EI2-SHES Project Manager: Safety Engineering

Job ID 228253 Location Atlanta, Georgia Full/Part Time Full-Time Regular/Temp. Regular

About Us

This position will reside within the Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2) and be assigned as an Extension Professional.  For more information about EI2 see: https://innovate.gatech.edu/

Georgia Tech Extension Professionals are research personnel assigned to fulfill the extension service mission of Georgia Tech to the State of Georgia and beyond.  This mission includes, but is not limited to, technology-based economic development, technology commercialization and deployment, entrepreneurship, start-up company incubation, and business/industry outreach.  Extension Professionals also provide educational programs for business and industry in support of these missions through facilitating and fostering increased industrial engagement and sponsorship of applied research activities at Georgia Tech.  Extension Professional appointments are based on the merit and special qualifications of the individual and follow the same general ranking, hiring, and promotion principles as other professional research faculty ranks.


The primary office location can/may be in the metro-Atlanta area however, incumbent in this position may be expected to travel state-wide and remain flexible to on-site daily service delivery hours (due to client schedules and/or project requirements).

Job Summary

Serving within the Research Faculty of The Institute, this position directly supports the extension, service, and economic development missions of Georgia Tech to the State of Georgia and beyond.  As part of the Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2), primarily this role provides consultative services in the areas of Safety, Health, and Environmental Services (SHES).  EI2 Occupational Safety professionals provide consulting to small businesses in the state of Georgia under a grant from the Department of Labor-OSHA.  This position will specialize in safety engineering services to EI2-SHES clients.

For more information about EI2 and the SHES Program see: https://innovate.gatech.edu/ & https://oshainfo.gatech.edu/ 

This position vacancy is an open rank announcement.  Final job offer will be dependent on candidate qualifications in alignment with Research Faculty Extension Professional ranks as outlined in section 3.2.1 of the Georgia Tech Faculty Handbook.


  • Provide safety engineering consultation services to small businesses.
  • Oversee jobsite assessments.
  • Prepare technical reports in alignment with sponsor requirements.
  • Conduct client management and employee interviews.
  • Formulate and administer training programs.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Public Health, Industrial Management, or related area. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred Education: Master’s Degree (MS, MPH, MSPH) or PhD in related/relevant field.
  • Preferred Skills/Work Experience: Five to seven years job-related experience (or equivalent combination of education and work experience).  Prefer industrial safety experience and prior OSHA training from an approved OSHA Training Institute Education Center.  Successful applicants will possess professional knowledge/skills in consulting small businesses in the area of workplace safety and/or OSHA compliance.  Preferred applicants will have prior experience in course management; public speaking; and outreach training.  Candidate must demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills; be detail oriented; and be able to utilize office related computer applications. 

Contact Information

Hiring Manager for this Role: Paige Rohrig (paige.rohrig@innovate.gatech.edu

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