Occupational Safety and Health Inspector I

Texas A&M University

College Station, TX

ID: 7072280
Posted: November 18, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Who we are

The Environmental Health and Safety department of the Office of Safety and Security consists of a team of safety, health, and environmental professionals who are focused on helping Texas A&M University to fulfill its mission of “providing the highest quality undergraduate and graduate programs” and “developing new understandings through research and creativity.” We support and enrich Texas A&M University by providing quality programs and services that instill safety, health, and environmental stewardship. To learn more about us, please visit our website https://ehs.tamu.edu/.

What we want

We are looking for an Occupational Safety and Health Inspector I to join our dynamic, thriving Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) department of the Office of Safety and Security. This is a great opportunity to learn EHS requirements for assessing the performance of chemical fume hoods, performing airflow assessments of chemical fume hoods and submitting associated reports. This employee should enjoy working cooperatively with others, demonstrate computer literacy, and possess great communication skills. Having work experience in a safety-related field, such as: industrial hygiene, fire safety, occupational safety or occupational health is preferred. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. Consider this great opportunity to be your next career choice and apply.

What you need to know

Please note: A valid Texas driver license or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of hire is required to serve in this position.

COVID-19 information: Texas A&M University monitors and updates our recruiting, hiring and onboarding processes to align with local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. Each department has established both remote and in-person procedures for conducting these processes, which include sanitizing common spaces, a mask policy, and maintaining safe physical distancing to the extent possible. Departments will provide the procedures to be followed at each step of the recruiting process.

Required Education and Experience:

High School Diploma or GED

Two years of work experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Must have computer skills in such areas as spreadsheets, word processing, and relational databases

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others

Required Licenses and Certifications:

Valid State of Texas driver license or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of hire

Failure to obtain a valid TDL may result in termination

Preferred Education and Experience:

Some college coursework

One year of work experience in a safety-related field, such as industrial hygiene, fire safety, occupational safety or occupational health

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Familiar with the use of Microsoft Office software

Responsibilities:

Fume Hood Testing

Performs qualitative and quantitative testing on chemical fume hoods using specialized equipment

Visually inspects chemical fume hoods and reports mechanical malfunctions for repairs

These duties require driving a university vehicle to various locations

Databases

Uploads data from specialized equipment to TrakPro software program

Generates test reports and documents those results in the BioRAFT software system

Updates BioRAFT with the most current user and equipment information

Work Orders

Submits repair requests for chemical fume hood repairs and tracks them to ensure repairs are made in a timely manner

Coordinating

Coordinates testing, re-testing and repairs of chemical fume hoods with laboratory personnel and maintenance staff



 

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