Health & Safety Director

City
Los Alamos
State
NM
Job ID
2020-2382

Overview

Sealaska Technical Services (STS) is a critical subcontractor on the N3B Los Alamos LLC team and will be providing program management and technical services in support of the ground & surface water monitoring program at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Los Alamos National Laboratory.

STS is a full-service engineering and environmental consulting company with a worldwide reach in the areas of environmental monitoring and remediation, national security, systems engineering, data management and analytics for both federal and commercial customers. Sealaska is an Alaska Native Corporation founded in 1972 and established by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. 

STS is currently seeking an experienced Health and Safety Director. While working to achieve N3B LLCC objectives, will ensure all activities and operations are performed in a safe and deliberate manner; will maintain required safety, security and operational training; assure procedural and regulatory compliance; and make safety and security an integral part of every task; including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the implementation of the project safety program

  • Develops and implements policies and procedures
  • Performs site inspections to confirm compliance with the safety program

  • Supports employee training of the safety program
  • Broad applied knowledge of principles, concepts and techniques in the field of environmental health & safety

  • Skill and ability to perform complex professional tasks independently with little instruction

  • Ability to work within established policies and procedures, using independent judgment and ingenuity

  • Analyze data and provide reports as needed
  • Provide corrective action recommendations to address risk, changing conditions and promote continuous improvement

  • Complies with all health & safety policies and practices

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related technical discipline
  • 15 plus years of experience in a government project workspace

  • Health and Safety Certifications preferred (such as CHP, CIH, HWMM)

  • The career level of the position will be determined by the years of relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Advanced knowledge and demonstrated application of EHS good practices

  • Demonstrated environmental training and/or field experience

  • Ability to develop, evaluate, and implement site specific EHS programs, training, policy and practices

  • Ability to communicate effectively at the highest levels

  • Ability to train and mentor more junior staff
  • Experienced and skill to conduct research, investigate alternative solutions and recommend needed change

  • Level of language skills, mathematical skills, communication skills, reasoning ability and computer skills necessary to perform essential functions of the job

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented project environment

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements (Light Work):

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Light Work Category - Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. The employee exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

General:

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

In this position the qualified candidate will support the following departments, Groundwater Monitoring, Surface Water Monitoring, Storm Water Corrective Actions, and other Technical Services.

The qualified candidate may be required to attain and maintain a DOE Q clearance.

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Individual must pass a pre-employment drug screen and accept all company policies. This position may require a physical fit-for-duty screen as well.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, or age.

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