Current Openings

L.E.H.P. In Training – Sangamon County Department of Public Health

Posted: Dec 10, 2018

The Department has 3 inspector positions that they will be hiring for in January.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health, or
  • a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 30 hours of Applied Sciences
  • Must also be a Sangamon County resident
  • Have a valid Class D Illinois Driver’s License, use of personal automobile and proof of auto insurance.


Internships are available.

If you are interested or has questions please contact Allen Alexander at

ESH Coordinator – Fermilab

Posted: Dec 05, 2018

A Far Site ESH Coordinator is sought to join Fermilab’s Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility (LBNF) and Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) Project team. The LBNF/DUNE Project is hosted by Fermilab in Batavia, IL, but includes participation from universities and laboratories from around the world. The project includes construction of a beamline and near detector at Fermilab and a large underground detector at the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF) in Lead, South Dakota. LBNF/DUNE project will design and construct one of the largest proposed neutrino experiments in the world over the next several years.

The LBNF/DUNE Far Site ESH Coordinator organizationally reports to the LBNF/DUNE Project ESH Manager at Fermilab but is also responsible to coordinate very closely with the LBNF Far Site Project Manager and Far Site Construction Coordinators. The Far Site ESH Coordinator also works together with a system engineering team and managers and engineers in the major subprojects. Under limited direction, this position has responsibility to oversee the Fermilab ESH program at SURF and its implementation by the designated Subcontractor.

This position is based in Lead, South Dakota.

You Will:

  • Cooperatively monitor the project’s ESH policies and procedures for LBNF and DUNE subprojects to assure compliance with project, Fermilab, and SURF requirements and all applicable local, state and federal regulations, requirements and standards and all Department of Energy (DOE) orders.
  • Initiate, perform and document jobsite inspections and audits with special emphasis on hazard recognition, unsafe behaviors and corrective actions, and lessons learned. This necessitates the ability to think independently, communicate thoroughly and facilitate the implementation of corrections/behaviors.
  • Assist ESH matters in project plans, including strategizing technical solutions and alternatives on ESH matters.
  • Assist in the development of the LBNF construction site work planning and control process including support in the development of the Hazard Analysis (HA) process with the Subcontractor.
  • Review engineering documents for compliance with applicable codes and standards. Reviews are not limited to drawings, and the applicable codes and standards are not limited to ESH and/or QA.
  • Lead ESH audits, site inspections, accident investigations, and monitor trend analysis in order to identify areas of concern and implement improvements.
  • Report ESH issues including accidents, injuries, and near miss incidents to the LBNF/DUNE ESH Manager. Oversight of compliance with accident/incident reporting and investigation requirements.
  • Prepare reports for LBNF/DUNE ESH Manager based upon observations, interpretation of data, and current regulations. Routinely interact with Fermilab, SURF, DOE, project staff, and stakeholders on ESH issues.
  • Provide guidance and interpretations on ESH matters and problems relating to LBNF/DUNE construction at the SURF site to the LBNF/DUNE ESH Manager, the SURF ESH Director and the Subcontractor ESH Manager.
  • Participate as a member of the SURF ESH Committee.
  • Participate in the weekly LBNF Project Construction Planning Meetings with the Subcontractor.
  • Participate in ESH reviews at the SURF site with Project, Fermilab, and DOE ESH oversight staff.
  • Abide by, and be responsible for, performing all duties in accordance with all environmental, health and safety regulations and practices pertinent to this position.
  • Respect, understand and value individual differences that embody the principles of diversity.


We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an ESH discipline or related field and a minimum of 10 years of experience in heavy construction and/or tunneling.
  • Working knowledge of policies, regulations, specifications and requirements governing health and safety, OSHA, MSHA, and other regulatory agencies.
  • Strong knowledge in formalized work planning and control processes including a task driven hazard analysis process.
  • Demonstrated technical and analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to recognize hazardous situations and recommend corrective measures.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work in high production environment (50+ hours/week, including nights and weekends are expected)
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills to enable effective interaction with project Fermilab, and stakeholder personnel
  • Strong analytical skills to identify trends and establish proactive corrective actions
  • Ability to use MS Office and document management systems
  • Ability to work independently
  • Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Construction Health and Safety Technician, ASQ certifications, or other appropriate certification, preferred
  • Working knowledge of DOE 10CFR851, preferred


Physical Activity and Work Conditions

Human Factors: Mental Concentration, Heights, Repetitive Motion, Sitting, Standing, Tight Work Schedule, Visually Demanding, Work Outdoors and Underground

The ability to travel by automobile and/or commercial air carrier is required.

Diverse people. Diverse jobs. Great science. Fermilab is America’s particle physics and accelerator laboratory. Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Please apply at

Environmental Safety Health & Quality Specialist II – Fermilab

Posted: Dec 05, 2018

Opening Date: November 29, 2018

Closing Date: December 28, 2018

We Are:

Fermilab is America’s premier laboratory for particle physics and accelerator research, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. We support discovery science experiments in Illinois and at locations around the world, including deep underground mines in South Dakota and Canada, mountaintops in Arizona and Chile, and the South Pole.

We are strategic thinkers, innovators, and collaborators. We are engineers, scientists, technicians, administrative professionals. We are 1,800 employees advancing knowledge for the benefit of humankind. Fermilab has been at the forefront of particle physics for more than 40 years. We build world-leading accelerators and detectors to conduct some of the most advanced particle physics experiments possible. We collect and analyze the data from those experiments with some of the most powerful computers in the world. We conduct this research on a 6,800-acre prairie, 35 miles outside Chicago, a treasure that has been designated a National Environmental Research Park.

