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Jacobs Occupational Safety Professional in Hampton, Virginia

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Your Impact:

The CMOE contract includes a broad scope of research and institutional facility-related maintenance, operations, and engineering support services. While the majority of work is directly in support of NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC), other industry partners and Government agencies may be supported at remote sites as directed by the Contracting Officer (CO).


The Safety Professional will be required to function well within a team of safety professionals of various disciplines regarding all aspects of work performed under the CMOE contract. The person is required to evaluate and provide direction and institute control and remedial measures for hazardous and potentially hazardous conditions, equipment, and behaviors at field job sites in the areas of occupational safety, industrial hygiene, and environmental compliance; coordinate with other safety team members, NASA personnel, and maintenance/engineering/facility personnel to ensure CMOE contractual obligations are met safely and with good quality. Various written documents are prepared such as records of job site visits and safety observations.

The Safety Professional will ensure expertise for the workforce in the following areas:

  • General and occupational safety including such topics as pre-task planning, PPE, confined space, and fall protection

  • Inspection and evaluation of workplace environments, equipment, and practices in order to ensure compliance with company, OSHA, and NASA regulations and standards

  • Safety incident investigations

  • Management and use of safety equipment (e.g., fall protection, respirators, gas monitors)

  • Hazardous chemicals

  • Writing, maintaining, understanding, evaluating, and updating safety and emergency response plans

  • Develop and deliver training to the workforce on those topics relevant to and required by their job

  • Investigate and respond to safety concerns, maintaining a record of work performed

  • Be a member of the Hazardous Response (HAZWOPER) team

  • Represent CMOE Safety to NASA and CMOE employees on relevant safety and environmental committees

Here’s What You’ll Need:

US Citizenship required. We prefer two (2) years of college with courses in Occupational Safety or associated disciplines, and six (6) years of related experience. Additional relevant education may be substituted for a portion of the experience. Position requires comprehensive knowledge of programs gained through long and varied work experience in field of specialty.

Demonstrated leadership ability and good communication skills required.

Essential Functions:

Work Environment:

Office Environment. (50-65%)

Test/Industrial Environment – May be exposed to areas of high noise levels, hazardous propellants, explosives, chemicals and industrial facilities. Travel between facilities and test sites across the 788 acre site is required.

Physical Requirements:

Must have sufficient mobility to enter into confined spaces, crawl into or onto various assemblies while maintaining a clear vision of safety is required. Potential exposure to high noise levels, hazardous chemicals, propellants and the like. Appropriate PPE and training will be provided for all conditions. Must be able to walk, stand, bend, twist and sit for extended periods as well as climb, crawl, and lift up to 35 lbs. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.

Equipment and Machines:

Standard office equipment - PC, telephone, fax, copier, etc.

Software: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook), use of internet search, data entry into electronic records


Regular attendance mandatory (100%)

Overtime/work outside normal schedule required (<20%)

Other Essential Functions:

U.S. Citizenship required. Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety/risk hazard to the employee or others. Must be able to balance scope, schedule and budget to insure project success. Writing skills sufficient to compile safety reports, records, logs, and training presentations free of grammatical errors. Ability to cooperate and work with individuals at all levels of the company and the client. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance as required. A valid driver’s license is required.

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