Assist with the development of Environmental Health and Safety programs, such as Asbestos, Ergonomics, Indoor Air Quality, Hearing Conservation, Respiratory Protection, Electrical Safety, Confined Space, Lock Out Tag Out, and Industrial Hygiene sampling.
Research emerging health and safety industry trends and regulatory changes.
Build relationships and serve as a liaison with federal, state and local authorities in matters related to environmental health and safety.
Identify health and safety hazards and implement corrective actions.
Provide consultative safety services and respond to emergency incidents. Inspect university facilities, equipment and employee work practices for conformance with regulatory standards.
Investigate safety concerns and assist with the development of corrective action measures.
Provide environmental health and safety technical support for renovation and construction projects.
Administer and oversee contractors providing services related to hearing conservation, respiratory protection and other safety services.
Develop and facilitate various environmental health and safety training programs.
Facilitate safety presentations to various campus community members.
Develop program audit spreadsheets and conduct departmental safety audits to assess regulatory compliance level.
Analyze program performance and implement continuous improvement strategies.
Write reports and communicate results effectively.
Minimum Experience / Education:
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.
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.