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Jacobs Site Safety Coordinator in Dearborn, Michigan

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Your Impact:

Jacobs is the world’s top supplier of automotive test facilities, providing a full range of services to commercial automotive industry customers . Customers include not only the world’s major vehicle providers and other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), but also clients from the international motor sports community.

Jacobs is in search of an experienced HSE Coordinator for the Automotive Test Labs in Dearborn, MI


General Requirements:

  • Serve as the Safety Coordinator and communicate with other Technology Group (TG) Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) Representatives in the Detroit area offices and operational sites

  • Provide support to the Commercial Operations Management Team and the TG HSE Manager in effective implementation of safety system processes and BZ culture

  • Conduct safety training at our operations and maintenance sites in accordance to regulatory and Jacobs requirements to maintain a skilled and compliant workforce

  • Perform safety inspections and audits to evaluate culture and identify areas of improvement

  • Work with operations sites to facilitate safety improvements and to evaluate the effectiveness of corrective actions

  • Conduct incident investigations to determine the root cause and support development and ensure implementation of corrective actions

  • Maintain safety records for sites/offices, for which responsibility has been given, and perform trend analysis on safety metrics

  • Serve as liaison with external parties on matters relating to safety

  • Become certified in storm water and overhead tank inspection

Site Specific Requirements

  • Responsible for client/Jacobs safety audit compliance and record

  • Responsible for retaining and organizing all safety records for the facility

  • Work with contractors, subcontractors, and vendors to ensure safety compliance

  • Safety liaison between Jacobs and the client

  • Point of contact for Jacobs Safety Evaluation Report (SER) program

  • Record and report safety and near miss incidents

  • Perform root cause analysis on all incidents

  • Work with supervision and management to determine corrective action

  • Participate and provide safety input at bi-monthly all hands meeting

  • Provide safety training to site personnel

  • Perform safety walk/inspections at the client site

  • Document and report safety inspection records

  • Submit and review Performance Improvement Notices (PINs) and coordinate necessary efforts to find the appropriate resolution

  • Maintain OSHA compliance for site and personnel

  • Maintain, inspect, and order safety equipment

  • Coordinate pick-up / delivery of hazardous materials

  • Maintain, inspect, and order safety equipment

  • Coordinate pick-up / delivery of hazardous materials

  • Ensure client compliance with all Internal and External Regulatory & Compliance requirements.

This position is full-time. This is NOT a contract position. You will be eligible for our generous benefit package, including health insurance, dental, vision, generous PTO, paid holidays, 401K, stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • Two (2) years of college with courses in safety, engineering, or other related technical field plus a minimum of eight (8) years of related engineering or safety experience.

  • Additional relevant education may be substituted for progressive experience.

  • Experience in safety program implementation and oversight, and/or facilities operations and maintenance is required

  • Demonstrates commitment to safety principles and safe work practices; adherence to established standards and procedures. Accepts responsibility for own safety as well as that of others

  • Can understand and interpret OSHA, ANSI, NFPA and other regulatory standards appropriately

  • Can successfully pass OSHA Training Institute’s OTI classes and become a qualified compliance trainer

  • Able to recognize hazards and identify controls to mitigate or eliminate those hazards

  • Works with and assists others to maximize overall group effectiveness and to meet organization goals

  • Builds positive/effective relationships with client and co-workers and demonstrates a strong focus on satisfying both internal and external customers

  • Influences and motivates others positively

  • Stays current with advancements in the safety fields

  • Demonstrates positive and professional attitude on all assignments

  • Self-motivated requiring little direct supervision and takes initiative

  • Results oriented and organized

Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)


Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position

  • Lifting: Up to 50 lbs,

  • Climbing stairs: 75%

  • Crawling: 25%

  • Special clothing/equipment (wearing): Safety glasses, hearing protection, safety shoes, hard hat, gloves, 100%

  • Unusual physical requirements: Sitting (50%), Standing (50%), Bending (25%), stooping (25%), Job requires manual labor

  • High noise level: High noise in some work areas, requiring use of hearing protection, 20%

  • Other: NA

Description of Work Environment

  • Inside? Outside? Combination? Where?: Inside, test facility, 100%

  • Extreme (hot/cold) temperatures involved: 10%

  • Hazardous conditions - What are they?: Energized samples, rotating parts, 50%

  • Travel/transportation requirements: Local travel, 5%

  • Other: NA

Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks

  • Office equipment/machines electrically/battery operated - which?: Computers, 25%

  • Vehicles, forklifts, etc. operated which?: PMHV, 25%

  • Tools used in trade - which ones?: Air driven sockets, basic hand tools, 25%

  • Other: NA

Criticality of Attendance

  • Overtime, regular days, off days: Monday-Friday, 100%

  • Shift, 1st, 2nd, 3rd: Day shift

  • Necessity for regular attendance: Critical

  • Urgency for punctuality: Critical

Other Essential Functions

  • Must complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, and background check.

  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers.

  • Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to self or others.

  • Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Dependable personal transportation to work site is required.

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.