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EHS Engineer – SILA

WHO YOU ARE

Sila Nanotechnologies is working to revolutionize energy storage by developing next-generation Lithium-ion technologies that increase energy density and reduce the cost of storage. The Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer is responsible for assisting in the coordination and execution of environmental, health, and safety programs to safeguard Sila’s employees, places, and community. As we grow our company, this candidate will develop and execute projects to improve safety, reduce risks and ensure compliance with internal standards as well as governmental (local, state, and federal) regulations. At Sila, we handle many different materials and work with a wide variety of machinery. The ideal candidate will be eager to learn these processes to quickly support the development of health and safety programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES 

  • Acts a role model promoting Sila’s safety culture through coaching, development, influence, and training.
  • Implement and support EHS programs including Contractor Safety, Lock-Out-Tag-Out, Industrial Hygiene, Emergency Response, Incident Investigation.
  • Improve, document, and support company-wide PPE program.
  • Perform chemical and equipment hazard assessment and recommend process and product safety features that will reduce employees’ exposure to chemical and physical work hazards.
  • Direct Sila teams in the identification and mitigation of hazards from design through operation of new and existing processes.
  • Develop, review and update EHS policies, procedures and strategies to prevent workplace injuries and environmental incidents.
  • Conduct internal safety audits/inspection, accident and near miss investigations, suggest corrective actions, monitor and track completion of corrective action items with site personnel.
  • Conduct/Oversee lighting surveys, noise surveys, and exposure monitoring as required.
  • Supports the chemical safety program and handles all required regulations and implement methodologies for chemical management on-site.
  • Develop, conduct and track EHS training, ensuring company-wide compliance.
  • Participate in Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) program and on Incident Investigation teams.
  • Manage daily, weekly, monthly checks with regard to the Combustible Dust Program, eyewash / shower stations, and fire extinguishers.
  • Adhere to all environmental, health, and safety requirements and procedures at all times.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Occupational Health and Safety or a relevant technical field.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of work experience in an industrial setting.
  • Manufacturing experience in semiconductor, PV, chemical industry, batteries or similar is preferred.
  • Experience with industrial workplace hazards and corresponding programs, such as LOTO, confined space, electrical safety, machine guarding, powder handling, spill control, hazardous, toxic, and flammable gas/liquids.
  • Experience in PHA facilitation including what if and HAZOPs.
  • Working knowledge of NFPA, California Fire Code, and CGA regulations is a plus.
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills.
  • Be a thoughtful, curious, and creative problem-solver.
  • Desire to work with/for a team and have the ability to work autonomously.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Pass a respirator fit test and be able to wear respiratory protection daily.
  • Wear personal protective equipment including, but not limited to, a lab coat, gloves, safety glasses, and steel toe safety shoes.
  • Move items up to 50 lbs with the assistance of lift equipment and carts.
  • Move long distances (such as from building to building) and be stationary for extended periods of time.

Go Here to Apply

About Us

We design and produce engineered materials that dramatically increase the energy density of rechargeable Li-ion batteries. We enable smaller, lighter, longer lasting electronic devices and unlock mass adoption of affordable, long-range electric vehicles. Our products work today, are a drop-in solution for existing battery manufacturing processes, and can be manufactured economically at scale.

Sila was founded in 2011 and is based in Alameda, CA. Our founders are two early Tesla Motors battery engineers and a Professor of Materials Science at Georgia Tech. We’re backed by top tier venture capital firms, led by Bessemer Venture Partners, Matrix Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures, and In-Q-Tel.

Our company culture is built on personal growth, mutual trust, inclusiveness, and safety. We are building a world-class materials company, where our team is close, debates are data-driven, and our nerdiest office puppies are named Angstrom, Lumen, and Gadget.

Our Company Values

  • MASTER YOUR CRAFT. Excellence matters, and it compounds over time. Revel in hard work, relish the details.
  • LEARN MORE. Learn and grow today to be ready for tomorrow’s bold challenges. Our best work is ahead of us.
  • FIND AND FACE FACTS. Reason from first principles with intellectual honesty. Question your own biases and assumptions and consider alternatives. Choose to seek truths over winning arguments.
  • OWN IT. True leadership comes from demonstrated excellence. Lead by example, taking deep responsibility.
  • WIN TOGETHER. As a diverse team, we amplify our individual talents. Be compassionate, understanding, and patient to bring out the best in each other.
  • TRUST. Trust that Sila-zens act from good intentions, in pursuit of our common vision. Work confidently knowing that we have each other’s backs.
  • BE SAFE. Each of us has the power and responsibility to promote the health and safety of fellow Sila-zens. Always work with safety in mind.
  • HAVE FUN. Work and fun are better together. Enjoy the journey and be yourself at Sila.
  • RISK. WISELY. Be curious and enterprising, even if it means failing some of the time. You can learn more by risking wisely than risking nothing.

