Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.
Performs comprehensive audits and inspections for compliance to over 20 different EHS programs and OSHA regulations, including those that are quite complex in nature, and where extensive knowledge of regulatory requirements is necessary to make judgement calls on research and development applications, which do not fall into the traditional implementation. Interviews, observes and investigates workplaces for hazard identification, evaluation of risk, and recommendations on engineering and administrative controls, and personal protective equipment. Documents findings and effectively communicates corrective and preventative measures to various levels of the campus community. Acts as subject matter expert to campus community for assigned program areas.
Makes recommendations to Program Manager(s) regarding changes in programmatic processes or procedures based on regulatory changes and/or application in a very diverse living/learning/working environment. Assists with industrial hygiene air sampling and task evaluation, as needed. Performs accident investigations and reviews.
-Bachelor’s degree in safety engineering, safety or related field or equivalent training and experience. -Working knowledge of the technical principles, procedures, and techniques used to achieve compliance with OSHA safety-related regulations and university policy in assigned program areas. -Experience with inspecting, and implementing, OSHA regulations and implementing safety and health programs. -Ability to act independently and as a team member. -Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, and written and oral communication skills. -Experience preparing technical reports and professional correspondence. -Experience with Microsoft Office software.
-Associate or Certified Safety Professional
Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Regular
Percent Employment: Full-time
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.
For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth's most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $513 million. The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.
Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve).
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