AECOM Safety and Security Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146515BR

Position Title Safety and Security Manager

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Construction Services

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Massachusetts

City Boston

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Safety and Security Manager for immediate employment in the Boston office. Responsible for implementing AECOM and client-specific SH&E programs at project sites for AECOM's Building Construction Business Line. Current work project site is located within the Boston area but future projects may be throughout the New England Region. Position presently reports to the Project Management Oversight EHS Leader.

Primary tasks include:

  • Provide overall SH&E leadership and demonstrate a personal commitment to safety at all times

  • Encourage CM and/or contractors to raise and report safety concerns

  • Cultivate a "Zero Incident" Safety Culture at the worksite

  • Verify CM and or/contractor preparedness for emergencies

  • Act as the initial Incident Commander until relieved

  • Verifying that CM and/or contractors have submitted all required written SH&E Health and Safety Plans (HASPs), programs, plans and/or procedures and that the submittals meet contractual requirements

  • Possessing an in-depth knowledge of the Job Safety Analysis (JSA) process

  • Verifying CM and/or contractor safety training, audits, meetings, medical certifications and substance abuse testing programs are being performed

  • Verifying proper recordkeeping and documentation of all programs

  • Effectively coordinate with the CM's and/or contractor's safety professionals

  • Conduct and record regular and ongoing site audits

  • Verify that the CM and/or contractor corrective actions resulting from deficiencies identified in audit and observational findings are implemented and effective

  • Oversee CM's and/or contractor's site near-misses/incident investigations and verification of completion of preventative and corrective actions

  • Issue "Stop Work" orders whenever it is necessary and appropriate

  • Verify CM's and /or contractor's compliance with contract and specification requirements

  • Oversee implementation of Behavior Based Safety Programs (BBS) {e.g. Management Site Visit, Safety Observation, etc.}

  • Collecting and disseminating CM and/or contractor SH&E related data, both lagging and leading information on a regular and timely basis

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field to include Safety, Engineering or Construction

  • 10+ years of solid construction safety management experience

  • Extensive knowledge of Federal, State and local health and safety regulations, with special emphasis on OSHA 29 CFR 1926

  • Third-party safety-related credentials {Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP)}

  • Current OSHA Authorized Construction Trainer (OSHA 500 - Trainer Course for Construction)

  • Current OSHA 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(30(i) Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) 40 hour trained

  • First-aid/CPR/AED certified. (American Red Cross or equivalent)

  • Ability to access and work at heights, including the use of stairs, ladders and personal fall arrest systems (PFAS)

  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including respiratory protection

  • Experience in the vertical construction market

  • Proficient collaborator; easily partners with, and gets things done with and through others

  • Ability to cultivate, motivate and inspire all levels of the project team

  • Highly engaged and ability to maintain strong field presence

  • Flexibility to support off shifts as necessary and availability to respond to incidents after work hours

  • Ability to multi-task and balance priorities

  • Highly organized and able to maintain project records

  • Ability to input, run and maintain SH&E software programs

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to mentor and communicate effectively at all levels

  • Good oral and written communication and presentation skills

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience setting up and operating a EHS program for GE

  • At-risk construction experience highly preferred

  • Knowledge and use of Gensuite or similar SH&E reporting tools a plus

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 at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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