Fermilab’s Environmental, Safety, Health, and Quality Division seeks an Environmental Safety Health Specialist. Under general supervision, implements, maintains, trains and evaluates Environmental, Safety, Health and/or Quality Assurance (ESH&QA) programs, procedures and standards to maintain a safe, healthy environment in compliance with all applicable local, state and federal regulations, requirements and standards and all Department of Energy (DOE) orders. May specialize in one or more disciplines or may be a generalist in several of the disciplines.

You Will

  • Develop, implement, maintain, & evaluate environmental, safety, & health programs and procedures.
  • Assists in monitoring the Laboratory’s ESH&QA policies, procedures, & standards.
  • Conduct inspections and accident/injury investigations and recommend appropriate actions.
  • Installs and maintains ESH&Q equipment & compliance mechanisms.
  • Perform standard measurements, surveys and tests.
  • Maintain records and documents, and prepare reports utilizing complex databases.
  • Present employee training programs as well as provide technical expertise.
  • Respect, understand and value individual differences that embody the principles of diversity.
  • Abide by all environment, safety and health regulations.

We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor’s Degree in ESH and/or QA discipline or other related field, and 3+ years’ experience.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • High motivation and leadership potential.
  • Ability to make unassisted decisions.
  • Previous experience within ESH&Q.
  • Strong knowledge of OSHA & EPA laws and policies on local, state, and federal levels.
  • Proficiency within Microsoft Office Suite
  • Professional Safety Certifications are encouraged


Physical Activity and Work Conditions

HUMAN FACTORS: Heights, Mental Concentration, Sitting, Visually Demanding PHYSICAL FACTORS: Cryogens, Ionizing Radiation, Oxygen Deficiency Hazard

  • Physical Activity and Work Conditions
  • Ability to visit remote locations on site.
  • Ability to occasionally work outside in the heat and cold.
  • Ability to qualify for work in Oxygen Deficiency Hazard (ODH) designated areas as well as in radiological controlled areas, such as accelerator enclosure.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: Eye/Face Protection, Foot Protection, Hand Protection, Ear Protection

Diverse people. Diverse jobs. Great science. Fermilab is America’s particle physics and accelerator laboratory. Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Please apply at

Safety Training Instructor – Fox Valley Technical College

Posted: Dec 05, 2018


This individual will work with representatives from business, service, industry, education, and government to provide training and technical assistance in a cost-recovery basis. Flexibility in the work schedule is essential.


    1. Business/Industry/Community Instruction. Develop and deliver customized training for various clients and maintain involvement with business/industry/community. Seek and prepare revenue producing contracts. Produce revenue for 100% cost recovery of position and course expenditures.
    2. Facilitation of Learning. Plan, prepare and deliver instruction and facilitate the learning of students in the Emergency Response –  Business and Industry field. Assess the learning outcomes of students at the unit, course, and program level.
    3. Curriculum Development. Develop, revise, and continually update curriculum and instructional materials which are competency-based, current, consistent with employer expectations, and aligned with the college policy on level of required documentation.
    4. Classroom Management. Fulfill assigned schedule, maintain accurate student attendance and grade records, maintain instructional environment with emphasis on safety, housekeeping, and equipment security, and ensure opportunities for student/participant evaluation.
    5. Interpersonal/Team Skills. Participate in activities of the instructional team, including planning, development, scheduling, and budgeting as a cooperative and professional team player.
    6. Student Support and Guidance. Advise and support students as a mentor and role model in the achievement of their learning and career goals.
    7. Professional Development. Participate in professional development activities that provide for continually updated knowledge and skills for the role of the contemporary instructor as directed by one’s Individual Professional Development Plan.



Administrative supervision is received from the Dean of the division.




      1. Bachelor Degree in Safety, or in related and appropriate field; Master’s Degree preferred. (Based on experience and expertise, an individual with an Associate Degree or equivalent and willingness to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree within specific timeframe may be considered), and
      2. Minimum of two years of occupational experience in the field of the program or programs being taught, of which at least one year shall be within the last five years; Five years of occupational experience preferred. (One year of related occupational experience may be waived with at least two years of post−secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within the last five years), or
      1. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable knowledge may be acquired.
      2. Successful completion of OSHA Voluntary Compliance 500 & 501 courses.
      3. Teaching or training experience is desirable.
      4. Ability to plan, organize, instruct, and facilitate quality education programs, including development of relevant curriculum.
      5. Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License.
      6. Upon hire, must maintain Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements and licensure required by other agencies to maintain individual and program accreditation, if applicable.



      1. Success and commitment as a team player, including the ability to engage in win-win thinking and to foster consensus.
      2. Flexibility in schedule, including availability for evening and weekend assignments.
      3. Flexibility, including the acceptance of and willingness to change.
      4. Demonstrated ability for written and oral communication with students, staff, employers and other external entities.
      5. Proficiency in computer use and applications which support teaching and learning.
      6. Highly motivated with strong interest in contributing to the success of students and the college.
      7. Ability to work with diverse student, staff, and community populations.
      8. Understanding and successful use of learning technology, both on-line and as a tool for distance education.
      9. A record of innovations which will facilitate student learning.
      10. Demonstrated development of course materials and assessments of student learning.
      11. An educational philosophy which places the primary emphasis on student learning in the design, delivery, and evaluation of courses.
      12. Willingness to take risks and try new things.
      13. Willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth.
      14. A commitment to the mission, purposes, and values of the college.
      15. Current knowledge current trends and principles in Industrial Safety.


This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.

Candidates can apply at the FVTC website: