Senior Safety Engineer (NASA AMES)
Mountain View, CA 
Posted 2 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description


Job Description:

THIS IS NOT A LONG-TERM TELEWORK POSITION. Work will be performed at NASA Ames Research facilities. When appropriate, remote work will be permitted during COVID.


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    Key Capabilities:

    • Large Infrastructure
    • Mission Support
    • Command & Control
    • Mission Applications
    • Engineering Services

      Leidos has an exciting opportunity to join our Team supporting safe operations at the NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, California. In this role your expertise will be essential to support safety activities in support of NASA Ames Research Center operations. NASA’s test facilities contain complex process, mechanical, and electrical subsystems with varying degrees of hazards. The Safety Engineer will act as a resource to Center operations and work closely with NASA staff, facility engineers, and system operators. The Safety Engineer must have broad industrial safety experience as well as a strong technical background. The position works under general supervision of the Lead Safety Engineer and is expected to apply fundamental engineering concepts, practices, and procedures.

      Roles & Responsibilities

      • Provide program development, implementation, coordination and training for safety programs, such as electrical safety (including high voltage electrical power safety), lock-out/tag-out, heavy equipment safety, fall protection, facility safety, ergonomics, machine guarding, housekeeping, office safety, explosives and propellants safety, mishap reporting, safety postings/signs, safety committee management, and other types of typical safety programs.

      • Interact with NASA personnel to ensure a consistent understanding of regulatory and procedure requirements.

      • Support and provide direction to NASA’s safety program.

      • Adapt to the situation at hand and be able to bring problem situations under control.

      • Take action to create an opportunity by proactively looking ahead.

      • Effectively manage multiple tasks, but also relinquish tasks that can be performed by support staff or less-seasoned professionals.

      • Interpret and communicate regulatory requirements, effectively identifying solutions where rule ambiguity exists.

      Basic Qualifications

      • Direct experience working onsite at NASA Ames

      • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and 4 years' experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

      • Excellent oral and above average written communications skills; Ability to develop excellent working relationships with customers, peers, and management; Ability to utilize Microsoft Office to prepare reports, presentations, and charts

      • Knowledge and use of computer skills and typical business software (i.e., word processing and spreadsheets)

      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Certified Safety Professional

      • Experience working at NASA centers

      • Knowledge of NASA’s safety program policies and procedures

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      We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

      This position requires successful completion of a Public Trust background investigation.

      External Referral Bonus:Eligible

      Potential for Telework:Yes, 25%

      Clearance Level Required:Public Trust


      Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


      Requisition Category:Professional

      Job Family:Safety

      Pay Range:

      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 .

      Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available .

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      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.


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      Job Summary
      Start Date
      As soon as possible
      Employment Term and Type
      Regular, Full Time
      Required Education
      Bachelor's Degree
      Required Experience
      4+ years
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