Under the supervision of the Safety Engineer, Senior, the Safety Engineer performs as a technical expert in support of designated corporate-directed Environmental and Safety (E/S) programmatic efforts. This position’s authority encompasses drafting corporate communications regarding interpretations and guidance in the subject areas of environmental, and occupational safety policies, laws and regulations. Such duties may include drafting positions on related issues and offering for implementation compliance and advocacy E/S programmatic technical solutions. Assist the Business Development Activity of the corporation, on a costs reimbursable basis, in activities associated with proposal development. Act as the primary point of contact for the corporation in matters associated with the pursuit of ISO 14K and gap analysis surveying. Support to this activity will be on a costs reimbursable basis. Writes both draft and final Environmental and Safety plans for use in proposal submissions. Develops and conducts special subjects management and staff deployable training programs. Assist the Director, EHS in the implementation of the corporate ES program; as directed, may conduct facility environmental and safety audits to ensure compliance with federal, state and local safety regulations; and administer safety training.
This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.
- Ensures an effective contract-wide Safety and Health inspection, compliance, and behavioral monitoring program is in place that conforms to applicable legal and other requirements.
- Ensures that Safety and Health Program incorporates current industrial standards, and, where applicable, conforms to Federal regulations.
- Familiar with using IH/Environmental principles to anticipate, recognize, evaluate and control potential physical, chemical and biological health hazards present in the work environment as well as tracking and data analysis per recognized analytical methods so that appropriate regulatory standards can be applied to control risk.
- Competent in presenting instruction, measuring the employees’ knowledge base, tracking employees that have received specific training topics, and keeping employees current in all safety and environmental training.
- Communicates professionally, both orally and in writing, with other professionals as needed to relay information necessary for job success. This includes, but is not limited to, posters, flyers, newsletters, staff meetings, performance appraisals, job requirements, metrics, project plans, and quality standard procedures and practices.
- Communicates (manage from the floor type) with senior management, area supervisors and regulators, assist with preparation of required corporate reports; updates ESH data bases to help implement a complete ESH Program.
- Perform risk analysis, root cause analysis, and develop programs that exceed basic regulatory compliance, identify needed resources (such as personal protective equipment) and budget for resources, identify required training for employees in various operations.
- Inspects work areas for potential environmental, safety and health non-compliance issues and reports findings to workplace leaders while recommending abatement actions for identified deficiencies; monitors corrective action and tracks task to completion.
- Observes compliance during workplace inspections; documents behavior traits during audits.
- Develops and/or reviews a variety of training lesson plans; presents environmental, safety and health training; presents orientation training.
- Sets a good example to the workforce by following all environmental, safety, and health regulations, policies, procedures and practices; keeps work area/equipment clean and orderly.
- Mentors Safety Professionals.
- Performs other duties and assignments as required.
Minimum Qualifications: Education/Certifications: One-year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.
- Bachelors of Science degree in Environmental; Health/Safety Science; Environmental Engineering; Industrial Hygiene; Industrial Toxicology or other technically related professional field of study. Must provide a copy of the diploma.
- Must be CAC eligible and/or able to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC)
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Minimum of eight (8) years practical experience in the functional and administrative applications of Environmental and Safety program implementation.
- Working knowledge of Federal, state and local) Environmental and Safety Regulations and recognized standards.
- Excellent communication and writing skills are also required along with a working knowledge of computer operations to include spreadsheet, database, word processing and presentation applications.
- Candidate must have great organizational skills and a strong ability to work independent and as a member of a robust team.
- Applicants must be US Citizens and those selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information
- Must be capable of working in an extreme weather conditions with temperatures exceeding 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Indoor and/or outdoor environment with very adverse and harsh conditions (i.e., hot, dry, duty, desert environment with average temperatures of 30 degrees in the winter and 130 degrees in the summer months).
- Includes some industrial production environment conditions as well.
- Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.
- Employee use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is required for some situations. PPE includes, but is not limited to, head, foot, torso, respiratory, vision, and hearing protective devices.
- Must comply with all Fire and Safety Regulations and post policies.
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.
Vectrus is a leading global government services company with a history in the services market that dates back more than 70 years. The company provides facility and base operations; supply chain and logistics services; information technology mission support; and engineering and digital integration services to U.S. government customers around the world. Vectrus is differentiated by operational excellence, superior program performance, a history of long-term customer relationships and a strong commitment to their customers' mission success. Vectrus is headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO, and includes about 6,700 employees spanning 129 locations in 22 countries. In 2018, Vectrus generated sales of $1.3 billion. To learn about career opportunities at Vectrus, visit www.vectrus.com/careers.