Construction Safety Engineer – Sandia National Laboratories

Job Title           Construction Safety Engineer (Experienced)                   Job ID 676377

Location: Livermore, California

What Your Job Will Be Like

We are seeking an experienced Construction ES&H Professional (job title: Safety Engineer) to join the Occupational Health and Safety team. In this role, you will supervise field safety of construction work activities in addition to a variety of other duties, such as project planning, hazard analysis, and project walk-downs.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

  • Conduct project walk-downs focused on safe work practices and conduct coaching conversations when corrections are required.
  • Facilitate safety meetings where safety trends, gap analyses, and mitigation plans are communicated.
  • Review high hazard work prior to execution to include critical lifts, confined space entries, high voltage work, pressure testing, fall protection plans, etc.
  • Pre-qualify contract companies by evaluating EHS programs to determine if contract company meets regulatory standards
  • Provide guidance, assistance and direction regarding EHS requirements to the construction project management team
  • Ensure compliance with Local, State and Federal health and safety regulations
  • Participate and document accident/incident investigations to determine root cause, prevention and corrective measures
  • Perform frequent combined safety and environmental inspections and procedural audits in the field and have the skills, knowledge and ability to take immediate corrective action if required
  • Practice and maintain strong communication and excellent teaming skills between all organizations

Qualifications We Require

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health & Safety, Industrial Hygiene or related field plus five or more years of relevant experience; or equivalent
  • Five or more years of experience in construction safety or related industrial experience
  • Working knowledge of OSHA 29 CFR 1910, 1926, ANSI and NFPA codes and requirements
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire

  • Certified CHST (Construction Health & Safety Technician) preferred
  • Experience with training programs associated with heavy equipment including backhoes, aerial lifts, etc.
  • Familiarity with electrical, mechanical and process plumbing systems

About Our Team

The Department provides Occupational Health and Safety Engineering support services to the SNL/CA site and personnel. Support includes: radiation protection, industrial hygiene, chemical management, safety engineering and ergonomics.

Security Clearance       Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance