Biological Photographer Job Description Sample
Photographer II (Scientific & Technical)
Photographer II (Scientific & Technical)
Description Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverseproviders of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction servicesfor industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The company employs over 54,000 people and operates in more than 25countries around the world.
Jacobs provides field, range, testing, chemical, and biological laboratory support to the U.S.
Army at the West Desert Test Center (WDTC) located at Dugway Proving Ground (DPG), UT. As a major test site for the U.S.
Army Test and Evaluation Command, the WDTC is responsible for the test and evaluation of chemical and biological (CB) defense systems, incendiary and smoke/obscuration munitions systems, and related operational concepts. In addition to these responsibilities, we also support non-CB testing at the WDTC for the DOD and other Federal agencies, including environmental assessment/impact evaluation and munitions demilitarization. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following job duties:
Routine pictures: Take routine pictures in situations where several shots can be taken. Position uses standard still cameras for pictures lacking complication, such as speed motion, color contrast, or lighting.
Photographs are taken for identification, employee publications, information or publicity purposes. The Successful candidate must be able to focus, center and provide simple flash-type lighting for an uncomplicated photograph. These duties will also include capturing and recording the conditions of machinery, supplies, equipment, buildings, damage to shipping and other material.
These assignments are usually performed without direct guidance due to the clear and simple nature of the desired photographs. Technical pictures: Candidate must follow test plan, procedures and other guides to set up photo instrumentation.
Candidate will plan, coordinate installation of optical equipment, and monitor circuitry for remote triggering of photonic imaging devices. Position will perform maintenance of standard recording; IR recording devices and fixed imaging systems. Candidate must be able to set up, operate and service all types of photo test equipment and instrumentation Position will perform maintenance of standard recording; IR recording devices and fixed imaging systems.
Knowledge of various types of photonic optical instrumentation cameras to measure and record scientific tests is needed; along with knowledge of rapid sequence film/video recording devices. They will prepare test data sheets, field data, operating and film reports and other duties as assigned. Qualifications
Education and Experience: Specialized training on high-speed camera systems, tracking telescope systems, and video systems. A good working knowledge of math and at least five years’ experience in operating tracking telescopes, video systems, fixed cameras to obtain data measurements, and performing optical data reduction. A valid drivers license is required.
Essential Functions Work Environment: Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outsidework depending on task.
An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations:close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting). Outside workmay include various environmental conditions including hot and cold climates.Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. Nohazards on job or unusual environmental conditions. Office is located on sitein Government spaces at:
Dugway Proving Ground, UT. Physical
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time.Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen.
Musthave sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching,turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner.Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Equipment and Machines: Ability to operate office equipmentsuch as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine andother equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools asrequired Attendance: Regular hours will be between
Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Regular attendance of scheduled hours isextremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings.Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines.
Mustexhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based oncritical mission requirements. Other Essential Functions: Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealingwith customers, management and co-workers.
Must have clear, concise andaccurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Groomingand dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety riskto employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behavingand communicating in a professional manner.
Independent personal transportationto office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer’s locations andthe test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airlinetravel.
In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, ifnecessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat beltand in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.A valid drivers license is required. The Jacobs System Lifecycle Group (SLG) enables the successof Department of Defense (DOD) and other Governmental organizations byproviding unmatched systems life-cycle solutions.
As a partner to our clients,we focus on innovative and cutting edge solutions that drive value. We takepride in sustaining a strong culture by remaining true to our three CoreValues: We are a Relationship-based; Growth is an Imperative, and People AreOur Greatest Asset.
Jacobs offers a partnership in which you can growpersonally and professionally with the advantages of strong leadership,competitive compensation and rewarding career paths. Come join the team whosework is destined to have a long-range effect on futuregenerations. Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Jacobs does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law.
