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Job Ref:  141589BR
Employer:  AECOM
Country:  United States
County/State:  Illinois
City:  Mossville
30/09/2016 12:05

Why Choose AECOM?
AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees - including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals - serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine's annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World's Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients' projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at NA.

About the Business Line
We provide single-source, life-cycle solutions for Fortune 500 clients in industrial markets-oil and gas, refining, petrochemicals, chemicals, manufacturing, food, beverages, and life sciences. We're a market leader in facility management and hold world-class expertise in numerous process engineering areas for oil/gas processing and refining. We provide facilities maintenance and management services for our clients' industrial, manufacturing, distribution, logistics, and commercial sites worldwide. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, 3 weeks Paid Time Off, a 401k plan with company match, an Employee Referral Bonus program, employee discounts, and much more - and your benefits start the same day you do. Come join our team!

Job Summary
AECOM is seeking a safety specialist to be based in Mossville, IL. Typical work hours are Monday-Friday, 7:30am - 4:30pm; hours may vary based on business demand.

Under general supervision, the ES&H Specialist performs technical work in a wide range of environmental, health and safety disciplines to achieve compliance with ES&H standards along with federal and state regulatory requirements.

Must leverage knowledge and applications of the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of an environmental specialty. Assists in the development, implementation and maintenance of safety and health programs, systems and procedures. Monitors and prevents hazards and diseases that could be found in the work area. Investigates accidents, injuries, and complaints concerning hazards in the workplace. Recommends improvements in processes, design, procedures and operating equipment to minimize hazard. Conducts employee training, emergency preparedness and assures the quality of programs. Provides regulatory interpretation and technical advice. May provide guidance for a team of ES&H specialists and/or support personnel.

Essential Functions:
  • Evaluates, plans and administers training programs, as well as other employee safety procedures.
  • Conducts comprehensive safety audits and inspections and recommends actions for the correction of hazardous situations for compliance with OSHA regulations.
  • Investigates injuries, conditions and incidents that do, or could, involve actual or potential liability.
  • Maintains adequate records of pertinent data and compiles or initiates the compilation of the required reports on individual job occupational injury and illness experience.
  • Plans and coordinates safety and health classes for technical and supervisory employees.
  • Investigates accidents, injuries, and complaints concerning hazards in the workplace.
  • Recommends improvements in processes, design, procedures and operating equipment to minimize hazard.
  • Conducts employee training, emergency preparedness and assures the quality of programs.
  • Provides regulatory interpretation and technical advice.
  • Ability to collaborate with client/site EHS personnel to address potential hazards or unsafe conditions found.


Minimum Requirements
Minimum Requirements:
  1. Bachelor's Degree in Safety, Health or Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Engineering or a related role, or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience in a safety professional role.
  2. In addition to education requirements, 2 years of experience in an occupational safety role.
  3. Working knowledge of safety in a facilities or production maintenance environment.
Additional Information:
  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.
  • This position may require a valid Driver's License.
  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.
  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client's location.
  • This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.
Physical Requirements:
  • Requires ability to read and understand information contained in a variety of documents or displayed on a computer screen.
  • Requires ability to use a variety of office equipment and to operate a computer keyboard to access data bases, to send/receive messages and to prepare documents.
  • Requires ability to attend meetings throughout the site and potentially travel to other AECOM, customer and/or vendor locations in the area, as well as some air travel to more distant locations.
  • Requires the ability to communicate with others on the telephone and in one-on-one or group discussions, meetings and presentations.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in computer use including Microsoft full product line
  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movements.
Special Requirements:
  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.
  • Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications:
  1. Current Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification.
  2. Experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment.
  3. Experience supporting multiple sites simultaneously.
  4. Experience effectively delivering training to multiple levels of personnel.
  5. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, including Excel, Outlook, and Word.
  6. Experience using software to enter and interpret safety-related data.
  7. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Other Attributes:
  • Must be willing to work overtime when required. May be required to work holidays and weekends.

What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.
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