Location: Los Alamos, NM
Title: Safety Specialist
Schedule (FT/PT): FT

Travel: As needed
Clearance: Ability to Obtain

North Wind Site Services is focused on providing engineering, program management, environmental remediation services including investigation and characterization, environmental restoration, unexploded ordnance/military munitions response (MMRP), regulatory public involvement services, environmental compliance, logistics, and records and facility management.

Job Description


  • Provide oversight to ensure proper implementation of safety plans and integrated work control documents.
  • Continuously observe and evaluate the work sites for any hazards not previously identified or adequately controlled, initiate measures required to protect personnel, the public and the environment
  • Stop work and take immediate action when needed to remove personnel from hazardous areas if the safety or health of personnel is jeopardized. Review and conduct appropriate follow-up on Incident Reports and notifications.
  • Lead safety and pre-job briefings with workers in the field. Provide safety training to workers and site visitors.
  • Ensure compliance with emergency response plans (including evacuation alarms, accountability rosters, and assembly points).
  • Attend progress meetings with the Client. Represent North Wind in incident investigations and/or critiques scheduled by the Client.


  • Associate’s Degree (or equivalent) in safety engineering or industrial hygiene or an equivalent technical field
  • At least three (3) years of full-time work experience in the field of environment, safety and health
  • Must have Certified Associate Industrial Hygienist (CAIH) certification by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene, or Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Occupational Health Safety Technical (OHST) or Construction Health Safety Technician (CHST) certification by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals or equivalent nationally recognized organization, or eligible for certification.
  • A minimum of 40 hours of formal environmental training in erosion control, waste management, or other environmental discipline, or pre-approved equivalent having other environment related training and/or job experience.
  • Current training in CPR and First Aid.
  • Bachelor’s, or Master’s degree in environment, safety and health or a related area of discipline.



  • Must pass pre-employment background check.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening.
  • Must have REAL ID ACT compliant documentation at time of hire and nothing on record that would prohibit you from gaining access to Department of Energy sites.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, squat, climb and talk or hear. The employee is often required to use hands or fingers to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.


The work is conducted both indoors and outdoors. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is normally mild to moderate. The employee will be exposed to moving mechanical equipment, machinery, and vehicles. The employee must be able to stand for long periods and walk across uneven terrain.

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

Candidates may be required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance.