Assist with the development of Environmental Health and Safety programs, such as Chemical Hygiene Plan, Hazard Communication, Hazardous/Universal Waste, Ionizing and Non-Ionizing Radiation, and Laboratory Emergency Preparedness.
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 chemical 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.
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.
Efficiently complete assigned chemical and laboratory related projects.
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 occupational safety and health, life science or related field.
Three to five years of progressive experience in chemical / laboratory safety in a public or academic setting.
Demonstrated knowledge, understanding and application of regulations and guidance documents such as OSHA, EPA, and NIOSH. Demonstrated experience and effectiveness in higher education, health care, or public sector.
Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment in applying and interpreting safety compliance policies, procedures, and regulations.
Experience with the use of IPads and Industrial Hygiene equipment.
Advanced knowledge and skills in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Access) and other computer-based applications.
Experience with the development of Environmental Health and Safety programs, such as Chemical Hygiene Plan, Hazard Communication, Hazardous/Universal Waste, Ionizing and Non-Ionizing Radiation, and Laboratory Emergency Preparedness.
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.