Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Job DescriptionThe Shipyard Competent Person (SYCP) is a key member of the business' health and safety team. These professionals ensure that all industrial activities occurring in confined and enclosed spaces are safe by performing atmospheric testing and physical hazard assessments. This position requires overtime as well as work on weekends and holidays.
Required Skills and EducationMinimum required education: High diploma/GED
Required certifications: Current OSHA Maritime 10 Hour training, 24 Hour and annual 8 hour update for Shipyard Competent Person training.
Shipboard experience required.
Candidate must have the ability to effectively communicate and interact with employees, management, customers, subcontractors and regulatory agencies. Ability to provide training to groups of various sizes.
Perform evaluation and testing in various environments including but not limited to noise, illumination, atmospheric conditions (confined spaces), ensuring proper working environments are established and maintained.
Knowledge and skills of computer use and programs using Microsoft Office programs Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Populate and maintain department data bases, archiving, report writing, maintaining files, etc. Capable to work in a variety of physically demanding environments and weather conditions. Including climbing, bending, crawling, working at heights, inside of enclosed and confined spaces, heat, rain, wind, etc.
Candidate must possess a valid driver's license and must be able to acquire and maintain a government access badge.
This position is subject to mandatory overtime to include weekends and holidays.
Preferred Skills and EducationOSHA Maritime Safety Training (10/30 hour) - provided if not certified.
About BAE Systems Platforms & ServicesThe Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.
We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.