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If you are an experienced EHS professional looking to make an impact in a rewarding industry, join our team! As a EHS Specialists II at Sierra Space you are responsible for a range of technical work across EHS disciplines, focusing on engaging stakeholders, reducing risk, and developing EHS programs. You'll be working individually and in teams to develop and implement controls, address employee and stakeholder concerns. Your technical responsibilities will ensure the wellbeing of the employees, environment and that we maintain compliance to federal, state, and local regulations and standards.

Sierra Space, based in Louisville, Colorado with operations in Madison, Wisconsin, Durham, North Carolina, and Kennedy Space Center, Florida, designs and manufactures advanced spacecraft, satellites, propulsion and environmental systems, spacecraft subsystems and components for the U.S. government (including NASA), commercial customers and international organizations. Learn more about Sierra Spaceย 

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in EHS related field, or experience

  • 3 or more years of safety experience in aerospace, military, aviation, or general industry

  • Higher education may substitute for relevant experience

  • Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education

  • Knowledgeable with a variety of occupational health & safety standards (OSHA, NFPA, ANSI, ASTM, EPA, etc.)

  • Experience responding to incidents and emergencies and managing the event

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct a job hazard analysis, site audits, and observations

  • Fluency with data capture, data analytics, spreadsheets, and presentations

  • Familiarity with behavior-based safety concepts

  • Experience developing and implementing programs


  • Knowledge of ISO, ANSI Z10, VPP, and other management system tools

  • Experience in startup cultures

  • Experience in radiation, lasers, or industrial hygiene

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance may be required Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances


To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

With 30+ years of proven spaceflight heritage, Sierra Space has provided more than 4,000 space systems, subsystems and components to customers worldwide, and participated in more than 500 missions to space, including to Mars. The company has technology in production and in development to enable space habitats for short- and long-duration space travel, a fleet of Dream Chaser spaceplanes, and the first free-flying commercial space station. Please visit to learn more about Sierra Space, its business areas, capabilities, programs, products and services. ย 

Estimated Starting Salary Range: $68,926.06 - $94,773.33

Sierra Space offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.

At Sierra Space, our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. Sierra Space is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Contributions to Sierra Space come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.

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Sierra Space
United States, Louisville, CO
Posted 9d ago
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