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Texas A&M University Occupational Safety and Health Inspector I in College Station, Texas

Job Title

Occupational Safety and Health Inspector I

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Environmental Health & Safety

Proposed Minimum Salary

$13.01 hourly

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

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

Other Safety Programs

  • Participates in other safety programs within TAMU EHSD

Emergency Response

  • Responds to emergencies, accidents, or incidents as necessary

  • These duties require driving a university vehicle to various locations

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Howdy and thank you for your interest in a career with Texas A&M University. As the flagship campus of The Texas A&M University System, we are located in College Station, Texas with a student population of more than 64,000 and nearly 9,000 faculty and staff.The Spirit of Aggieland is unmistakable. We are a unique American institution, fostering a culture of friendliness, diversity, compassion and respect for one another. Our unique history and rich traditions make Texas A&M special.From our benefits package and professional development opportunities to our retirement programs, Texas A&M is a great place to work. Your path to a great career starts here!Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (979) 845-5154.

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