Safety Specialist (Supporting JSC in Houston) - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States


Safety Specialist (Supporting JSC in Houston)

Job Summary:

Implements the comprehensive safety, health, and environmental requirements identified in KBR safety procedures and performs safety inspections for compliance with company, federal, and contractual safety requirements.

• Teach occasional safety and health courses to company and contractor employees

• Review, revise, write safety, health, and environmental procedures

• Champion the KBR Zero Harm safety philosophy

• Calibrate industrial hygiene monitors and similar field equipment

• Maintain safety, industrial hygiene, and environmental records and assist with the quarterly and annual hazardous chemical inventories

• Participate in safety inspections

• Assist laboratory personnel in compliance with the Chemical Hygiene Plan, the Bloodborne Pathogen Program, environmental compliance rules, and biohazardous waste requirements

• Advise science research employees in the areas of safety, health, and environmental areas


  1. Required: Bachelor’s degree in safety, industrial hygiene, chemistry, biology or other acceptable life science degree plus 2 to 5 years safety and occupational health experience; or Master’s degree in safety or industrial hygiene, chemistry, biology or other acceptable life science degree plus 0-2 years of safety and/or occupational health experience.
  2. Desired: Experience with NASA/JSC processes, experience as an instructor, and knowledge of prudent practices in a laboratory environment.


  1. Required: PC skills in Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel). Ability to create and deliver safety presentations. Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills. Ability to lead and motivate personnel to high standards of performance and increased efficiency.
  2. Desired: Ability to communicate effectively with research scientist, many of whom have advanced degrees.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Solutions and Energy sectors. KBR employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:

Government Solutions , serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full lifecycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics

Technology Solutions , featuring proprietary technology, equipment, catalysts, digital solutions and related technical services for the monetization of hydrocarbons, including refining, petrochemicals, ammonia and specialty chemicals, as well as inorganics

Energy Solutions , including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); program management and consulting services

KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver .