Asbestos Surveyor, Los Angeles, California, United States

Job Description
About the Position

The Los Angeles Unified School District is seeking Asbestos Surveyors to inspect structures and mechanical systems at schools and offices to identify building materials that contain asbestos throughout the District as part of the Maintenance & Operations Branch.

Typical duties include:
1) Making regular periodic facilities' inspections to identify asbestos containing building materials.
2) Taking samples of building materials for laboratory analysis of asbestos content, putting identifying information on containers, and encapsulating the areas of the materials from which the samples are taken.
3) Evaluating the condition of asbestos-containing building materials and recommending that they be repaired, removed, encapsulated, or scheduled for re-inspection.
4) Coordinating the obtainment of floor plans, building layouts, and blueprints with the Plot Plan and Allotment Unit, principals, and others; and referring to the drawings when conducting surveys.
5) Completing standard forms describing the location and condition of asbestos-containing building materials at surveyed sites.
6) Forwarding records of surveys, drawings, and reports to the Facilities Environmental Technical Unit staff responsible for Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) compliance oversight.

At a Minimum Candidates Must Possess
1) Graduation from high school or evidence of equivalent educational proficiency.
2) Six (6) months of experience as a Maintenance Worker or one (1) year of experience in the maintenance, construction, or repair of buildings. Successful completion of a State-approved accredited course for Asbestos Building Inspector may be substituted for the required experience.
3) Ability to stand, walk, bend, crawl, reach overhead, crouch, kneel, balance, push, pull, and lift up to 50 pounds in inspecting or assisting with projects when needed. Ability to work safely at heights including the use of ladders, scaffolds, and other related equipment. Ability to work safely in confined areas such as attics, crawl spaces under buildings with narrow accesses, and utility or pipe tunnels. Vision sufficient to perform site surveys and assessments. Normal color-vision to distinguish colors on plans and floor patterns. Normal sense of smell to detect potentially hazardous situations, such as gas leaks. Benefits
LAUSD offers a complete benefits package, which includes fully paid medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee and all dependents; Two weeks of paid vacation to start. Three weeks after five years of year-round paid service. Paid vacation, days of sick leave, twelve paid holidays and participation in the CalPERS retirement plan.

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Job Code
JP15-231-NA1
Employment Type
Full-Time
Job Location
Los Angeles, California, United States
Required Trades
Asbestos Worker
Required Certifications
N/A
Job Posted Date
2016-01-05
Total Views
225
Total Applications
1