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Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC

Sr. Safety Manager

  •  Posted 20 Days Ago
  •   Full time
  •  Louisville, CO
  •  R0013777

Are you looking to advance your career and flex your leadership and technical skills in a fast-paced and rewarding organization? Join us! As a Sr. Safety Manager at Sierra Space, you are responsible for stewarding and implementing HSE policies, programs and guidelines with direction from Business Area and Corporate Teams. You'll be working individually and in teams to drive employee safety engagement expectations with a focus on continuous improvement to support Sierra Space vision and goals. Your partnership with Leadership will provide for accountability for workplace safety including leading indicators, expectations, engagement, and recognition. Your technical responsibilities will direct and administer the HSE program for the Business Area, and supervise the activities of the Safety Specialist.

SNC’s subsidiary, Sierra Space, based in Louisville, Colorado with operations in Madison, Wisconsin and Durham, North Carolina, 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 Space

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in Safety Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, or related field of study, or experience

  • Typically, 10 years or more of relevant experience. Higher education may substitute for relevant experience

  • Demonstrated experience in HSE program management with emphasis on program development, industrial hygiene surveys, and driving safety culture

  • Proven ability to foster a positive work environment by promoting teamwork, open communication, and company culture.

  • Knowledgeable in developing and implementing programs based on strategies on goals. 


  • Proficiency with DCMA INST 8210

  • Background in the Aerospace and Defense Industry

  • Certifications, including Certified Safety Professional (CSP) 


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.