Safety Manager (Engineering)
Work Where it Matters
ACS, an Akima company, is not just another federal construction contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.
At ACS, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.
For our shareholders, ACS provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.
For our government customers, ACS delivers comprehensive services for general construction and renovation, as well as civil and marine construction, comprehensive facility renovation, complex electrical configurations, and heavy highway construction services.
As an ACS employee, you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.
ACS is seeking a talented Safety Manager to join our team at DOE National Energy Technology Laboratory in Albany, Oregon. Come work on a critical program in this key role!
Under supervision of the Project Manager, provide comprehensive safety and/or industrial hygiene support to ensure worker safety and compliance with applicable federal, state, local regulations, and DOE orders.
Understand IH or IS hazards on multiple construction projects and report regularly to management on the issues associated with job hazards and mitigation processes.
Develop working relationships with DOE HSE, construction managers, and craft workers on multiple construction projects operating simultaneously. Maintain field presence to nurture those relationships.
Evaluate work activities and work with management to identify job hazard analysis documents and recommend work controls, and observe work being performed to ensure controls are adequate.
Conduct health and safety evaluations and inspections of buildings, equipment and apparatus to identify hazards and deficiencies, review collected data, identify trends, and provide recommendations to resolve and prevent recurrence of H&S and occupational exposures.
Write and review technical safety reports and contract deliverables. Review and evaluate new/changed H&S standards, procedures, engineering drawings, and diagrams for conformance to H&S workplace standards.
Investigate accidents/incidents and reports of occupational injury/illness/exposures for possible causes. Prepare documentation and recommend appropriate measures to eliminate or mitigate reoccurrence. Provide emergency response support to incidents on-site.
Review, conduct, and track employee safety training and certifications for HSE requirements.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Public Trust clearance. Ability to obtain a Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship is preferred.
Bachelor's degree or higher in scientific, technical, health and safety, industrial hygiene or related field, or the equivalent level of demonstrated education, skills and experience.
Experience providing technical guidance, using knowledge of federal regulations and consensus standards, in anticipation, recognition, measurement and control of exposure to physical, chemical, biological, and ergonomic stress factors. Ability to interpret exposure monitoring results and compare to legal standards. Ability to qualify and quantify occupational exposures and devise corrective actions.
Experience in industrial, research and development, large science, and/or construction/demolition settings.
Experience with or knowledge of at least two of the following:
Conducting safety audits, preparing safety plans and technical reports, and successfully working potential worker safety and compliance issues with program customers and external regulators.
Participating in emergency response and investigations of incidents or accidents.
Experience applying incident analysis tools (fault tree, 5-why causal analysis, Corrective Action Plans).
Experience building strong working relationships and trust with a demanding customer base, a strong customer service ethos, and results driven orientation.
Experience working independently and in a team environment with a broad cross-section of people and organizations, managing complex projects, and meeting schedules.
Situational awareness, problem solving, decision making, and analytical skills necessary to evaluate, interpret, recommend, and reduce/resolve workplace hazards.
Communication, facilitation, collaboration, interpersonal, and conflict resolution skills necessary to effectively explain, direct, present, advise, negotiate, and influence worker, supervisor, and manager decisions/work practices to reduce workplace hazards.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 571-353-7053 (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).