The Safety Engineer will help ensure that all work conducted for the Laboratory is done in a manner that does not compromise the safety and health of workers. The incumbent will provide oversight of the implementation of PPPL's safety programs, including development and /or support of associated policies and procedures. Programs include, but are not limited to the following: fall protection, machine guarding, hoisting and rigging, ladders, scaffolds, aerial lifts, fork lifts, personal protective equipment, compressed gases and other general industrial or construction safety related topics. Additional responsibilities include conducting periodic assessments to ensure the effectiveness of the PPPL's safety programs, evaluating trends, conducting field surveys and assessments associated with maintaining workplace safety, creating and providing appropriate worker safety training and participating in incident investigations involving safety related issues.
Qualifications includes a degree in Occupational Safety or related field, experience may be substituted for education, related experience in industrial safety at a commercial facility or Department of Energy (DOE) facility. In addition, the successful candidate must have strong verbal and writing communication skills and experience with Microsoft Office. A Masters degree in a related field is preferred.
Must be capable of accessing any and all work areas in order to physically view work practices and conduct inspections. This may involve bending, climbing and kneeling. Must be able to periodically lift up to 25 pounds.