AECOM Safety Specialist in Hill Air Force Base, Utah

United States of America - Utah, Hill Air Force Base

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a HSE Specialist 1 to be based at our Hill Air Force Base, Utah site.

Purpose and Scope:

Performs duties of safety, environmental specialist and radioactive protection officer for depot operations. Performs safety and environmental inspections and is HAZMAT incident point of contact for host Environmental Office. Inspects HAZMAT spills and ensures compliance with spill response and containment team in the neutralization of spills. Ensures receipt, stow, issue and shipping processes and inventory control for HAZMAT and radioactive material are safe and meet all EPA, Federal, State, Host, and DLA requirements. Ensures close cooperation of depot with Host and DDC, RPO/Environmental/Safety Offices. Work with little supervision. Reports directly and daily to Program Manager, or immediately in event of safety, environmental or radioactive material concern.

Essential Responsibilities:

Identifies, examines, classifies, inspects and reports on specific and general issues of safety, environmental, HAZMAT and radiation. Examinations may be visual or require measuring devices and techniques.

  1. Serves as Radioactive Protection Officer (RPO)

  2. Able to use basic processes of inspection/examination procedures for material.

  3. Able to read specifications, drawings, prints, schematics and photographs.

  4. Able to successfully certify in Safety, HAZMAT, and Radioactive training requirements. Must be current in all certifications at all times.

  5. Perform PPP&M pertaining to Radioactive material as required.

  6. Prepare labels as required.

  7. Prepare reports as required.

  8. Operate tools and equipment in performance of duties.

  9. Receive data from and input data to DSS and other automated systems in performance of duties

  10. Operate MHE (forklifts, warehouse equipment) as assigned and hold appropriate license

  11. Count, weigh, record data, apply tags and labels.

  12. Train employee on required safety training.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands and Mental Demands:

Shop environment with hazardous equipment, moving MHE, obstacles and high volume activity. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds for short distances, stoop, bend, kneel, walk, have full dexterity and corrective vision. Outside work in hot and cold or wet weather is often required. Work environment often has fumes or airborne particles. Noise level is loud. Protective devices are required to avoid injury.

Additional information:

  • This position is not eligible for relocation benefits.

  • Position requires the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test and background.

To be considered, candidates must submit a resume directly online at IND-MRG.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum requirements:

  • Minimum two years general experience. Minimum two year specific experience in areas of Safety, HAZMAT and Radioactive material handling and inspection, QA, or related processes. High school diploma or GED required. Must have demonstrated ability to obtain certification required for position. Must be able to use DSS and other automated distribution systems used at site. Must be able to follow requirements of MI STD 129. Must be able to follow SOP's.

  • Good written communication skills

  • Working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications.

  • Organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required.

  • Must have a valid driver's license.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.Candidates must be US Citizen.

Preferred Qualifications

General safety experience, QA or related processes. Safety Trained Supervisor (STS) certification. HAZMAT and Radioactive material handling and inspection.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193753BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.