Professional Officer (All Levels) in Safety

Updated: 1 day ago
Job Type: Contract
Deadline: 31 Mar 2024

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and teach labs & practice modules.
  • Mentor students in Capstone Projects and the Integrated Work Study Programme (IWSP).
  • Lead or co-lead innovation projects with industry.
  • Manage labs and equipment to support academic programmes and applied research.
  • Ensure safety in labs.
  • Job Requirements

  • A good degree in Engineering or a related field. Masters, PhD and/or relevant professional certifications will be advantageous.
  • Deep technical specialist with 10 or more years of working experience in Environment, Health and Safety with relevant domain expertise and industry experience, safety processes, SOPs, risks assessment in one or more of the following areas is required:
    • Chemical – Chemical, Process safety, proper disposal of chemicals, etc.
    • Biological – Proper handling of microbes, etc.
    • Electrical – Proper handling of heavy current, high voltage supply and equipment, etc.
    • Mechanical – Proper handling of heavy, sharp tools, operation of machinery, etc.
    • Civil – Proper handling of heavy tools, samples/parts and machinery, design for safety, etc.
  • Deep, hands-on competence and understanding in safety related matters.
  • Have strong technical competence in safety management system, safety processes, SOPs, risks assessment, hazard identification, safety training, safety culture, regulation, etc.
  • Operational Knowledge in unit operations (for e.g. Heat Exchanger, Distillation Column, Reactors, Cooling Tower etc).
  • Practical knowledge of Quality Management Systems and Engineering standards including but not limited to ISO9001, OSHA and BSI etc.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of industry practices to bring industry perspective to SIT.
  • Keen interest in innovation projects, with demonstrated ability in developing solutions to technical problems.
  • Strong supervisory skills and enjoy working closely with students in an educational environment.
  • Demonstrate proficiency to keep abreast of development in the field and pursue professional certification programs. Possess industrial certifications in relevant areas will be an added advantage.

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