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Sr. Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) Engineer, Cybertruck

Company: Tesla
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Role
The Sr. Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Engineer will be responsible for complex technical work across a broad range of EHS disciplines with an emphasis on reducing risk, empowering stakeholders, and doing the basics right. The EHS Engineer will play a leading role in facilitating EHS program implementation, risk assessment, inspections, event learning, training, and risk reduction projects. The EHS Engineer will perform work both individually and in cross-functional teams to drive continuous improvement in the Cybertruck program at Giga Texas.

  • Lead implementation and sustainment of EHS programs, systems, and procedures (Control of Hazardous Energy, HazCom, Working at Height, etc.)
  • Maintain compliance with all applicable regulations and/or guidelines established by OSHA, NFPA, NIOSH, DOT, EPA, TCEQ and other applicable regulatory agencies
  • Collaborate with operational teams to complete Job Hazard Analysis / Pre-Task Plans, PPE hazard assessments, equipment safety buyoffs, ergonomic assessments, and implement appropriate safeguards to mitigate risks
  • Facilitate employee engagement in EHS
  • Monitor employee exposure to physical, health and chemical hazards
  • Inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards and ensure compliance with all applicable regulations and standards
  • Support event learning process to determine cause(s), prevention, and corrective measures
  • Track EHS training needs, compliance, and effectiveness
  • Manage the tracking and reporting of EHS metrics and measure performance against Key Performance Indicators to drive strategic and tactical plans
  • Perform process EHS review/approval as part of the Management of Change (MOC) process
  • Act as Project Manager on major EHS project reviews
  • Support development of and maintain equipment maintenance, inspection, and testing requirements per state requirements and best practice guidance (API, ASME, ASTM standards) alongside the maintenance and operations team
  • Provide oversight of EHS aspects of construction and design / process change projects
  • Proactively support environmental compliance, hazardous materials management, sustainability initiatives (e.g., air, waste, chemicals, water pollution prevention) Requirements
    • 5+ years or more working as an EHS Engineer or EHS Specialist
    • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health & Safety, Industrial Engineering, Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, or Safety-related discipline
    • Certifications - CSP / ASP, CIH, CPE, or PMP certifications
    • Advanced competency in controlling critical hazards including Machinery Safety, Control of Hazardous Energy / Lockout-Tagout, Electrical Safety, Working at Height, and Industrial Hygiene
    • Working ability to read and understand Process and Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs), Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs), Mechanical, Electrical, and Architectural permit sets, CAD drawings
    • Strong knowledge and experience in interpreting, applying, and documenting federal, state and local safety and health regulations and industry best practices
    • Ability to influence and communicate effectively with all levels of an organization
    • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines
    • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail
    • Evidence of exceptional ability
    • Manufacturing is a 24/7 operation; must be available to support emergency event response and night and weekend work Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience working in metal forming, metal die casting, chemical manufacturing, or other heavy manufacturing environment. Compensation and Benefits
        Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:
        • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
        • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
        • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
        • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
        • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
        • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
        • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
        • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
        • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
        • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
        • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
        • Tesla Babies program
        • Commuter benefits
        • Employee discounts and perks program

Keywords: Tesla, Austin , Sr. Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) Engineer, Cybertruck, Engineering , Austin, Texas

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