and follow a project to its
Description of Duties
Manages the radioactive waste facility. This includes: picking up
radioactive waste from the research laboratories, delivering the
waste to the facility, segregating the various waste streams,
preparing waste for disposal, coordinating the pick-up with the
waste vendor, preparing and maintaining regulatory
documentation(e.g., LLRW disposal permits, waste manifest, waste
Managing the Radiation Laboratory. This includes: receiving,
monitoring and distributing radioactive material to authorized
Calibrates radiometric equipment use for radiation detection.
surveys and quantification of radioactive samples
Assists the RSO with laboratory surveys and tests.
Generates room diagrams and aids in posting radiation source use
Orders and maintains supplies for the Environmental Health and
Assist the safety Officer with testing of emergency showers
eyewashes and portable fire extinguishers.
Assists the Safety Officer with pick-up and disposal of Hazardous
and/or Biological waste.
Medical: Regular full-time employees and their dependents are
provided with a choice of HMO or POS group medical insurance
benefits. The cost for these benefits is shared between the
Lundquist Institute and the employee.
Dental: Regular full-time employees and their dependents are
provided with a choice of HMO or PPO group dental insurance benefit
options, including orthodontic allowances. The cost for these
benefits is shared between Lundquist Institute and the
Vision: Regular full-time employees and their dependents are
provided with group vision insurance benefit options. The cost for
these benefits is shared between Lundquist Institute and the
Disability: Eligible employees are provided with long-term
disability insurance, which is fully paid for by Lundquist
Institute This insurance provides benefits if an employee becomes
disabled due to illness, pregnancy, or injury for more than 120
Paid Vacation: Eligible employees can accumulate ten (10) hours of
vacation per month up to a maximum of 15 working days per year.
Pension Plan: The Lundquist Institute provides a retirement plan
for eligible employees, which is fully funded by Lundquist
Institute. The Lundquist Institute makes an annual contribution
based on each employee's earnings in accordance with the provisions
of the plan.
Supplemental Retirement: Eligible employees can participate in a
403(b) supplemental retirement plan which allows pretax
contributions. The Lundquist Institute offers a variety of
investment options through Fidelity Investment, TIAA/CREF.
Life Insurance: Eligible employees are provided with group life
insurance, which is fully paid for by the Lundquist Institute.
Paid Sick Leave: Eligible employees can accrue up to ten (10) days
of sick leave per year.
The Lundquist Institute is a non-profit scientific research
organization dedicated to saving lives not only in the greater Los
Angles metro area but throughout the world. The Institute has over
more than 120 principal investigators and 400 researchers in total
- MD's, MD/PhD's, and PhD's - working on over 1,000 research
studies. We are academically affiliated with the David Geffen
School of Medicine at UCLA and work in partnership with the
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Our research is funded by many sources
including grants from the NIH and other government entities,
Industry and teaching contracts and royalties, as well as private
donors and other non-profit foundations.
Position requires a background check and health clearance
Please apply on-line @ www.Lundquist.org
Equal Opportunity Employer
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