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Job Details

Safety Technician II -Safety & Business Continuity

Job Number: 528948
Categories: Professional
Location:
Dallas, TX

Department: Environmental Health & Safety
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

 

 

 

Security


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

 

 

Salary


Salary Negotiable 

 

 

Experience and Education


 

 

 

 

 

Bachelor's degree in related field and no experience. Associate's degree in science related field and one (1) year experience as Safety Technician I or equivalent. Two (2) years military experience and specific job related training or other relevant previous employment experience may be substituted for associate's degree.

 

 

 

 

Job Duties


 

 

 

 

 

1. Helps ensures the safe use of hazardous materials through licensure, registration, and compliance with accepted environmental, health, and safety standards.
2. Performs safety inspections and tracks items for resolution .
3. Identifies potential safety hazards, documents identified conditions, and takes action to correct identified deficiencies.
4. Conducts or ensures testing, inspection, and maintenance of safety equipment and systems.
5. May perform periodic pick up, transportation, segregation, and processing of hazardous materials.
6. Maintains storage areas, equipment, and personal protective equipment related to hazardous materials.
7. Maintains required records and documentation.
8. Assists in preparing for and responding to emergencies including hazardous materials incidents. Participates in emergency drills including fire drills.
9. Individual may be on-call or emergency situations may require the individual to respond at times outside of set work schedule.
10. This position is designated as essential.  Personnel in designated essential positions are expected to report to work as required in the event of an emergency to sustain institutional services or protect assets.

 

 

 

 

**Other Duties:  Performs other duties as assigned. 

 

Safety Tech II -Bio/Chem Safety

  1.   Helps ensures the safe use of hazardous materials through licensure, registration, and compliance with accepted environmental, health and safety standards.
  2. Collects, transports, and segregates hazardous chemicals and hazardous waste.
  3. Performs waste facility inspections and track identified deficiencies for resolution.
  4. Ability to lift 70 pounds, stand for extended periods of time, transverse the campus during daily activities, and endure hot environments.
  5. Maintains storage areas, equipment, and personal protective equipment related to hazardous materials.
  6. Identifies potential safety hazards, documents identified conditions, and takes action to correct identified deficiencies.
  7. Conducts or ensures testing, inspection, and maintenance of safety equipment and systems.
  8. Maintains required records and documentation.
  9. Assists in preparing for and responding to emergencies including hazardous materials incidents. Participates in emergency drills including fire drills.
  10. Individual may be on-call for emergency situations that require the individual to respond at times outside of their set work schedule.
  11. This position is designated as essential.  Personnel in designated essential positions are expected to report to work as required in the event of an emergency to sustain institutional services or protect assets.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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