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Industrial Safety Specialist 3

Date: Sep 24, 2022

Location: Erwin, TN, US

Company: BWX Technologies

At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWXT provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,400 employees, BWXT has 12 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. We are the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide environmental remediation and nuclear operations management at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT’s technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production in North America and microreactors for various defense and space applications. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXTech and learn more at www.bwxt.com.

 

 

Industrial Safety Specialist 3 -- Nuclear Fuel Services - Erwin, TN

 

 

Summary Description of Job:

 

Leads one or more of the safety program functional areas, including but not limited to, chemical safety, industrial hygiene, industrial safety, ergonomics or fire protection.  Leads team evaluations of processes and activities for new or modified plant facilities, processes, systems, and components.  Mentors salaried and hourly employees in aspects of industrial safety implementation and performance.  Lead the development, execution, and assessment of programs to protect the health and safety of NFS employees.  Serves as cognizant specialist in assigned program areas.  Leads and/or participates in hazard analysis activities and champions special Industrial Safety projects and initiatives.  Ensures functional program data is collected, documented, analyzed, interpreted, reported, and maintained.

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities of Job:

 

  • Guide safety staff in development, execution, and assessment of programs to protect the health and safety of NFS employees. 
  • Assist Industrial Safety Specialist 4 with assigned routine and special management activities. 
  • Provides coaching and mentoring to safety staff and plant salaried and hourly employees in aspects of industrial safety implementation and performance.
  • Determines impact, applicability and graded response to safety requirements and initiatives. 
  • Reviews proposed requirements to determine impact and proposes resolution or path forward to the Industrial Safety Manager. 
  • Provides occasional interface with federal, state, and local regulatory bodies with their areas of responsibility.
  • Leads or supports the activities of hazard analysis teams and independently executes program elements as assigned. 
  • Determines potential hazards and required protective actions resulting from investigative activities, including participation in safety evaluations of processes and activities for new or modified plant facilities, processes, systems, and components. 
  • Participates on readiness review teams.  Reviews and concurs on major and complex work requests. Supports emergency response activities as directed.
  • Develops safety program functional element requirements. 
  • Recommends improvements or enhancements to existing programs to the Industrial Safety Manager, and as directed, implements improvements or enhancements. 
  • Prepares program documents and instructions, including development of new procedures or other command media as required.
  • Executes safety program elements and responsibilities, as assigned, to protect the health and safety of NFS employees. 
  • Prepares permits, performs pre-job walk downs and hazard analyses, provides equipment, and performs testing, monitoring, and oversight. 
  • Collects and compiles data into a usable form, performs routine analysis and interpretation, and takes appropriate actions based upon data indications. 
  • Reports results to Industrial Safety management. 
  • Implements required safety training and qualification programs for NFS employees.

 

Educational Requirements of Job:

 

  • B. S.  -- Hygiene, Safety, Engineering, Science or other degree as deemed appropriate by the Industrial Safety Manager OR equivalent experience acceptable with at least two years' relevant experience for each year college (i.e. eight years' experience in lieu of a degree) or is a Certified Safety Professional or Certified Industrial Hygienist.

 

Experience Requirements (Beyond educational or equivalent):

 

  • With a B. S. degree six (6) to eight (8) years' experience in industrial safety disciplines sufficient to demonstrate ability to apply technical knowledge to plant situations and requirements. With a M. S. degree three (3) to five (5) years' experience in industrial safety disciplines sufficient to demonstrate ability to apply technical knowledge to plant situations and requirements.

 

 

As a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities (“BWXT” or the “Company”) complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding COVID-19 and other health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment.

 

Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. Citizenship (with no dual citizenship) and ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation and previous employment reference verifications.

 

BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status.


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