AL | AK | AZ | AR | CA | CO | CT | DC | DE | FL | GA | HI | ID | IL | IN | IA | KS

KY | LA | ME | MD | MA | MI | MN | MS | MO | MT | NE | NV | NH | NJ | NM | NY | NC

ND | OH | OK | OR | PA | RI | SC | SD | TN | TX | UT | VT | VA | WA | WV | WI | WY

You are here: The Job Explorer > Job Description > Environmental Safety > Hazmat Operations Coordinator Responsibilities

Hazmat Operations Coordinator Duties

Job Search
job title, keywords, company, location jobs by job search


The purpose of this position is to support university staff and faculty in the area of laboratory safety including: consultations, fume hood testing, odor complaint response, and chemical spill response. Training and information updates are also provided to the Hazard Assessment Response Team. Activities and decisions are highly complex. Significant independent action and judgment are required subject to University-wide policies.


Hazardous Materials Team Member chemical, biological, radiological emergency response.

Develops and presents training materials to the university community (Right to Know materials) and the HazMat team.

Calibrates all equipment employed by HazMat team (HART).

Writes standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the university HART team.

Prepares grant proposals to obtain funding for the HART team.

Stays abreast of recent developments in the HazMat theater of operations including new equipment and new methods for handling hazardous substances.

Makes recommendations and orders equipment for the HART team as needed.

Maintains HazMat warehouse/training center and equipment in a state of readiness.

Coordinates annual refresher training for HART team.

May assist other laboratory safety employees with testing.

Acts as safety consultant to the research community concerning unusual or difficult questions as they relate to laboratory and chemical safety.

Responds to odor complaints, chemical spills, and laboratory clean-outs.

Participates in special projects with no responsibility for project management.

Provides analysis/recommendations related to financial resources. (Spending or allocation).

Master's degree and seven years of experience required. License and Certification:
Driver's license, certification by the Office for Domestic Preparedness to teach all aspects of weapons of mass destruction preparedness at the operations level (defined by 29DFR1910.120)

Working knowledge of all aspects of laboratory and chemical safety.

Expertise in biological, chemical, and radiological hazardous emergency response.

Good working knowledge of hazardous waste guidelines, fume hood procedures and protocols.

Expertise in Weapons of Mass Destruction preparedness.

In-depth knowledge of personal protective clothing including respiratory protection and level "A" gear.

Good base knowledge of odor sources, air sampling instrumentation, and methods of tracking down difficult to locate odors.



Cover Letter

Sample Resume

Job Interview

Business Letter
Job Description

Job Description: Administrative - Agriculture - Animal Care - Building - Business - Development - Environmental - Equipment - Facilities - Food - Health - HR

Research - IT - Library - Media - Medical - Outreach - Parking - Police - Postal - Printing - PR - Lab - Retail - Student Services - Supplies - Trades - Transit - A-Z

Copyright 2011 The Job - Home | Contact Us | Recommend Us | Colleges and Universities | Find Jobs by County