The Department of Labor Standards (DLS) is offering an exciting apprenticeship opportunity for aspiring Industrial Safety and Health Inspectors. Check it out below!
This innovative program aims to equip candidates with the skills and knowledge needed for field inspections, ensuring safe work environments and preventing workplace accidents and illnesses.
Are you passionate about helping others? Occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals enjoy fulfilling careers, making a positive impact by ensuring workplace safety and well-being.
Looking for a growing field? The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects increasing employment opportunities in safety-related roles until at least 2024.
Seeking adventure in your job? Safety careers offer dynamic experiences with diverse work settings, excellent salaries, and prospects for career advancement and leadership.
No prior experience? No problem. The apprenticeship program is designed to provide the necessary education and experience for success.
Tasks and Program Details
As an Industrial Safety and Health Inspector apprentice, you'll be involved in various tasks, including conducting safety inspections at construction sites and other facilities, using industrial hygiene equipment for sampling, attending hearings, and participating in conferences on workplace safety.
If selected, you'll undergo a comprehensive training program, consisting of 2000 hours of field work and 150 hours of classroom training. Your field work will be guided by experienced inspectors, offering valuable hands-on learning. You'll be compensated for both your work and classroom time, and all training expenses, including travel and tuition, will be covered. Upon successful completion, you'll receive lead and asbestos certificates and become eligible for licensing and a potential promotion.
Qualifications and Flexibility
Applicants should have at least two years of relevant experience in safety engineering, industrial hygiene, inspection, or related fields. Extensive travel is required, and you must possess a properly inspected, registered, and insured automobile with a valid driver's license.
Join this rewarding career and play a crucial role in shaping safer workplaces throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Don't miss the chance to apply within the first 14 days for priority consideration. Multiple office locations, including Boston, Springfield, Taunton, Lawrence, and Haverhill, offer flexibility for your primary assignment.