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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Herndon, Virginia
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
EH&S Corporate Director/Manager
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Safety Corporate Director/Manager
Industry Segments:
Construction /Architecture, Government / Public Sector, Professional Services
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

$1000 referral or sign on bonus!

Akima, LLC’s Business Groups and their operating companies represent an uncommonly broad array of specialized talents, technologies, domain expertise and proven program success at some of the most visible and demanding implementations across all of government and industry.

Driven by mission priorities and the most stringent business metrics, budget constraints and best practice models, Akima companies successfully support their customers at every critical point across a project’s lifecycle—from strategy, design, and development through operations, management, migration and maintenance. The result: streamlined project implementation, aggressive cost control and the clearest line of sight to consistently superior mission outcomes. We have 47 companies under our umbrella, and we have been growing 40% year over year. 

We are seeking a dedicated Health, Safety & Environmental Manager to join our corporate team. This in an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to grow and expand in their safety career path,  supporting multiple geographically diverse projects, and working with senior staff across functional areas. Come join us in our growth, and be part of our continued success!

Please note:
Must have current CSP or CIH certification, and experience working in a government contracting organization.  A combination of corporate and high level construction project safety/risk assessment and training is a a big plus! 

Develops, implements, and manages occupational Health, industrial Safety and Environmental (HS&E) strategies, conducts safety inspections and training; serves as consultant to subsidiary companies on safety issues, and performs related duties as required. 

Essential Functions: 

  • Participates in tactical planning in support of HS&E initiatives
  • Facilitates regulatory visits, manages emergency response incidents; implements corrective actions
  • Conducts/leads training in applicable HS&E areas
  • Interacts with subsidiary Senior Management Team as necessary; acts as liaison with all functional first line management and supervisors as appropriate
  • Conducts regular safety audits, including the inspection of facilities,work sites, equipment, work practices and safety devices to ensure compliance with required workplace safety standards, government regulations; report finds to subsidiary President with recommendations of changes to establish safe work condition
  • Implements corporate level medical surveillance program.
  • Acts as primary corporate contact in the event of a reportable incident or on the job injury and follow up with communication to subsidiary Senior Management Tea
  • Completes corporate level reporting for Federal (i.e. OSHA, BLS, EPA, etc.) and internal compliance.
  • Acts as key contact to subsidiary regarding safety data needed for company proposal efforts. Prepares technical reports, policies, procedures, and directives. Assesses risk exposure using industry accepted sampling &monitoring techniques.
  • Partners with subsidiary for indemnity loss reporting, investigation,correction, return to work, & claim closure process
  • Leads, coaches, mentors and educates internal, as well as external, customers.
  • Other duties as assigned 
  • This position will require travel of up to 30% (CONUS) and will require the incumbent to drive a personal vehicle to work sites on occasion, as well as lease rental cars when on travel. 


  • Bachelors degree in occupational Health, industrial Safety, Environmental science, Engineering, or similar technical field.
  • Five (5) + years experience in HS&E management and loss prevention in diverse work environments including federal contracts and federal work locations.
  • History of demonstrated performance, leadership and innovation.
  • The ideal candidate will hold CIH/CSP certs or,  within 90 days of start of employment. will have completed all professional requirements to be eligible to sit for CIH/CSP exams
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) preferred, .
  • Ability to obtain a top secret clearance.
  • Valid U.S driver’s license.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of federal & state health, safety and environmental regulations, and industry practices is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Ability: 

  • Comprehensive knowledge of  health, safety, and environment requirements.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, with experience creating Ad Hoc and summary reports.
  • Proven experience researching corporate safety incidents and creating concise reports
  • Experience conducting gap analyses and developing corrective action plans
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize, work well under stress, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of time overall and work at field locations up to 1week at a time.
  • Must be competent with various software programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Must have good problem resolution abilities.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to work out in the field, on work sites with diverse customers and project locations, as well as in the corporate office.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance

Physical Demands: 

  • While performing these duties, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk or hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision,distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee may be asked to walk on uneven surfaces, bend, squat, climb stairs, sit for extended periods of time, work at a computer terminal fore extended periods of time, key, answer telephones, discuss issues with fellow  employees, lift and carry 25 pounds frequently as needed.


  • Ability to travel up to 25% (Domestically) - Ability to schedule travel, hotel and make rental car arrangements as needed

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