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Job #: R-00042745
Location: Pueblo, CO
Category: Safety
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Job Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for a Safety Technician in our Pueblo Field Office in Pueblo Colorado.  This is an opportunity to apply your safety education, training and insight to a mission of national importance.  In this position, you will support the Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA) program in evaluating and assessing personal protective equipment (PPE) and processes and behaviors for areas of improvement and refinement. The successful candidate will provide technical input associated with the identification and analysis of occupational hazards associated with ACWA demilitarization activities and promoting worksite and/or product safety by applying knowledge of industrial processes and industrial health and safety laws to protect personnel and the public. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will provide safety support to PCAPP associated with safety and operational requirements.
  • Perform document reviews, technical research, and provide technical input associated with the activities to provide the necessary information for the Government to perform their oversight mission.
  • Perform project related safety and occupational health activities as specified by the Leidos Lead or Senior Safety SME.
  • The following activities are included as typical work efforts but can vary based on the needs.
  • Review the SC’s plans and procedures for compliance with programmatic and Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA) requirements. The result of this review shall be provided as technical input to support their oversight mission
  • Review safety and occupational health documents to assure their compliance with Standing Operating Procedures (SOPs), training documents, design changes, and Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs). These reviews shall ensure proper configuration management procedures are being followed. Additionally, the candidate shall become familiar with the various site risk assessment and site safety plans. This includes the annual Multi-Pathway Health Risk Assessment, and the Site Safety Submission.
  • Attend and participate in meetings that address safety and occupational health issues. This shall include engaging in dialogue and providing technical input and expertise during the meetings.
  • Verify that the operating contractor is providing ongoing evaluation and support (self-reporting) for maintaining OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Status.
  • Provide technical input regarding operating contractors work activities to assure compliance with approved safety plans, directives, and approved procedures.
  • Recommend policies and processes or changes to polices and processes

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires a Bachelors Degree in engineering or a health related discipline
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
  • Requires a minimum of 5 years’ experience in occupational health and safety in a hazardous chemical waste operation.
  • Requires 3 years’ experience with Army safety policies and regulations.
  • Working knowledge and proficiency in the concepts, principles and practices of the safety and occupational health disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Direct experience with OSHA, DDESB, NFPA and NEC safety regulations, policies and processes.

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About Leidos

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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