AECOM ES&H Specialist in Olmsted, Illinois

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title ES&H Specialist

United States of America - Illinois

Olmsted

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an ES&H Specialist - Night Shift - to be based in our Olmsted, IL location.

Position Description or Typical Responsibilities:

The ES&H Specialist job family is responsible for developing, implementing and administering safety, health, environmental protection, and substance abuse prevention programs affecting employee and public safety, occupational health, fire protection and prevention, and equipment and property protection. Serves as a resource for line management to develop and administer a proactive prevention program for accidents and illnesses.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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.

  • May function as a generalist responsible for multiple ES&H facets on a small project or as a specialist on larger projects.

  • ES&H Specialists are expected to pursue and/or complete ES&H related professional certifications including, but not limited to the Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH), Certified Health Physicist (CHP), Certified Ergonomic Associate (CEA), and Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) certifications. Initial certifications are individual development technical achievements and can be accomplished by receiving the Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) and/or Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST).

The ES&H Specialist family includes the following disciplines and general descriptions:

Safety Specialist

  • Plans and administers training programs in accident and fire prevention and protection, and other employee safety procedures.

  • Conducts comprehensive safety audits and inspections and recommends actions for the correction of hazardous situations for compliance with OSHA regulations.

  • Investigates injuries, conditions and incidents that do, or could, involve actual or potential liability.

  • Maintains adequate records of pertinent data and compiles or initiates the compilation of the required reports on individual job occupational injury and illness experience.

  • Plans and coordinates safety and health classes for craft and supervisory employees.

Level-Specific Responsibilities

  • Under limited supervision, responsible for moderately complex technical work in a wide range of environmental, safety and health disciplines to achieve compliance with ES&H standards along with federal and state regulatory requirements.

  • Maintains current knowledge of specific government agency requirements.

  • Exhibits knowledge and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of their environmental specialty.

  • Independently determines and develops approaches to solutions.

  • Develops, implements and maintains safety and health programs, systems and procedures. Monitors and prevents hazards and diseases in the work area.

  • Investigates accidents, injuries, and complaints concerning hazards in the workplace.

  • Recommends improvements in processes, design, procedures and operating equipment to minimize hazards. Develops and conducts employee training, emergency preparedness and assures the quality of programs. Provides regulatory interpretation and technical advice.

  • May act as a lead role for a team of ES&H specialists and/or support personnel.

  • May administer an ES&H program on a small or medium-sized project.

Minimum Requirements

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Health or Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Engineering or demonstrated equivalent.

Experience:

  • 4 years of safety experience.

  • Must be able to maintain three point of contact while climbing a ladder.

  • Must have the ability to climb stairs that exceed 50 feet in height.

  • Must have the ability to work on barges.

  • Valid Driver’s License is required

Ability to work night shift is required.

Due to the nature of work, candidate must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Safety construction or marine environment experience

  • Familiar with EM-385

  • Safety Certifications in one or more of the following: CSP (Certified Safety Professional), CHSP (Certified Healthcare Safety Professional), or OHSP (Occupational Health and Safety Program)

Additional Information:

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

  • Relocation and per diem benefits are not 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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: 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

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 185352BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.