EH&E is a great place to work. We offer a highly motivating and exciting environment for our employees to work, grow and succeed. EH&E actively encourages employees to advance their careers and build world-class skills and competencies. We are an equal opportunity employer, and encourage qualified women and minorities to apply.
EH&E has a 25+ year history of serving our clients and communities in the areas of environmental health and safety, engineering and hazardous materials management. We are currently seeking to add a full-time Fire Protection Engineer (FPE) to our Building Science and Forensics team based in Needham, Massachusetts. The new position is expected to be filled at the Senior or possibly Principal Engineer level.
Our work currently supports construction, commissioning, demolition and/or remediation of many types of structures including residential/commercial housing, high rises, industrial facilities, hospitals, schools & universities, retail shopping centers. EH&E also has a staff of experts from a number of disciplines that serve as experts in litigation (plaintiff and defense cases). The FPE will also be expected to participate in litigation as an expert in his/her area of expertise.
- Provide engineering evaluations, analyses and code compliance assessments
- Provide expert consulting in matters involving fire and life safety, and related codes
- Provide expert analysis of laws, ordinances, and regulations related to fire prevention and/or fire safety
- Advise and assist EH&E clients (both public and private organizations) for purposes of safeguarding life and property against fire, explosion, and related hazards
- Determine fire causes and methods of fire prevention (sometimes involving litigation)
- Develop new clients or new applications of fire protection engineering and fire prevention
- Design or recommend materials or equipment, such as structural components protection, fire-detection equipment, alarm systems, fire extinguishing devices and systems, and advises on location, handling, installation, and maintenance
- Recommend materials, equipment, or methods for reducing fire and/or explosion risks
- Teach classes/courses on fire prevention and protection
- Maintain collegial relationship with fire prevention academic programs and faculty
BS/MS degree (MS preferred) in Fire Protection Engineering from an accredited college or university and a minimum of eight years of relevant practical experience in Fire Protection Engineering, including operations and maintenance or BS/MS degree (MS preferred) in a related engineering discipline from an accredited college or university is acceptable together with one or more of the following:
- Ten to fifteen years of relevant practical experience in Fire Protection Engineering, including experience in operations and maintenance
- Possession of a Professional Engineer certificate in Fire Protection
- Professional Member status in the Society of Fire Protection Engineers
- Experience in litigation with qualification as an expert in a state or federal court Experience as a consultant with clients from health care and higher education
- Interest in working with experts from other disciplines at EH&E using a team approach
- Previous academic teaching/research experience would be a plus
- Active in professional organization(s) and committees
EH&E, an employee-owned enterprise, offers a competitive salary, and a generous benefits package including tuition assistance, 401(k), and Profit Sharing.
EH&E is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
No phone calls please. To apply, submit résumé to HumanResources@eheinc.com
Provide program coordination for our hospital client. The department manages the Joint Commission Environment of Care activities, environmental tours, manages the preconstruction risk assessment process and performs associated inspections, provides guidance on the safe storage and handling of hazardous materials, and manages the disposal of hazardous materials, along with many other hospital safety responsibilities.
Pre-construction Risk Assessment (PCRA management): The position provides support related to the PCRA program including managing PCRA meetings and databases, auditing sites, and providing education to contractors and internal stakeholders.
Life Safety Code Compliance: Assist in NFPA Life Safety Code (LSC) compliance activities, including oversight of audits of required fire and smoke barrier walls, inspections of doors, and LSC code interpretation support.
Environmental Compliance: Assist in compliance activities related to MWRA, US EPA, and MADEP compliance activities, including: Tier 2 tracking and submittal, Clean Air Act reporting, hazardous waste program oversight, spill prevention and countermeasure (SPCC) planning and support, and overall environmental compliance program and activities including policy and program develop, training, and regulatory reporting.
Hospital, Construction, and Laboratory Inspections: Conduct periodic inspections of hospital areas including inpatient, support and ancillary services environments, construction sites, and laboratories in accordance with federal, state, and local government regulations and agencies’ policies.
Safety Training and Written Program Updates: Prepare and deliver EH&S training programs; update written materials regarding EH&S (e.g., Chemical Hygiene Plan, Hazard Communication, etc.).
Education / Training: Must have B.S. degree in industrial hygiene, safety, or the natural and/or physical sciences. Professional certification or certification-eligible, such as CIH, CSP, CHMM, HEM, active membership in a professional organization.
Experience / Background / Knowledge: Must have at least two to five years of experience in a healthcare environment. Working knowledge of OSHA, EPA, and TJC regulations and standards, and OSHA 24-hour HAZWOPER and DOT/RCRA hazardous materials training are preferred. Basic understanding of the role of the Joint Commission, the Local Fire Department and Building officials in compliance activities.
EH&E is an employee-owned enterprise, offering competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package including profit sharing, 401K, and tuition aid.
EH&E is an equal opportunity employer.
Please submit your résumé, with salary requirement, to HumanResources@eheinc.com
EH&E is seeking an environmental health and safety (EH&S) professional to work as part of an EH&S strategic support team at one of EH&E’s on-site laboratory research locations based in the Longwood Medical Area in Boston. This is an excellent opportunity for a junior level EH&S professional to serve as a Technical Specialist within an EH&S Department, reporting to the on-site EH&S Manager. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Laboratory Safety: Perform risk assessments involving chemical and biological materials, at the direction of and with guidance from on-site subject matter experts; conduct air sampling and personal monitoring for specific materials used in the research environment; inspect and/or test and audit the performance of safety equipment such as but not limited to emergency safety showers and eyewash stations, chemical fume hoods and spill kits; perform respiratory protection fit-testing. Participate in Laboratory Safety Committee meetings. Maintain databases.
Hazardous Materials and Waste Management: Assist in shipping hazardous materials and biological materials; respond to chemical, biological, and after-hours emergencies; assist with incident investigations; maintain hazardous chemical waste program compliance.
Laboratory Inspections: Conduct or oversee periodic inspections of laboratories by qualified personnel with respect to federal, state, and local government regulations and agencies’ policies. Conduct follow-up with laboratory personnel as needed.
Safety Training: Prepare and deliver laboratory EH&S training programs; provide specific laboratory procedures training; update written materials regarding biological safety and laboratory EH&S (e.g., Biosafety Manual, Chemical Hygiene Plan, Hazard Communication, etc.).
B.S. degree in a related field (biology, microbiology, molecular biology, safety, industrial hygiene, chemistry, engineering) and 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER emergency response training are required; DOT/RCRA hazardous waste certification is preferred.
The candidate must have at least one year of experience working in EH&S or a closely-related field. The ideal candidate will have between one and three years of experience, with direct work experience in a research laboratory, clinical laboratory or the biotech industry a real plus, whether as an EH&S professional or as a bench scientist. Successful candidate must possess strong writing, presentation, and organizational skills; and display a positive client-focused work ethic. Occasional travel to other client sites within Boston and the New England area may be required; must provide own vehicle and have a valid driver’s license. Must be able to wear a respirator and participate in the off-hours emergency response on-call program.
EH&E, an equal opportunity employer, is an employee-owned enterprise, offering a generous compensation and benefits package including annual profit sharing bonus, employer paid 401(k), Employee Stock Ownership Plan.