One of the numerous benefits of ASSP 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

Sr. Risk Engineering Consultant – Southern California

Posted: Dec 04, 2018


Reports to the Regional Vice President. Delivers risk engineering services to clients in various geographies as needed. Provides all required information to our clients to assist them in improving their risk profile and therefore mitigate or prevent losses from occurring. The information is obtained through risk assessments of business properties and/or operations. The position requires identifying and evaluating hazards and exposures, making recommendations, where necessary, to eliminate, improve, or control risks. Serve as technical consultant and subject matter expert to risk management/underwriting units for risk improvement and loss analysis. Works on all types of risks associated with Client locations. Typically, consultant works independently, contributes regularly to team goals, and would have a minimum of 7 years of directly-related work experience.


Conduct risk assessment surveys at client locations to identify any potential hazards and risk factors to be considered during underwriting, risk selection, risk retention processes.

Completes training sessions and reviews client compliance programs.Complete the following types of field risk management activities:

  • Client worksite assessment surveys (requested by Underwriting/Risk Management)
  • Pre-Bind prospect assessment surveys (requested by Underwriting)
  • Risk improvement/Follow-up surveys (requested by Risk Management)
  •  Proper WC Classification/Operations/Job Duties Reviews (requested by Underwriting)• Consultations with Client’s RM teams related to Industry Best Practices
  • Assist or Facilitate the investigations of serious accidents/injuries
  • Trains employees and trainers on various technical subjects
  • Assists clients in meeting state compliance requirements


Writes and reviews technically detailed reports that provide a clear, accurate assessment of risk exposures and clearly articulate risk improvement recommendations. Serves as resource to Risk Management/Underwriting units with timely and accurate communication and advise. Consults Clients on practical ways to control risk and hazards in order to reduce or prevent losses. Positively influences Clients to implement issued recommendations.

Builds brand value and cultivates relationships through delivery of exceptional work product and service to internal and external teams i.e. underwriting, sales, claims, and broker/agent community. Reviews loss data for trends, recognizes opportunities to provide risk engineering products and/or services that could improve Client’s loss experience, and drives productivity. Maintain timely, relevant communications with the Director of Risk Management and other stakeholders.

Communication Skills:

Effective written and oral skills that can make complex technical information and recommendations understandable and clear to all audiences with varied levels of technical knowledge. Ability to positively influence Clients to act on recommendations, and listens effectively. Clearly expresses ideas, observations, recommendations, etc. in writing and via telephone. Understands behavioral interviewing techniques and deploys the use of open-ended questions during Risk Assessments, Consultations, and Training assignments.

Business Knowledge:

Possesses an in depth understanding of the Insurance Industry terminology, contracts, lines of insurance coverage, including but not limited to Workers’ Compensation, General Liability, Property, Product Liability, Automobile, Inland Marine, USL&H, Jones Act. Has good working knowledge of the PEO & Staffing business models. Fully understands OSHA, ANSI, NFPA, safety/compliance standards. Knowledgeable of federal and state regulatory environments and emerging safety issues.

Technical Expertise:

Complete understanding and use competency of all relevant Microsoft Office applications. Ability to navigates large volumes of loss data and create presentable Client-facing summaries. Familiarity with risk assessment software programs such as Safety Reports, iAuditor, or alike. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of formulas and equations. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Reviews loss information to identify basic trends and produce relevant recommendations. Handles multiple assignments and schedules accordingly in order of importance.

Customer Service: Builds credibility with internal and external customers. Maintains customer satisfaction by demonstrating the value of risk engineering services. Familiar with the industry and company tools and is comfortable reviewing information with all levels of management.

Physical Capabilities: Must be able to climb ladders and stairs and transition to and from ladders or stairs in order to access all building areas within a property or worksite during risk assessment surveys. Must have the ability to navigate through Client’s sites in a safe manner; the sites may include manufacturing areas, warehouses, storage yards, construction sites, etc. which may present surfaces that are uneven, wet, icy, and somewhat unstable or covered with debris. Must have the ability to navigate within a customer facility in low light or relatively dark conditions.Be capable of regularly making prompt travel reservation and plans, and travel over extended distances by airplane (via commercial airline) or vehicle while demonstrating effective planning, expense and cost control skills.

Qualifications:Graduate of four-year college or university (risk management) program, and/or 7 or more years of directly related work experience in the Risk Management industry providing loss control, safety, and risk management services, preferably in the Insurance Industry.Certified Safety Professional, ARM, or similar professional designation preferred.

If interested, please send resume to Rosa Partida, Regional VP of Risk Management of America at

EHS Engineer – Irvine

Posted: Nov 13, 2018

At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives. With $32 billion in sales, our 91,000 employees connect with customers all around the world. 3M has a long-standing reputation as a company committed to innovation. We provide the freedom to explore and encourage curiosity and creativity. We gain new insight from diverse thinking, and take risks on new ideas. Here, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.