We believe that building a diverse team at Sila helps us amplify our individual talents. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment where good ideas are free to come from anyone. We are proud to celebrate diversity and all qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, national origin, or any other status protected by law.

Division Electrical Safety Officer – Lawrence National Berkeley Laboratory

Lawrence National Berkeley Laboratory has an opening for an Electrical Safety Officer to support the Facilities Division on construction projects and maintenance work. As an electrical safety champion, you will play a key role in providing safety expertise, partnership, and leadership to continually improve and develop new electrical safety approaches to ensure safe electrical work execution. In particular, the Division Electrical Safety Officer is responsible for assessing and consulting staff and contractors in electrical safety subject matter areas, such as electrical safety, high voltage electrical safety, lockout/tagout, subcontractor safety, and maintenance safety, planning and operations. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic, multidisciplinary research institution and further its work to strengthen our health and safety technical programs and expertise, while promoting Berkeley Lab’s safety culture and commitment.
What You Will Do:

  • As Division Electrical Safety Officer for the Facilities Division, serve as Qualified Electrical Worker Supervisor for electrical safe work practices.
  • Review processes and procedures to plan and control high and medium voltage electrical work. Review and approve Electrical Safe Work Practices to ensure Berkeley Lab requirements for Electrical Safe Work Practices and workplace conditions are in place. 
  • Provide in-house training for Qualified Electrical Workers as well as subcontractors as needed. Review and concur with Work Planning and Control Activities for the Qualified Electrical Worker Craft workers.
  • Lead self-assessments in the areas of Electrical Safety and Lockout/Tagout (LOTO). Observe electrical work and work requiring LOTO to identify continuous improvement opportunities and verify Electrical Safe Work Practices in the field.   
  • Develop awareness and communication campaigns related to LOTO and electrical safety.    – Assist with subcontractor LOTO permitting process. Develop and assist with LOTO Permits and Complex LOTO Procedures, using the institutional database.   
  • Work with the Facilities Division Work Planning and Control and the Hazardous Energy Control Group to determine if work orders need LOTO procedures and other electrical hazards and controls documentation.  
  • Design and lead strategies and tasks to resolve complex LOTO safety issues and participate in investigation of LOTO or electrical accidents or near miss events.
  • Support outages and other high-risk activities involving electrical hazards by providing Electrical Safety expertise in the field in consultation with the Laboratory Electrical Safety Officer.
  • Act as an expert resource to employees, managers, and the Facility Division Safety Coordinator for electrical safety-related concerns. Reinforce good work practices to reduce at-risk behaviors. Perform workplace inspections to look for electrical hazards in office areas, as well as inspection of maintenance and construction areas. Advise management on electrical safety PPE. 
  • Develop and maintain a collaborative working relationship with Division staff, EH&S staff, Safety Coordinators in the line Divisions, EH&S Division Liaisons assigned to line Divisions, workers, and line management throughout the Laboratory.

What is Required:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or a related field of study and 7 to 10 years of electrical work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • A solid background in electrical construction and electrical plant maintenance, including a high level of working proficiency in Lockout/Tagout and NFPA 70E safe work practices.
  • Experience with high voltage (12kV) system operation and maintenance.
  • NFPA 70E certification as Certified Electrical Safety Compliance Professional (CESCP) or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills to effectively interact with Division management/staff, project managers, superintendents, and subcontractors and participate on interdisciplinary EH&S teams. 
  • Ability to effectively provide technical leadership and consultation to both technical and lay audiences, work effectively with people across all job classifications, and deal with sensitive issues and difficult people and situations. 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, maintain and monitor safety programs and initiatives, including developing and executing training, writing procedures, conducting audits and performing safety inspections.
  • Proficiency with standard business software, including word processing, presentation software, and spreadsheets.
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of this position including: field activity involving minor lifting (up to 25 lbs), extensive standing and walking, moving in confined spaces, climbing stairs, inspecting equipment requiring reaching with hands and arms and use of hands to handle or feel, and frequently stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; wearing a wide-variety of personal protective equipment consistent with a hands-on safety professional; and working in all weather conditions, at various heights and on construction sites with poor footing and other construction hazards.

Notes:

  • This is a full-time career appointment, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.
  • Periodic weekend and after hours work may be necessary during emergencies and power outages for maintenance of high voltage switchgear.
  • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
  • Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.

