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Asbestos Consultant and Certified Lead Inspector/Assessor – Mountain View, California, $75,000 – $100,000

ERT is seeking a State of California Certified Asbestos Consultant and Certified Lead Inspector/Assessor to join our team at NASA Ames Research Center. ERT supports the Safety, Environmental, and Medical Support Services (SEMSS) program at NASA Ames. The lead & asbestos program specialist will be responsible for managing ERT’s lead and asbestos task order under the SEMSS program. The essential functions of this position are to:

  • Provide an annual Operating Plan for implementation and management of NASA Ames’ Asbestos and Lead Management Plans.
  • Provide all employees with annual asbestos awareness notification required by AB 3713 Connelly Act.
  • Provide and maintain required warning signs on buildings containing asbestos or lead.
  • Conduct facility audits and provide specific corrective action recommendations and follow-up.
  • Provide support to close internal and external audit lead/asbestos findings.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain asbestos and lead databases to document projects completed, known locations of these materials in buildings, and to make this information available to workers.
  • Provide asbestos and lead work oversight and report on controls on disturbance of asbestos and lead.
  • Review all new projects and existing facilities for asbestos and lead concerns, recommend appropriate controls, and advise NASA management and/or program management for resolution.
  • Ensure that all asbestos and lead work is conducted with appropriately trained and certified personnel.
  • Ensure regulators are provided with all notifications of planned work, as specifically required by regulation.
  • Conduct worksite inspections daily for all asbestos and lead work.
  •  Collect assays and samples of suspect hazardous building materials, obtain laboratory analysis, interpret results and provide a survey report for project controls.

Required Skills –

  • 4+ years of progressively responsible experience working in hazardous building materials consulting and/or a facility Environmental Health & Safety program with an emphasis on asbestos and lead management.
  • Must be proficient in the use of instrumentation including: XRF instruments, asbestos and lead sampling techniques, and air sampling equipment.
  • Must be familiar with Federal and State regulations governing asbestos and lead in construction, public health, and environmental.
  • Requires the ability to pass respirator clearance exam and asbestos & lead medical exam is a condition of employment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills, required.
  • Must be meticulous and thorough and be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access).
  • Requires the State of California Certified Asbestos Consultant and the State of California Certified Lead Inspector/Assessor certifications.

Desired experience includes 5+ years of progressively responsible experience in asbestos and lead consulting and/or facilities operations and management programs; the ability to communicate regulatory requirements, technical data, and risk evaluations accurately and effectively to both technical and layperson clients; and experience with overseeing asbestos and lead related construction projects with multiple stakeholders.

Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident and be able to pass a background investigation to obtain a security badge to enter the applicable government facility.

Education –
BS in industrial hygiene, environmental science or engineering, related discipline, or equivalent.

For more information or to apply email rebecca@hsepeople.com

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