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INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE TECHNICIAN

  • 510981
  • PHOENIX
  • INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION
  • Full-time

INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION

Are you ready to work for an exceptional state agency that works to protect the life, health and welfare of the employees in the State of Arizona? Apply with us! The Industrial Commission of Arizona (ICA) is committed to the highest standards of compliance, demonstrating leadership in all areas, and teaching and working with employers and employees to make them successful. A thriving workforce in Arizona is what we strive for and work towards each day.

INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE TECHNICIAN

INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION

Job Location:

Address:  800 W. Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $56,285.63 

Grade: 20

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

We are currently looking for an individual to joint our Arizona Division of Occupational Safety & Health (ADOSH) team, which is tasked with conducting compliance assistance visits throughout Arizona. Our visits help employers understand what OSHA and consensus standards that apply in the workplace.

Industrial Hygiene Technicians will work under close supervision in learning determine and enforce occupational health and safety and public and private establishments in construction, general industry, agriculture, and public entities.

Job Duties:

The successful candidate will be required to attend 12 OSHA Training Institute, OSHA Training Institute Education Center or third party safety and health training; enter basic information into the ADOSH Salesforce system; answer routine calls for complaints, referrals or general questions related to the OSHA standards and enter them into the Salesforce system for staging as a Compliance Assistance Activity; contribute to AMS process within the Division; visit, observe and document hazards related to an inspection crated by a Industrial Hygienist; assist with and learns to conduct Opening Conference, walkaround inspection and Closing Conference; learn to apply the Arizona Field Operations Manual (FOM) and adopted Program Changes; and review and contact employers for abatement information related to a past ADOSH inspection; learns, uses, calibrates and demonstrates how to efficiently use Industrial Hygiene monitoring equipment for us in the field; and learns how to monitor for noise, chemical, heat and lead.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
• ADOSH Field Operations Manual (FOM)
• ICA Policies and Procedures
• ADOSH Policies and Procedures
• OSHA standards as well as applicable consensus standards
• Federal and state occupational safety and health standards applicable to public and private establishments
• Industrial and construction building standards, manufacturing processes and work techniques to recommend new methods to minimize or eliminate hazardous operations, conditions and practices
• Knowledge of Windows, Google, Excel, Power Point, Adobe Acrobat, Smartphone Apps and ADOSH Sales-force system

Skill in:
• Oral and written communication and maintaining interpersonal relationship
• Learning to develop technical reports and spreadsheets
• Leadership
• Learning to develop detailed outreach training material
• Analysis and application of logic
• Public speaking
• Computer usage
• Data analysis
• In determining cost effective and appropriate corrective measures to minimize workplace safety hazards.

Ability to:
• Apply critical thinking and analyze situations
• Manage reports and meet deadlines
• Manage heavy workloads with high level of accuracy and production
• Review and interpret employer's safety and health management system (SHMS)
• Work well under pressure
• Effectively work as a member of a team
• Assist in leading a team in completion of a project or goal
• Create and present training material to stakeholders
• Understand differing viewpoints, as well as ensuring persons with diverse perspectives are given the opportunity to collaborate and provide input in the decision making process

Selective Preference(s):

Ideal candidates will have:
• Any combination of training and experience that meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs); typical ways KSAs are obtained may include but are not limited to: relevant degree from an accredited college or university, coursework and work experience relevant to the assignment.

• Contributed to the health and safety of a workplace through routine training and education. Helped with companies or public entity safety and health programs as a contributor or safety technician. Helped and contributed to the company’s safety and health committee to evaluate safety and health culture in the workplace. Helped with the company’s near-miss or accident investigation team with root cause analysis. Completed several or more ADOSH, OSHA OTI or third-party safety and health classes. Helped to develop a safety or health training class for peers or employees on a construction site or general industry settings. Worked in a chemical, biology or microbiology lab analyzing chemicals, tissue, organisms or other data points for a study or research.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Arizona Driver's License:
Must possess valid Arizona Driver's License. Required In-state and out-of-state travel is required. Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must complete any required driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207 (12). Employees may be required to use their own transportation, as well as maintaining valid motor vehicle insurance and current Arizona vehicle registration; however, mileage will be reimbursed.

Benefits:

The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Sick leave
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Retirement plan
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

You will be eligible to participate in the state employee health/disability insurance plan, and you are required to participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). ASRS participation may begin immediately or upon your 27th week of employment. Contributions are matched by the employer.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions please feel free to call 602-542-5559 or email HR@azica.gov for assistance.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.