Primary Location United States-Utah-Dugway
Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time
Req ID: SAL0001TJ
In the United States, over a third of all the food we grow is lost to spoilage and wasted before we can eat it. In the developing world, more than half of all produce is lost to spoilage before it can be consumed. Apeel Sciences creates agricultural solutions inspired by and derived from nature for growers to protect their crops and increase the shelf life of harvested fresh produce. We are committed to being a technological and environmental trailblazer at the interface between the agricultural, materials science, chemistry, biotechnology, and engineering industries to eliminate food waste and reduce reliance on pesticides. Our mission is to enable widespread, positive impacts through the development of high-performance pre- and post-harvest products and processes that conserve our precious natural resources and safeguard the Earth’s delicate ecological balance.
Apeel is comprised of highly talented, deeply passionate, and strongly tight-knit team members who are excited by the opportunity to challenge the status quo, are obsessed with solving problems, and truly seek to positively change how we feed the world.
Our people are core and absolutely fundamental to our company’s success and continued growth. Look around and what do you see? Team members who are working tirelessly and selflessly—not to serve themselves—but to help the team as a whole strategically, aggressively, and collectively realize a shared mission and vision. If you are ready for an opportunity to jump in, tackle challenges (and opportunities!) head-on, take ownership, and drive meaningful outcomes in a highly collaborative, communicative, and dynamic environment, we would love to connect with you!
About This Division
Biological Sciences is an interdisciplinary team of materials scientists, chemists, biochemists and microbiologists working in close collaboration with the other divisions of Apeel to solve pre and postharvest issue affecting fruits and vegetables. We build and breakdown plant materials, confuse mold using our molecular camouflage approach, and develop methods to evaluate postharvest quality and assess the performance of our products.
Apeel Sciences is seeking a highly motivated, creative, and research-oriented scientist to execute research projects towards pre and postharvest crop protection. The individual will be responsible for testing and validation of our products both in-house and in the field.
Responsibilities and Outcomes:
- Collect and analyze data and prepare reports for presentation to internal and external parties
- Author and adhere to standard operating procedures, train incoming scientists, and ensure compliance with these standardized group/lab processes by colleagues
- Research and educate team members on relevant technical topics
- Very detail oriented
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Ability to perform indoor and outdoor work in cold or hot environments
- Ability to lift and move boxes of fruit (up to 50 lbs)
- Some domestic and international travel likely
- An ideal candidate for this position will hold a BS in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, food science or related field
- An ideal candidate will have previous R&D lab experience
- Up to 20% travel may be required
Senior Biological Data Software Developer
Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world's most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab's scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes.
The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science.
Berkeley Lab's Environmental Genomics & Systems Biology Division has an opening for a Senior Biological Data Software Developer. The Department of Energy Systems Biology Knowledgebase (KBase) is a computational platform designed to meet the key challenges of systems biology: predicting and ultimately designing biological function. KBase integrates numerous biological datasets and analysis tools and in a unified, extensible system that allows researchers to collaboratively generate and test hypotheses about biological functions.
The project's long-term goal is to help researchers to understand how plants and microbes interact with and affect each other and environmental processes and how these interactions could be harnessed for sustainable bioenergy and environmental solutions. KBase is a multi-institutional collaboration involving over 50 researchers at four national laboratories (LBNL, Argonne, Brookhaven, and Oak Ridge) and several universities. Work will be performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, a national lab that offers a research environment similar to academic institutions with a reasonable work/life balance, working with a talented team with diverse experience and offering many opportunities to broaden one's knowledge and interact with scientists on other breakthrough projects that will help shape the future.
Travel to other KBase sites for meetings will occur several times a year. The project seeks to hire a software developer with experience in the design, development and implementation of data management and analysis technologies for biological research. The candidate will work with Principal Investigators and other software developers on the design and evolution of the core data model as well as the underlying data storage systems, provenance model, interactions with the job execution engine, search queries and other parts of the system, to support the long-term goal of KBase of providing a true Knowledgebase for biological data.
This requires the design and development of code that supports the data architecture that would meet the scientific goals of the project, as well as ensuring a technically viable evolution starting from the current production system and always maintaining a functioning user-facing platform without data loss. What You Will Do: Write tested, maintainable code to support as well as contribute on projects related to the data core of the KBase platform.
