AECOM Construction Safety Specialist I in Omaha, Nebraska
United States of America - Nebraska, Omaha
Under direct supervision, performs basic and routine duties in a wide range of environmental, 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.
Bachelors Degree Or Associates Degree + 2 years of relevant experience or High school diploma or GED equivalence + 4 years of relevant experience
Must possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record
Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security pre-employment background check
Must pass pre-employment drug screen
Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in indoor and outdoor environments with uneven terrain and variable conditions including heat, cold, noise, and working in the presence of heavy, moving, dangerous equipment; position requires frequent standing/walking, vehicle operation, stair climbing and keyboard/mouse operations; often performing repetitive bending & stooping; occasionally using portable ladders, and lifting less than 25 pounds or less; rarely working with arms above shoulder level, power gripping/squeezing (and tools, levers, etc.), working at heights, performing repetitive or fine hand movements, and lifting 25 to 50 pounds. Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment
Preferred BS in safety, health or industrial hygiene, environmental engineering or demonstrated equivalent (2-6+ years’ experience site construction health and safety).
Preferred OSHA (EU equivalent) certifications required. OSHA 500 - Construction Safety Instructor preferred.
1+ year experience working in the capacity of construction health and safety manager or supervisor for ground-up construction projects.
Working knowledge and demonstrated experience in OSHA 1910 and OSHA 1926. (EU equivalent)
Experience with construction specific hazards (i.e., control of hazardous energy, confined space, scaffolding, trenching, excavation, etc.)
Must be able to collect data on accidents and injuries, perform accident / injury investigations, implement corrective actions and communicate with both front-line staff and senior managers.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Safety / Health
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 220221BR
Clearance Required No
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.