Land, Buildings & Real Estate (LBRE) is the operational core of Stanford University's physical campus. LBRE constructs and maintains the Stanford campus, where advancements across the academic spectrum are made possible. Our work is founded upon the collective value of dedication, innovation, expertise, teamwork, and continuous improvement. We are committed to serving the university's academic mission, as well as preserving and enhancing Stanford's 8,180 acres, and pride ourselves on supporting the teaching and research of the university as Caretakers of a Legacy.'
The Land, Buildings and Real Estate (LBRE) Resilience and Response program offers an innovative, exciting, and meaningful work opportunity that allows you to make a real difference in the organization's emergency preparedness and resilience capabilities and the employees' safety, health, and well-being. We support a wide variety of trades posing interesting challenges which promote collaboration, flexibility, and objectivity for the growth of our organization and our valuable employees.
Immediate Opening: Job Title: Industrial Safety and Resiliency Specialist Job Series: Health and Safety Job Code: 4383 Classification Level: K Exemption Classification: Exempt
What you will do in this role:
You will be responsible for (but not limited to):
Under minimal supervision, performs complex technical work in a wide range of environmental, health, and safety disciplines to ensure a safe work environment, and to achieve compliance with governmental, Stanford University and LBRE's environmental, health, and safety standards and regulations. Develops, implements, and participates of safety, health, emergency response, and resilience programs working closely with LBRE and Campus' key stakeholders.
Works under consultative or self-initiated direction to develop, implement, and maintain programs, systems, and procedures necessary to ensure the overall safety and health of LBRE employees and the community.
Acts as a lead or technical expert, providing functional direction, and developing/delivering training in the overall application of health and safety programs.
Conducts comprehensive, independent compliance assurance reviews of environmental, health, and safety policies and procedures; prepares accompanying management reports, documentation, and evaluations.
Participates in the development, implementation and management of hazard identification and correction programs such as the Job Safety Analysis, Pre-Task Planning, job briefings, and complex jobs that requires multi-party involvement.
Performs field observations to ensure Cal/OSHA and LBRE Safety programs' compliance.
Maintains communication with the LBRE Safety Director and operational groups in resolving technical problems and/or bringing problems to the department's attention.
Develops and implements LBRE's emergency preparedness and response programs and capabilities in accordance with the SU-emergency preparedness program.
Investigates accidents, incidents, injuries, and complaints concerning emergencies, potential hazards, or unsafe conditions in the workplace.
Coordinates emergency incident action reports and lessons learned.
Develops and maintains resilience design guidelines.
Participates in Plans Review, Commissioning, and Turnover of construction and maintenance projects to ensure adherence to resilient design guidelines.
Reviews LBRE programs, infrastructure, and facilities and institute actions for improved infrastructure resilience and safety.
Oversees the hazardous waste and chemical storage and inventory for LBRE as assigned.
May lead a team responsible for developing and implementing environmental, emergency response, resilience and/or safety programs.
Other duties may also be assigned.
To be successful in this role you must bring:
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in science/art in related allied/scientific field and five to seven years of proven experience in occupational safety and health, emergency response/management, risk management, and/or allied/scientific/engineering field; or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
The desired candidate will have knowledge and experience with electrical safety, confined spaces, fall protection, hazard communications and control of hazardous energy. Working experience with electrical and other energy distribution systems is preferred, but not required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to develop written programs, training material, and other safety informational material with reliability and sustainability.
Ability to research, reference, learn and interpret and interpret specific government agency requirements (statutes, regulations, licenses, and permits), industry standards, and university policies.
Working knowledge and experience with the Incident Command System of emergency management.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with both labor and management; ability to explain technical concepts clearly and concisely.
Demonstrated ability to conduct effective health and safety surveys, quantitative and qualitative exposure/ risk assessments, and complex data analyses; ability to provide recommendations for exposure/risk control.
Working knowledge of the scientific and technical aspects of various regulatory and industry requirements and potential impact on assigned work area(s).
Demonstrated coaching ability.
Must have a genuine concern for people.
Certifications and Licenses:
Certified Safety Professional or Professional Engineer strongly preferred.
Frequently stand, sit, and perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently use mobile devices (mobile phone, iPad or similar), write by hand.
Kneel, walk, crawl, climb ladders, reach/work above shoulder, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, write by hand, sort and file paperwork or parts, operate foot and/or hand controls, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh 40 pounds or more.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
Must wear personal protective equipment as defined/required by job assignments.
May be exposed to high voltage electricity, and rarely exposed to electromagnetic fields, lasers, noise > 80dB TWA, allergens/biohazards/chemicals or asbestos, or heavy metals.
May work in confined spaces or at heights 10 feet or other potentially hazardous environments.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations. Must be pro-active, flexible, and adaptable to the changing needs of the client groups.
When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including, but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Why Stanford is for You?
Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Location: Land, Buildings and Real Estate, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 12000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu. Stanford is an equal empl...oyment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.