Safety Leader

Location: COSTA MESA, California
Date Posted: 07-26-2018
MaxGen Energy Services ( is the nation’s largest independent service provider for the clean energy industry. 
MaxGen has two major lines of business.  The first is the planning, design and construction of electric vehicle (EV) charging and battery energy storage infrastructure.  MaxGen is a specialist in the market and serves many of major companies leading the electrification of passenger and fleet vehicles.  The second line of business is comprehensive operations and maintenance services for solar, battery energy storage, and EV infrastructure owners and operators around the United States. 
The company has a central operations center and a team of nation-wide highly-trained technicians to provide in-the-field O&M services for commercial, industrial, and utility customers and has a distinguished reputation for safety and performance.

The Safety Leader – Safety, Health, & Environmental position is responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of the MaxGen Safety, Health and Environmental program. This role is integral in driving the overall safety culture of the company and ensuring the proper tools and support is in place to grow and maintain a strong SH&E program. This position will work with a diverse group that cover all areas of the company including utility grade solar power plants, commercial solar service, electric vehicle charging station construction and service, warehouse and building, office staff, etc. 

Job Responsibilities

Develop, execute, manage, and provide continuity of the company and remote sites Safety, Health, & Environmental (SH&E) program for a nationwide service group.
Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Long term SH&E program vision and planning
  • SH&E program development, implementation, and oversight per local, state and federal regulations
  • Company-wide SH&E training program development, facilitation, and tracking in conjunction with the Training Manager
  • Facilitate risk assessment on location to identify critical SH&E hazards and aspects
  • Determine appropriate leading and lagging indicators to track performance against targets and objectives.
  • Lead SH&E projects to improve SH&E key performance metrics at all locations
  • Maintaining, managing, and reporting all SH&E metrics
  • Regulatory notification and reporting
  • Regulatory and other record keeping as relevant
  • Work closely with insurance provider to manage claims as relevant
  • Client & subcontractor safety prequalification review and approval
  • Conduct SH&E internal audits, support customer audits, identify corrective actions needed, and ensure that policies are being followed consistently.
  • Incident investigations, root cause analysis, and resolution management
  • Acts as the emergency evacuation coordinator for the facility
  • Generate and distribute notification bulletins, policy updates, and SH&E newsletters
  • Supports creation of SH&E goals and appropriate activity based goals for the leadership team, functional managers, and front-line supervisors to drive SH&E culture, compliance, and results.
  • Partners with leadership team, functional managers, and front-line supervisors to support a culture that enables employees to successfully meet safety goals and objectives.
  • Guide Safety Committee in actions to move the culture forward in safety.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent applicable work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience facilitating and managing Safety, Health, and Environmental (SH&E) programs
  • Minimum 2 years of SH&E experience in an energy generation environment with strong utility scale power plant experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety Science, Environmental Science, Industrial Hygiene, or related fields - preferred
  • CSP – preferred

Skills and Experience
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills, independent thinking, strong organizational and planning skills, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills are essential
  • Strong skills in using MS office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Etc.)
  • Well-founded knowledge in Federal and State regulatory requirements (OSHA, EPA, etc.)
  • Self-starter with the ability to perform with very little oversight while working within and fostering a team oriented environment
  • Ability to lead and influence in a matrix organization

Working Environment
  • Travel may be required – Up to 50% as needed
  • Routinely operates a computer and other office productivity machinery.
  • Occasionally move about and between MaxGen offices for coordination with stakeholders
  • Frequently communicates with employees, stake holders and customers

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills requires of personnel.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities

MaxGen is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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