This position is primarily responsible for management of the University’s chemical inventory in accordance with the NCDEQ’ s regulations as well as federal EPA requirements in handling and disposal of all waste chemicals. Prepare and submit emissions calculations to comply with NCDEQ regulations for air permits. Ensure compliance to OSHA Hazard Communication and laboratory standards. Perform all related employee training. Monitor radiation and bio-safety conditions for compliance with federal standards. Maintain SDS database/files, removes waste from labs and takes to storage facility; consolidates waste for disposal.
Secondary responsibilities for this position include responding to after hour (on-call) safety-related situations. The position must effectively communicate regulations in a concise and accurate manner (i.e., EPA, OSHA, NCDEQ, OSFM and other Federal/State safety regulations). Completes duties in a responsible manner, establishes and recommends procedural changes to ensure safety standards and methods are applied, determines corrective actions when unsafe conditions are identified. This position works with a diverse group including faculty, staff, students, the public as well as external agency representatives. This position must manage sensitive matters in a professional manner.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The purpose of the Environmental Health and Safety Office is to provide a variety of Environmental Health and Safety services to all administrative units, student programs and all academic schools and departments. Services include: risk assessment (hazard analysis; risk identification; loss control safety measures for the University), response to on-campus calls regarding fire alarm malfunctions, installation and service; and to reduce the actual loss of labor and equipment resources in the administration of services.
Internal job number: 004880
Bachelor’s degree in a Physical Science, Biological Science, Environmental Science/Engineering, Occupational Safety, Industrial Technology or related discipline; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Some positions may require additional training, certifications, or licensure. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Three to four years of progressive experience in safety systems in a University community environment.
Knowledge in specialized areas of environmental health sand safety to include; general occupational safety, chemistry and environmental safety.
Proficient knowledge in analyzing and problem-solving using available diagnostic techniques and equipment.
Experience with applying safety and training-related matters in a concise and accurate approach to the University mission and goals.
Familiarity with instructional theory, OSHA and NCDEQ, EPA, NC State of Human Resources, Office of State Fire Marshal, Dept. of Insurance and University administrative and safety guidelines.
Knowledge in electrical safety, Hazardous Material Technician (HAZMAT), Lock Out Tag Out, and Asbestos Awareness.
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training and experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.
Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting.
Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!