The incumbent contributing-level Fire Safety Specialist in this position supports the University's Fire Safety Program as an inspector. The primary purpose of this position is to coordinate the University's fire alarm testing program; conduct required review and inspections of buildings in an assigned zone of campus to ensure compliance with applicable local, state and federal codes and regulations; respond to fires and hazardous materials incidents on campus; and work with faculty, staff, students and other stakeholders to ensure the safety of the campus community.
Education and Experience:
Four year degree with a preference for a related major in a physical science, biological science, environmental science/engineering, occupational safety, industrial technology or closely related science; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Some positions may require specific certifications or licenses. Specific jobs will require additional minimum training and/or licensing upon selection.
Knowledge-Professional: Ability to enforce University, local, State and Federal guidelines. Ability to stay current on trends in the industry and may recommend changes to campus programs. Ability to consult with various specialty agencies (DOL, EPA, OSHA) for guidance on program structure, components and effectiveness. Ability to provide technical support and consultation services to assigned units to determine EHS needs. Ability to apply basic knowledge and understanding of EHS principles, practices, and equipment to determine if proper methods and procedures are utilized and to assure compliance with Federal, State, local, and Industrial regulations. Program Monitoring and Administration: Ability to conduct and document routine inspections of various facilities (ranging from research/teaching labs to residence halls); establish an inspection schedule and/or responds to
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