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Amentum Safety Specialist in Grand Junction, Colorado

Job Summary

AMENTUM is seeking a Jr. Safety Specialist to be based in Grand Junction, CO. Perform general environmental and/or safety support services, investigations and analyses. Acts as lead investigator or project manager on primary ES&H projects.

Essential Responsibilities:

1) Direct the activities of other ES&H professionals in performing analytical and scientific investigative studies related to ecology or environmental science.2) Review literature in the fields of environment, safety, and related fields and make decisions on the adequacy and merit of ongoing investigations.3) Design or select methodology to be used in the analysis of unique or complex data collected from ES&H investigations, gathered from literature, and performs or directs analyses, as required.4) Certify compliance with applicable environmental regulations and protocols.5) Maintain a working knowledge of statutory requirements related to the environmental, safety, and/or health regulations.6) Make decisions on methodology for work completion for complex tasks, the failure of which may pose high environmental or socioeconomic risk. Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested. Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Typical office environment with no unusual hazards, occasional lifting to 20 pounds, constant sitting while using the computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must posses planning/organizing skills, and must be able to work under deadlines.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - Amentum enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the Amentum Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable Amentum Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelors degree in ES&H-related field, i.e., Engineering, Chemistry, Biology or other sciences. 7 years of position related experience. ES&H-related experience may be substituted for educational requirements. Good written communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications; organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required. Position my require travel. Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

Due to the nature of the work must be a US Citizen

Dual Citizenship not permitted

Preferred Qualifications

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans. If you are an applicant with a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability—or unable to use—the online application system and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Reasonable Accommodation Helpline at 1-888-877-3181 or 301-944-3299 or email for assistance. In order to address your request, the following information is needed:


Upon receipt of this information we will respond to you promptly to obtain more information about your request.