Safety Technician

Palatine, Illinois
Jun 13, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Schedule Information: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Benefits:  Health, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance; Sick, Vacation, and Holiday pay; Personal Business; Educational Assistance: Tuition Waivers at Harper & Professional Expense

Work Conditions: Work is primarily indoor and sedentary in nature.

Duties of Position:  

The Safety Technician position is to assist the Manager of Environmental Health & Safety with the wide range of EH&S programs at the College. The position will assist with the development and implementation of programs to protect the people, property and overall environmental health of the College community. 

  • Perform inspections for compliance and safety.
  • Enter work orders and follow up on correction of identified hazards on campus.
  • Participate in campus safety committees.
  • Assists in managing the online training database to ensure employees are up to date in required OSHA and general safety training.
  • Assist the Palatine Fire Dept. on regular inspections and ensure issues are resolved.
  • Work with building evacuation personnel in keeping plans up to date and assist in the coordination of evacuation drills.
  • Perform office ergonomic evaluations for College employees.
  • Assist with accident investigations and follow up on correction of any identified hazards that created or contributed to the accident.
  • Perform indoor air quality investigations.
  • Assist with the management of hazardous materials on campus including waste chemicals, asbestos and mold.
  • Assist in recordkeeping and all other duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements:  

  • Bachelor degree in science (BS) with a major in safety, environmental health, industrial hygiene, occupational health or a related field.

Experience Requirements:  

  • Computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office products and databases. Some website design experience is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal, communication and organizational skills

 Application Review Date:  Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: June 27, 2017

Required Documents:  ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire 
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.

* Employment sponsorship is not available.

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