The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
17 days old

Safety Engineering (Experienced)

Livermore, CA
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Job Summary

Reviews systems, associated support equipment, facilities, functional specifications, and operations to ensure hazards are mitigated and in compliance with safety and health regulations\. Independently analyzes and recommends safety criteria in system design, equipment, and procedures to control or eliminate hazards\. Develops safety documents, as required, to support line customer and test and operational requirements\. Performs audits of operational areas and reports effectiveness of safety programs including general industry Occupational Safety and Health Administration \(OSHA\) and specific areas including electrical, firearms, pressure, explosives, construction, and motor vehicle as required by 10 CFR 851\. Develops and assists the line implementation of behavioral based safety and aviation safety\. Participates in accident investigations involving injuries and damage to products or related facilities and assists in identification of causes and corrective actions\. Evaluates the interrelationship of safety requirements and other aspects of concept design and development requirements to ensure the most cost effective safety approach\. Completes required federal, state, and local government reports relating to safety\. Develops and conducts training in the safety program areas\.

Primary Job Duties

Implements, administers, and advises others on hazard control techniques, processes, and programs and evaluates their effectiveness preventing or mitigating hazardous environments\. Investigates and evaluates requirements for developing procedures, as necessary, to promote the safe conduct of all work practices and the prevention of hazardous exposure to the surrounding community\. Takes steps to ensure that workplace conditions comply with applicable federal, state, or other occupational safety and health requirements\. Assists with preparing and maintaining required records\. Investigates, prepares, and submits, as required, reports on injuries and fatalities\. Develops and conducts safe work procedure training\.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of aviation, electrical, pressure, explosives operations, systems, equipment, processes, and regulations\. Knowledge of and experience with relevant health and safety regulations, requirements, and standards, including those under OSHA, National Fire Protection Association, U\.S\. Department of Energy, and applicable Code of Federal Regulations\. Knowledge of and experience with health and safety controls and the surveillance of related safety measures and requirements\. Knowledge of and experience with safety\-related risk assessments and corrective actions\. Knowledge of Sandia National Laboratories and local laws, regulations, policies, and procedures pertaining to safety\. Knowledge of hazard prevention through engineering in design principles and application\. Knowledge of and experience with common and unique work hazards, occupational safety practices, operating configuration, and lockout and tagout policies and procedures\. Ability to acquire professional certification in safety\. Effective listening, interviewing, and investigative techniques\. Strong oral and written communication skills\. Well\-developed teaming skills\.


Bachelor degree in engineering, occupational safety, or related field\.

Ability to make decisions requiring scientific or engineering judgement

Demonstrated leadership skills, including ability to successfully plan, organize, lead, and monitor team efforts to completion\.

Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high\-pressure environment\.

OSHA 30 hour certificate with significant knowledge of OSHA guidelines\.


Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills\.

Pursuit or completion of an advanced technical degree in engineering, occupational safety, or related field\.

Ability to obtain certification as a certified safety professional\.

Knowledge and experience in facilities design and construction industry best practices and standards\.

Demonstrated advanced computer software utilization skills\.

Department Description:

The Project and Construction Management Department is responsible for managing, executing, and inspecting all construction projects at the CA site\. This includes modification of buildings, space, and infrastructure systems as well as the design and construction of new facilities to satisfy changing programmatic needs\. The team also provides Sandia issued permits, escort support, and environmental & safety guidance through Facilities ES&H \(FESH\)\.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting\-edge work in a broad array of areas\. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide

+ Extraordinary co\-workers

+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance\*

_World\-changing technologies\. Life\-changing careers\._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www\.sandia\.gov

\*These benefits vary by job classification\.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\)\-granted L\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT


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  • Mechanical Engineering - Quality

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