Safety, Health & Environment Site Officer - Military veterans preferred

2022-01-14
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee   contract


Long Beach
California
United States

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a responsive, organized, detailed orientated SH&E Site Officer for immediate employment in our Orange or Long Beach, CA offices. This position works as a member of a dynamic team providing support to operations throughout southern CA. The SH&E Site Officer must be able to quickly learn and adapt to new situations and challenges, make assessments about resources needed and assist operations managers in successfully delivering safe and healthy work. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Successfully influence and inspire others to work safely and effectively

  • Form trusted relationships with clients, subcontractors and consultants

  • Perform in a fast paced, highly dynamic work environment, prioritize appropriately, and be highly responsive

  • Work productively with all levels of the organization including field technicians, engineers, scientists, senior managers and executives

  • Under direct supervision, implements policies and procedures to assure awareness of and compliance with health and safety requirements of the organization.

  • Provides technical leadership and functional guidance to ensure regulatory standards are being enforced.

  • Ensures that quality control procedures are executed to monitor all aspects of regulations.

  • Coordinates audits of health and safety programs within the organization.

  • Assists in the development and conducts basic health, safety and environment (HSE) training to employees.

  • Communicates programs to enhance employee awareness of prevention and compliance.

  • May administer a HSE program on a small to medium sized, specialized, project or multiple projects.

  • Prepares reports and recommends corrective action.

  • Travel with occasional overnight stays will be required and may account for up to 25% of time

About AECOM’s Environment Business Line

Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.

AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.

AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.

About AECOM’s Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment Practice

AECOM delivers innovative and often complex solutions to meet our clients’ objectives. Because we address many different impacted sites – from munitions to PFAS to algae blooms and beyond – every project in our global practice is different. That’s exciting, especially because our worldwide internal technical practice network connects us in real time to explore best practices from experts near and far. We offer full life-cycle solutions for projects – from due diligence through restoration and redevelopment to outreach programs that engage stakeholders and generate goodwill in the community. Our experts integrate scientific and engineering knowledge with responsive and cost-effective project management, strong communication skills, and an understanding of regulatory strategies and challenges. AECOM has the depth and breadth of resources to address significant remedial site challenges, and we support the development of our technical staff to be their best via professional mentorship and development. AECOM provides a stringent internal project manager certificate program to help you succeed in that career path. Learn more about our Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment services.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Health & Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Public Health, Engineering, or other relevant subject.

  • 4+ years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • 40 Hr OSHA HAZWOPER training

  • Valid driver’s license required

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience diffusing escalating situations, managing change, and remaining objective in the face of varying opinions, accounts and influences

  • Experience or demonstrated knowledge of Federal OSHA, USEPA, DOT, and other regulatory requirements

  • Must be able to motivate others, build teams and maintain forward thinking approach

  • Knowledge or experience managing environmental compliance (RCRA, DOT, HAZCOM, etc)

  • Experience preferable in the transportation, energy/power, and civil/heavy construction projects

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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. 260595BR

Additional Locations US - Long Beach, CA - 3995 Via Oro Ave

Virtual: 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.