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Technical/Safety Lead

Government and Military

Engineer, Safety


Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking a Technical/Safety Lead to join our Industrial Maintenance team in Winston Salem, NC.

  • Typical work schedule is Monday – Friday, 7am – 3:30pm
  • Weekend and evening hours may be scheduled to support our 24/7 operation.

This position is responsible for training, record keeping, incident investigation and other safety related activities assigned by manager. Utilizes technical knowledge for hazard identification and to provide solutions for hazard mitigation.

Assists in the implementation and maintenance of safety and health programs, systems and procedures. Conducts employee safety training, emergency preparedness and assures the quality of programs. Audits employee task hazard assessments at the work site. Develops, writes, and documents LO-TO procedures.

Ensures safe work practices are followed. Provides instruction and assistance to other technicians as needed. Must be self-motivated and demonstrate the strong organizational time management skills needed to be successful in this role. May require call in to address immediate safety concerns or investigations.


  • Updates and delivers ES&H training presentations.
  • Investigates injuries, conditions and incidents that do, or could, involve actual or potential liability.
  • Maintains adequate records of pertinent data and compiles or initiates the compilation of the required reports on individual job occupational injury and illness experience.
  • Conducts employee training, emergency preparedness and assures the quality of programs.
  • Responds and provides service and feedback to the customer on near miss incidents.
  • Participates in RCA activity for safety issues and provides corrective actions to resolve.
  • Recommends measures to improve maintenance methods and equipment performance.
  • Develops lockout tag-out documentation and instructions.
  • Maintains a strict schedule in order to be successful in the position yet demonstrates flexibility in the day-to-day activities and scheduling for the benefit of the customer.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.
  • Five years of experience performing general maintenance repair in an industrial environment, or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to work in an aerial lift or scissor lift at heights up to 30 feet or higher.

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.
  • This position may require a valid Driver’s License.
  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.
  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.
  • This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires the ability to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Requires the ability to regularly climb extension ladders, roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs at least 10 times during shift.
  • Requires the flexibility to bend/stoop, squat repetitive during shift.
  • Requires the ability to regularly kneel repetitive for shift.
  • Requires the ability to move in a 90-degree fashion on a repetitive basis for shift.
  • Requires the ability to stretch/reach on a repetitive basis for shift.
  • Requires the ability to walk extensively throughout the plant during shift.
  • Requires the use of a Company/Client approved utility knife.
  • Requires the ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding.
  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.
  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.

Special Requirements:

  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.
  • Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

Other Attributes:

  • Must be willing to work overtime when required. May be required to work holidays and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates degree or technical school diploma in industrial electrical, industrial mechanical, HVAC, or a related skilled trade.
  • Experience working with electrical voltage up to 480V 3 phase.
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing Variable Frequency Drives.
  • Experience performing preventive and corrective maintenance on industrial equipment.
  • Experience reading prints and schematics.