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Jacobs Safety Specialist in Huntsville, Alabama

Safety Specialist


Jacobs Global Field Services is a premier provider of construction, maintenance and capital project solutions. With an ever expanding workforce of both direct hire craft and professional staff, Jacobs Global Field Services provides support to clients in petrochemical, chemical, pharmaceutical, consumer products, pulp and paper, automotive, mining and metals business lines across multiple markets.

Position Summary

The Safety Specialist coordinates and monitors safety programs to ensure compliance with occupational safety and health regulations, company and client policies and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support HSE in the area of Specialized Manufacturing.

  • Investigates accidents to determine causes; prepares reports of investigations for use in recommendation of preventive measures and the development of safety programs

  • Provides technical safety training (i.e. Beyond Zero)

  • Assesses safety and health program performance; identifies trends through data analysis.

  • Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, concepts in the field.

  • Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.

  • Works with limited direction.

  • Determines and develops approach to solutions.

  • Able to support field activities for assignments that typically last one year or more.

  • Maintain PPE supplies (ordering, performing fall protection equipment inspections)

  • Perform tracking, trending and reporting of safety incidents/ hours.

  • Review health and safety plans (HASAPS)




  • 5 to 10 years of Safety experience

  • BA/ BS in Occupational Safety or equivalent

  • Proficient in MS Office

  • Must be able to walk large job sites on foot.

  • Lift/ carry 40 pounds.

  • Spend long periods of time working outside.

  • Climb ladders and stairwells.

  • May be required to wear respiratory equipment and/ or personal fall arrest system, in addition to standard PPE (hard hat, vests, steel toed boots and hearing protection).

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Alabama-Huntsville

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: BIA00060W