AECOM Safety Specialist in Orange, California

Business Line Environment

Position Title Safety Specialist

United States of America - California


Job Summary

The Geosciences/Remediation Department in the Orange office is looking for a health and safety professional to perform health, safety and environmental oversight for a long-term remedial construction project to achieve compliance with health and safety standards along with federal and state regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities include:

  • Implement and oversee a project-specific safety program

  • Assist staff with the preparation of site specific Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

  • Familiar with and implement a behavior based safety system

  • Lead field safety audits and report findings to corporate database

  • Participate in incident investigations and lead root cause analysis (RCA)

  • Lead by example and promote a strong safety culture that can be relied on by staff, management, and clients

  • Develop lessons learned (LL’s) and distribute best practices (BP’s)

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Safety, Health, Industrial Hygiene or Environmental Engineering or demonstrated equivalent

  • 2+ years' experience

  • Good written and communication skills

  • Current 40-hour HAZWOPER (with refreshers if required)

  • General Construction

  • Hazard Recognition and mitigation

  • Safety Document Review and Development

  • Working knowledge of a variety of chemicals including petroleum, chlorinated, metals, etc.

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous work experience in the Oil & Gas Industry (i.e., Refinery, Terminal, Retail Gas Station, etc.) is a plus

  • OSHA 8hr Supervisor and/or 30hr Construction a plus

  • Candidate may have additional training in the following:

  • Remedial Construction

  • Heavy Equipment Operations

  • Soil Excavations

  • Drilling Operations

  • BCSP certifications preferred

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. 161076BR