Provide system-wide support for hazardous materials research, life and building safety through knowledge and expertise with chemical, energetic and hazardous materials, Lead the special research, life and building safety team. Serve as subject matter expert with regard to hazardous gasses and chemicals, high pressure facilities, fire protection, egress, and campus events to provide occupant and facility safety. Approve compliant purchase, use, and storage of energetic materials, firearms, and ammunition.
Master's degree in engineering, engineering technology or related field.
Four years experience in fire protection systems, research safety, or related fields.
In lieu of a degree, consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required work experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of: leadership, organizational and communication skills; national fire codes, standards, and building codes; chemical, energetic, and hazardous materials; fire protection engineering concepts, principles, and practices including fire suppression and detection technology.
Certified Safety Professional, Certified Engineering Technician, or Engineer in Training.
A valid US or Canadian Driver's License.
Master's of Science.
Associate or Member status in the International Society of Fire Protection Engineers.
Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position.
A background check is required for employment in this position.
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.