AECOM Safety Specialist in Jersey City, New Jersey

United States of America - New Jersey, Jersey City

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Safety Specialist to be based in our Jersey City, New Jersey location.

Typical Responsibilities:

This position will start as day shift but will move to night shift

Under limited supervision, responsible for moderately complex technical work in a wide range of environmental, safety and health disciplines to achieve compliance with ES&H standards along with federal and state regulatory requirements.

  • Maintains current knowledge of and assists with DOT reporting requirements.

  • Exhibits knowledge and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures for the safety group.

  • Develops, implements and maintains safety and health programs, systems and procedures.

  • Investigates accidents, injuries, and complaints concerning hazards in the workplace.

  • Recommends improvements in processes, design, procedures and operating equipment to minimize hazards.

  • Provides regulatory interpretation and technical advice.

  • Assists with maintaining driver abstracts.

  • Will be required to respond to all emergencies during shift and as needed.

  • Will be responsible for incident investigations and post-accident drug testing during shift and as needed.

Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Health or Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Engineering or demonstrated equivalent.


  • 2 years of safety related experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Board of Certified Safety Professionals, Safety Trained Supervisor Certificate (STS)

  • U.S. Department of Transportation Transit Safety and Security Program Certificate - Rail (TSSP)

Additional Information:

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • Relocation benefits are not available for this position.

  • Please be advised that all internal candidates interested in applying must have a satisfactory discipline record during the period from 8/14/17 to 8/14/18.

  • Candidate must possess a valid Driver’s License, with no suspensions or moving violations within the past 3 years.

  • A Certified Driver’s Abstract is required to validate driving record.

  • Internal candidates interested in applying must have completed the probationary period, if applicable, for the position they currently maintain as specified in the agreement between AECOM and the TWU Local 229.

  • All external candidates interested in applying must go to

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What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Transportation Operations Management / Traffic Monitoring

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 194337BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.