BAE Systems Safety Technician in Radford, Virginia
BAE Systems is seeking Safety Assistants/Technicians to assist in promoting the maintenance of a safe, accident free work environmentat 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 ensurethe 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.
BAE Systems currently has 3 openings for Safety Technicians within our team; You must be available to work any of the below 3 shifts Monday through Friday with the following schedule.
First shift hours: 6:00am 2:30pm
Second shift hours: 2:00pm 10:30pm
Third shift hours: 10:00pm 6:30am
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a High School Diploma and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience
Required Skills and Education
Bachelors 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 Skills and Education
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
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 repairjust 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.
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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