Jobs

One of the numerous benefits of ASSE membership is access to open safety positions which are otherwise not advertised. The Chapter Luncheons are an excellent place to network and learn about employment opportunities from other meeting attendees. The Orange County Chapter also maintains a current listing of various safety-related positions available in the Orange County area. However, these listings are reserved for chapter Members. Unemployed members are also eligible for a free subscription to the National Jobline.

Postings will remain on the website for 60 days unless extended by the organization offering the opportunity. If you wish to have an opening posted here, send it in Word or PDF format to the Job Placement Director, at jobs@orangecounty.asse.org

Environmental Consultant – Irvine or Los Angeles

Posted: Apr 05, 2018

Opportunity for an Environmental Consultant to join a highly esteemed environmental engineering consultancy firm in their Due-Diligence group in Irvine or Los Angeles

Looking for a self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills. This position will provide the ability to grow and further develop your expertise.

This firm has a passion for producing solutions that inspire and create a transformative change for clients and society. This firm has a flat organizational structure where it possible to communicate with team members at all levels. The leadership strives to empower employees with strong career growth opportunities; and exciting, innovative, and challenging projects.

 Organization – Company-wide they have a collaborative work environment with plenty of career growth opportunities.

  • Leading engineering, design and consulting firm that strives to achieve inspiring and exacting solutions that make a genuine difference to their customers, end-users and society as a whole
  • They empower the people within their organization, welcome individual differences and enable them to work in multi-talented teams to produce inspired solutions
  • A great number of environmental professionals have made their legacy career roles with this firm and many have been with the group for 15-20+ years
  • This firm is focused on providing a great amount of stability for their team members and desires to find likeminded people who want to invest in a position with them for the long-term
  • They provide career development programs and provide tuition or registration reimbursement for approved courses
  • The SW region group works with clients on projects involving multiple practice areas which provides the ability to learn and gain skills from being exposed to projects of intertest outside of everyone’s designated practice areas
Position Focus
  • ASTM Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs)
  • Perform regulatory environment compliance assessments of complex industrial sites
  • Environmental compliance reviews and audits
  • Evaluate compliance in relation to hazardous materials management and reporting, air emissions, and chemical / oil spill prevention
  • Technical analysis of complex site contamination and compliance matters
  • Arrange technical reports that clearly communicate findings
  • Evaluate and interpret environmental regulations
  • Train and mentor junior team members in the due diligence team
Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience in implementing Phase I ESAs and environmental compliance reviews/ audits of industrial/ commercial sites
  • Experience with Federal and California State multi-media environmental regulations
  • Ability to travel 30%+ of the time, occasionally on short notice and dependent on project needs
  • Proven track record of meeting multiple deadlines and an understanding of how to prioritize workload
Education
  • BS/ MS in a comparable engineering area including environmental, civil or chemical or in a relevant Scientific field (geology, biology, environmental science or chemistry)

Please contact Stephanie Shimek at Principal Resource Group if you are interested: (530) 470-2985, steph@prgnc.com

Product Safety & Stewardship Manager (Irvine, CA or Phoenix, AZ)

Posted: Apr 05, 2018

This is an exciting opportunity with strong growth potential for a Consultant with a strong background in Product Safety and Stewardship. 
Organization   
• Leading engineering, design and consulting firm that strives to achieve inspiring and exacting solutions that make a genuine difference to their customers, end-users and society as a whole
• They empower the people within their organization and enable them to work in multi-talented teams to produce inspired solutions. Company-wide they have a collaborative work environment with plenty of career growth opportunities
• A great number of environmental professionals have made their legacy career roles with this firm and many have been with the group for 15-20+ years. This firm is focused on providing a great amount of stability for their team members and desires to find like-minded people who want to invest in a position with them for the long-term
Position Focus 
• Supervise a skilled group of individuals, evaluate their work product and deliverables, and support effective management of projects
• Perform projects within scope, budget, and schedule expectations; and ensure quality standards
• Visit sites and facilities for clients. Conduct regulatory assessments and audits to assess and evaluate portfolios and management systems.
• Prepare summaries of complex scientific issues that will be clear when informing stakeholders
• Prepare defensible analyses and assessments (scientific and technical) under direction, cooperation, assistance, and critical review by legal counsel
• Provide technical assistance on health risk and regulation of products, environmental health and safety, and sustainability projects
• Assess risks and hazards associated with industrial, specialty, and agricultural chemicals
Requirements
• At least five years of experience in product safety and stewardship management
• Exceptional communication skills – both written and verbal
• Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, toxicology, microbiology, or a related technical degree. MS or PhD is preferred.

