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AECOM Safety, Health & Environment Specialist IV in San Diego, California

Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Safety, Health & Environment Specialist IV to assist the Energy team on regional Gas & Electric Projects. This position will be based in San Diego, CA.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Participate in construction status meetings, covering all health and safety topics, recommendations, and requests

  • Maintain a program-wide safety program compliant with EM385-1-1, including initial and recurrent training materials. This includes field construction activity safety programs as well as managed subcontractor safety programs

  • Maintain the safety component of program procedure manual(s)

  • Assist as needed in investigating job injuries to identify and verify incident origin and possible work-related hazards

  • Responsible for establishing and recommending to the client necessary action to investigate unsafe work practices

  • Participate in client safety meetings and programs as requested

  • Conduct safety audits or inspections on a routine unannounced basis

  • Review and comment to the client on contractor-submitted safety plans ahead of construction activities

  • Develop and maintain a Safety and OSHA/EM385-1-1 Standards Manual with the following policies and procedures for all locations and facilities:

  • Emergency Action Plan

  • Fire Prevention Plan

  • Exposure Control Plan

  • Hazardous Communication Policy

  • Lockout – Tagout Policy

  • Accident and Injury Reporting

  • Others as identified

  • Maintain and inspect all OSHA/EM385-1-1 logs and files for all locations and facilities

  • Assist in the development of building and campus inspections for code or OSHA/EM385-1-1 violations at all locations and facilities

  • Review and comment on safety training lesson plans and training materials

  • Coordinate with the client Training Manager any safety training required by regulations, laws, or policies pertaining to control room and field operations

  • Perform instructor duties for AECOM employees on safety and health-related topics, coordinating as necessary with the Program Construction Manager.

  • OSHA/EM385-1-1 required topics

  • Red Cross First Aid and CPR

  • National Safety Council Defensive Driving Course

  • Inform and update employees at all locations and facilities of new or current safety news, trends, and information by e-mail messages, bulletin boards, or lectures and presentations

  • Project specific hazards as defined from field THAs


Minimum Requirements :

  • BA/BS in Safety, Health, Environment, or a related field + 6 years of safety-related experience within the field of Utilities and Construction

  • Safety-related experience in utilities (Electrical) construction, demolition, with demonstrated and documented expertise.

  • High-level Certifications – such as CUSP/CHST certification or equivalent, and/or Special qualifications/education/competency – Journeyman Lineman/QEW.

  • Experience in the design and deployment of power and construction-centric safety-related procedures.

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen

  • Ability to travel to other facilities to perform inventory duties, using a AECOM provided Vehicle

  • Valid US driver’s license. Must be able to pass AECOM's Motor Vehicle Records review

  • Small group/classroom presentation experience

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Further industry-recognized credentials (i.e., ASP, CSP, CIHT, STSC) are favorable.

  • Effective in both oral and written communications

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint applications

  • Capable of multi-tasking and working in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance and/or per diem is not offered for this position.

  • This will be a Full Time On-site position.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • This position may be subject to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record Screening

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • Offered rate of compensation (California only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $92K - $120K USD annually.

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


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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. 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: J10098585

Business Line: Geography OH

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Safety, Health & Environment

Work Location Model: On-Site