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Senior Specialist, Industrial Safety

Senior Specialist, Industrial Safety

Date:  Nov 17, 2023

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08)   
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 70157 


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

  • The Specialist/Sr. Specialist, Industrial Safety is responsible for supporting company leadership to ensure compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, reduce workplace safety hazards, and support employee safety initiatives.  
  • This position is a member of the Environmental and Regulatory Compliance organization. 

What you'll do

  • Develop and implement strategies for process improvement to reduce risk of illness, injuries and damages 
  • Review worksite audit data to identify systemic issues, potential risks and ensure regulatory compliance
  • Maintain general record keeping of all regulatory correspondence, including receipt, distribution, and tracking
  • Provide technical guidance regarding OSHA regulations, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and workplace hazards
  • Promote safety awareness through training seminars and informational materials
  • Manage occupational safety & health self-audit programs to ensure domestic stations maintain compliance with OSHA standards
  • Able to interpret governmental regulations and develop AA policies/guidelines to ensure departments follow OSHA mandated standards
  • Prepare safety related communications
  • Build relationships with all levels of management and labor groups
  • Review, revise and maintain Employee Safety and Health policies that are referenced in the Employee Safety & Health Manual
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and readjust schedule to react to Ad hoc projects
  • Assist local management as needed with investigating workplace accidents and complaints

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent experience/training
  • 3 years of industrial hygiene experience

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Safety Professional preferred
  • In-depth experience in establishing safety and health policies and procedures. 
  • Have a strong background in analyzing and implementing policies and procedures.
  • Excellent written communication skills required
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, with ability to effectively interact with all levels of employee groups
  • Ability to maintain professional demeanor in fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Ability to work flexible schedule to support a 24/7 operation
  • Potential Travel up to 50% and sometime with short notice

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

Feel free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 70157 

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Industrial Hygiene, Business Process, Safety, Engineering, Management, Service

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