Detailed Job Description
Develops, implements, oversees, monitors, and evaluates occupational safety-related health and safety programs; serves as a safety technical advisor to Physical Facilities and HDRBS to include departmental safety committees.
1. Develops, implements, oversees, monitors, and evaluates occupational safety programs relative to state mandates and directives that include OSHA General Industry Standard, OSHA Construction Standard, Ohio Public Employment Risk Reduction Program, and the National Electric code.
2. Supervises and/or conducts scheduled and unscheduled inspections and evaluations of facilities, shops, and work activities with the purpose of identifying workplace hazards. Observes and reports or supervises the observation and reporting of worker methods and techniques with regard to safety programs.
3. Develops, schedules, and/or conducts safety training classes, briefings, and meetings; prepares or supervises the preparation of safety training information; assists managers in preparing for safety training; evaluates adequacy and effectiveness of safety-related programs and training.
4. Investigates or coordinates the investigation of occupational safety-related unsafe acts and conditions; conducts departmental accident investigations as necessary to determine causal factors.
5. Implements or supervises promotional campaigns to stimulate interest and participation in occupational safety and risk reduction practices.
6. Coordinates with government agencies and private industry to obtain safety materials and to facilitate adaptation of industrial safety practices.
7. Prepares or supervises the preparation of reports and correspondence relative to occupational safety investigations, inspections, and general issues; develops safety-related Standard Operating Procedures.
8. Consults with Physical Facilities Project Managers to ensure construction activities are conducted in accordance with contract documents.
9. Coordinates with Operations Center personnel to identify and enter safety information into computerized Maintenance Management System.
10. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in safety, industrial hygiene, or field of science with a minimum five years related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in safety, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; medical clearance and a passing fit-test for a negative-pressure respirator prior to employment and successful continued adequacy as determined through participation of an occupational medical monitoring program; eligibility to be a Certified Safety Professional; excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; proficiency in the use of computers.
Certifications as Asbestos Building Inspector and Management Planner and as Asbestos Abatement Project Designer, Certified Safety Professional, experience with web-based safety training.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment will require a criminal background check according to University guidelines.