Develops and maintains documentation describing the design of the KBase data model. These must cover the overall architecture and coding as well as usage information for those developing or integrating tools into KBase. Regularly takes initiative to transfer technical and functional knowledge to teammates, colleagues, and users of the KBase platform.
Be on the forefront of understanding useful data engineering tools and best practices. Interfaces with the project's external Technical Advisory Committee, take their input and recommendations into consideration and ensure implementation of those agreed upon with project leadership. Assists production lead and Project Management team in allocating development team resources as needed to meet project deliverables.
Interfaces with Executive Committee and PI team during scheduled conference calls. Attends key meetings with DOE officials and visit other project sites (ANL, ORNL, LBNL) at least once a year to interface directly with other project teams. Fulfill other assignments and projects as directed by the KBase management.
Leverages in-depth understanding to contribute to the design of the KBase data architecture and coding that supports the integration of multiple, heterogeneous data sources into a unified analysis and knowledge discovery platform. Needs to ensure product owners and principal investigators that their needs and concerns are being addressed. Contributes to the establishment of technical architecture coding, and standards for the KBase data core, to ensure that it interoperates well with the rest of the platform, including data ingestion, presentation, search, visualization and job execution.
Designs the KBase data core to seamlessly interoperate with ontology standards used in biological research. Leads projects related to the data core of the KBase platform primarily by coding, including taking responsibility for the implementation of critical parts of this core. Will also review and approve the technical decisions and work of the individual product teams working on data components during the development cycle.
What Is Required: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Data Science, related field or equivalent years of experience and a minimum of eight years of related experience with at least four in the design, implementation and deployment of data-intensive systems for scientific research. Proven track-record in the design and implementation of complex data platforms for scientific research, specifically with both very large and heterogeneous, unstructured data, preferably in biologically-related domains.
Demonstrated supervisory skills and experience to lead, direct, coach and develop a diverse team of technical employees Proven knowledge of the use of ontologies and semantic data systems in scientific research. Strong operational knowledge of the modern technological landscape of big data analysis tool stacks, such as running production operations with Spark, Hadoop, etc. Proven track record of developing software in large, collaborative teams following modern best practices.
Demonstrated ability to lead the deployment of data systems in production environments. Extensive programming experience, preferably using Python and the entire scientific Python stack (numpy, scipy, matplotlib, ipython/jupyter, scikit-learn, pandas, etc.) Demonstrated ability to work effectively with highly distributed, interdisciplinary teams. Excellent coordination and project management skills to handle complex projects.
Excellent writing, interpersonal communication, and analytical skills. Additional Desired
Practical experience with agile software development practices.
Experience with both relational and NoSQL engines, as well as knowledge of other storage engines such as graph and object-oriented databases. Working knowledge of the concepts, tools and technologies of the Semantic Web. Experience deploying machine learning tools against large and heterogeneous data stores, preferably in a scientific context.
Experience with high-performance computing environments, particularly supercomputing-class facilities. Experience deploying production systems in a cloud environment, with the ability to respond elastically to highly dynamic usage patterns. Knowledge of open source software development practices and community standards.
The posting shall remain open until the position is filled. Notes: This is a full time, 1 year, term appointment with the possibility of extension or conversion to Career appointment based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds and ongoing operational needs. Full-time, M-F, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.
Salary is commensurate with experience. This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position.
Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment. Work will be primarily performed at: West Berkeley Biocenter (Potter St.) — Bldg. 977, 717 Potter St., Berkeley, CA.
Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.
Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4. Click here to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law." SDL2017
Biological Sciences Research Associate I - Mellon College Of Science
Description The Mellon College of Science (MCS) is home to four departments and many programs and research centers that cross disciplines. We approach scientific problems from fresh angles using creative interdisciplinary approaches while drawing on our departmental strengths in the core sciences. MCS faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized for their research in a variety of fields, including polymer science, cosmology, mathematical finance and neuroscience. The Department of Biological Sciences within the Mellon College of Science is seeking a Research Associate I to work in the laboratory of Dr. Sandra Kuhlman. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who thrives in an interesting and challenging work environment. In this role, you will be responsible for the execution of laboratory experiments in the field of neuroscience. Specifically, you will investigate the plasticity of cortical circuits. You will lead aspects of laboratory daily operations including ordering consumables, assisting in the maintenance of a mouse colony, managing undergraduate student research and/or aiding in graduate student projects that use programmable micro controllers such as Arduinos.
