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Jacobs Safety Specialist in Arlington, Virginia

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

When it comes health and safety, we’re helping our clients protect our communities. As a Safety Specialist you’ll provide assistance in the development, implementation, and administration of safety, health, occupational health, fire protection and prevention, and equipment and property protection.

At our project site in Huntsville, AL, you’ll have the opportunity to perform assessments of Health & Safety performance of projects, generate reports, including recommendations to project teams in areas requiring improvement, as well as review and assist with training of operations personnel. You’ll lead teams and ensure an overall improving trend for key safety metrics, communicate gaps in project Health & Safety programs investigate personal injury and property damage accidents, and prepare all pertinent forms and reports per program procedures and federal, state, and local regulations. You’ll support your team as they issue various entry permits (i.e. to confine spaces) as required and conduct various industrial hygiene samplings, such as gas and noise tests to ensure safe working conditions. You’ll also have the chance to utilize your technical expertise to mentor other professionals, helping your team discover what drives them, nurturing their purpose and guiding them forward.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Active, fully adjudicate SECRET security clearance. Must be able to obtain a TS clearance.

  • BS degree environmental science, engineering, industrial hygiene, safety, or related field

  • A minimum of 7 years of full-time experience in a Health & Safety position

  • Previous experience in a construction and general industry environment

  • Experience with managing and conducting safety training presentations

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point

  • Ability to travel 50% (could change) a year

  • Possess a valid driver’s license with no major infractions (may or may not be required depending on project)

  • Demonstrated interpersonal relations and personnel management skills

  • Knowledge in regulatory compliance, as well as all federal, state and local agencies requirements

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Active TS clearance.

  • Master’s Degree in environmental science, engineering, industrial hygiene, safety, or related field

  • CSP Preferred

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.