AECOM Safety Manager II (Operations & Maintenance) in Houston, Texas

Business Line Oil + Gas

Position Title Safety Manager II (Operations & Maintenance)

United States of America - Texas


Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a highly talented Safety Manager II for our Operations & Maintenance division at our Houston, TX office with frequent travel within the US and occasional travel internationally.

The Safety Manager is responsible for planning, directing, and managing the environmental, safety and health (SH&E) programs under senior management direction.

This individual will work under the supervision of an AECOM SH&E Director and Operations Director representing the company engaging clients, leadership, employees, subcontractors, vendors and regulators in a professional manner aligned to AECOM Values and Culture.


  • The role of the SH&E Manager is to provide leadership, strategic planning, direction and subject matter expertise.

  • Recognizes, evaluates, recommends and implements policies and procedures to assure awareness of and compliance with SH&E requirements of the organization.

  • Responsible for monitoring and preventing chemical, biological, physical hazards and diseases present throughout work sites.

  • Reviews and incorporates health standards published by regulatory authorities.

  • Ensures that quality control procedures are established to monitor all aspects of regulations.

  • Provides all necessary reports to Federal, State and local agencies.

  • Directs audits of health and safety program to identify and control significant loss producing exposure.

  • Must keep fully informed on all existing and proposed changes in occupational health and safety regulations.

  • Develops and provides basic SH&E training to employees.

  • Promotes communication programs to enhance and encourage employee awareness of accident and fire prevention, industrial hygiene and environmental compliance.

  • Plan develops and directs the personnel within the Environmental Health and Safety function of the organization.

  • Provides leadership direction to management and professional personnel of the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Under limited supervision, manages multiple SH&E sites and Field SH&E Professionals within the USOG,Operations and Maintenance Division.

  • May manage the environmental safety and health function(s) on a large project.

  • Work is complex and requires independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria.

  • Uses independent judgment and provides solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.

  • The SH&E Manager should be a self-starter capable of establishing priorities, set the tone for the program, and provide the tools for supervision to establish a Zero Incident/Injury Culture.

  • This employee must be able to speak confidently in front of employees, management, executive and clients delivering value added communications in a timely manner.

  • Ensuring SH&E Programs are in alignment with AECOM and Client expectations

  • Reviewing current SH&E practices and identifying needed upgrades and implementation of the identified upgrades

  • Supporting Line Supervision in implementation, monitoring and improvement of AECOM SH&E Program requirements

  • Acting as a resource for AECOM, Client and Client Subcontractor employees in the implementation of the SH&E Program

  • Interacting with direct hire craft, superintendents, client employees, vendors and sub-contractors for incident investigations, Root Cause Incident analysis, injury management and data collection for performance metrics

  • Management and mentoring of additional SH&E Professionals

  • Incident and Injury management

  • Training monitoring, scheduling, delivery and refresher

  • Establishing a Zero Incident/Injury Culture

  • Provides technical assistance to office and field operations to ensure compliance with applicable international, Federal, State, and/or Company environmental, safety, and health regulations.

  • Conducts compliance evaluations of equipment, structures, and work in progress to ensure that regulatory environmental, safety and health standards of the Company and all applicable codes are followed.

  • Recommends facilities and technological specifications to carry out programs that fulfill the organization's overall objectives.

  • Prepares and reviews technical reports, correspondence and procedures manuals.

  • Establishes and maintains licenses and permits as required.

  • Meets applicable regulatory codes and standards where required.

  • Assists in monitoring hazards and diseases that could be present in the work area.

  • Works with others to investigate accidents, injuries and complaints concerning hazards in the workplace.

  • Participates in recommending improvement in processes, design, procedures and equipment to minimize hazards.

  • Participates in employee training, emergency preparedness and assures the quality of programs.

  • Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Environment, Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Chemistry or an applied science field from an accredited four year college or university, or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, skills and experience.


  • Minimum of 10 years of safety experience in operations, maintenance, refinery, chemical and/or construction environment

  • Previous supervisory experience

  • ASP Designation or equivalent, from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals

  • Advanced to Intermediate level proficiency in MS Office

  • Advanced to Intermediate level proficiency in SHE, training and other reporting systems, applications and databases.

  • Ability to travel 75% of the time within the US and occasional travel internationally

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Certification/Designations in safety or related area should be pursued or completed (CIH, CSP, CHST, OHST, CMIOSH, CHMM, PE, CHP OSHA 30, 510, 500, SQS)

Additional Items:

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

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • Per Diem assistance is not available for this position.

  • Relocation Benefits are available for this position

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.


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

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 160237BR