SGSLR Safety Professional (Laser)

KBR, Inc.

Lanham, MD


SGSLR Safety Professional (Laser)

KBR is looking for a Safety Professional with a background in industrial safety and laser safety who can perform system hazard analysis, human hazard analysis, laser hazard analyses, laser experiment evaluations, laser facility assessments, and recommendations for control measures and PPE.

***Must be U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident***

The Safety Professional will lead efforts in supporting compliance with applicable laser safety standards in a complex research setting. Collaborate with NASA and the KBR team to ensure that prescribed control measures are effectively implemented and properly maintained. Support interactions with NASA, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and supporting organizations. Perform hazard analysis for facility, equipment, human and laser aspects of the program and support the development of hazard remediation. Perform safety inspections.


  • Support Institutional Laser and Non-Ionizing Radiation (e.g., ultraviolet, microwaves, and radio waves) Safety Program.
  • Identify and class laser equipment in the lab or workspace
  • Create and conduct laser safety programs and training
  • Evaluate the work area for its hazard level
  • Implement control measures
  • Approve all procedures
  • Ensure all laser classification labels and signs are in place with proper warnings
  • Review installation and modification of laser systems before use
  • Send employees for medical exam in the event of a suspected or confirmed injury
  • Maintain equipment installation, upkeep, training ledgers and accident reports
  • Inspect, audit and survey the work area to be prepared for an OSHA audit
  • Prepare an accident response procedure
  • Review and provide recommendations to KBR Team and NASA on Class 3B and Class 4 operation, alignment, service, and maintenance procedures.
  • Approve installation and control measures of Class 3B and Class 4 lasers before their use

Required Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • BS in electrical, mechanical engineering or related field
  • 12 years of experience in functional safety work
  • In lieu of formal education 20 + years of experience in functional safety work
  • Certified Safety Professional CSP by Board of Certified Safety Professional
  • Previous laser safety experience as well as nonionizing radiation safety experience
  • Familiar with NASA Occupational and Systems Safety Requirements
  • Ability to communicate with hardware engineering and software engineering professionals / strong writing skills

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.