The Construction Safety Specialist performs duties in support of the University’s Environmental Health and Safety Programs.
Under general direction, performs a full range of moderate to complex duties in support of the University’s construction and contractor safety program.
The purpose of this role is to manage safety and risk associated with construction projects and contracted work to ensure compliance with all applicable environmental health and safety regulations.
The Safety Specialist will review and assist in the preparation and implementation of health and safety plans for all of our construction projects, as well as identify safety issues, recommend and implement safety strategies, priorities, and policies to address job site safety.
They will also be responsible for responding to regulatory issues and client requests, conducting required site environmental and safety inspections.
They will be responsible for developing and implementing a Contractor Safety Program. The Safety Specialist will be involved in project pre-planning meetings and will help to identify safety and compliance concerns including but not limited to permitting and hazardous building materials surveys.
This position is required to work in construction sites, mechanical spaces, office environments, laboratory and industrial type settings.
The incumbent is expected to perform critical job functions regardless of weather conditions.