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Industrial Safety Professional
Job ID #: 12335 Location: Newport News, VA
Functional Area: Engineering Division: ESH&Q Division
Position Type: Regular Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Experience Required: 10+ years Relocation Provided: No

Please note that all JSA/Jefferson Lab employees are required to be vaccinated against
COVID-19. All successful hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination
verification as a condition of employment, subject to limited legally recognized
exemptions to COVID-19 vaccination.

SALARY RANGE:  $105,200 - $166,200 (SE III)  
Under rminimum supervision, the Industrial Safety Professional will serve as a key member of the Environment Safety and Health Department tasked to implement, monitor and improve the performance of the safety programs which the department provides to the line organization.  These areas will include electrical safety, fall protection, ladders/scaffolding, pressure systems safety and other general and industrial workplace hazards. The incumbent will also develop policies, procedures and training to eliminate and mitgate those hazards: and assure JSA compliance with all appropriate contractual and regulatory requirements,and execute lab-wide policy, procedures and initiatives and provide direct support to line organizations during work planning and execution. 
The incumbent will also mentor staff as assigned and work productively with staff from across all organizations and levels as well as Department of Energy staff.

Education and Experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Safety Engineering or closely related field plus 10 years of relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated success evaluating and mitigating industrial hazard risk and assuring regulatory compliance
  • Documented education, training or experience in the following disciplines: pressure/vacuum systems, industrial gases, portable and fixed machine tools, work at heights, ladders and scaffolding, material handling
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable OSHA standards
  • Documented success managing multiple, complex projects leading to risk reduction, regulatory compliance and implementation of best practices
  • Professional Engineer and/or Certified Safety Professional preferred

Not Required But Desireable
  • Knowldge of safety program management related to 10 CFR 851
  • Other Federal safety program implementation
  • Education/training/experience with the implementation of the Prevention Through Design concept; or similar

Ability to lead groups of varied backgrounds towards a common objective
Ability to perform complex and/or varied tasks
Ability to understand complex problems and to collaborate and explore and implement alternative solutions
Ability to analyze and interpret complex data and systems and develop models
Capable of analytic and deductive reasoning
Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects with limited oversight

• Ability to traverse across various locations on the laboratory site and access work areas
• Ability to stoop, bend over and climb ladders
• Ability to carry up to 40 lbs.
• Ability to access and work in confined spaces
• Ability to work on a computer for extended periods
• Visual capabilities to use computer workstations, read drawings and documents, make field observations, and see safety alarms
• Auditory capabilities to hear safety alarms

Jefferson Science Associates, LLC (JSA) manages and operates the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab). JSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or veteran status or on any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. As part of the JSA’s equal employment opportunity policy, we also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.

JSA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities (unless doing so will result in an undue hardship). If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (757) 269-7598 to provide the nature of your request. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Employment with JSA is conditional upon DOE approval if at any time during your employment you are participating in a Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Program or Affiliated activity. Generally, such programs/activities include any foreign-state-sponsored attempt to acquire U.S.-funded scientific research through programs run or funded by the government that target scientists, engineers, students, academics, researchers, and entrepreneurs of all nationalities working or educated in the United States. This includes positions or appointments, both domestic and foreign, titled academic, professional, or institutional appointments whether or not remuneration is received and whether full-time, part-time or voluntary.

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