Monday, March 28, 2016

Job posting: senior chemical safety specialist, Argonne, IL

From the inbox, a position at Argonne National Laboratory:
Position Description  
Establishes and leads the Argonne National Laboratory process related to chemical safety, with special emphasis and focus on reactive chemistry. Plans and executes tasks to ensure implementation of the chemical safety program and prime contract stipulated requirements. This is expected to include development of appropriate controls to ensure that work is safely and effectively controlled to the extent possible to minimize risk. At the Directorate and division level, serves as a technical resource for implementation of chemical safety programs to meet contract and regulatory requirements. This may include participating on work plan reviews and development of tools to aide in the evaluation of reactivity hazards to be integrated with the Laboratory`s existing work planning and control processes. Serves as a resource in the development and education of Argonne personnel as related to chemical safety program/process requirements. Provide consultation for the disposition and removal of chemical waste. 
Position Requirements 
  • Master's Degree and 8+ years work experience or equivalent.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of chemical safety program development and implementation, to include reactive chemistry, at laboratory or high hazard facilities; corporate chemical safety policies and requirements; exposure assessments; exposure controls; training; and program appraisal.
  • Comprehensive skill and experience in analysing chemical reactivity hazards and developing and implementing work controls....
There is more at the link. If you're interested in applying and would like to talk to the hiring manager, contact me ( and I can put you in touch with them.