Environmental Health & Safety Specialist II

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Peraton Corporation
Fort Irwin, California, US
Jul 03, 2021
Aug 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Peraton is seeking an Environmental Health & Safety Specialist II to support our Deep Space Network (DSN) Operations and Maintenance O&M contract with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and NASA in Fort Irwin, CA.

The Deep Space Network is NASA's international array of giant radio antennas that supports interplanetary spacecraft missions, plus a few that orbit Earth. The DSN also provides radar and radio astronomy observations that improve our understanding of the solar system and the larger universe. The antennas of the Deep Space Network are the indispensable link to explorers venturing beyond the moon. They provide the crucial connection for commanding our spacecraft and receiving their never before seen images and scientific information on Earth, propelling our understanding of the universe, our solar system and ultimately, our place within it.

This position reports directly to the Supervisor of the EHS Department. In this position, the ideal candidate will establish and maintain EHS regulatory programs that result in provision of a safe & healthful workplace, and ensure regulatory compliance with all applicable local, regional, state, federal and NASA Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) requirements.

  • Conduct regular Safety, Health and Environmental Construction site safety and health inspections and maintain a written deficiency tracking log which includes area/operation inspected, date of inspection, identified hazards, recommended corrective actions and estimated and actual dates of corrections.
  • Manage contractor safety program to include attending pre-construction meetings, pre-work meetings including preparatory inspection meeting, and periodic in-progress meetings.
  • Collect, compile and analyze information from various sources on a variety of specialized topics related to assigned EHS programs; prepare a variety of reports including statistical and narrative reports.
  • Maintain written safety inspection/audit records/reports.
  • Apply an acceptable safety program to ensure site compliance with all Fed OSHA and Cal OSHA, including knowledge of consensus standards (i.e. NFPA 70E, ANSI and NFPA 101).
  • Consult with Department Managers and EHS personnel in the implementation of EHS programs, hazard analysis, problem solving, and corrective action plans.
  • Establishes, maintains, and updates local EHS policies and procedures.
  • Act as a resource to managers and supervisors in the maintenance of their department EHS programs.
  • Perform safety hazard analysis and provides hazard mitigation as directed by the EHS Supervisor.
  • Conduct accident and near miss investigations.
  • Develop/Manage EHS related programs to include training for complex personnel.
  • Build and foster an EHS culture for personnel.

Required Qualifications:
  • The ability to undergo a trusted background check and pass a National Criminal Information Check (NCIC). In order to obtain a clearance, you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Occupational Safety, Safety Engineering, Occupational or Environmental Health, Industrial Engineering, or a safety related field, and 2+ years progressively responsible experience administering a safety program or a Master's with 0+ years of experience.
    • Two years related experience may be substituted for one year of education.
  • Must possess and retain a valid California drivers' license.
  • Ability to manage the EHS of multiple construction site projects with changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a dynamic team. Must demonstrate ability to interface with both external and internal customers.
  • Must be detail-oriented, able to adhere to deadlines and have strong technical, organizational and communication skills.
  • A sound knowledge of and certification course(s) on federal, state, local laws and regulations pertaining to construction safety.
  • Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
  • Knowledge in the fields of safety and health compliance and auditing.
  • Knowledge of governmental regulations and applicable standards such as EPA, OSHA. NIOSH, APCD and NFPA 70E that affect employee and environmental health and safety.
  • Technical expertise in analyzing numerical and claims data and industry performance measures such as Loss Time Injury Rates, Frequency Rates, and OSHA 300 Recordable Rates.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills as well as effective leadership skills.
  • Ability to prepare, compose and present reports to all levels of management.
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and related IT systems.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to climb antenna's up to 250ft.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Certification as a Construction Safety and Health Technician (CSHT) or Occupational Safety and Health Technician (OHST) by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals preferred.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) designation
  • OSHA 500/501 Train the Trainer certification preferred but not required.


This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain a trusted background check and pass a National Criminal Information Check (NCIC). In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.