Please contact Stephanie Shimek at Principal Resource Group if you are interested: (530) 470-2985, steph@prgnc.com

EHS Professional – Irvine, CA

Posted: Apr 05, 2018

We are searching for an Environmental, Health and Safety Professional for an outstanding opportunity to work with a leading environmental consultancy firm. (Irvine, CA)
People who join this firm will be able to enjoy enduring and successful careers because the firm has an exceptional track record when it comes to employee retention where many people have been with the firm for 10+ and even 20+ years. They will also be able to work with strong technical professionals on true high-profile projects, some short term and others that have been ongoing for 10+ years. The business unit for this position works with clients on projects involving multiple practice areas, mostly throughout the South West, and this provides the opportunity to learn and gain skills from being exposed to projects of interest outside of designated practice areas.
Responsibilities include: Conducting EH&S compliance audits and preparing audit reports, evaluating regulatory applicability and conducting rule research and interpretation, and interacting with clients and regulatory agencies.
Key requirements:
  • 6+ years of consulting experience in EH&S compliance including comprehensive compliance auditing
  •  Background in EH&S regulations in CA including air quality, storm water, wastewater, hazardous materials and waste, and employee health and safety
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to conduct EH&S compliance audits in CA
  •  Understanding of rules and regulations of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), various air districts in CA (such as SCAQMD), Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), Water Resources Control Board (WRCB), California Unified Program Agencies (CUPA) and Division of Safety and Health (DOSH or Cal/OSHA)
Please contact Stephanie Shimek at Principal Resource Group if you are interested: (530) 470-2985, steph@prgnc.com

Senior Risk Control Advisor – Orange, LA and San Diego County

Posted: Apr 04, 2018

ACWA JPIA’s Risk Management staff partners with member agencies to control exposures and deliver training targeted to the needs of the water industry. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of this team and to share in our core values. The Senior Risk Control Advisor works under the direction of the Risk Management Program Manager, to independently provide risk control and occupational safety and health services to member water agencies. The senior level professional is responsible for delivering an advanced level of safety and risk control programs, and must demonstrate good professional skills and judgement.
This field position will be located in the Southern California area, primarily serving water agencies in the Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties. Frequent travel to water districts within the Southern California service area is required, with overnight travel required up to 20% of the time to attend staff meetings, JPIA conferences, or to support members outside of the assigned service area
Essential Duties include but are not limited to the following:
• Compile facts from on-site risk assessments to evaluate safety programs and best practices, and to identify needs. Provide guidance on safety and risk control program development and technical issues.
• Organize and present data to the water agency staff during on-site meetings, including an action plan for the implementation of JPIA best practices and a strategic direction for training efforts.
• Maintain effective partnerships with members. Demonstrate an understanding of the water industry and their unique risk management objectives and needs.
• Communicate effectively with members regarding the status of service delivery and JPIA resources relevant to the agency safety concerns
.• Develop and deliver on-site safety training programs demonstrating an understanding of the adult learner.
• Pursue professional development and demonstrate a willingness to develop and implement new approaches with assigned water agencies
• Participate in evaluating and onboarding new member agencies to support JPIA growth.
• Develop website content, newsletter articles and other member resources and communications.
Education and Experience
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in occupational health and safety, environmental science, or engineering, with a Master’s Degree preferred
• Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), or qualified to obtain the designation within one year of employment
• Five to ten years of increasingly responsible work in a risk control and occupational health and safety position, preferably in a public entity or joint powers authority
• Self-starter with a demonstrated ability to work independently from a remote location with minimal supervision
• Advanced knowledge and experience in the principles and methods of risk control, safety, risk management, and public administration• Knowledge of state and federal laws relating to occupational health and safety; industrial hygiene; and, tort liability
• Ability to deliver multiple projects with an understanding of the priorities for the Risk Management Department and the JPIA organization
• Understands how to maintain effective working relationships and communication from a remote office location • Organized and efficient in planning service delivery and required travel
Special Requirements
• Possession of a valid State of California Driver’s License issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles. Ability and willingness to travel, with up to 20% of the travel involving overnight stays. Proof of auto insurance with no exclusion for business use is required.
Compensation and Benefits
The salary range for this position is $77,721 – $131,138 with most staff starting between the low to mid-point. There is also potential for annual incentive award.
Exceptional benefits include:
• Medical, dental, vision insurance paid 100% for employee and dependents
• Life and disability insurance paid 100% for employee• Vacation time begins at 12 days per year• Twelve paid holidays• Casual dress
• Unlimited accrual of sick leave at one day per month
• Membership in the CalPERS retirement system
• Educational assistance program
• Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents
Application Procedure
Complete employment application located on the JPIA’s website, www.acwajpia.com; then to About Us; then Employment. Submit application with cover letter and resume to hr@acwajpia.com by May 1, 2018.

