Responsible for applying working environmental, health and safety (EHS) knowledge and understanding to rectify moderately complex safety hazards and provide technical support to assigned departments to ensure EHS program enrollment, implementation of hazard control techniques, development of safety management plans, loss prevention techniques, and regulatory compliance. Responsible for assessing emerging local, State, Federal and University requirements and modifying/redesigning EHS programs. Responsible for building relationships, learning campus operations and consulting with various agencies to maximize EHS program implementation.
Write reports detailing all findings, deficiencies and recommended corrective action. Maintain contact and follow-up with appropriate personnel until resolution. Analyze all results and implement program improvements. Monitor and evaluate local, State, Federal, and University policies on a continual basis for compliance related activities.
Responsible for administering Asbestos, Ergonomics, Indoor Air Quality, Hearing Conservation, Bloodborne Pathogens, Respiratory Protection, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Electrical Safety, Lock Out Tag Out and Confined Space programs. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, program development, safety assessments, sampling, inventorying, inspections, investigations, equipment testing/maintenance, construction/renovation plans review, permits, medical surveillance, industrial hygiene sampling, equipment inventorying, equipment maintenance, qualified personnel inventory, meter calibration, risk assessments, building design and workplace process/procedure reviews. Develop and maintain a database for tracking of EHS data; monitors trends and evaluates existing data; provide annual reports to regulatory agencies; oversee collection of field data review.
Inspect all assigned campus buildings and environments to detect existing and potential safety and health hazards. Respond to any area of the campus to assess and investigate moderately complex hazardous condition or other safety and health concern. Conduct or participate in accident or special investigations
Responsible for designing, developing and delivering safety compliance training to meet the audience level of assigned departments and campus community. Instructional programs include, but are not limited to, Asbestos, Ergonomics, Indoor Air Quality, Hearing Conservation, Bloodborne Pathogens, Respiratory Protection, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Electrical Safety, Lock Out Tag Out and Confined Space programs. Coordinate safety educational events to promote an attitude and atmosphere of safety awareness. Develop, update and distribute safety publication in both electronic and published formats. Coordinate specialized training and develop new delivery techniques for assigned departments.
Design, develop and update environmental, health and safety training information in both electronic and published media formats. Conduct safety training to promote an attitude of safety awareness and ensure regulatory compliance. Develop training surveys, analyze results and recommend changes. Serve as a resource for the development of moderately complex training programs.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in a physical science, biological science, environmental science/engineering, occupational safety, industrial technology or related discipline; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
University Preferred Qualifications:
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in a physical science, biological science, environmental science/engineering, occupational safety, industrial technology or closely related science; and four years of progressive experience needed to perform the work required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Some positions may require specific certifications or licenses. Specific jobs will require additional minimum training and/or licensing upon selection.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
- Advanced degree in the life sciences, engineering, business or related field. - Relevant certifications (i.e. ASP, CSP, CIH) - Demonstrated knowledge, understanding and application of asbestos, construction, ventilation systems and electrical safety. - Demonstrated experience and effectiveness in higher education, health care, or public sector. - Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment in applying and interpreting safety compliance policies, procedures, and regulations. - Demonstrated experience with calibrating industrial hygiene equipment and new technology systems.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.