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
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
10. Works collaboratively with other departments; leading a culture change that would promote safety and health awareness.
11. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in safety, industrial hygiene, or field of science, or related field 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.
Bachelor's Degree. 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.