OSH Compliance Program Specialist

Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
Job Description :
Open Until Filled

If you have ever taken a flight from BWI Thurgood Marshall airport renewed your Maryland driver’s license traveled to an Orioles game on the Light Rail embarked on a cruise from the Port of Baltimore received roadside assistance from CHART Emergency Patrol reduced your commute time by using one of Maryland’s toll roads or applied for Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification, then you have experienced some of the superb services provided by the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT).

MDOT has various careers for people of all experiences, backgrounds, and abilities who come together to contribute to one mission—connecting our customers to life’s opportunities. Join us in serving our Maryland residents, visitors, and businesses!

An Occupational Safety and Health Program Specialist is the full performance level of work reviewing the work of and providing technical guidance and oversight to compliance officers statewide within the occupational safety and health enforcement program. Employees in this classification provide direction to compliance officers but do not supervise compliance officers. Employees may supervise support staff.
Employees receive general supervision from an Occupational Safety and Health Compliance Officer Supervisor or a designated higher-level official. Employees in this class may be required to work evenings and weekends and are subject to call-in during non-work hours in response to emergency situations such as accident investigations. The work requires travel to work sites such as construction or manufacturing sites where conditions may be noisy, dirty and uncomfortable and requires the employee to use specialized safety equipment such as hearing protection, fall safety devices, goggles, head protection, and respiratory protection. Employees may work in environments where there may be exposure to a variety of physical and health hazards, such as falling debris, noxious fumes, live electrical wiring and asbestos particles. The work requires climbing ladders, working at elevated heights and in confined areas, and carrying test equipment such as voltage testers, sound level meters, penetrometers and pressure gauges.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Conducting worksite safety inspections for compliance inspecting worksite machinery and equipment investigating vehicle accidents preparing and maintaining inspection reports reviewing the work of field inspectors and contractors to determine completeness, accuracy, and proper applications of all policies, programs, procedures, rules, and regulations recommending corrective measures to remediate violations maintaining the MDOT SHA safety inspection/violation program and providing safety training.

The current vacancy exists at the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA). The incumbent will report to the Hanover complex in Anne Arundel County, MD, and may be required to travel and work throughout the State.

The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill OSH Compliance Program Specialist vacancies throughout the Maryland Department of Transportation.

MDOT offers a generous and competitive benefits package. You can learn about our amazing benefits here: MDOT Benefits


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Four (4) years of experience in the inspection of various workplaces to ensure compliance and enforcement of state and federal occupational safety and health laws, regulations, and standards.

Consideration for employment may be based solely on the contents of your application therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position for which you are applying.

If you have held more than one position at the same employer, please list each position that you held and the length of time that you held each position.

1. Additional experience in the interpretation and application of fire, health or safety regulations and the preparation of narrative reports documenting factual findings of inspections or investigations may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Thirty semester credit hours to include twelve credit hours in construction, engineering, fire, manufacturing or occupational safety and health technologies may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

Licenses &amp Certifications
Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operators license valid in the state of Maryland. All applicants must list their license number and expiration date on the application.
Last Date For Apply: 2022-07-24 12:07:01 Job Type : Full Time, Employment Type : PermanentExpired