 

 

Senior Risk Control Consultant – Glendale

Posted: Mar 29, 2018

Company Information

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That’s Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers – and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Job Summary

Under general supervision, provide the Underwriter with account knowledge as it relates to hazards, controls, and management. They will need to evaluate how a company identifies and manages their inherent risk factors. Additionally they are expected to differentiate the account from others in similar classes of business. In this role the consultant will be working with our larger, more complex and all lines accounts. This role reports to the Risk Control Field Director Managing Risk Control Consultant. This job does not manage others.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

Partnering and having joint ownership with Underwriting to select, retain, and grow a profitable book of business. Building and maintaining productive relationships with Underwriting, Claim, Risk Control Specialists, and Brokers to service customers as a unified team. Writing technically detailed reports that communicate a clear assessment of risk and effectively articulate recommendations. Discovering and evaluating customer needs through loss analysis and customer readiness in order to provide Risk Control products and services to help control losses. Staying current with technical subject matters, regulatory environment and emerging issues. Creating a valued customer experience through each assessment and service encounter. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Undergraduate degree in environmental health and safety, engineering, construction management, basic sciences and related technical fields required . 8+ years of experience in risk control or safety related positions in industries such as construction, manufacturing, or military required . Valid drivers license required . Must have or be able to attain appropriate certification to meet specific state requirements where applicable.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge

Insurance industry acumen. Graduate degree in related field.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies

Technical aptitude, detail oriented. Superior communication skills – both written and verbal. Ability to quickly establish credibility and rapport with all others. Experience working in a collaborative environment. Critical thinking skills. Influencing skills that effectively drive business needs. Negotiating change to achieve optimal outcomes. Ability to give and receive coaching and feedback.

Environmental/Work Schedules/Other

Environmental Exposure to Excess Noise (Occasionally) Exposure to Dirt, Dust, Fumes, Smoke, Gases, or Other Irritating Substances (Occasionally) Exposure to Variable Weather Conditions (Frequently) Operate or work around moving machinery (Frequently) Other Travel (Varies with Territory Geography)

Physical Requirements

Sitting (can stand at will) (Frequently) Standing (Frequently) Climb ladders and stairs and transition to access building roof areas and multi-story buildings. (Frequently) Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key (Frequently) Driving (Daily) Walking on surfaces that are uneven, wet, icy, and somewhat unstable. (Frequently) Climbing unprotected heights (ladder, rooftop, stairs, loading dock) (Frequently)

Licensing or Certificates Recognized relevant certifications (such as ASP, CSP, ARM, CFPS)

To apply, go to the following website.