Clark County Environmental Quality Specialist in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Note: This recruitment is limited to the first 200 completed applications received, and will close without further notice when that number is reached, even if it is prior to the closing date posted on this job announcement

Environmental Quality Specialist
$48,568.00 to $75,254.40 Annually

Equivalent to graduation from high school and four years of full-time professional training or experience in crafts trades with a focus on industrial hygiene, safety, air quality, and/or hazardous substance removal. Equivalent combinations of training and experience may be considered in calculating the four years

Performs and directs the performance of a variety of standard to complex indoor environmental analysis and responds to customer air quality complaints; coordinates asbestos removal and other hazardous substance activity in County buildings; and develops or schedules related training for division employees.

Works with Federal, State, and local environmental, safety and health representatives to resolve compliance issues. Ensures that proper safety precautions are followed. Prepares reports and analyses as required. Performs and leads building, personal, and area air analysis in response to employee and customer complaints and on a routine scheduled basis. Tests contaminant concentrations in the air, air velocity and volume flow rates, and temperature and humidity as necessary.

Coordinates asbestos and hazards remediation efforts with contractors and in-house staff. Drives a County vehicle to various facilities within the County for purposes of inspection, to attend meetings and to review work in progress. Maintains records of work performed and materials used. Schedules and conducts division safety training required by OSHA and Clark County relating to hazardous substances and activities. Serves as the asbestos program manager for the Department of Aviation and oversees the implementation of the asbestos operations and maintenance plan.

Researches and develops project scope of work, or interprets building and mechanical plans and specifications, considering HVAC and air physics, toxicology air standards, and evaluation and control strategies. Maintains a record of safety training provided and communicates attendance to the Clark County Risk Management Office. Leads project teams to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of services provided. In resolution of concerns, interacts with technical experts, chemists, industrial hygienists, toxicologists, and medical personnel.

Maintains and services a variety of test equipment used. Develops building environmental interview and survey forms, and conducts studies with building occupants and visitors. Serves as a member of the Department of Aviation space programming committee to review and inspect proposed building purchases or changes with regard to indoor air quality