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Environmental Health and Safety Project Engineer

Ursa Major Technologies

Ursa Major Technologies

Berthoud, CO, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Ursa Major was founded to address a critical shortfall in the U.S. industrial base and bring a new model to aerospace and defense systems: we design and manufacture the world’s leading propulsion systems for space, hypersonic applications, and missile systems.

Our products and technologies require an extraordinary team – a team that will mold tomorrow’s technologies while deploying today’s best. We are an intrinsically motivated team that has a passion for solving problems and empowering each other every day to develop our skills, knowing that there is always room for growth.

The Environmental Health and Safety Project Engineer’s primary focus is to ensure that all operations of the Solid Rocket Motors (SRM) are performed with employee health and safety in mind and that working conditions meet all regulatory requirements. This position will report to the Environmental Manager. The EHS Safety Project Engineer will work with SRM team to take a proactive approach to safety. The ideal candidate will be a strong advocate for personal and environmental safety while also taking a team-focused approach to solving safety concerns and maintaining systems.


  • Experience with explosives regulations, quantity distance and responsible person requirements
  • Passion to keep safety an important part of Ursa’s culture, not just check the box.
  • Thorough understanding of OSHA and/or similar safety related requirements/code.
  • Familiarity with ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 requirements
  • Demonstrated experience developing procedures
  • Hands on experience with equipment, preferable in a manufacturing or industrial environment.
  • Specialized knowledge in a safety specialty (e.g., Personal Protective Equipment, lockout/tagout, fall protection, and excavation
  • Knowledge of safety and health laws and regulations and applicable agencies’ permitting processes and responsibilities
  • Knowledge of engineering, construction, and subcontract work processes
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations and requirements
  • Experience in safety compliance inspection/assessment during construction
  • Skilled in oral and written communication and knowledge of computer applications

Colorado law requires us to tell you the base compensation range of this role, which is $80,000 - $120,000, determined by your education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. The salary range for this role is intentionally wide as we are evaluating individuals based on their unique experience and abilities to fit our needs. Most importantly, we are excited to meet you, and see if you are a great fit for our team. What we can’t quantify for you are the exciting challenges, supportive team, and amazing culture we enjoy. Click here for more information about our awesome benefits.

Classification: Full-time Exempt.

Benefits Include:

  • Unlimited PTO - Vacation, Sick, Personal, and Bereavement
  • Paid parental and Adoptive Leave
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Tax Advantage Accounts (HSA/FSA)
  • Employer Paid Short and Long Term Disability, Basic Life, AD&D
  • Additional Benefit Options Including Voluntary Life and Emergency Medical Transport
  • EAP Program
  • Retirement Savings Plan - Traditional 401(k) and a Roth 401(k)
  • Company stock options

NOTE: Research suggests that women and BIPOC individuals may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage anyone who believes they have the skills and the drive necessary to succeed here to apply for this role.
We’re an equal-opportunity employer. You will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.
No outside recruiters, please.