A cover letter addressed to Safety Management Services is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Job Summary Provide industrial hygiene, occupational safety, and environmental management services to University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers. Services include: investigate safety and health related complaints; hazardous material exposure monitoring, indoor air quality testing, sound level studies. Coordinate the Hazardous Material Management Program. Monitor fume hood management program. Review plans for construction and renovation of hospital facilities for occupational health, safety and environmental concerns, and evaluate designed effectiveness with assistance from senior staff. Perform emergency response for hazardous material spills which may include biological, chemical, or radioactive substances. Prepare and submit detailed reports to department managers for corrective action to be taken or maintenance to be performed. Take appropriate follow-up action. Prepare special and periodic reports, guidelines, manuals, newsletters, summaries, and bulletins. Respond to inquiries from staff and faculty regarding occupational health, safety, and environmental concerns. Develop, coordinate, and conduct occupational health and safety, education and training programs for large and small groups and on-line.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in safety engineering, occupational safety, industrial hygiene, environmental health science, or a related scientific or engineering field.
3-5 years if related exoerince
Documented evidence of continuing education in the profession, for example, relevant professional certification or professional society membership.
At least 3 years of full-time professional experience in occupational health and safety or industrial hygiene.
Current knowledge of modern occupational health, safety, environmental, and associated safety engineering principles and practices.
Extensive knowledge of OSHA & MIOSHA rules and regulations.
Knowledge of and ability to use Microsoft and Adobe computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheet, and database management.
Must be comfortable speaking to large groups.
Must have a valid driver's license.
Must be able to pass physical examination to allow for emergency response and wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE).
Must pass pre-employment drug screening.
Work Schedule M-F daytime hours, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm, with some flexibility allowed. Additional work hours may be required during nights and early mornings, and weekends to respond to emergencies or other time sensitive/critical events and to provide employee training.
University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minumum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 194460
About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.