Senior Safety Specialist

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Date: 8 Jun 2024

Location: Jamaica, NY, US

Company: Alstom

Req ID:445568 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 

Assist the Safety Manager in all matters relating to Health & Safety at the JFK Site. The Senior Safety Specialist coordinates the development, implementation, and evaluation of initiatives that promote safe work practices and working environments, emphasizing system safety.


Main Responisibilities: 

  •  Provide and oversee safety training in compliance with regulatory requirements and company policy. Support management in maintaining universal and hazardous waste areas in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements. Work with Sites' Engineering & Maintenance resources to recommend solutions and support sites in hazard identification and risk assessment. 
  • Perform safety audits/inspections on the work activities of employees, contractors, and vendors.  Prepare safety inspection reports and present them to internal executives, the client, and their consultants. Assist safety manager during internal and external audits. Tracks audit findings and assist Safety Manager in weekly pre-CAP meetings with Site management. Oversee  Joint Health and Safety Committee program to ensure the program complies with corporate directives. 
  • Perform job analysis/ HIRA and develop safe system of work (SSOW) procedures for employees’ and contractors’ job tasks, equipment, tools, and special projects. Assist Safety Manager in maintaining safety data on the SharePoint site. Assist in maintaining SDS online database. Assist in Accident/Incident Investigation: Record & report important details of the accident and identify the root cause(s) and contributing factors.
  • Assist in implementing and tracking Site HSE Action Plan, including CAPs, in tracking site continuous improvement initiatives. Supports Safety Manager in initial HSE accident and incident notifications process. 
  • Support management in maintaining ISO 45001 system certifications.


Qualifications & Functional Knowledge:

  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Health & Environmental Science, Management, or Engineering from an accredited college or university.

Knowledge of the Business: 

  • 1-3 years experience minimum; Other:  Experience in the following programs involving; Electrical Safety and NFPA 70E, Systems Safety, Incident Investigation, Risk Assessment, and hazard Analysis Root Cause Analysis.




Alstom is a global company where our people vision and values embrace Diversity and Inclusion (D&I). Wherever we operate and across all our businesses, we want to create an inclusive culture in which diversity is welcomed and appreciated. By bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and giving everyone the opportunity to contribute with their knowledge, skills, experiences and perspectives, we also generate value for Alstom and its stakeholders.


Employment at Alstom is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. Alstom does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition (including breastfeeding), or any other basis protected by law.


It is Alstom's policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to non-discrimination and equal opportunity. The Company's Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policy, as well as its affirmative action obligations, includes the full and complete support of the Company. Because it's just the right thing to do. We hope you think so, too.


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