Sr. EHS Specialist - Product Deployment

Tesla Motors Foster City , CA 94404

Posted 5 days ago

The Role:

The Sr. EHS Specialist reports to the Area EHS Manager and is responsible for supporting complex technical work across a range of EHS disciplines within Tesla Energy Products and Auto Sales, Service and Delivery teams in North America. The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator, self-driven, works well cross-functionally, and takes pride in his/her analytical abilities, organization skills and attention to detail. This position is regionally based from a local Energy Products operations center and will involve frequent day travel, and occasionally overnight travel, up to 40%.


  • Manage adherence to company EHS policies and local, state and federal environmental, health and safety regulations

  • Collaborate with Sales, Development, Operations, Service and Maintenance and Emerging Markets to support safe work procedures in all facilities and work areas throughout their respective region or area

  • Ensure compliance with all health, safety and environmental regulations and keeps abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the organization

  • Interface with various regulatory agencies as necessary while hosting, documenting, responding to and tracking audits and inspections

  • Lead, with management, the incident reporting and analysis process and the implementation of corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence of injuries

  • Conduct education and training for environment, health and safety required within the EHS Management System

  • Analyze data and reports trends; recommends/supports plans for corrective actions

  • Facilitate site safety committee meetings and safety meetings

  • Recommend changes in policies, procedures, work environment and equipment to prevent incidents


  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety, Electrical or other relatable engineering discipline, Public Health or related field of study; Master's Degree preferred

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in renewable energy product construction and product deployment

  • Minimum 2 years practical experience with Contractor Qualification and Management, HMBP and Hazardous waste management, Fall protection safety, electrical safety, Vehicle and fleet safety, Lone Worker safety and the management of multiple remote work sites, Risk assessment, and Root cause analysis

  • Certifications CSP, ASP, CHST or other relevant certifications preferred

  • Specific knowledge of OSHA standards, Life Safety Code, other related NFPA standards, and local area Building and Fire Codes

  • Understanding of Local, State and Federal regulatory agencies and requirements

  • Experience with training and education of company employees in relevant EHS hazards

  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and related Office programs

  • Excellent driving record and ability to clear pre-employment screening

  • Evidence of exceptional ability

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