JPL Job Opportunities – Safety Engineer

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Job Description:

As a member of the Occupational Safety Program Office (OSPO) you will work under the guidance of the Occupation Safety Supervisor/Lead and will share with other team members the responsibility for all aspects of Facilities Safety/construction safety which includes the following: code interpretation and applications, review and approval of facility construction modification drawings and specifications, identification and abatement of hazards, incident investigations and reporting, audits, and construction safety training.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Will regularly and professionally perform field health & safety inspections of construction and facilities work locations to ensure compliance with NASA construction safety prime contract requirements and with construction and general industry safety orders (GISO) regulations as found in Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.
  • Will cross-train in other areas of safety, and be willing to take on additional duties as requested.
  • Will attend pre-construction meetings and highlight/identify potential key hazards for JPL, review contractor site safety plans, IIPP and related compliance programs.
  • Partner with Subject Matter Experts (SME) and work independently to provide assessment of fall protection, lifting devices, excavations, confined spaces, trenching & shoring, electrical, fire/life and other safety requirements associated with construction jobsites.
  • Make recommendations for workplace changes to ensure compliance and mitigate risk.
  • Demonstrate competency in pre-task Job Hazard Analysis, planning, accident investigation root cause analysis, statistical analysis of injury trends.
  • Broad understanding and recall of federal, state, and local regulatory requirements as they pertain to construction activities within the State of California.
  • Prepare and implement models for risk exposure and risk management.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and proven ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience working on construction sites and providing safety oversite for project safety.
  • Preferred experience working in construction safety in the following areas: asbestos and lead abatement, fall protection, excavation, confined space entry, scaffolding, trenching, hot work, welding, and other areas of high-risk exposure.
  • This position typically requires a Bachelor’s degree in Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Engineering or related discipline with a minimum of 4 years of related experience; or Master’s degree in similar disciplines with 2 years of related experience.
  • Familiarity with the California Code of Regulations (CCR) specifically with the Construction Safety Orders and the General Industry Safety Orders (GISO).
  • Experience with developing and reviewing health & safety construction work plans.
  • Some knowledge in one or more of the following areas: industrial hygiene, hazardous materials and Fire/Life Safety.
  • Excellent social awareness and interpersonal communication skills, and ability to work collaboratively, thoughtfully, respectfully and diplomatically with all employees regardless of position of status.
  • Knowledge and experience with MS Office Suite, (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

Job Details:

Company: JPL

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pasadena, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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