APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 37
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Safety Specialists promote recognized safety practices among businesses covered by federal and State safety and health laws and regulations. Incumbents identify or train others to identify safety and health hazards and violations, and recommend reasonable and feasible means of abatement; research specific technology and industry applications using technical references and applicable codes and standards; prepare written reports and/or training materials; make public presentations to promote knowledge of safety issues among the public and industry groups; maintain current knowledge of new technologies, standards, codes, rules and regulations.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
The Safety Specialist will conduct inspections of boilers and pressure vessels and associated equipment at mines (both above ground and underground), mills, quarries, and related facilities; investigate mine accidents related to boilers and pressure vessels; and provide technical assistance and consultation to mine operators. Incumbents may be required to use personal vehicle to conduct State business. Working shifts other than 8:00am to 5:00pm may be required, to include weekends. Interested candidates must possess a current commission from the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors. Travel more than 50% of the time is required.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in engineering or a closely related curriculum and two years of experience in the design, construction, repair, or operation of high-pressure boilers and pressure vessels; OR Associate's degree in one of the mechanical technologies from an accredited college and three years of experience as described above; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Safety Representative, Boiler - DIR in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
For the Safety Supervisor and Safety Specialist, incumbents must obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Boiler Inspector's Certificate of Competency within twelve months of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
For the Safety Supervisor and Safety Specialist, Commission as a National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspector is required at the time of application and as a condition of continuing employment.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.