Safety Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

New York City
New York
United States

United States of America - New York, New York City

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Safety Engineer. This position is part of the Construction Management team on the MTA Capital Construction East Side Access Project, a multi-billion dollar rail improvement project improving mobility within the Long Island Transportation Corridor-specifically commuter rail access between Long Island and the East Side of Midtown Manhattan.

Reporting directly to the ESA Safety Coordinator, this position is responsible for:

Supporting safety management construction protocols

Liaising with multiple contractors on safety aspects of contract.

Conducting routine field inspections and assessments to ascertain compliance with contractor safe work and health & safety plans.

Conducting task analysis as part of assessment to determine adequacy of controls for identified hazards provided by contractor.

Participating in joining hazard assessments with the MTACC and first responder community (NYPD/FDNY, etc.) to address identified issues pertaining to adherence to safety work plans, life safety and physical security.

Providing training to ensure proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE), or other subjects germane to the safety function as deemed necessary.

Providing briefings to ESA management and other regulatory entities on behalf of the safety function.

investigating personal injury, property damage and near-miss accidents.

Completing accident investigations and worker compensation reporting.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 2 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Fire Safety, Environmental or Occupational Safety or equivalent

  • Exp: Practicing safety management techniques in the construction industry, railroad experience

  • Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations: OSHA 30 hour certificate, Certified Safety Professional

  • Experience in transportation projects and mass transit facilities.

  • Knowledge and experience with projects in the New York area.

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 Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 235572BR

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.