EHS Associate II

Requisition ID: 21581 


The Environmental, Health, and Safety Office (EHS) is seeking a candidate that will provide assistance in chemical safety activities, including semiconductor and nanomaterials research and development.  The position will assist employees, management, and other stakeholders in carrying out effective chemical safety practices at Lincoln Laboratory.   The successful candidate will need to collaboratively develop and implement safety instructions, policies, procedures, and programs in a dynamic research environment.  

The candidate will actively participate in Laboratory-wide implementation of a comprehensive Environmental, Health, and Safety Management System (EHS-MS), which includes EHS training, process hazard assessments, audits/inspections, incident investigations, and emergency preparedness planning.  Participate in EHS reviews of design plans for facility renovations, new construction and laboratory modifications.   Oversee exposure monitoring to ensure compliance with occupational exposure limits and evaluate engineering control effectiveness. Provide support as needed to ensure the safe decommissioning of laboratories. Conduct literature searches and make recommendations if no acceptable standards are available.  


  • A BS or MS degree in industrial hygiene, chemical engineering, biological science, chemistry, or similar and a minimum of 5 years of directly related experience focused on chemical or semiconductor safety.   
  • Knowledge of semiconductor safety is desired.
  •  A Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) designation is preferred, including currently working towards CIH certification.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement well-integrated EHS programs within the workplace are required. Effective written and oral communications skills are essential, as are basic computer and database skills.
  • Must have a solid working knowledge of federal and state safety & health regulations and consensus occupational health & safety standards, including but not limited to SEMI Standards, NFPA, and OSHA regulations.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance is required.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Full time
Massachusetts, US