AECOM Safety Specialist in McLean, VA, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, McLean, VA

Job Summary

The Safety Specialist will develop, coordinate, and implement Occupational Safety and Health Programs. Ensures compliance with all OSHA and related compliance activities, identifies and manages risk, establishes and implements HSE training/education program, responsible for incident reporting and investigation, conducting inspections and assessments, waste minimization, pollution prevention and control, and record keeping.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Develop plans, procedures, and policies to continuously improve the program.

  2. Perform root cause analysis and provides guidance toward appropriate corrective action.

  3. Develop, coordinate, and execute an effective safety training program.

  4. Develop and maintain the safety and health program records-keeping and reporting system.

  5. Provide leadership and direction in all areas of a risk assessment, loss control, regulatory compliance, and safety program.

  6. Establish and implement short- and long-range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates programmatic and operational effectiveness, and effects changes required for improvement.

  7. Plan and develop strategies for a comprehensive risk management program that includes appropriate performance records of all risk management programs.

    • Train, supervise, and evaluate safety staff.
  8. Advise administration on appropriate risk management policies, procedures, and issues of safety.

  9. Coordinate OSHA and other required training programs targeted to reduce employee injuries and lost work time.

  10. Integrate employee assistance and risk management programs to ensure compliance, promote quality, and minimize company losses.

  11. Keep abreast of pending regulatory developments through reference sources; obtains insight on legislative agendas at state and federal levels.

  12. Recommend and participate in the development of policies and procedures; serves as an advisor to the Director and Site Supervisor during planning on risk management issues related to the design and construction of facilities.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental Studies, Biology or Chemistry desired and 7 years work related experience. A combination of technical certifications, such as HAZWOPER, may be substituted. Good communications and analytical skills; Must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the environmental and safety compliance fields; demonstrated working knowledge of computer systems and integrated software application programs. Must be highly skilled in the use of Microsoft - Excel, Power Point, Word and Outlook. Hazardous Materials Management System software knowledge a plus, must be able to utilize highly technical automated systems. Valid driver's license required; Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Industry recognized certification such as Certified Safety Professionals (CSP), Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST), Construction Safety and Health Technician (CHST) or equivalent Certification desired.



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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: 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. 198506BR

Clearance Required Yes

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.