AECOM Safety Representative in Yuma, Arizona

Business Line Government

Position Title Safety Representative

United States of America - Arizona


Job Summary

Develop, coordinate, and implement the CTTR Occupational Safety and Health Program at the individual site level. Ensure compliance with all OSHA and related compliance activities, identify and mitigate physical and procedural hazards, implement safety training as directed; responsible for incident reporting and investigation, conducting work area inspections and assessments, waste minimization, pollution prevention and control, and record keeping.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and implement the CTTR Occupational Safety and Health Program at the site level. Ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory bodies including OSHA, EPA, US Navy, etc.; identify and mitigate physical and procedural hazards in the workplace, provide or coordinate safety training for employees as required or directed.

  • Position is responsible for incident reporting and investigation, assistance with developing and implementing corrective actions, conducting work area inspections and assessments, waste minimization, pollution prevention and control, and record keeping.

  • Develop strategies to continuously improve the CTTR safety program.

  • Follow AECOM's injury management guidelines for treating occupational injuries through coordination of local medical facilities and AECOM safety leadership. Perform root cause analysis and provide guidance to site management toward appropriate corrective actions.

  • Develop, coordinate, and execute an effective safety training program for all employees to address specific hazards at the site level.

  • Report all incidents within 1 hour of knowledge of the occurrence through the AECOM incident reporting system (Industry Safe). Coordinate employee's early return to work with treating physician per company policy and guidelines.

  • Provide direction to the site manager in all areas of hazard assessment, control, regulatory compliance, and safety program initiatives.

  • Establish and implement short and long-term safety performance goals, objectives, and safe operating procedures for hazardous tasks.

  • Advise site management on AECOM safety management policies, procedures, and directives. Operate IAW acronym "EMARA" - Enable, Monitor, Assess, Report, Advise

  • Coordinate supervisor safety training programs targeted to reduce employee injuries and lost work time such as STS or START.

  • Promote AECOM's safety culture and motivate all employees to participate in safety improvement activities. Develop and guide site safety committee.

  • Conduct and document monthly workplace inspections to identify hazardous conditions and regulatory non-compliance issues.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

May involve work typical office environment with no unusual hazards, sitting while using the computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning/organizing skills and must be able to work under deadlines. May involve work in different environments (labs, outside locations, etc.) Works in proximity to toxic chemical munitions. May enter areas containing explosive devices, toxic chemicals or chemical munitions. Work occasionally involves standing for long periods. May lift up to 50 pounds. May require work in high temperature, dusty or confined areas. May require work using and/or wearing protective equipment. Must be able to acknowledge and respond to Emergency lights and sirens and be capable of wearing a protective mask.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Education Level

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety or related field or 5-7 years of directly related experience can be substituted for BS

Minimum Experience Requirements

  • At least 1-3 years’ experience in occupational safety practice.

  • 1-3 years’ experience in quality assurance/control methodology and safety programs, including establishing programs from inception through successful implementation

  • 1-3 years’ experience in design, implementation and assessment of internal program performance controls

  • 2 years' experience in occupational safety practices

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret graphs, spreadsheets and technical documents, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.

  • Ability to write professional reports, business correspondence, and technical procedures.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, supervisors and employees in a training class setting.

  • Ability to solve problems and deal with varied situations where employees may be at risk of injury.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  • Familiarity with common MS computer software applications is expected.

Minimum Position-Specific Training Required

  • Formal Environmental training

  • Formal 30 – hour OSHA Training

  • Formal HAZMAT/HAZWASTE Handling and Storage training

Citizenship and Security Clearance Requirements

  • Required to be a US Citizen

  • Required to possess and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

  • Required to possess a valid state Driver’s License

Certification Requirements

  • Must maintain current CPR/First Aid certification.

  • Possess a 40 Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certification.

  • Possess an 8 Hour HAZWOPER Supervisor certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • CQA Certification (ASQ)

  • ISO 14000 Certification

  • Professional certification/accreditation (CSP, OHST, CHST, etc.)

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 Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187170BR

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.