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Safety Specialist Engineer - London City Airport

Requisition ID:  228885



An entry level position for a driven ambitious EHS professional, to assist in the setup of an EHS project safety Management system, the correct person will have excellent IT skills and be competent is development of project dashboards, have administrative capabilities and be looking to progress in the EHS field. The role will include assisting development of training and induction packages and also interaction with site personnel out on site.

An excellent opportunity to work on a large scale project in a demanding environment, the correct person will be supported in all areas of their development and work.

The candidate will also assist in the integration of specialized safety requirements into the planning, permitting, design, and construction of Bechtel projects.  Interprets specialized requirements, evaluates and applies specialized scientific principles, and formulates scopes of work, plans, and methodologies suitable for achieving the desired objectives.


The candidate will have to have the right to work in UK and also be required to complete the security checks needed to work Airside and a UK Airport. (DBS)


For salary grade determination, see Addendum.



A.  Supervision Received

  • Receives technical and administrative supervision from the Manager of Safety Services, Safety Services Manager, Principal Safety Specialist/Engineer, or supervisory Senior Safety Specialist/Engineer.  If assigned full-time on a project, receives supervision and work assignments from the Project Safety Services Supervisor or Project ES&H Manager.

B.  Supervision Exercised

  • None.

C.  Contacts

  • Maintains relationships with internal organizations (e.g., engineering, construction, and subcontracts), customer, and contractor/subcontractor representatives to coordinate technical/scientific issues and implementation of safety functions into project proposals, designs, and construction plans.
  • Maintains contact, as appropriate, with government regulatory and resource agencies to obtain current information on new regulations, program initiatives, and technical requirements and standards.
  • Maintains contact with other safety personnel (e.g., project safety lead) to keep them informed of changing requirements and to provide technical assistance.
  • Maintains contact with professional colleagues and organizations in government and industry to keep abreast of advancements in the discipline field (e.g., energy isolation, lockout/tagout, personal protective equipment, risk assessment, working at heights, People Based Safety).




  1. Provides technical support to safety studies and assessments and other applicable safety and health reviews.
  2. Responsible for the assisting development and up keeping of EHS recording metrics excellent IT Skills essential.
  3. Provides specialized safety input to engineering, construction, and subcontracts, thus ensuring that safety requirements are properly integrated into project planning, design criteria, construction plans and specifications and subcontracts.
  4. Participates in meetings, as required, with customers, project team members, and contractors/subcontractors to advise them of specialized safety and health requirements that may affect project design, construction schedule, and cost.
  5. Assists in drafting ES&H Plans, project specific safety procedures, project specific implementation plans (e.g., evacuation plans, safety training plans and programs, People Based Safety), and technical reports.
  6. Conducts safety inspections of project construction activities to monitor compliance with safety requirements including contractual commitments, permits, the project’s ES&H plan, and other applicable safety plans.
  7. May be assigned as an assistant project safety lead or safety coordinator/inspector on a small project.



  • Specialized knowledge in a safety specialty (e.g., Personal Protective Equipment, lockout/tagout, fall protection, excavation, People Based Safety) or engineering (e.g., civil, process safety, mechanical) or related disciplines.
  • Knowledge of safety management, monitoring programs, principles, and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of safety and health laws and regulations and applicable agencies’ permitting processes and responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of engineering, construction, and subcontract work processes.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication and knowledge of computer applications.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in a specialized scientific field (e.g., safety, industrial engineering, public health) or process/mechanical engineering and/or some practical work experience in the discipline performing the responsibilities listed above.



Salary Grade Determination

Grade 24

Plans and coordinates work requiring independent judgment and experience in the application of standard, specialized safety techniques and formulation of safety procedures and/or plans to reduce potential identified safety hazards.  Prepares safety reports and reviews reports drafted by others.  Experience in safety compliance inspection/assessment during construction.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.