Environmental, Safety and Health Officer - Full Scope Poly Required
- Job Category: Maintenance & Repair
- Travel: No
- Clearance: TS/SCI Lifestyle-Fullscope Poly
- Shift: Day Job
- Req ID: ASO02236
Akima Support Operations (ASO) provides logistics, facilities maintenance and operations, transportation and support services for mission-critical military installations and civilian agencies around the country. From the homes of U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command to the highways of suburban Virginia, ASO experts and professionals work behind the scenes to ensure smooth and continuous operations. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.
The Environmental, Safety and Health Compliance Officer (ESHCO) serves as the contract’s subject matter expert on environmental, safety and health programs. The ESHCO is responsible for compliance with environmental safety laws. He/she works to protect the environment from potentially harmful business practices while also protecting employees from environmental hazards in the area. Akima Support Operations is committed to zero injuries in the workplace and the ESHCO is charged with leading the program in the work environment. He/she promotes all employees have the authority to issue a “stop work” to ensure the safety of people and the environment.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for identifying, analyzing and controlling occupational hazards and promoting worksite and/or product safety by applying knowledge of industrial process, mechanics, psychology, physiology and industrial health and safety laws. Duties may include:
Advising on safety requirements
Designing protective equipment and/or safety devices
Redesigning controls to eliminate occupational hazards
Developing standards which set tolerances, stress ratios, strength of materials and other related engineering requirements
Reviewing proposed occupational safety policies, guidelines and standards to determine their consistency with accepted engineering principles and practices, and recommending technical changes as needed.
ESHCO will conduct safety inspections of work areas, observe work in progress for safety compliance, and ensure proper use of PPE
ESHCO will enforce OSHA and company safety policies and standards
Conduct regularly scheduled safety training awareness sessions pertinent to the tasks being performed
Develops lessons plans, scenarios and exercises to train managers, supervisors and employees in ESH principles
Promotes a safety culture built on listening to our employees and having transparent communications with our customer
Meets with department managers to determine whether the area is in compliance
Assists in the hiring of supervisors and employees to include job fairs, interviewing candidates and supporting the Akima hiring process
Five (5) years of relevant experience in environmental and safety and health management on a US federal government service contract
Strong personal leadership, management, and organization skills as well as the ability to integrate and harmonize diversified functions to provide overall efficient and effective contract operations
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Exemplary attention to detail
Maintains sensitivity to, and report on, instances of fraud, waste, and abuse
Proficient at the suite of MS Office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Sharepoint)
Must be able to make presentations to employees at all levels. Must be able to write cohesive and comprehensive documentation
High School Degree
The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
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Job: Maintenance & Repair
Clearance: TS/SCI Lifestyle-Fullscope Poly
Shift: Day Job
Req ID: ASO02236