Senior Safety Specialist

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Not Applicable/None
Job Description:

T4 Program Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 (T4) to Parsons in August 2012. Parsons is the prime contractor. This $1.3 billion+ contract has a 4-year base period with two 3-year options. The statement of work includes a variety of activities that support the FAA's Capital Investment Plan (CIP) modernization efforts: Site selection and engineering, construction, environmental and fire/life safety, equipment installation and testing, CAD, and other technical services as required. Work is performed across the nation in each of the FAA's nine regions as well as the Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey and in several U.S. territories. An average staff of 400-500 with a peak staff over 650 supports this contract, in addition to those subcontractors who perform construction work.

Sr. Risk Specialist - Washington, DC Headquarters

This position will serve as a Regional Risk Specialist supporting our federal contract, based out of Washington, DC

The Risk Specialist (RS) monitors safety performance of all operations with respect to the Environmental, Safety, Health, and Risk Management Program (ESHARP) principles. The RS will provide Quality Systems support using the T4 Program Policies, Procedures, and project specific quality inspection requirements as the basis for process development and optimization, procedure development, data collection and reporting and Quality Systems training. The RS is a change leader, educator, and resource for the Region's organizational safety culture. The RS will lead by example by promoting quality within the program

The Risk Specialist:

* Administers Risk Program (Safety, Quality, and Security); audits and inspects the Project Work Site to identify and correct hazards and quality issues.

* Works with the Project Managers to develop risk assessments for upcoming work and provides technical guidance throughout the planning process.

* Conducts and assists management with incident investigation, including report preparation and review.

* Coordinates or conducts training for regional personnel including, but not limited to, new hire orientation, fall protection, OSHA 10 Hour, First Aid/CPR, and tower climbing training.

* Collaborates with technicians, subcontractors, vendors, and clients to improve safety performance and quality operations at the William J Hughes Technical Center.

* Must be open to occasional travel to job sites within the continental US and territories and provide training when needed.

* This key position will understand complex technical solutions and provide a broad safety and quality overview to both key stakeholders as well as non-technical personnel.

Qualifications / Requirements

* Bachelor's Degree preferred

* Bachelor's Degree in Safety/Quality/Construction Management related disciplines highly


* 7-10 years' safety and quality program-related experience

* Familiarity with ISO 9001 principals and construction/installation quality requirements.

* Requires physical effort, beyond standard office work, including:

o Ability to climb ladders and towers using fall protection

o Ability to lift 30 pounds

o Walking on rough and uneven terrain

* Must be able to meet customer security requirements. A background check by Federal Authorities will be performed.

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.