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Senior Industrial Hygienist & Safety Engineer

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Union Pacific Railroad Company
Omeha, Nebraska, United States
20 days ago
ASSP Safety Career Promotion
Safety 2022 Career Center
June 27, 2022 - June 29, 2022


Union Pacific (UP) is searching for an experienced safety engineer with strong industrial hygiene experience to join the Industrial Hygiene & Safety Engineering (IH&SE) Team. The Senior Industrial Hygienist & Safety Engineer will report to the IH&SE Director and will lead multiple programs. They will evaluate, respond to, and mitigate safety and occupational health issues that can be present in the railroad industry. This role will challenge your professional skillset in varied ways and reward the leader who can bring sophisticated analytical skills, stakeholder communications, problem-solving, and teamwork to the job every day. Join our team and help us to revolutionize the way we build America.


  • Direct the Industrial Hygiene and Safety Engineering programs and processes included in the Safety Resource Manual and Management System.
  • Provide technical expertise to multiple departments in the development of safety related programs, processes, problem solving, procedures, and safety management.
  • Provide occupational health and safety engineering related technical and litigation support to the Law Department, line organization, and safety services.
  • Oversee systemwide safety risk evaluations to anticipate, recognize, quantify, and control employee and community health and safety risk.
  • Serve as a liaison with key Union Pacific leaders to develop and implement programs, policies, processes, and strategies for occupational health and safety in the company.
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • A Bachelor's degree in industrial hygiene, occupational health, safety, fire, math, science, engineering or commensurate experience in this field
  • Proficient analytical skills
  • Proficient Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) skills
  • Advanced problem solving skills
  • 1 or more years experience with incident investigations
  • 1 or more years experience in Safety auditing
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and/or Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills


  • A Master of safety, industrial hygiene, fire safety, occupational health, science, engineering or related field degree
  • Experience in Safety auditing
  • Experience in the railroad industry
  • Working experience for 10+ years in safety and industrial hygiene
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (PE)

Work Conditions

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Travel Requirements: 20-30% domestic travel by car or plane may be required

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63100700
  • Location:
    Omeha, Nebraska, United States
  • Position Title: Senior Industrial Hygienist & Safety Engineer
  • Company Name For Job: Union Pacific Railroad Company
  • Job Function: Transportation
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 10-25%

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