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Occupational Safety and Health Specialist


Forest Health Specialist


Dallas, Texas, United States


Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

The NISC program is seeking an Occupational Safety, and Health Specialist. This professional will provide support to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Environmental Occupational Safety and Health (EOSH) Program.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversees safety or occupational health program elements including fall protection, electrical safety, confined space and hazardous materials. Analyzes jobs, processes, products, or other systems to determine the risks to employees.

  • Performs complex technical hazard assessment assignments involving the evaluation and analysis of laboratory data to develop hazard control options for asbestos exposures, mold growth, drinking water exceedances, confined spaces, or other similar health hazards.

  • Conducts workplace environmental/safety inspections and develops abatement plans to control the identified hazards.

  • Serves as subject matter expert in identifying and evaluating personal protective equipment needs (fall-protection, electrical, and hazardous materials).

  • Identifies and evaluates safety training needs in the areas identified above.

  • Reviews project designs and identifies safety concerns regarding asbestos, fall protection, electrical safety, and other work hazards.

  • Develops scopes of work for contract resources required to implement specific aspects of EOSH program operations with overall authority and responsibility for compliance with federal, state and local Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health regulations.

  • Develops new occupational safety and health programs, policies, procedures, technical reports, briefing papers, and approaches to address broad, new compliance and certification problems, taking into consideration FAA policies, Federal laws, regulations, and industry standards.

  • Assignments frequently require knowledge and experience working across functional and/or organizational lines.

  • May act as a point of contact to provide advice and guidance on the applications of policies and procedures. May be called upon to communicate FAA positions on policies and procedures internally and externally.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety or a related field, such as Biology with 2 to 4 years of prior relevant experience. Or, a Master's degree in a similar field with at least 1 year of prior relevant experience.

  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and pass FAA security screening for positions of public trust. Public Trust requires US Citizenship.

  • Demonstrated aptitude for collaboration, teamwork, and risk management.

  • Ability to effectively communicate in written and verbal form to individuals at different organizational levels.

  • Strong writing, time-management, and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work independently within a fast-paced, large engineering organization.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently with different schedules and requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • FAA Experience or Military Aviation background highly desired.

  • Prior Safety consulting experience for FAA or other Federal agencies.

  • Board of Certified Safety Professionals with any of the following certifications:

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification.

  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP).

  • Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST).

  • Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST)

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We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $55,250.00 - $99,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.