How To Apply:

Apply directly online and follow the on-line instructions to complete the application process.

Learn About Us: 

Working at Berkeley Lab has many rewards including a competitive compensation program, excellent health and welfare programs, a retirement program that is second to none, and outstanding development opportunities.  To view information about the many rewards that are offered at Berkeley Lab- Click Here

Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4.  Click here to view the poster and supplement: “Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.”

Sr. Safety, Health and Environmental Professional – HEILL Safety Solutions

Heill Safety Solutions is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the role of SH&E Professional in Mountain View, California area for our client. This role will serve as a direct point of contact for various user group EHS needs and concerns within a wide variety of operations in a fast-paced R&D environment. Partnering with the various project teams, this position will provide direct support in the form of risk assessment, EHS process design, possible exposure monitoring, training, and program development and implementation. This position manages projects withR&D user groups and resources, develops and implements relevant EHS programs, delivers training, advises various stakeholder groups regarding EHS issues and considerations, and recommends appropriate actions and programs. Primary responsibility is to implement EHS programs specific to the client’s scientific and administrative community. An emphasis on Biosafety and IH is desired.

Responsibilities

This position will provide guidance and manage EHS processes for user groups in our main and remote project locations. The SH&E Professional’s primary focus is to proactively create safety programs and processes, provide EHS project management, enhance the safety culture, and to provide accident and incident response. Responsibilities include:

  • Developing, authoring, implementing, and monitoring EHS programs and policies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local EHS regulations.
  • Acting as the EHS technical resource to assigned user groups; providing guidance and expertise for moderate to complex situations, programs and processes that resolve stakeholder concerns.
  • Performing risk assessments for processes and new equipment, ranking risks regarding relevant exposures and hazards, develop and present corrective solutions with options with an eye toward fiscal and operation considerations.
  • Conducting safety inspections of workspaces and operations, and assessments for new technologies.
  • Conducting training for EHS subjects as scheduled and deemed necessary.
  • Conducting accident/incident investigations to identify root causes, developing, and proposing corrective solutions to prevent recurrence, and working with appropriate personnel to implement solutions.
  • Identifying, evaluating, and resolving hazards and exposures that contribute to the reduction of occupational injury and illness exposures, liability, environmental and property damage expenses.
  • Providing technical expertise and administrative support to user groups such as safety by-design, job safety/hazard analysis, and EHS practice integration into operations processes.
  • Liaise and be the contact for regulatory agencies (OSHA, Cal/OSHA, etc) for assigned user groups.
  • Overseeing and maintaining required regulatory and agency required paperwork and permits (i.e., OSHA logs, permits, etc.) in a timely manner, and preparing related documents for signature, as required.
  • Establishing safety audit policies and ensure audits are conducted, as required, and developing corrective actions for any deficiencies uncovered during audits.
  • Reviewing new chemicals and maintaining chemical inventory information to ensure accurate location allowable quantities for new project requests and activities.
  • Supporting the chemical inventory process, waste streams and other required relevant data for permitting submittals (i.e., CERS, AQMD, DTSC, etc.).
  • Evaluating and advising on the safety aspects of robotic systems and other engineering projects.
  • Attending and participating in safety management meetings, as prescribed. Provide update on activities and serve as technical support.
  • Recordkeeping for safety audits, training and EHS incidents
  • Providing recommendations and data to senior managers to support decision making.
  • Developing and measuring KPIs to assess EHS program effectiveness.
  • Ensuring PPE is appropriate, available and in good-working condition for employee use.
  • Coordinating with EHS teams and resources for compliance, recommendations, and support

Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • BA/BS degree in safety (Masters preferred) or related field, with relevant previous experience (minimum 5 years) with demonstrated ability to perform independent work
  • Experience in engineering, chemical and biological R&D environment desired.
  • Strong project management skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously, multiple expert resources and maintain delivery of need EHS decision-making information and guidance.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, negotiate, recommend, and implement solutions for moderate to complex problems.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a team environment and to present and communicate technical information to all levels of management.
  • Demonstrated analytical and decision-making skills with the ability to organize and effectively coordinate multiple and frequently conflicting, concurrent tasks, with good follow-through.
  • Management multiple projects and coordinate resources with precision
  • Ability to mature safety program into a safety culture.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team in a fast-paced environment. Can execute assigned tasks autonomously and provide strategic guidance on development and implementation of processes.
  • Be part of the emergency response team (ERT) and able to provide 1st aid / CPR / AED in medical event situations.
  • High level of proficiency with computers and standard office software
  • Understanding of common mechanical and electrical hazards; ability to comprehend those hazards during uncommon applications.

