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Safety Engineer

Description: Assists in planning and conducting portions or limited inspections or compliance reviews (or independently conducts inspections of business establishments and worksites whose operations are generally characterized by the presence of moderately stable, low-risk processes or some higher hazards or unsafe working conditions or technically difficult operations which are covered by specific written guidelines). Identifies areas in need of immediate corrective action or conditions which are of imminent danger to life or limb. Inspects worksites, machine and equipment operations, environmental conditions, work practices, protective devices and equipment, and safety procedures. Interviews supervisors and employees for information on specific working conditions to evaluate the total worksite environment. Documents ongoing case files with relevant documentation to support a legally sufficient case. Recommends strategies and techniques for resolving unsafe or hazardous conditions. Operates a motor vehicle to travel to inspection sites.

Salary $47,374 to $75,334 per year
Type of Opportunity Full Time
Location Tarrytown,NY
Field of Study Engineering
Degree Wanted Bachelor
Special Skills & Requirements Appointment to this position will require a background investigation. Requires a valid drivers license and ability to operate a motor vehicle. Requires a medical examination. Requires a probationary period if the requirement has not been met. U.S. Citizenship. Applicants may be required to provide a writing sample at the interview if invited. Qualifications Basic Education Requirements: All applicants must show successful completion of a full 4-year professional engineering curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering in an accredited college or university. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: 1. be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or 2. Include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statistics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress - strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d)thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics or electronics. And, Specialized Experience Requirements: In addition to the basic education requirements, applicants must also meet either the specialized experience or the substitution of education for experience described below. For GS-7: One year of professional engineering experience equivalent to the GS-5 level. In order to be creditable, this experience must be non-routine, professional engineering work: (1) is in an engineering discipline such as one of the following fields of engineering: mechanical, electrical, chemical, civil or structural, industrial, or materials engineering which demonstrates the ability to apply engineering concepts; (2) demonstrating ability to apply engineering knowledge to engineering problems in an industrial or construction setting; (3) Positive and continuing development of professional knowledge, skill and ability to successfully perform all the functions of the job; (4) Analyzing work processes and conditions, identifying and eliminating/controlling safety and occupational health hazards in construction, general industry or maritime. For GS-9: One year of professional engineering experience equivalent to the GS-7 level. In order to be creditable this experience must be non-routine, professional engineering work: (1) In an engineering discipline directly related to the safety engineer position such as one of the following fields of engineering: mechanical, electrical, chemical, civil, industrial, or materials engineering; (2) Demonstrating ability to apply engineering knowledge to engineering problems in an industrial or construction setting; (3) Positive and continuing development of professional knowledge, skill and ability to successfully perform all the functions of the job; (4) Analyzing work processes and conditions, identifying and eliminating/controlling safety and occupational health hazards in construction, general industry or maritime; and (5) demonstrating general knowledge of OSHA or related safety and occupational health standards or codes. Or, Substitution of Education for Professional Experience: Applicants who do not meet the specialized experience described above but possess a graduate degree education as described below may qualify based on that education (transcripts are required - student copies are acceptable). For GS-7: one full year of graduate-level education or superior academic achievement with a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale on a bachelor's degree, or graduating in the upper 10t% of the class, or election to an honor society. Education must be in one of the following fields of engineering: mechanical, electrical, chemical, civil, industrial, materials or in a field of science directly related to safety and occupational safety and health. For GS-9: a Master's degree or two full years of graduate education in one of the following fields of engineering: mechanical, electrical, chemical, civil, industrial, materials or in a field of science directly related to safety and occupational safety and health. Education You must submit your UNDERGRADUATE academic transcripts demonstrating that you have a bachelor's degree in engineering. If your bachelor's degree in engineering was obtained from a foreign country, you MUST submit an evaluation of that foreign education in order for us to make a determination on your qualifications. If specific course work is required to fulfill the eligibility and/or minimum qualification requirements, you must supply transcripts from each academic institution in which the required courses were taken in order to receive credit for that course work. See the 'Qualifications and Evaluations' section of this announcement for more details. If you do not submit sufficient academic documentation necessary to demonstrate that you meet the eligibility and minimum qualification requirements described in this announcement, your application will be deemed incomplete and you will be ineligible for further consideration for this vacancy. College Transcript and Evaluation of Foreign Education - The Department of Labor does not recognize academic degrees from unauthorized secondary schools or post-secondary institutions that are not accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the Department of Education. Any applicant falsely claiming an academic degree from an accredited school will be subject to actions ranging from disqualification from federal employment to removal from federal service. If your education was completed at a foreign college or university, you must show comparability to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States and comparability to applicable minimum course work requirements for this position.
Company Name Department of Labor (DOL)
Contact: Thien Vu
Address:
Email: vu.thien@dol.gov
Phone:
Website: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/492282100
About the Company: DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.
How To Apply: For more information and to apply go to: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/492282100
Expiration Date:
(YYYY-MM-DD)
2018-03-28

 

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