Workplace Safety Specialist, Contractor Safety - Environmental Health and Safety
Carnegie Mellon University
May 17, 2018
Workplace Safety Specialist, Contractor Safety - Environmental Health and Safety-2008894
: Job Summary
Carnegie Mellon, one of the world leaders in higher education and research, is seeking a Workplace Safety Specialist to join Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S).
We are looking for a dedicated professional to support the Workplace Safety Program within EH&S's day-to-day operations.
You will be responsible for supporting EH&S's Workplace Safety Manager in the development, deployment, quality assurance, and training of Workplace Safety Programs that comply with federal, state, and local regulatory obligations and university procedures. You will achieve these goals through collaboration with all EH&S staff in the efficient and integrated delivery of services.
Contractor Safety: Assist in incorporating contractor safety as a part of the Workplace Safety Program. Collaborate to provide guidance and recommendations prior to, during, and after construction and building renovations to ensure compliance with applicable codes and standards.
Program Development: Assist in the update and/or development of programs related to workplace safety, including but not limited to fall protection, machine guarding, confined space, and electrical safety.
Training: Provide training and assistance to the university community in ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local regulatory obligations as it relates to Workplace safety programs.
Quality Assurance: Conduct periodic assessments of Workplace Safety programs with the university community to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulatory obligations.
Equipment Safety: Collaborate with academic and student groups in the safe operation and handling of equipment located in shop and maker spaces.
Incident Management: P rovide assistance in the investigation and reporting of workplace related injuries, and identify opportunities for process and program improvement.
Committeeparticipation: Participate in Safety in the Arts and Shop Safety Committees, as needed.
Generalassistance: Assist EH&S team members with workplace safety requests for service, and functions as a high performing, results driven team member.
We are seeking someone who is passionate about safety and who takes a collaborative and team-oriented approach to helping customers understand safety needs and regulations. You should possess exceptional organizational and communication skills to make a positive impact on our programs and the university. You should demonstrate the ability to solve problems, influence others, and show dedication to campus safety through improvement of EH&S programs.
Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within EH&S. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.
Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial/System/Civil Engineering, Environmental Health or related field required.
A minimum of 5 years' experience with workplace safety, construction safety, or related activities required.
Associate Safety Professional certification preferred.
Internal Number: 2008894
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.