AECOM Hazardous Materials Director in China Lake, California
Requisition/Vacancy No. 146301BR
Position Title Hazardous Materials Director
Job Category Safety / Health
Business Line Government
Country United States of America
State/Province/Region USA - California
City China Lake
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 www.aecom.com.
About the Business Line
AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.
This position is contingent upon award of the Naval Test Wing Pacific Aircraft Maintenance contract and will be based in China Lake, CA
Comply with all Federal, State, Local, County, and Navy environmental laws, policies and regulations. Assist in establishing guidelines to protect the health and safety of employees and the community by minimizing / eliminating the risk of environmental pollution. Act as the liaison between Contractor workforce and for HAZMAT issues in daily routine. Serve as contractor point of contact for collection of contractor generated HAZWASTE, preparation for shipping (i.e. palletizing etc.), preparation of all supporting paper for the disposal of contractor generated HAZWASTE in support of the Daily Flight Schedule. Specific to VX-31, ensure all contractor/military/government HAZMAT/HAZWASTE generated, to include any and all squadron sponsored taskings, squadron aircraft SE, and related maintenance actions are properly handled, collected, and disposed of per all applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:
Work is performed in an office, flight line and shop environment that is moderately lighted, heated and ventilated, is exposed to disagreeable fumes and to cuts and bruises from using tools in close placed and hazards of moving vehicles such as forklifts and sweepers in shop area. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. Frequently lifts items weighing 15-50 pounds and occasionally in excess of 75 pounds. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme heat, and vibration. The employee is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud, or unsafe conditions, questioning nonstandard operations or environmental factors that may involve unmitigated hazards, and providing feedback to supervisors and managers on all safety issues.
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.
MUST BE A US CITIZEN
Minimum of six years practical experience within the last ten years in the management, administration, or operation of a safety and occupational health program or specialty, or experience in administrative work concerned with safety and occupational health activities, including the development, implementation, and evaluation of related program function.
Minimum of two years practical experience within the last four years in the management, administration, or operation of a hazardous materials/waste program.
At least two years of experience shall include receiving, storage, distribution and handling, and disposal of all types of material that may be utilized at the Contractor’s job site.
At least one year experience in planning, organizing, directing, operating, and evaluating a HAZMAT program for an entire command.
Knowledgeable of and have experience with applicable federal, DOD, state, and local regulations pertaining to the protection of the environment.
Possess knowledge of the principles, standards, and techniques of safety and occupational health management and have experience in planning, organizing, directing, operating, and evaluating a safety and occupational health program for an entire command.
Shall possess or can qualify for a U.S. states driver license.
Preferred Qualifications N/A
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.
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