The Occupational Safety and Health Inspector I, is responsible for assessing performance of chemical fume hoods and assisting EHS in ensuring a safe environment for faculty, staff, and students. Performs emergency equipment testing and radiological safety inspections in laboratory facilities on campus as needed.
Required Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or GED
Two years of work experience.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Must have computer skills in such areas as spreadsheet, word processing, and relational databases and be familiar with the use of Microsoft Office software.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Requires ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Required Licenses, Certifications and Registrations:
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.
Ability to withstand moderate exposure to extreme temperatures, dust, dirt, fumes, smoke, loud noises and chemical substances.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Some college coursework and work experience in a safety-related field, such as industrial hygiene, fire safety, occupational safety or occupational health.
Performs airflow assessments of chemical fume hoods using thermal anemometer and capture ability through smoke visualization. Captures data on anemometer and records visualization data for each hood assessed. Affixes assessment sticker to chemical fume hood which pass inspections. Posts signage to indicate units that are not functional. May require driving from site to site, using a University vehicle to complete duties. Prepares reports that identify deficiencies with the chemical fume hoods and perform re-tests as necessary to verify equipment is operating appropriately.
Upload and interpret data using TraqPro. Draws data from the EHSA database to generate computerized reports that summarize the results of the inspections. Update EHSA for fume hood test histories.
Performs radiological safety inspections in laboratories on campus to ensure a safe environment that is compliant with rules, codes, and regulations applicable to EHS. Prepares reports and necessary documentation.
Inspects emergency equipment and prepares reports that identify deficiencies with the emergency equipment. Re-tests equipment once repairs are accomplished and removes signage to indicate unit is functional. Submits subsequent reports when equipment is repaired appropriately.
Participates in other unitâ™s safety programs within TAMU EHS, for instance: Dormitory inspections; responding to emergencies, accidents or incidents; etc. Performs other duties as assigned.
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Internal Number: R-009968
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