Senior Manager - Safety, Health, & Environmental

Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Date Posted: 03-28-2017
About MaxGen

At MaxGen Energy Services ( our Mission is to be the Industry Leader in providing Safe, Professional, and Reliable Operations & Maintenance Services to our Nation’s Clean Energy Infrastructure.

Our company has a nationwide footprint and provides central operations and field maintenance services to hundreds of asset owners in the United States.  MaxGen currently manages some of the largest operating solar fleets in the country and has a distinguished reputation for safety and performance.
MaxGen also has significant experience with the development, design, installation, and maintenance of electric vehicle service equipment (EVSE) and battery energy storage systems (BESS). As an OEM service provider to many manufacturers, MaxGen has amassed industry-leading experience with EVSE and BESS installations.
This combined experience and expertise brings our customers unparalleled service, asset performance, and strong partnership in the long-term care and operation of their energy asset portfolios. 


The Senior Manager – 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 from an accredited Institution
  • 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.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety Science, Environmental Science, Industrial Hygiene, or related fields - preferred
  • CSP – preferred
  • 2+ years of managerial experience - 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.

Working Environment
  • Position will work out of the Costa Mesa corporate office
  • Travel may be required – Up to 50% as needed
  • Normal Office Environment
  • 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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