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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: November 20, 2023
Assist in management of Asbestos, Lead, Silica and Construction related Hazardous Materials Program and Projects Responsibilities include: Ensuring that UCB stays in compliance with all state and federal regulations that pertain to construction related hazardous material management, removal and disposal.
Works closely with FS insulation workers (including developing work plans) to make sure that small-scale abatement related work done in-house is being conducted safely.
Initiates and manages small-scale emergency repairs which include asbestos and lead impacting activities with FS insulators or outside vendors.
Monitor progress of all asbestos, lead and other construction related hazardous material project on campus including daily inspections of the abatement works and conducting final visual inspections.
Gathers materials for testing, send them to the appropriate testing lab and disseminate results in a timely fashion to the appropriate entity.
Conducts review of field notes and sampling results collected by third party industrial hygiene consulting firm, to ensure compliance with the campus spec and all state and federal regulations.
Inspects the work performance of industrial hygiene consulting firm conducting survey and environmental quality assurance work on campus.
Continues development of UCB asbestos and lead database.
Responsible for the initiation, management and execution phase of small-scale (<$50K) abatement and soft demo projects, including but not limited to maintaining project daily logs, reviewing project progress and inspections.
Interfaces and coordinates work with other units, i.e., Parking and Transportation, RSSP, Construction and Design, UCPD, CNS, SCR, and many campus clients.
Demonstrate and perform the job while adhering to all UC policies and procedures including: Code of Conduct, IIPP (Health and Safety Procedures), Hazardous Materials Communication Program, Health and Safety manual and all other documents authorized by this individual as part of the FS upper management team.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Thorough skills in problem recognition / avoidance / resolution.
Thorough organizational and analytical skills including skill to provide high quality control.
Detail oriented to accurately proof contracts and other documents.
Proven ability to manage contractors and maintain compliance to the agreed-upon scope of work and budget.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
AHERA Asbestos Project Designers.
AHERA Asbestos Contractor and Supervisor.
AHERA Asbestos Inspector and Management Planner.
Certified Asbestos Consultant (CAC) or Certified Site Surveillance Technician (CSST).
CDPH Lead Inspector.
Thorough working knowledge of building and construction, design, construction contract administration and California Building Codes, including full understanding of industry practices.
Thorough project management skills, including skill to manage complex projects.
Thorough knowledge of the organization, including its infrastructure and short- and long-range strategic building plans.
Thorough written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills including high level political acumen.
Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University, please visit the University of California's Compensation & Benefits website.
Under California law, the University of California, Berkeley is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary outside of the range posted in this job announcement. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, analysis of internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience.
The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $34.00 - $44.54.
This is a 100% full-time (40 hours per week), career position that is eligible for full UC benefits.
This position is non-exempt and paid bi-weekly.
This is a hybrid position, eligible for 50% remote capability.
How to Apply
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.
A valid driver's license and DMV check for driving record is required.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant, please see the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission poster.
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