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Organizational Overview Maintaining and protecting the safety and health of BNL employees, the public, and the environment is our mission. Our electrical safety professionals and technical staff provide expertise in support of the overall BNL mission by assisting in the implementation of the Brookhaven National Lab (BNL) Electrical Safety Standards-Based Management System (SBMS) Subject Area.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the guidance of the Electrical Safety SME and the Hazardous Energy Control Specialist will:
Act as primary field contact for assigned organizations at BNL in all matters related to electrical safety;
Conduct Equipment Inspections when requested;
Provide coaching and mentoring to staff for electrical safety implementation;
Conduct work observations, obtain feedback from working groups, and support the SME in making the required modifications to BNL's Electrical Safety Program;
Communicate results of Electrical Safety implementation analysis to operating departments through field visits, email, and newsletters;
When requested, aid in the writing of electrical safety procedures;
When requested, review department procedures for electrical safety and compliance;
Work with the line organizations to find safe and compliant solutions that meet operational needs;
Promote compliant Electrical Safety Subject Area implementation across BNL
Review electrical designs;
Participate in facility readiness reviews.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The equivalence of a technical institute or associate degree in a related scientific, engineering or technical field, considerable job-relevant training, and ten (10) years in-depth and related experience with demonstrated practical knowledge in the design and/or installation of scientific electrical components that support scientific systems ;
Knowledge of external standards related to electrical safety such as NFPA 70 & 70E and OSHA;
Knowledge of practices and procedures to safeguard employees when performing work on electrical equipment to include electrical Lockout/Tagout (LOTO);
Ability to develop immediate and long-term programmatic and field-based solutions to assist staff when preparing for work on electrical equipment and systems;
Ability to read schematics and electrical distribution (one-line) diagrams;
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office;
Possession of a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record;
Willingness to obtain and maintain electrical safety certifications such as Certified Utility Safety Professional, Electrical Inspector, Certified Safety Professional, or Professional Engineer.
Must demonstrate the ability to present ideas and concepts orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner to communicate technical information and interact with individuals with diverse backgrounds and levels of understanding including senior management, engineers, scientists, and trade workers;
Must be a positive driver for change regarding BNL's commitment to safety and compliance;
Interpersonal skills as demonstrated by performance as a positive driver for change regarding commitment to safety and compliance;
Willingness and aptitude to learn from our current Safety staff and to be a team player;
Solid safety-based reasoning skills;
Strong interpersonal and time management skills.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
In-depth knowledge of external standards related to electrical safety.
Work experience in the DOE laboratory environment
At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:
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About Brookhaven National Laboratory
Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.