Bechtel Corporation People Based Safety Coordinator (193026) Job in Waynesboro, Georgia

Requisition ID: 193026

Position Title: People Based Safety Coordinator (193026)

Project: Vogtle Plant Units 3 and 4 Construction Services

Location: Waynesboro, GA

Relocation Authorized: National - Family

Work Authorization: Possess right to work in the US without sponsorship

Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Other Requirements: Must be able to obtain proper clearance and access to the site.

In August of 2017, Georgia Power selected Bechtel to complete construction of the two-reactor expansion of a nuclear power plant near Augusta, Georgia. Plant Vogtle Units 3 & 4 will be the first new units built in the U.S. in the last three decades and are currently the only new units being constructed in the country.

At the peak of construction, this vital project will employ up to 5,000 on site. These positions will include building tradespeople, engineers, field supervisors, construction and project managers, quality assurance professionals, safety professionals, procurement, subcontract specialists and many others.

This position may be required to work a schedule of rotating shifts including nights, weekends, or holidays. All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the facility is required.


Works independently to develop, implement, and supervise the execution of process improvement efforts. Duties require high degree of accuracy, judgment, initiative, and sound technical understanding of ES&H processes, procedures, policies, and automation tools that may include the ES&H Assessment Process and People-Based Safety (PBS).


A. Supervision Received

  • Receives administrative supervision and technical guidance from the Manager of Process Improvement or designee. Objectives are defined and results are subject to supervisory review.

B. Supervision Exercised

  • Supervises and provides technical oversight and direction to subordinate process improvement specialists and other assigned personnel.

C. Contacts

  • Maintains relationships across ES&H and with relevant functional representatives to coordinate the implementation of ES&H process improvement functions on projects and facilities and to keep them advised of changing ES&H issues/processes.

  • Maintains contact with jobsite and other global business unit (GBU) based personnel to keep them informed of ES&H issues.

  • Works closely with corporate, GBU, and project ES&H personnel, as well as functional learning and development organizations, through process improvement management.


  • Provides input and recommendations to the corporate-wide missions, goals and strategic objectives for process improvement for ES&H across Bechtel. Understands and applies the ES&H Management System approach to process improvement activities.

  • Plans, develops, coordinates, and directs process improvement activities including, but not limited to:

  • On-line and instructor-led training materials

  • Design for functional marketing and communication tools and resources

  • Third-party vendors to provide process improvement tools where applicable such as course design, translation services, subscription services and other departmental supported outside resources

  • Departmental corporate-wide correspondence, alerts and bulletins

  • Supervises, coordinates, directs and reviews the work of process improvement specialists and assigned personnel and delegates work to meet completion dates.

  • Participates in and/or leads, at manager’s discretion, department staff meetings and advises if tasks are on schedule or adjustments need to be made.

  • Prepares or directs the preparation of learning, training and marketing (e.g., brochures, media, and print materials).

  • Ensures that work being performed is within scope of services and budget and ensures support staff is working within parameters of budget and schedule.

  • Coordinates with process improvement manager and/or corporate ES&H management to obtain approval on work.

  • Supports projects with specialized training requests.

  • Supports process improvement manager on corporate development needs such as employee skills requirements matrices and training initiatives.

  • Performs performance reviews for subordinate personnel and provides appropriate on-the-job training and/or resources for their professional development.

  • Identifies problems and exercises discretion and independent decision-making with regard to process improvement activities and tasks.


  • Technical knowledge of computer-based training development and web-based software and development.

  • Technical knowledge of Adobe Suite desktop publishing software, SharePoint web developer, FrontPage programming code, and Flash incorporation into training products.


  • Related Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university and at least 6 years of related professional progressive experience.

  • In lieu of formal degree, at least 12 years' related professional progressive experience.

  • Must possess legal right to work in US without sponsorship.

  • Must be physically capable to conduct field inspections and participate in project walkdowns which require the following activities: extensive walking in and around a construction site, climbing ladders, climbing scaffolding, walking on elevated platforms, walking on uneven surfaces, climbing in very small and/or confined spaces, and lifting up to 60 lbs.

  • Must be able to pass nuclear security screening requirements and be able to obtain and maintain unescorted access to a nuclear power facility.

  • Knowledge of learning and development systems, applications of both ES&H and automation methods, and application of computers to associated process improvement tasks.

  • Knowledge of industry and regulatory standards, practices and criteria pertinent to ES&H learning and development needs.

  • Knowledge of government regulatory record keeping requirements.

  • Experience and proficiency in matters of business administration including the preparation of budgets and schedules.

  • Demonstrated skill in group presentations.

  • Demonstrated skill in oral and written communication.

The above is normally acquired through:

  • Recognized degree from an accredited college or university, or

  • Sufficient number of specialized courses, or

  • Comprehensive, progressive work experience in ES&H and learning and development functions

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.