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Environmental Hazards Technician Senior - Physical Plant Department - #S1297PO - This position will: assist the supervisor and act as lead person in the responsibility of coordinating the work of the in-house technicians, workers and outside contractors; delegate work assignments, monitor/review quality of work, schedule staff, and provide technical assistance and/or training; be responsible for daily operations with the supervisor available to consult on problems and policy decisions. This position will also: assist in the design and management of projects involving asbestos, lead, microbial, PCB’s, water intrusion and HVAC duct cleaning and other indoor air quality contaminants in accordance with State and Federal regulations and UVM procedures and practices; perform inspections and investigations of suspect asbestos, lead, microbial, PCBs, water intrusion and HVAC duct cleaning and other indoor air quality contaminants as required; provide technical assistance within established guidelines in support of safety and training programs; be a participating member of the UVM Confined Space Rescue Team; participate in equipment evaluation, purchase, maintenance and care; promote a work place culture which encourages safety within the field and shop, and operate a University vehicle. This position reports to the Facilities Trades Supervisor and requires active engagement in learning and practicing principles of social justice and inclusion, environmental sustainability and delivering great customer experience.
Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma and five years of experience in the asbestos and lead industry required. Knowledge of applicable Federal, State and current issues in both disciplines required. Certified or ability to be certified within 180 days in the State of Vermont as an: Asbestos Contractor Supervisor, Asbestos Inspector, Asbestos Project Monitor, Lead Supervisor and Lead Inspector. Demonstrated ability to analyze and troubleshoot problems. Computer skills required. Valid driver’s license and driver’s check required. Specific physical requirements may apply based on job functions. Initial employment contingent upon successful completion of physical screening. Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to workplace diversity, sustainability and delivering exceptional value and great experience to customers.
The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications, from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.