Your responsibilities will include: * Performing research experiments following experimental protocol and procedures
Researching and documenting information by compiling and maintaining accurate and detailed records
Identifying problems and obstacles to progress; developing strategies to solve problems
Programming software in support of job functions. Attending project meetings
Summarizing statistical information for analysis, examination or presentation; writing technical reports. Building and validating quantitative models
Using a variety of software packages to input, manipulate, collect and record results or observations
Performing other related duties as assigned
Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree in a biological field required
Experience and interest in lab management and surgical procedures preferred * 1-3 years of data collection, data analysis, research lab and research methodology experience required
Strong oral and written communications skills required
Strong problem solving and reasoning skills required
Information: Please visit “Why Carnegie Mellon” to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world http://www.cmu.edu/jobs/why-cmu/index.html. A listing of employee benefits is available at http://www.cmu.edu/jobs/benefits-at-a-glance/index.html.Carnegie Mellon University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Job Function: Research
Primary Location:* United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Organization:* BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Req ID:* 2007237 Department URL: https://www.cmu.edu/mcs/ Time Type: Full Time
Minimum Education Level:* Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
Salary:* $12.93 - $24.64
Biological Chemistry - Post-Doctoral Associate
Posting Summary The Khare Laboratory at the Center for Integrative Proteomics Research- Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is seeking a recent PhD graduate in biological chemistry, biomolecular engineering, molecular biophysics or related fields. Position is available for an immediate start. Experience and expertise in molecular cloning techniques and protein expression/purification from bacteria/yeast, measuring enzyme kinetics, and other biophysical techniques is required. Familiarity with directed evolution and/or molecular modeling and protein design will be beneficial. Applicants must hold a PhD in biological chemistry, biomolecular engineering, molecular biophysics or related fields, and a strong publication track record. ## Minimum Education and Experience Applicants must hold a PhD in biological chemistry, biomolecular engineering, molecular biophysics or related fields, and a strong publication track record. Experience and expertise in molecular cloning techniques and protein expression/purification from bacteria/yeast, measuring enzyme kinetics, and other biophysical techniques is required. Familiarity with directed evolution and/or molecular modeling and protein design will be beneficial. ## Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Strong written and oral communication skills in English, as well as the ability to work independently and prepare scientific manuscripts is required. Recruitment/Posting Title: Biological Chemistry - Post-Doctoral Associate
Salary:* Commensurate With Experience
Posting Number:* 17FA1399 Posting Open Date: 10/31/2017 Posting Close Date: 12/31/2017 Quick Link to Posting: http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/54474 Campus: Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus:* Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Laboratory Technician Viii - West Lafayette - Biological Sciences
Design and carry out research experiments in the area of developmental neuroscience and genetics. Perform experiments, interpret data, assemble clear presentations and plan the next steps.
