AECOM Operational Safety Specialist in Jersey City, New Jersey

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147918BR

Position Title Operational Safety Specialist

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Line Construction Services

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - New Jersey

City Jersey City

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.

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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 seeking an Operational Safety Specialist to be based in Jersey City, NJ at the Hudson Bergen Light Rail project location

Responsibilities:

  • Under direct supervision, performs basic and routine duties in a wide range of operational,health and safety disciplines to achieve compliance with the ES&H standards along with federal and state regulatory requirements.

  • Assists in the development, implementation and maintenance of safety and health programs, systems and procedures.

  • 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.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Health or Industrial Hygiene,or demonstrated equivalent combination of experience and skills.

Experience:

  • This is an entry-level position

  • Candidate must possess a valid Driver’s License, with no suspensions or moving violations within the last 3 years.

  • A Certified Drivers Abstract is required to validate driving records.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some operational safety experience preferred

  • OSHA 30 Hours preferred

Additional Information:

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

  • Relocation and per diem support are not available for this position.

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

  • Must attain STS certification within six months of hire

  • This position will be required to work weekends and some nights.

  • Selected candidates must successfully complete and pass Drug and Alcohol Testing, Agility Testing and Background Screening before starting.

  • Please be advised that all internal candidates interested in applying must have a satisfactory discipline record during the period from 12/01/15 to 12/01/16.

  • Internal candidates interested in applying must have completed the probationary period, if applicable, for the position they currently maintain as specified in the agreement between AECOM and the TWU Local 229.

  • All external candidates interested in applying must go to aecom.com/careers

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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 http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.