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Indiana Department Of Labor (DOL)
The mission of the Indiana Department of Labor is to advance the safety, health and prosperity of Hoosiers in the workplace. In order to make significant strides in achieving our mission, we emphasize both enforcement and voluntary compliance for employers.
IOSHA Inspector 3
The IOSHA Inspector works as a Construction Safety Inspector within the Indiana Department of Labor's IOSHA division. This position is an essential component of the agency, as IOSHA is responsible for ensuring the safety and health of Indiana workers.
A day in the life:
Conduct assigned inspections: formal and non-formal complaints, referrals, emphasis-related contact, threats of imminent danger, and fatalities and catastrophes;
Inspect construction sites to recognize and evaluate safety and health conditions per IOSHA regulations;
Hold opening conferences with company owners and/or management to advise them as to the inspection process and to gather relevant safety program and/or training materials and information;
Collect and analyze data and compare such to appropriate established safety and health regulations; document findings through notes, sketches, photographs, etc.;
Create detailed, accurate and timely technical reports for the supervisor for administrative and regulatory action; enter data into the Federal NCR application and/or system;
Interview employees as appropriate to gather job-specific information and caution them on safety hazards;
Conduct closing conferences with company owners and/or management to provide them with a summary of their inspection findings, discuss abatement, etc.;
Complete accurate and timely records and reports related to travel, work schedule and work activities.
What we're looking for:
Knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through a Baccalaureate degree plus related work experience; related academic training plus comparable work experience alone may substitute for a Baccalaureate where appropriate;
Undergo an annual physical/medical evaluation to ensure physically able to carry out the essential functions of the position;
Ability to carry sometimes heavy and awkward equipment, and to walk, climb, stand, crouch while carrying sampling and measuring devices and wearing protective clothing, including respirators;
Ability to work in unpleasant and hazardous conditions, including noise and toxic chemicals, during inspections/investigations;
Broad knowledge of training techniques relating to occupational health and safety subject matters;
Ability to interpret and apply IOSHA regulations, consensus standards, and various practices and precedents falling within the jurisdiction of IOSHA;
Ability to conduct inspections and further investigations and to prepare administrative reports for use as basis for recommendations for further action;
Ability to maintain working cooperative relationships and ability to manage difficult situations with utmost professionalism; ability to maintain confidentiality;
Excellent verbal communication skills; ability to speak in a professional and concise manner;
Strong skills in the use of computers.
The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:
Choose from four medical plans (including RX coverage), vision and dental
Wellness program that offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan
Health savings account, offered for most medical plans, includes state contributions
Deferred compensation account (similar to a private sector's 401 K plan) with employer match, as well as a choice between two fully funded pension plans
Group life insurance
Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
The State of Indiana offers other generous leave policies covering a variety of employee needs.
New Parent Leave
12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
FREE Downtown parking
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Equal Employment Opportunity:
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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