Supervise undergraduate students and outline experimental strategies for their projects as well.Required: Bachelor's degree in Biology or related field
One year of laboratory research experience
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Preferred:Experience working with molecular biology techniques such as DNA isolation and bacterial transformation, and PCR based techniques
Strong knowledge of molecular biology techniques, genetics, microscopy, and data recording
Additional Information: Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this positionA background check is required for employment in this positionFLSA:
Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)Retirement Eligibility: PERF/Non-exempt Defined Contribution PlanPurdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to applyVEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran ReferralsEOE -Veteran /Disabled/Minority/AA/F/M/SO
About the opportunity SWCA Environmental Consultants has an exciting opportunity for a Biological position within our Natural Resources program. This is a temporary, hourly position, located in the South Texas area. This position will focus on conducting various biological monitoring activities, including bird surveys, vegetation surveys, wetland surveys, and other biological activities as directed by the Project Manager. What you will accomplish
Monitor construction activities to ensure compliance with agreed upon procedures to avoid adverse impacts the sensitive species
Use topographic maps, aerial photographs, GPS units, and other maps and tools to determine exact locations of project areas, habitat types, and associated landforms
Photograph and record appropriate habitat, species, and landforms
Operate SWCA vehicles, assure they will perform safely, and notify appropriate person if vehicle needs maintenance. Ability to drive a 4-wheel drive vehicle on rugged, backcountry roads
Work both independently and as a member of a team
Take initiative, resolve problems, and communicate with team members to assure tasks are completed in the most effective manner Experience and qualifications for success
A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, or a related field required
General knowledge of the fauna and flora of South Texas
Familiarity with ArcGIS, Microsoft Office Word and Excel
Valid driver's license and good driving record required
Ability to conduct field work in inclement weather and/or rugged terrain, for long hours and ability to lift and carry 30 lbs
Flexibility and willingness to learn company procedures, and ability to try new, improved techniques and to make independent decisions when appropriate to the situation or make adjustments as a member of a team in order to complete tasks in the most efficient and accurate manner SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned environmental firm with offices across the U.S. Our continually expanding team combines scientific expertise with in-depth knowledge of permitting and compliance protocols to achieve technically sound, cost effective solutions for a full spectrum of environmental projects. As one of the largest environmental compliance firms, SWCA ranks among
Engineering News-Record’sTop 200 Environmental Firms. If you are seeking an opportunity to work on interesting projects in a culture of exceptionally skilled and diverse professionals who embrace sound science and creative solutions, then SWCA may be a great fit for you! In support of our value of integrity, SWCA promotes a safe and drug free workplace. We participate in E-verify and pre-employment background screening services. SWCA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Connect With Us! Not ready to apply?for general consideration. Requisition Number2017-10019 # of Openings1 ProgramNatural Resources/Biology/Ecology Hire TypeTemporary Hourly/SalaryHourly
Biological Groundwater Treatment System Operator
Biological Groundwater Treatment System Operator Location: Front Royal, Virginia, United States Requisition #: 45709 Post Date: Make a Difference!
Groundwater Treatment System Biological Operator, Front Royal, VA Parsons offers the stability and recognition of an industry leader coupled with an entrepreneurial spirit. We deliver landmark commercial infrastructure that supports global initiatives in energy, power, renewables, environmental, healthcare, education, communications and capital improvement programs.
We are hiring colleagues with a “can do” mindset. If you thrive in a high energy environment and on professional challenges, let’s get started! Parsons delivers safer, healthier and more sustainable communities.
Need: Parsons is in need of a Biological Groundwater Treatment System Operator on a full-time basis who: Will function as the biological treatment system assistant operator, generally working day shift, for a nominal 125 gallon per minute groundwater recovery and treatment system.
The treatment system will employ a number of physical/chemical and biological treatment unit operations including: metals precipitation, moving bed bio-reactors (MBBR), sequencing batch reactors (SBR), gravity settling, air stripping, granular activated carbon adsorption, and sludge by filter press. As an assistant operator, employee will work closely with lead operator to ensure proper function of the system, Daily operation of biological water treatment facilities includes operation of the pumping and controls equipment, calibration of metering and monitoring equipment, and performance of basic field laboratory tests. Collects samples and maintains documentation in record logs.
Performs routine laboratory analytical testing associated with day-to-day operation/optimization of the treatment process. Tests, calibrates, repairs, and modifies control and instrumentation systems at on-site locations or supervises other staff performing such duties. Assignments are undertaken independently on a regular basis.
Prepares required field and office reports of various activities and findings. Initiates basic reports and/or establishes and maintains logs and records. Develops discharge monitoring reports for signature by others.
Requirements: 5 - 10 years of experience in the operation of water, wastewater, or groundwater treatment systems or related process systems involving biological and physical chemical treatment. Experience with the operation and maintenance of chemical addition systems including acid, caustic, nitrate, ferric chloride, and polymer is a plus.
Experience with the operation and troubleshooting of standard wastewater biological and physical chemical unit operations including: reactors, pumping systems, mixing systems, clarification systems, sludge transfer, granular activated carbon adsorption, and bag filtration is a plus. Knowledge of automated control systems and SCADA is a plus.
