Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Engineer at Virgin Hyperloop One

| Greater LA Area
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THE PURPOSE:
Virgin Hyperloop One has a duty of care for employees, contractors and visitors. It is the responsibility of the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) team to participate in the different activities occurring globally throughout the organization, to develop the necessary programs and practices that maintain that duty of care on a firm, fair and consistent basis.
 
As the EHS Engineer you will ensure a safe and healthy working environment for all VHO staff, visitors and contractors.
 
THE ROLE:
  • Drive corporate culture and implement continuous improvement processes
  • Ensure site compliance to all applicable regulatory (1910 and 1926) and VHO standards including training, reporting, audits, and corrective actions
  • Develop, implement and maintain site EHS programs and policies for construction, test, assembly and manufacturing projects
  • Lead the site emergency response team and develop site level ERPs
  • Lead the investigation for all site EHS incidents to include developing CAPA (corrective and preventative actions) reports.
  • Perform oversight of subcontractors and collaborate/escalate as necessary.
  • Perform daily safety briefs and ensure other relevant communications pertaining to EHS-related matters are delivered, tracked, and documented.
  • Manage hazardous waste, NPDES, air quality and other environmental programs
  • Control site chemical management program to include DOT, HazCom and storage requirements.
 
THE CANDIDATE:
  • You not only have a strong understanding of federal, state and local regulations but are able to apply those regulations toward VHOs operations.
  • You have experience designing and implementing safety and environmental programs, conducting risk analysis and providing training.
  • You have expertise in understanding metrics and using the information toward continuous improvement efforts.
 
MINIMUM REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health Safety Management or related field
  • EHS experience in construction, mfg and research/design (R&D) environments
  • Strong knowledge of 29 CFR 1910 and 1926, Nevada DEP and DOT
  • Experience in performing audits, developing and applying corrective actions
  • Ability to direct cross-functional work groups to achieve objectives, goals and timelines
  • Experience prioritizing and managing multiple assignments concurrently
  • Strong communication, business, technical, analytical and planning skills
  • Proficiency and MS Office Skills
 
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
  • OSHA 30: Construction
  • Li-ion battery experience
  • Emergency responder training
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
 
 
Hyperloop One is an Equal Employment Employer; employment is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected status. Hyperloop One will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the “Ban the Box” legislation. We may access publicly available information as part of your application. For full information on how your personal information will be stored and processed, please click here.
 
To all recruitment agencies: Virgin Hyperloop One does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Virgin Hyperloop One employees or any other company location. Virgin Hyperloop One is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
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What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our office gives the feeling of excitement and energy every day. You can see it through the passionate discussions about engineering, marketing or any field. The people really bring a level of passion and energy that makes it one of the best places to work. The dog-friendly culture also helps soothe our nerves after any intense discussions!

Matt

Manager - Software Design Specs

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

My job is based around collaboration with other teams. When a team needs to optimize their workflow or day-to-day operations, I gather requirements from them to find solutions to best suit their needs. I love being able to make this easier and simpler for other teams.

Anne

IT Operations Analyst

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I am probably a unique example having only worked for the company for six months and already having the opportunity to start in the Dubai office and then be seconded to the Los Angeles Headquarters. Relentless focus on making a difference, impacting positive change, and putting safety first have already given me great opportunities with VHO.

Bruce

Safety Regulatory Certification Director

What are some things you learned at the company?

I have learned how to model the dynamics of our pod and how the different EM systems generate forces that control its motion. I extended my knowledge into multi-body dynamics which is needed to simulate the motion of the vehicle through curvilinear trajectories. I have learned how to develop my own in-house simulation tools and use CAE tools.

Cathy

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What are Virgin Hyperloop One Perks + Benefits

Virgin Hyperloop One Benefits Overview

We place great value in our employees' work-life balance, so our office is full of great perks to make you feel right at home. We've got catered lunches, snacks, coffee and drinks every day so employees can enjoy all three meals at work. Our office also has full showers, towels and lockers along with on-site barber visits, dry cleaning service, and mobile car wash services. Our employees enjoy premium quality medical insurance, as well as stock options with early exercise option. Also, we're dog-friendly!

Culture
Volunteer in Local Community
Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Open Door Policy
Team-Owned Deliverables
Team-Based Strategic Planning
Open Office Floor Plan
Diversity
Unconscious Bias Training
Mean Gender Pay Gap Below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
VHO employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 100% of annual salary with no maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 3x an employee's annual salary. Additionally, we offer the ability to purchase additional Supplemental Life & AD&D insurance to protect yourself, your spouse & children.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team Workouts
We have employee-lead group workout sessions after work!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
VHO offers up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave to eligible employees who become parents through birth, surrogacy, adoption, or foster care
Flexible Work Schedule
VHO provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Hourly employees receive between 15 and 20 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 48 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Virgin Hyperloop One hosts company outings semi-annually. Our most recent team-building was at a Dodgers game!
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Eligible company positions are offered relocation assistance.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and Learns
Our lunch and learns focus on our recent technology, business opportunities, and potential partnerships.
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