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AECOM Construction Safety Professional in Omaha, Nebraska

Company Description

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There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

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Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Senior Construction Safety Professional in Omaha, Nebraska and Cedar Rapids, Iowa. In this role, the person will be working at a client’s site full-time and act as an owner's representative at a large data center campus construction site.

As the owner's representative and along with the construction general contractor, this person will review and collaborate on their safety programs to promote a culture of safety across the sites.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

The job responsibilities of this role include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Monitor and advise on client’s EHS culture and support implementation of EHS procedures and regulatory requirements at the site.

  • Independently develops, implements, and maintains safety and health programs, systems, and procedures.

  • Under minimal direction supervises personnel engaged in the ES&H functions within the company or on the same project.

  • Monitors and prevents hazards and diseases in the work area.

  • Supervises personnel engaged in monitoring and preventing hazards and diseases that could be present throughout the work sites.

  • Work with and advise the contractor in identification and implementation of corrective actions for identified deficiencies or issues.

  • Review and advise on the Contractor Environmental Health and Safety Plan (CEHSP) for conformance with client requirements and local regulations.

  • Serves in a liaison capacity with the resident contract agency representative and other various agencies engaged in promoting environmental, safety, and health activities.

  • Interface and support the construction management team at site by delivering current, accurate and timely data on Contractor EHS performance, including Leading and Lagging Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s), trends, incident management, environmental monitoring/responsibilities', EHS metrics and other key information that enable the construction management to make informed timely decisions.

  • Represent client’s Construction EHS Team by participating/attending essential meetings not limited to general contractor’s (GC) all hands, Stand Downs, Orientations, Safety Committee, EHS Leads, Activity Briefing, Coordination Meeting etc.

  • Drafts all necessary reports to Federal, State, and local agencies, as well as client stakeholders.

  • Keeps informed on all existing and proposed changes in occupational health and safety regulations. Assists in the development and conducts basic ES&H training to employees.

  • Communicate all incidents to local and area leadership.

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

  • May administer an ES&H program on a large, specialized, complex project or multiple projects.

  • Independently determines and develops approaches to solutions.

  • Ensure adequate site safety walks are conducted as needed with the Contractor management representative.

  • Evaluate the completeness and effectiveness of the Contractor’s hazard assessments (RAMS, JHAs, ARTs, PTPs, etc. and communicate any opportunities for improvement.

  • Create, validate, and communicate lessons learned via Significant Events (SE) and Significant Potential Events (SPE) with trade partners.

  • Advise client, GC, and Trade Partners on applicable client’s EHS requirements and Contractual Exhibits ensuring they are conformed to.

  • Recommends improvements in processes, design, procedures, and operating equipment to minimize hazards.

  • Establish a collaborative relationship with the client’s Operation team so as to facilitate the management of EHS aspect of Construction activities.

  • Attend and facilitate client specific training, campaign and initiatives as requested.

  • Prepare and provide construction health and safety training as requested.

  • May act as a lead role for a team of ES&H specialists and/or support personnel.

  • Support global construction EHS team in developing, reviewing, and executing global programs and initiatives.

  • Assist with localization of global programs such as translation and transculturation as needed.

  • Conduct topic specific focused field audit, document verification and personal interviews as needed.

  • Minimum of 60% of working hours shall be in the field engaging, coaching, walking.

  • May need to travel to multiple project locations, as needed.

  • 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.

  • Investigates accidents, injuries, and complaints concerning hazards in the workplace.



  • BS/BA in Safety or related field + 6 years of construction safety or related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Valid Driver’s License and as a condition of employment must be able to pass AECOM’s Motor Vehicle Records review.

  • Due to the nature of work, US citizenship is required.


  • Master's Degree in Safety or related field

  • 7+ years of construction safety experience.

  • Data center construction experience

  • Experience overseeing a variety of construction trades

  • NFPA 70E Certification

  • OSHA 30 Construction Safety Training

  • OSHA Authorized Trainer

  • Certified Safety Professional or similar certifications

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with a variety of stakeholders

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist

  • Certified Safety Professional

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities

  • Experience managing small to large size public and private sector projects

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship for US employment authorization is not available now or in the future for this position.

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • At management discretion will drive company vehicle on behalf of AECOM


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $95,000.00 - $140,000.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10111377

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Safety, Health & Environment

Work Location Model: Hybrid