Experience with treatment system start-up is a plus.
Minimum High School diploma, or equivalent, and 5+ years of related work experience, or a 2-year degree in a related field with 4+ years of experience. Completion of a 40-hour Hazwoper OSHA training course (with an annual 8-hour update- current preferred, expired acceptable) ispreferred for industrial or hazardous wastewater operations. Driver’s license in good standing and vehicle.
Must have good mechanical aptitude and the ability to provide basic directed trouble shooting of pumping and treatment equipment. Experience with electrical systems is an asset. Basic computer skills and experience with email and Microsoft office applications (Word/Excel). Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds, work in confined spaces, and work under inclement weather conditions. Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding and fun work experience where enthusiastic, responsible people use their energy, talent and dedication to make a difference in the world. Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries.
The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. All across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a brighter, safer world. For more about Parsons, please visit.
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Senior Principal Industrial Biological Water/Wastewater Technologist
Help our clients provide and sustain clean water resources around the world and have a hand in transforming tomorrow. CH2M is ranked #1 for Wastewater Treatment out of the top 500 design firms for 2017. Are you interested in developing innovative solutions for a variety of water/wastewater treatment projects? If so, we're looking for you. As a leader for water services teams you will assist the team in developing water and wastewater processes to meet client needs and ensure that design perspectives are considered in technology selection and finalizing engineering packages. Specifically, you will support varied biological treatment processes for wastewater treatment, with a focus on the Oil and Gas Downstream and Chemical industries, developing differentiating approaches for client proposals and lead teams in delivering innovative and new technology applications to meet client needs. Our Senior Principal Water Technologists:
Effectively work with clients to develop water/wastewater characterization and basis of design, alternative evaluation, treatability testing, process definition, conceptual design through to construction and operation for raw water treatment.
Assist the development team in ensuring water/wastewater process design perspectives are considered in technology selection as well as lead water and wastewater process design teams in finalizing engineering packages.
Provide high quality technical expertise in water / wastewater management and biological treatment.
Work with applicable water and wastewater regulations and compliance strategies that maximize operating flexibility and reduce total project costs.
Ensure effective and efficient communication and collaboration with all disciplines involved in managing projects.
Help develop and ensure the ongoing success of a high performance team through mentorship and development.
Develop internal relationships at CH2M to support the overall growth and success of the firm's operations and to contribute to cross-business unit activities.
Understanding of business principles of consulting and design projects and related project delivery tools and metrics. The minimum qualifications for this position are:
Bachelor's degree in Chemical, Environmental, Civil Engineering or related engineering and science discipline.
Licensed Professional Engineer + 25+ years of experience (including being the subject matter expert) for applicable industrial water and wastewater treatment projects.
20+ years experience writing and communicating complex technical reports, proposals, and presentations.
Strong team facilitation and client relationship building skills with proven capability to lead teams, mentor staff and teach developing engineers.
Understanding of business principles for selling and delivering consulting and design projects and related project delivery tools and metrics.
Proven experience leading technical project teams and working with project managers to deliver successful projects to our clients.
Ability to travel across North America and worldwide. The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
Masters or PhD in Chemical, Environmental, or Civil Engineering.
Well-published and is a recognized subject matter expert for biological wastewater treatment projects. At CH2M, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M. Ready? Let’s get to work. Developing People through Challenging Projects CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer. *Preference will be given to current residents of the United States. CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.
Biological Safety Officer
Biological Safety Officer
Job Code Title
31808 Job Requisition Number
089858 Department 0911- RES Environ Hlth & Safety Off
Location Medical Center
Job Type Officer Full-Time Regular
If temporary, indicate duration
Hours Per Week
35 Job Family Environmental Health / Radiation Safety
Salary Grade Officer 104
Salary Range Commensurate with experience
Advertised Summary Job Description Reporting to the Senior Biological Safety Officer, the Biological Safety Officer (BSO) will promote and support the comprehensive biological safety program at all five Columbia University campuses. Candidate must demonstrate in depth knowledge of biological safety regulations and professional guidelines and keep abreast of regulatory changes through networking, seminars, continuing education and the proactive investigation of scientific literature. Successful candidate must cooperatively integrate activities with other EH&S programs and creatively interacts with multidisciplinary staff to address current and evolving health and safety issues.
