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Position Number: 00050342
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The Environmental Health and Safety Center staff provides consultative and technical support, training and direction for regulatory compliance and effective program development to University faculty, staff, students and visitors. The Occupational Safety Section provides safety engineering services to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control safety related concerns that include the following: accident investigation and reporting, asbestos management program, compressed gas safety, confined space, equipment design and construction standards, electrical safety, ergonomics, gas alarm systems, laser safety, lead and chromium programs, non-ionizing radiation, OSHA inquiries and inspections, process hazard reviews and more.
Essential Job Duties:
The purpose of this position is to provide mechanical and/or electrical engineering support for the University’s Occupational Safety processes. The incumbent will be expected to support ongoing programs in this area and help to develop new programs where deficiencies are found. The end result is the control or elimination of at-risk conditions wherever they may exist at NCSU through inspection, monitoring, training, testing, program development and communication within the University.
The primary focus of this position will be to provide safe design and review input for R&D equipment, lead and/or participate in process hazard reviews, conduct health and safety audits and provide safety training.
Departmental Required Skills:
The ability to communicate effectively, work cooperatively with other team members, and the desire to perform quality work.
Basic knowledge of electrical safety principles.
Knowledge of mechanical or electrical engineering safety principles as applied to equipment design and construction. Individual should have hands on experience with gas safety hardware and applications. Familiarity with NEC required. The candidate must have the ability to provide guidance to NCSU research staff on safe equipment design and construction practices.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:
Prefer a B.S. degree in mechanical or electrical engineering with two (2) years of work experience in equipment design as a process engineer or process safety specialist. Experience with equipment safety reviews and lab equipment design is desired. Experience in an R&D environment is a plus.
Necessary Licenses or Certifications:
A valid North Carolina driver’s license is required within 60 days of start date and must be maintained.
AA/EOE. In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org . Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
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