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RecruiterURS Corporation
Industry SectorContracts, Procurement, Commercial, Materials Engineer / Manager jobs, Other Quality, Health&Safety, Environment, Rail HSQE Manager, Director jobs, Safety, Quality, Environment
LocationsPortland, Rail jobs in USA, Railroad jobs Oregon
Contract TypePermanent
Date Posted29 December 2012

Job Description

Job Description: COMPANY PROFILE:

URS is one of the largest, global, fully integrated engineering, construction and technical services firms with the capabilities to support the full project life cycle. We offer a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering; a broad range of science and technical services; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; and decommissioning and closure services. Our business lines encompass private sector (mining, oil and gas, power, pipeline, commercial-industrial, manufacturing, and chemical-Pharmaceutical); infrastructure (surface transportation, rail and mass transit, aviation, ports and harbors, and water resources, treatment, and distribution); and federal programs. With more than 50,000 employees in a network of offices in major cities throughout the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Europe, our broad-based expertise is a valued resource for federal, state and local government agencies, as well as Fortune 500 and other private industry clients worldwide.


Candidate will provide Hazardous Materials abatement oversight and air sampling for commercial/industrial project sites including asbestos, lead and other hazardous materials. The work will include bulk sampling of suspect asbestos containing materials, completing daily logs documenting the abatement work of the contractor and collecting air samples outside of the work area. As the work areas are complete, the candidate will be responsible for conducting visual clearance inspections to verify that the work is complete and collecting clearance air samples prior to re-occupancy of the space. Other regulated materials that may be included in the scope of work include lead, mercury and PCBs.

• May perform quantitative and qualitative analyses according to prescribed standards to determine characteristics or composition of solid materials and substances.
• May inspect and maintain equipment for air sample collection.
• May prepare and ship environmental samples to analytical laboratories, including sample labeling and the completion of chain of custodies.
• May prepare samples for testing, record data, and prepare summaries and charts for review.
• May prepare proper documentation of analysis and provide a monthly status report on equipment and services performed.
• Maintains quality control and quality assurance records for field activities.

• Ability to perform bending, kneeling, standing, and lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
• Ability to climb ladders, work at heights and have a tolerance for working in outdoor environments, including prolonged walking or standing on various terrain in a wide range of weather conditions.
• Ability to wear an air-purifying respirator as required by OSHA Standards.
• Ability to wear supplied air or other respirators, as needed.
• May require enrollment in the medical monitoring program requiring initial and annual physicals and initial and random drug screens.
• Valid driver’s license with a good driving record and the ability to travel and drive regularly, often long distances.

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