BAE Systems is seeking Safety Assistants/Technicians to assist in promoting the maintenance of a safe, accident free work environment at the government owned contractor operated Radford Army Ammunition Plant (RFAAP). The Safety Technicians will assist with ensuring facility compliance with OSHA, Army, and corporate safety directives by helping to administer an effective Safety Program. This includes issuing safety permits for activities such as hot work, confined space entry, and line breaks, auditing the effectiveness of various programs, conducting building inspections, investigating safety incidents, and recommending corrective actions to reduce risks to ensure the safety of our employees, customers, subcontractors and tenants. This is a hands on position spending the shift in the plant and responding to safety issues. This position reports directly to a Safety Supervisor.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Bachelor's degree or at least one year experience supporting occupational safety in a manufacturing environment or experience in operational areas at RFAAP or a similar energetic manufacturing facility.
Must be able to work independently and be self-motivated with problem solving and critical thinking skills.
Proficient in computer skills with high level written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work well with others and influence site employees at all levels of the organization to change behaviors to and promote a positive safety culture.
Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and be qualified to wear a respirator.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Preferred to have 5 years' experience in occupational health at a manufacturing facility or 5 years' experience in operational areas at RFAAP or a similar energetic manufacturing facility.
Prefer to have some experience working with energetics.
Associates or Bachelor's degree in Safety or other related field preferred, but not required.
About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.
At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
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