Safety Engineer

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 03:05 pm
Announcement Number
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Division: Capital Projects Development Group

Status: Full-time, Regular, Benefitted

Location: Camden Yards Sports Complex, Baltimore, MD

Hiring Range:  $65,500-$74,000 depending upon qualifications.  State salary rules may apply for promotions and transferees.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Nature of Work

A Safety Engineer is the intermediate level of work in the inspection of workplaces to ensure compliance and to enforce state and federal occupational safety and health laws, regulations and standards. Employees in this classification do not supervise other safety engineers.

Employees receive moderate supervision from Safety Manager. Employees in this class may be required to work evenings and weekends and are subject to call-in during non-work hours in response to emergency situations such as accident investigations. The work requires travel to work sites such as construction sites where conditions may be noisy, dirty and subject to weather conditions. Employees may work in environments where there may be exposure to a variety of physical and health hazards, such as falling debris, noxious fumes, live electrical wiring and asbestos particles. The work may require climbing ladders, working at elevated heights and in confined areas.

Examples of Work:

  • Implements the process for reviewing contractor safety plans and performance against applicable laws, regulations, and the Owner’s requirements.
  • Enforces policies, procedures, programs, standards, and criteria affecting construction safety of multiple construction projects.
  • Coordinates construction safety program with the Owner’s OCIP representatives and stakeholders including the broker and carrier safety personnel.
  • Reviews and oversees procedures for investigating construction accidents.
  • Implements and maintains a standard reporting procedure for the Owner.
  • Reviews construction documents for potential safety risks.
  • Implements metrics for tracking and reporting on safety performance issues such as accidents, “near misses”, and lost time events.
  • Prepares and presents written and oral reports to management.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Key Competencies:

  • Strong knowledge of construction and safety procedures. Along with state and federal guidelines.
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to work both independently and in collaborative team-oriented environment.
  • Skill in eliciting cooperation from upper management, clients, contractors, and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in high-pressure and politically sensitive environments.
  • Ability to express self clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.

Key Competencies: critical thinking and problem solving skills, adaptability, decision-making, communication skills, delegation, teamwork, planning and organizing, influencing and leading, stress tolerance, conflict management.

General Qualifications (Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying).
Specific educational and experience requirements are set by this agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.  Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, abilities, and key competencies necessary to the management and operation of a major construction/renovation project is qualifying.

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Requires Minimum OSHA 30.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Education:Associates degree or 60 semester hours from an accredited college or university preferably with a major in construction, engineering, construction management, occupational safety, industrial engineering, environmental engineering, industrial hygiene, or a closely related field.
  2. Experience:  Three years of experience in the inspection of work places to ensure compliance and initiate enforcement of state and federal occupational safety and health laws, regulations and standards.


  1. Additional experience in the interpretation and application of fire, health or safety regulations and the preparation of narrative reports documenting factual findings of inspections or investigations may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
  2. Thirty semester credit hours to include twelve credit hours in construction, engineering, fire, manufacturing or occupational safety and health technologies may be substituted for the required experience.
  3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experiences as a non-commissioned officer in General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement and Compliance classifications or General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, and Compliance field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for up to two years of the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish.
  • OSHA 500 or professional designation.

Working Environment and Physical Demands:
The conditions herein 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 job functions.

Environment—Work may be performed in a standard office setting with frequent travel to worksite locations to perform project management. Employee may be required to be present indoors or outdoors in areas of extreme heat or cold. The noise level of the work environment is usually moderate but may be occasionally loud due to alarms, equipment noise, etc. Employee may be required to work extended hours including evenings and weekends.

Physical—Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to walk, stand, or sit for prolonged periods of time; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including the use of computer keyboards; to operate a vehicle to travel to various locations; to operate and use specialized equipment; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.


How to Apply:

Interested candidates must submit an MSA employment application via electronically or postal service mail.

Option 1 (Preferred): Select Apply For Job link at the bottom of the announcement to complete an electronic application.

Option 2: An MSA application may be obtained by calling 410-223-1560  (Toll free 1-877-637-8234). TTY users call via the Maryland Relay Service. The application can be submitted at or mailed to the following address:

Human Resources

Maryland Stadium Authority

Attention: Announcement Number SE-032019

351 W. Camden Street, Suite 300

Baltimore, Maryland 21201

ATTENTION: Altha Weaver

Resumes may accompany MSA’s application; however, all sections of the application must be completed according to the instructions or it will not be considered.

As an equal opportunity employer, The Maryland Stadium Authority is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

Next MSA Board of Directors Meeting

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 12:00PM
Warehouse at Camden Yards
Executive Conference Room
333 W. Camden St., Suite 500
Baltimore, MD  21201

Meeting notice current as of 4/05/2019


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