Field Safety Engineer

Job Locations US-FL-Kennedy Space Center, FL
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(3/29/2024 12:24 PM)
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Launch Equipment Test Facility (LETF) Field Safety Engineer



Be the Difference


Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.


Astrion has an exciting opportunity for a Launch Equipment Test Facility Field Safety Engineer, 2nd Shift for the LASSO II contract, supporting the Space Division.  This position may require occasional weekend work depending on task. **This position is currently funded for one year.**




This fulltime second shift position performs a variety of safety operations tasks located at the Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Equipment Test Facility (LETF). The Field Safety Engineer will coordinate and conduct site safety and health assessments and reviews pertaining to programs, testing and evaluation of ground support and test equipment, facility, and operations. The Safety Engineer will support hazardous operations at the LETF facilities including but not limited to cryogenic, high pressure, toxic, working at heights, and asphyxiant hazards. Work will be performed onsite at the Kennedy Space Center. Other duties may involve work for Astrion outside of LETF operational support.


LOCATION: Kennedy Space Center, Florida

JOB STATUS: Fulltime




  • Bachelor's degree in Safety, Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental, or related field
  • 5 Years of related Safety and Health experience.
  • Current U.S. Citizenship is required.



  • Excellent communication, presentation and customer interface skills required.
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Must be able to coordinate work between multiple project disciplines.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects without missing deadlines or sacrificing accuracy.
  • Must be self-motivated, demonstrate initiative, and be able to work independently or with minimal supervision.
  • Competent in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook) and SharePoint.
  • Will be required to climb stairs to access equipment for trouble shooting.
  • Will be required to wear fall protection, hearing protection, eye protection and other associated personal protective equipment.
  • Position may involve extended periods of sitting or standing.
  • Physical requirements are: sitting, walking, standing, extensive use of stairs, and access to remote structures.
  • Position is located on a hazardous testing facility; must be able to quickly evacuate buildings in the event of an emergency.
  • Will be required to work inside and outside throughout the test complex.
  • Position may require daily individual to travel to different areas on site.
  • Walking on uneven terrain including paved areas, gravel/rocks, and dirt/sand is required to access various locations on the facility.
  • Climbing ladders and platforms may be necessary.



  • Interprets federal, NASA, and LASSO II safety requirements and regulations, as they apply to LETF operations, and implements policies and procedures to ensure that these operations are in compliance.
  • Investigates and provides technical solutions to compliance problems or questions/concerns received from within LASSO II, from NASA, government regulatory agencies, etc. that are consistent with organizational objectives.
  • Interacts with customers to resolve safety health and environmental issues.
  • Review and approve Work Authorization Documents and conduct hazard analysis.
  • Provides oversight of compliance with safety health and environmental requirements and company policy.
  • Works with LETF operations to ensure workplace conditions comply with all applicable federal, NASA and state occupational safety and health standards.
  • Excellent problem solving, written and verbal communications and customer interface skills.
  • Basic understanding and broad application of occupational safety and health regulations, standards, principles, theories, and techniques.
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects without missing deadlines or sacrificing accuracy.
  • Must be self-motivated, demonstrate initiative, and be able to work independently or with minimal supervision.
  • Work on other projects as assigned.


What We Offer

  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Multiple healthcare benefit packages
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Flexible time off (FTO) along with federally recognized holiday schedule
  • Access to Kennedy Space Center on site services including the Child Development Center, Fitness Center, Barbershop, NASA Exchanges, Credit Union and Kennedy Athletic, Recreation & Social (KARS) parks


Who We Are


At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to “Be the Difference”. This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.


We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.


Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!


Astrion is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


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