Minimum Qualifications for Grade
meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Bachelor's Degree in life sciences or closely associated scientific field with at least three years of bench experience in a biomedical research or clinical testing lab, or in providing oversight to such activities. Master's degree is acceptable in place of experience. Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications
meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Must have effective knowledge of NIH recombinant DNA guidelines, the Select Agent Rule, OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard and the CDC's Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) as well as other relevant professional standards such as ANSI Z9.14, NIH Design Requirements Manual (DRM) and ISAC sell sorter biosafety standards. Must be able to work independently from direct supervision but report effectively to management.
Must be persistent and goal-driven, but courteous and diplomatic, with an ability to employ "emotional intelligence". Must be able to effectively work with diverse stakeholders and demonstrate creative, solution-oriented approaches. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to exercise sound judgment are required. Computer proficiency, including spreadsheets, and respirator fit testing required. Must be able to pass an FBI Security Risk Assessment screening for participation in the Select Agent Program.
Essential Functions Responsibilities include but are not limited to: ? Monitor day to day Biological Safety operations in collaboration with other EH&S programs including Research Safety, Occupational Safety and Hazardous Materials Management. ? Collaborate with University stakeholders including Researchers/Investigators, Facilities Management and Public Safety. ? Maintain a strong presence in the field by conducting laboratory surveys, diligently ensuring that required remedial actions are taken, and facilitating such changes in laboratory settings and activities, as necessary. Conduct field-based outreach and education to promote best practices for non-regulated activities such as biological materials inventory, effective tissue culture practices and hand hygiene. ? Maintain the biological safety cabinet (BSC) certification program by performing annual BSC certification checks on full inventory of ~500 BSCs on all campuses and maintaining the associated database. ? Oversee disposal of Regulated Medical Waste (RMW) and work with vendors and Facilities Operations to develop compliant and cost effective disposal methods for RMW. Investigate issues pertaining to Regulated Medical Waste (RMW) by responding to reports of improper handling or management of RMW, and promote a program to reduce RMW volumes through effective waste segregation and recycling of non-RMW. ? Coordinate Quality Assurance (QA/QC) testing program for Fluorescence-Activated Cell Sorting (FACS) facilities. ? Directly manage safety and compliance activities for the University's Select Agents program/BSL-3 and ABSL-3 facilities and function as the Alternate Responsible Official for the Select Agents Rule. ? Develop and maintain written program policies, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), newsletters and training materials for biological safety programs, including Bloodborne Pathogen Program, Human Gene Transfer, biological materials shipping, and Regulated Medical Waste tracking. ? Perform risk assessments through review of in vivo and in vitro proposals to identify procedures and controls to ensure safe conduct of such activities not only in terms of biological safety but also in relation to other University policies, regulatory obligations and best practices. ? Develop and provide training on all matters related to biological safety to different and diverse audiences. ? Provide biological material shipping/importation consultations with faculty, laboratory personnel, clinicians and others on technical and regulatory matters by providing field-based consults on packaging, labeling and documentation, and ensuring compliance by surveying FedEx drop-boxes for improper package preparation or drop-off. ? Represent EH&S on the Institutional Biosafety Committee and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, and participate in areas where EH&S programs overlap with those related to animal research. ? Respond to emergency situations involving infectious materials and other hazards. Assist in investigations of indoor air quality, mold and other workplace biological safety concerns. ? Investigate accidents and implement corrective action plans. Maintain an accident/incident database. ? Consult on the design of new and renovated laboratories. ? Coordinate compliance activities for the use of Controlled Substances in research. ? Perform other duties as assigned. Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters.)
This position works with: Bloodborne pathogens Chemicals Formaldehyde/Xylene Radioactive materials Laboratory animals Infectious agents/lasers Respiratory protection
HIPAA Compliance training required Yes
Participation in Medical Surveillance required Yes What type of posting? Is this a waiver request?
Requisition Open Date 09-29-2017
Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled
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