1+ months

Safety, Health & Environment Specialist I

Houston, TX 77002

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a responsive, organized, detailed orientated SH&E Specialist I for immediate employment.

This position is expected to begin in November 2021.


At AECOM , we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether its improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of whats possible the worlds longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune s Worlds Most Admired Companies 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 Top 500 Design Firms and #1 2019 Top 200 Environmental Firms

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

This position works as a member of a dynamic team of SH&E Managers providing support to AECOM Design, Consulting Services operations throughout the western united states. This position reports to the Regional SH&E Director and can be located near any major AECOM office in the western United States. The SH&E Specialist 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.

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

  • Provide visible and active support throughout the region for safety

  • Monitor and assess safety programs at diverse work sites (civil construction, building construction, environmental remediation and construction, industrial construction)

  • Identify specific, actionable and feasible solutions to complex safety, health and environmental issues

  • Assist with the incident management process and validate the effectiveness of corrective actions

  • Develop site and project specific safety plans, training programs, audit protocols, and supporting safety programs (rewards and recognition, security plans etc.)

  • Recommend changes to policies and procedures that affect the regions operations and employees

  • Train and coach all levels of employees in the organizations

  • Assist operational group in meeting safety performance targets

  • Conduct safety training, lead meetings and work groups involving various types of workers, ability to adapt with group dynamics and create engaging learning environments

Minimum Requirements

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

  • Experience or demonstrated knowledge of Federal OSHA, USEPA, DOT, Radiation Safety, NFPA 70e, and other regulatory requirements

  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office suite, including advanced level excel data management skills.

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

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

  • Ability to successfully influence and inspire others to work safely and effectively

  • Able to form trusted relationships with clients, subcontractors and consultants

  • Able to perform in a fast paced, highly dynamic work environment, prioritize appropriately, and be highly responsive

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

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

  • Able to work cross functionally in operations, and partner with other internal stakeholders

  • Valid drivers license required

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

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Experience with data management and/or analytics platforms such as Microsoft PowerBI

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

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Travel is required for this position

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 persons potential, and well help you reach yours.

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 256006BR

Additional Locations US - Austin, TX - 1309 Rutherford Lane, US - Baton Rouge, LA - 8555 United Plaza Blvd Suite 300, US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Denver, CO - 7595 East Technology Way, US - Houston, TX - 5444 Westheimer Road, US - Oakland, CA - 300 Lakeside Drive, US - Orange, CA - 999 Town & Country Rd, US - Sacramento, CA - 2020 L St, US - San Diego, CA - 401 West A Street, US - San Francisco, CA - 300 California Street, US - Seattle, WA - 1501 4th Avenue

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.


Posted: 2021-10-18 Expires: 2022-02-09
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