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Job #: R-00020938
Location: Centennial, CO
Category: Environmental Health And Safety
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The Antarctic Support Contract (ASC) is seeking candidates for the position of Safety Manager. The Safety Manager will lead a team of Safety professionals to ensure safe working conditions and compliance in Antarctica, on board maritime vessels, in international gateway locations, and in our CONUS locations. This position will serve as a critical member of the mission assurance team reporting directly to the ASC Mission Assurance Director.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the highest level of commitment to safety, quality, compliance and internal controls in adherence to company values and ethics
  • Leads improvements to the project’s overarching safety culture, driving rigor and accountability into the development and implementation of an integrated safety management system (ISMS)
  • Develops and executes strategic and tactical safety goals and initiatives 
  • Responsible for all aspects of the ASC safety program including, but not limited to field safety, industrial safety, occupational safety and health
  • Manages the development and implementation of safety and health procedures, processes, and training to address applicable  OSHA  regulations and customer safety requirements, and consensus standards such as, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards  
  • Manages the coordination of qualitative and quantitative monitoring of all workplace environments

Required Qualifications

  • BS degree in a  biological, physical, or safety science related field
  • 12 years of related experience; 5+ years of direct experience managing individual contributors and “hands on” experience designing and implementing EH&S processes, procedural documentation, and training
  • Significant Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS) experience
  • Familiarity with relevant standards (ISO, OSHA, NFPA, etc.)
  • Exceptional organization and communication skills
  • Construction safety experience, including multi-story building demolition and construction

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with ISO 450001
  • MS degree in a  biological, physical, or safety science related field
  • 5+ years of experience in Integrated Safety Management Systems development and implementation
  • Able to develop implementable recommendations for corrective actions and document completion to address identified safety and health needs
  • Prior experience working technical services with a federal customer in highly regulated and remote work environments
  • CSP and/or CIH preferred
  • Competent in change and risk management practices
  • Lean / Six Sigma Green Belt (or higher) certification to drive continuous improvement

PHYSICAL AND/OR OTHER SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Deployment may be required in this position at discretion of management.  If required, the individual in the position must successfully complete the physical, dental  and psychological examinations, as required by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for deploying to Antarctica. Failure to meet these requirements may result in withdrawal of employment offer or other employment action. Complies with applicable safety, environment, health, and waste management policies and procedure. U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residence is required.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Environmental Health And Safety


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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