Occupational Safety and Health Specialist

Leidos

4.1

(20)

Des Plaines, IL

Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.
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    Position summary

    ignments involving the evaluation and analysis of laboratory data to develop hazard control options for asbestos exposures, mold growth, drinking water exceedances, confined spaces, or other similar health hazards.

    • Conducts workplace environmental/safety inspections and develops abatement plans to control the identified hazards.

    • Serves as subject matter expert in identifying and evaluating personal protective equipment needs (fall-protection, electrical, and hazardous materials).

    • Identifies and evaluates safety training needs in the areas identified above.

    • Reviews project designs and identifies safety concerns regarding asbestos, fall protection, electrical safety, and other work hazards.

    • Develops scopes of work for contract resources required to implement specific aspects of EOSH program operations with overall authority and responsibility for compliance with federal, state and local Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health regulations.

    • Develops new occupational safety and health programs, policies, procedures, technical reports, briefing papers, and approaches to address broad, new compliance and certification problems, taking into consideration FAA policies, Federal laws, regulations, and industry standards.

    • Assignments frequently require knowledge and experience working across functional and/or organizational lines.

    • May act as a point of contact to provide advice and guidance on the applications of policies and procedures. May be called upon to communicate FAA positions on policies and procedures internally and externally.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety or a related field, such as Biology with 4+ years of prior relevant experience. Or, a Master's degree in a similar field with at least 2+ year of prior relevant experience.

    • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and pass FAA security screening for positions of public trust.

    • Demonstrated aptitude for collaboration, teamwork, and risk management.

    • Ability to effectively communicate in written and verbal form to individuals at different organizational levels.

    • Strong writing, time-management, and organizational skills.

    • Ability to work independently within a fast-paced, large engineering organization.

    • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently with different schedules and requirements.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • FAA Experience or Military Aviation background highly desired.

    • Prior Safety consulting experience for FAA or other Federal agencies.

    • Board of Certified Safety Professionals with any of the following certifications:

    • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification.

    • Associate Safety Professional (ASP).

    • Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST).

    • Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST)

    Leidos is growing! Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook .

    We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program , and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the " World's Most Ethical Companies " by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

    NISC IV

    Original Posting Date:
    2024-04-23
    While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

    Pay Range:
    Pay Range $68,900.00 - $124,550.00

    The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

    Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.