Safety Health and Environmental Specialist Job
Job Description Job Attributes+
San Jose, CA 95119, US
The Safety, Health, and Environment (SH&E) Specialist will be responsible for: implementing and maintaining programs for safety, health, and environmental protection and compliance to local, state, and federal regulations; inspection and oversight of best management practices; participating in emergency planning activities; integrating safety and health environmental programs in a R&D test laboratory environment; and training of employees and subcontractors. Develops and implements programs to ensure that regulatory obligations are fulfilled in a cost-effective manner and that SH&E risks are effectively managed. Prepares related reports and studies for submission to regulatory agencies. Assists with hazardous material and waste management, groundwater remediation, air emissions reporting, zero discharge waste water reporting, and environmental sustainability. Some supervisory responsibilities required, primarily focusing on coordinating and leading projects. Other duties and job responsibilities as assigned.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Bachelor's degree in environmental, safety or equivalent field and 4 years of experience
Previous experience with hazardous waste management
Knowledge of SH&E regulations (RCRA, DOT, CEQA) and modern SH&E management principles
Ability to communicate complex information effectively with employees and all levels of site management (written and verbal)
Ability to work in a team environment and take initiative individually
Ability to evaluate industrial processes and develop solutions
Project Management skills
Familiarity with audit processes
Ability to coach and consult with line management, at all levels relative, to building a culture and processes that lead to excellent SH&E performance
Exceptional organizational skills
Experience facilitating meetings and working groups
Possess basic knowledge of Safety/Health & Environmental Management Systems (ISO 45001/ISO 14001 requirements)
Work proficiently with Microsoft Office
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
4+ years of Safety/Health and Environmental Experience in a manufacturing, industrial, regulatory or consulting company with increasing responsibilities.
Knowledge of CA environmental/Cal/OSHA regulations
Knowledge of engineering, chemical, physical and biological sciences
CHMM, CSP, CIH, certification
About BAE Systems Platforms & Services BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.
At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
Who We Are
You're used to protecting what matters most.
Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.
We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.
Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.
On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.
We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.
See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.
What We Offer+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)
This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.
Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.
Meet Our Veterans
All of my co-workers have been very helpful with my transition into the company and in my training as a Common Missile Warning Systems technician. The camaraderie of the other WIP employees has also been instrumental in my transition out of the Marine Corps.
Retired Cpl. J. Munoz
Operating Enduring Freedom