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Lead Environmental Health & Safety Engineer

Req ID: J2317471-IL

  • Location
    Grand Junction, Colorado, United States of America
  • Category Social & Environmental Responsibility
  • Posted Monday, May 9, 2022
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description


The Lead EHS Engineer manages the establishment, implementation, and maintenance of a safe, accident-free, healthy work environment, compliant with all applicable H.S.E. regulations, company policies and procedures, and the safety statement ensuring safety objectives are implemented site-wide. This is an on-site position in a machining and manufacturing environment.


  • Develop and update the site safety statement and policy in partnership with plant management ensuring all employees are communicated periodically on the safety statement and policy.
  • Provide direction and advice to site management in the area of Health & Safety legislation and Codes of Practice and how best to implement at site level including but not limited to, the company meetings its objectives under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007.
  • Responsible for regulatory internal reporting, internal auditing and validation of compliance activities and reporting all relevant accidents and dangerous occurrences to the HSA through the EHS Manager.
  • Implementation of corporate Health & Safety systems with specific emphasis on process safety management, process hazards analysis, industrial hygiene, risk assessment, accident and injury reporting and change control.
  • Develop a proactive approach to accident/incident prevention through the visual management system leading indicator (near miss / good catch reporting).
  • Support the review and assessment of plant modifications. Provide technical safety input to the design and construction of new facilities including impact on automation lines and process equipment.
  • Participate in pre-start up safety reviews and equipment walk-downs to identify relevant safety items and complete Health & Safety audits.
  • Conduct process hazops and risk assessments. Review and update existing risk assessments.
  • Establish properties for development of hazard control programs and participate in the implementation.
  • Devise/update key safety programs in line with legislation/best practice and coordinate Jabil’s health & safety management system as outlined in the safety statement & corporate AIMS process.
  • Assess training needs in conjunction with the Training Coordinator, source and select suitable training providers and deliver appropriate H&S training to personnel on site incl. contractors as needed. Ensure the timely delivery of mandatory regulatory health & safety training within legal timeframes.
  • Ensure sufficient numbers of staff are trained and hold the positions of first aider and fire warden and monitor the systems for ensuring that fire precautions are adequate.
  • Familiarity with emergency response planning, in addition to fire protection systems and ensure that a minimum of two emergency evacuations are carried out on an annual basis.
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts to reduce occurrences of recordable injuries. Monitor the performance of safe systems of work and current safe operating procedures. Implement improvements as required.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

  • Excellent communication, presentation, organizational and training skills.
  • Ability to interpret relevant legislation, and regulatory compliance procedures.
  • Lead the company safety team where appropriate to continuously improve the company safety systems.
  • Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge with any of the following skills is a plus: Manual Handling Instructor, Trained VDU Assessor, Current Safe Pass card.
  • Actively promote and increase awareness and behaviors with regards to safe H&S practices including but not limited to staff communication sessions and other employee engagement forums.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work with all levels within the organization and third parties.
  • Competent in MS Office.


  • B.A./B.S. or equivalent preferred; and five years’ experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Health & Safety management experience in a machining and manufacturing environment preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years management/technical experience in all aspects of facilities management
  • Excellent verbal, written, organizational, financial, operations and computer skills
  • Or a combination of education, experience and/or training

This position requires use of information which is subject to compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). To conform to U.S. Government export regulations/ITAR, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

The anticipated pay range for this role is $80,206 - $116,266 - $152,326. Job-related, non-discriminatory factors used to determine the actual offered rate include qualifications and experience, geographic location, education, external market data, and consideration of internal equity.

As part of the total rewards package, this position is eligible for a short-term incentive based on performance. In addition, Jabil offers benefits to enhance your health, wealth and resilient self. These include medical, dental, and vision insurance plans; 401(k) retirement plan and employee stock purpose plan; and paid time off.

Accessibility Accommodation

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to or by calling 1.727.803.7515 with the nature of your request and contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this e-mail or phone number. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address and/or phone number.

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