The Industrial Hygiene Manager will lead the SDSU Environmental Health and Safety, Occupational Safety and Industrial Hygiene Services Division. Under the general supervision of the Senior Director of Environmental Health and Safety, the Industrial Hygiene Manager implements campus programs related to medical surveillance, including respiratory program, asbestos, lead, crystalline silica, and wildfire smoke exposure; indoor air quality, mold, and general industrial hygiene; job hazard assessments; fire and life safety inspections; workshop inspections; personal protective equipment; job hazard analysis; injury and incident follow up; and other assigned Environmental Health & Safety related tasks as needed.
The individual will be responsible for researching and developing policies, procedures, technical guidelines, and training necessary for campus compliance and best management practices per federal, state, and local regulations. The individual will assess campus compliance with applicable health and safety regulations. The individual will work independently in the field to scientifically analyze and evaluate potential exposures, indoor air quality, and general safety. Additionally, they are responsible for developing technical strategies for performing sampling and analysis of chemical and physical conditions, writing reports, and coordinating corrective actions related to safety and health with campus building managers, facilities contacts, principal investigators, and administrators.
The Industrial Hygiene Manager will provide supervisory oversight of the Occupational Safety Services Specialist, and may also be responsible for oversight of student workers or interns, or other staff members hired to work in industrial hygiene and/or occupational health. Because this position acts as a direct contact with campus clients, they will have excellent communication skills and be able to assist all members of the campus community. The individual will be able to assist represented and MPP staff, faculty, and students on an as-needed basis. Similarly, the individual will have excellent written communication skills and will be able to generate technical and advisory reports.
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This is a full-time benefits-eligible, at-will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Health or Sciences, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, or related field.
Five (5) years of experience in occupational safety, industrial hygiene, environmental control, or other general health and safety disciplines, or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Experience and familiarity with workshop environments, power tools, and equipment.
Experience and familiarity in performing industrial hygiene evaluations, indoor air quality, mold and asbestos evaluations, and personal protective equipment recommendations.
Familiarity with and knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations including but not limited to Cal/OSHA CCR Title 8 Regulations and OSHA CFR Title 29 Part 1910.
Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certification.
Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification.
Master's degree in industrial hygiene, occupational and environmental health sciences, occupational hygiene, public health, or other related disciplines.
Knowledge of HVAC systems
Asbestos and Lead certifications
Experience with Plan Check for MEP
Compensation and Benefits
Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University will offer a competitive salary based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. San Diego State University also offers a rich benefits package that includes:
Extensive Leave benefits: 14 paid holidays, 24 vacation days, and 12 sick days per year;
Retirement security through a CalPERS defined benefit pension (with CalPERS and UC Retirement Plan reciprocity) and retiree healthcare benefits;
An array of health, dental, and vision coverage at no-cost or low-cost to the employee; and
California State University system fee reduction program (fee waiver) for the employee or their qualified dependent.
Review of applications began October 30, 2020. To receive full consideration, apply by October 29, 2020. The position will remain open until filled.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
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Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Diego, California