Environmental, Health, and Safety Engineer - Temporary

  • SpaceX
  • Rocket Rd, Hawthorne, CA 90250, USA
  • Feb 07, 2018
Full time EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater

Job Description

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY TECHNICIAN – TEMPORARY POSITION

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Technicians are responsible for regulatory requirements relating to (OSHA) The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, (RCRA) The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, (EPA) The Environmental Protection Agency, and (DOT) The Department of Transportation. They work with engineers and technicians daily to ensure our testing facility can support manufacturing goals while meeting all environmental, health, and safety objectives.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Environmental
    • Ensure environmental compliance with hazardous and non-hazardous waste management, including (DOT) Department of Transportation shipping manifest and tracking of hazardous waste shipments
    • Perform weekly storm water inspections per the (SWPPP) Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan
    • Enforce (RCRA) Resource Conservation and Recovery Act regulatory Hazardous Waste handling requirements
    • Manage spill response & prevention activities
    • Perform environmental compliance and due diligence audits
    • Perform other environmental tasks as assigned
  • Health and Safety
    • Identify, report, and mitigate workplace hazards, and unsafe conditions
    • Monitor employee exposure to job and chemical hazards
    • Assist in the implementation and compliance of site specific safety policies
    • Coordinate with the EHS Manager and Lead to develop and implement new safety policies as required
    • Assist in the creation of job hazard analyses
    • Conduct and/or coordinate employee safety and environmental training programs and assist with emergency response training drills
    • Perform safety surveys using inspection forms to ensure employees are utilizing safe work practices such as utilizing proper (PPE) personal protective equipment, minimizing trip hazards, wearing fall protection, etc.
    • Conduct daily health and safety oversight
    • Assist with accident/mishap investigations when necessary
    • Assist in the respiratory protection program
    • Perform inspections to ensure people are utilizing respirators properly and have appropriate cartridges for their task

POSITION DETAILS:

This is a TEMPORARY position with SpaceX, for the length of time as stated, and is subject to change with minimal notice as business needs dictate.

  • LENGTH OF POSITION: 3 months
  • LOCATION: Hawthorne, CA
  • SHIFT: Day

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2+ years of experience implementing and overseeing environmental, health, and safety policies

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience implementing/developing health and safety plans and policies
  • Experience with emergency response crews in incidents involving hazardous and non-hazardous material releases to air, soil and water
  • Experience using Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Demonstrated strong propensity for hands-on work and attention to detail in either academic or career pursuits
  • Ability to multi-task, to manage shifting priorities, and to follow through on projects with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a construction/industrial environment
  • Ability to communicate well with technicians and engineers
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • The ability to work in a high-concentration, fast-paced environment
  • Able to lift at least 30 lbs.
  • Able to work overtime when necessary
  • Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug and alcohol testing

ITAR REQUIREMENTS:

  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export 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. Learn more about ITAR here.

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.

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