Health and Safety Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512458-616610
    • Job Location: Knoxville, TN
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: April 13, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Responsibilities: The HS specialist will report to the ESH&Q Manager and will be responsible for HS program and procedure compliance with OSHA regulations, independent assessments of HS program and procedure implementation, control and management of HS documented information, assisting proposal development, and ensuring quality assurance/control and operational elements are integrated into HS programs and procedures. The HS specialist may be assigned to support projects of short duration and must be able to travel with minimum notification.

Experience and Skills:

Education: Must have a bachelor's degree in a health and safety or a related engineering, technical or science discipline.

Experience: Must have 1-3 years of experience in occupational safety, industrial hygiene, or construction safety management as an intern or in a functional role. Field experience on a construction, demolition or remediation project would be considered valuable. Those currently enrolled in an occupational or safety management graduate program with the ability to obtain a Graduate Safety Practitioner or Associated Safety Professional certification within one year will be seriously considered.

This position is suited for graduate students or professionals pursuing a career in health and safety management in the industrial or construction industry.