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    Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.

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    This position is located in Amarillo, Texas.  Information about Amarillo and the Amarillo area can be found at  Amarillo Chamber of Commerce

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    Responsibilities

    The Safety Engineer is responsible for reviewing engineering specifications and plans for inclusion of safety engineering, occupational health requirements and design codes.  Examines plans for new machinery or equipment, inspects and analyzes structures, tours plant to inspect fire as well as safety equipment, machinery and facilities to identify and correct potential hazards.  The Safety Engineer governs conditions for safety clothing and devices, and installs or instructs installation of safety devices on machinery.  This position is responsible for conducting and coordinating safety first aid training and educating workers about safety policies, laws and practices.  Responsible for investigating accidents and preparing accident reports, conducts air quality tests and tracks and calculates environmental data for regulatory reporting.  The Safety Engineer is responsible for attending safety meetings, conferences, and training. 

    Physical Demands: About half of the work is performed in an office setting and is sedentary in nature.  The remainder of the employee's work time is devoted to field inspections and to observe and study work operations in an industrial work area.

    Work Environment:  The sedentary work is primarily indoors in a controlled atmosphere.  The field work may require exposure to extreme weather conditions, potentially explosive gases, high voltage, chemical exposure, loud noise, dust, and grease.  Safety equipment is required during such field work.  

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required to attend meetings, conferences, trainings and to other office locations.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0803 Safety Engineering

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