Desired Qualifications

  • Certification by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (CSP), or similar.
  • Experience with Google suite of tools (Chrome, Hangouts, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Gmail)
  • Previous relevant experience in an R&D environment that is fast paced.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with Cal/OSHA, OSHA, ANSI, NFPA, Robotics, Fall Protection,
  • IIPP and other regulatory programs, and required regulatory and permitting paperwork.

Location, Travel, Schedule

  • Headquarters – Mountain View, CA
  • Travel, as required but anticipate <10%
  • Daily schedule is somewhat flexible but anticipate 40 weekly hours with probable overtime potential based on operational tempo.
  • Position available July 5th, 2021.

PLEASE SEND ALL INQUIRIES AND RESUMES TO DANDONOVAN@GEW-LLC.COM.

EHS Specialist – Nuro

EHS Specialist

at Nuro HQ – Mountain View, CA

Who We Are

Nuro exists to better everyday life through robotics. We have an elite team of entrepreneurs and engineers, designers, and scientists. We believe AI and robotics are at the cusp of transforming daily life and we are dedicated to building meaningful products with this technology. Join us and play a critical role in our mission.

About the Role

The Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist  is responsible for assisting in the coordination and execution of environmental, health, and safety programs to safeguard Nuro’s employees, places, and community while ensuring compliance with company and regulatory requirements. These responsibilities include implementation and oversight of projects in response to EHS concerns, as well as the implementation of environment, health and safety programs.

About the Work

The ideal candidate for this opportunity will possess the ability to successfully prioritize and execute key deliverables in alignment with team and organizational goals, and be comfortable making decisions in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment. You will possess a growth and stretch mindset, know how to stay self-motivated, feel empowered to take initiative, and lead by example while championing Nuro’s values.

  • Conduct or assist in the presentation and deployment of EHS training, complying with all applicable regulatory requirements; documents training properly
  • Execute and document safety inspections, job hazards analyses, and other evaluations to identify hazards and potential risks
  • Assists in the execution and drives continuous improvement of the Emergency Evacuation Plan
  • Completes accident and incident investigation reports, escalating as necessary
  • Coordinates and executes appropriate inspection of the Safety Equipment (Fire Extinguishers, AEDs, Eye Wash Stations, Ladders, First Aid Kits, etc.)
  • Participates in and/or facilitates the Safety Committees and Monthly Safety Meetings
  • Tracks, reports, and analyzes Safety & Environmental performance metrics

About You

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Safety, Occupational Safety Management or related experience
  • 3+ years of experience as a Safety Coordinator or similar role
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Critical thinker with strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • No “job-too-small” mindset
  • Proficiency with GSuite
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Bonus Points

  • 3rd party/Vendor Management experience
  • Proven ability to develop and communicate conceptual improvements/procedures to internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience with writing policies and procedures for health and safety

Click Here to Apply

At Nuro, we celebrate differences and are committed to a diverse workplace that fosters inclusion and psychological safety for all employees. Nuro is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and expressly prohibits any form of workplace discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.

Loss Control Specialist – Nationwide Insurance

It’s an exciting time to join us at Nationwide as a Loss Control Specialist! Are you a knowledgeable Loss Control Professional who has been working in risk management in the insurance or construction industry for at least 6 years? Are you a proven performer who is ready to make the most of your knowledge and skill set? Furthermore, are you a visionary and change champion? If you answered yes, then we may have just the right fit for you.

This Loss Control Consultant will have responsibilities for Fresno, San Francisco, Sacramento and north. The qualified candidate will reside in the territory.

Here at Nationwide our employees are part of a Fortune 73 company with an award-winning culture that has been named a Gallup Great Place to work year after year.

Why Join Us at Nationwide? It’s simple as 1, 2, 3…

  1. Build your personal legacy.
  2. Be a champion of positive change.
  3. You can make a difference in someone’s life.

Your Impact – What You will be Doing

  • You will be responsible for risk assessment, service delivery and management of middle market commercial accounts with premium size 100k or greater with a heavy focus on construction.
  • You will provide technical support services to underwriting, claims, sales, members and agency partners.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to assist with training objectives and conduct training.

What’s Needed for this Role

  • Risk management/loss control experience in the insurance industry with multi-line experience. Construction experience/knowledge is required.
  • Strong relationship, marketing and consulting skills to interact with underwriting, agents, members and team. 
  • BS/BA degree in safety related field preferred. Prefer related continuing education such as ARM or CSP.

You can visit us at www.nationwide.com/careers and search for job opening ID 70700 to read the entire job description and apply on-line.