Job Description

3M is seeking an Advanced Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Engineer for the Advanced Materials Division (AdMD) Plant located in Irvine, CA. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary

The person hired for the position of Advanced Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Engineer will assist in the coordination and completion of site EHS compliance objectives, while using engineering/scientific concepts, procedures, standards, and industry awareness to identify and resolve EHS issues. For additional information, please visit:

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career. Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Foster teamwork with Manufacturing, Quality, Division Engineering and other staff groups to ensure compliance with regulatory and company policies and requirements, and identification and control of EHS risks
  • Performing and guiding technical EHS activities resulting from approved self-initiated or assigned projects and programs leading to innovative applications or extensions of existing or new programs/systems
  • Providing leadership for plant EHS programs & training including but not limited to: Fall Protection, Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO), Stormwater, Confined Space Entry/Rescue, Chemical Safety, Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), Industrial Hygiene (IH), Site Emergency Coordination, Waste Management, Ventilation, and Respirators/Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Prepare and complete required Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Certified Unified Program Agencies (CUPA), South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) , Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP), and State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) reports
  • Developing appropriate documentation on plant systems to comply with 3M requirements on Global Safety and Health Plan (GSHP), Global Environmental Management Self-Assessment (GEMSA), Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and Compliance & Audit Management & Metrics System (CAMMS) Programs
  • Assisting facility in achieving Global Safety and Health Plan (GSHP) and global environmental management system goals and compliance
  • Applying scientific, engineering principles and behavioral based systems to drive EHS risk reduction efforts and compliance activities
  • Completing internal and external EHS compliance reports and analyze EHS data and report trends. Recommending plans for correction of gaps and provide EHS input to address change (e.g., plant Management of Change processes)
  • Implementing on-going industrial hygiene chemical and noise assessments and monitoring plans; implementing ergonomic programs to reduce risk of cumulative trauma and other ergonomic injuries at the plant
  • Actively supporting a Zero Today Culture environment through personal responsibility for safety, promoting a culture that reports incidents and potential issues, and actively supporting plant safety observation programs
  • Participating and/or leading portions of EHS self-assessments and/or audits. Acting as a facility representative during agency inspections, including but not limited to EPA, Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), CAL OSHA, fire department, and county
  • Interactions/Communications: Providing EHS knowledge and services on existing and new programs; communicating project or program status and results to management
  • Communicating effectively in written and oral forms with peers and others at varying levels within the organization. Presenting ideas well one on one, in small groups, and to larger audiences. Having the ability to convey the meaning and importance of EHS topics to non-EHS personnel and to influence others to take appropriate action based on such information. Actively seeking to continually improve communication and presentation skills.
  • Providing technical assistance and guidance to plant by leading or assisting in safety committee teams and meetings, including EHS regulatory interpretations.
  • Providing EHS support in the design and installation of new or modified equipment and management of change processes. Assist with meeting plant Lean Six Sigma projects, including management of Green Belt projects related to EHS.
  • Participate in and/or leading investigation of EHS incidents.
  • Assisting with coordination of site hazardous waste disposal, including managing Waste Stream Profile System and coordination of transportation and disposal of wastes.
  • Lead sustainability projects related to energy, waste, and water

Basic Qualifications

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a science or engineering discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
  • Minimum three (3) years combined of Environment, Health, and/or Safety work experience in a private, public, government or military environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS), Industrial Hygiene, Engineering or related discipline from an accredited institution
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in a manufacturing/production environment
  • Professional certification(s) such as: Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) American Board of Industrial Hygiene, Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Board of Certified Safety Professionals, and/or Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) Institute of Hazardous Materials Management
  • Experience with EHS program development, implementation and/or management
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute projects
  • Self-starter with strong interpersonal, influencing and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Other preferred skills include strong team building skills, the ability to set and achieve priorities, strong organizational skills, attention to detail and a sense of urgency
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus
  • Microsoft Office proficient

If interested, apply at this website:

HSE Manager – Orange, CA

Posted: Nov 13, 2018

Job description Solvay is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics. Solvay is a multi-specialty chemical company committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. We innovate and partner with customers in diverse global end markets. Solvay Composite Materials combines 50 years of technology heritage to bring a comprehensive product portfolio, expertise in material design, and extensive process engineering solutions to our customers. As the partner of choice for advanced materials development, we deliver optimal material solutions to address our customers’ most challenging demands for new high-performance materials to improve durability and production, while offering weight savings for the end application.

Job Overview And Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing various Health, Safety, Environmental and Security activities for the Orange, CA site.
  • Provides HSE leadership and technical support to GBU California manufacturing leadership teams and will drive and ensure key X HSE strategies and continuous HSE performance improvement.
  • Serve as the primary HSE contact for the Orange site.
  • Member of site’s leadership team that provides HSE technical support, guidance and compliance within HSE.
  • Implements HSE programs, drives best practices.
  • Conduct internal audits of site HSE programs to determine compliance and or the need for program changes.
  • Responsibility will be to establish as a minimum, compliance with government standards (OSHA, EPA etc.) and Solvay HSE standards.
  • Develop relationships with other GBU HSE departments, the GBU HSE group as well as Solvay HSE corporate personnel

Education and Experience

  • Min 4 years’ experience in a HSE specialist/HSE leadership position.
  • BS in Engineering, Safety, Environmental or related required.
  • Safety Certification is a plus (CSP)


  • Technical Knowledge – Working Knowledge of HSE government standards and CA state regulations.
  • Experienced in leading cross functional teams in problem resolution.
  • Proven Leader – has demonstrated leadership skill in previous HSE positions
  • Change agent – proven track record of supporting/driving significant organizational change towards HSE performance.

If interested, apply at this website:

Associate Manager, EHS – Irvine

Posted: Nov 13, 2018

Job description

Ensure environmental health and safety regulations and corporate requirements are met for Edwards’ Irvine Corporate headquarters to include development of new programs to drive continuous improvement for ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 EHS Management System Standards and partnering with the Corporate Sr. Director EHS in facilitating EHS excellence throughout Global operations.

Job Functions

  • Ensure regulatory compliance with the EHS procedures, local government/corporate regulations, policies, programs, and industry standards while interfacing with environmental agencies. Develop, implement and sustain EHS programs. Educate and lead supervisors/employees to meet EHS regulations and requirements while emphasizing the reduction of injuries and pollution prevention.
  • Lead EHS regulatory inspections, evaluate and provide follow up with the implementation of the corrective and preventive actions
  • Responsible for the development, implementation and sustainment of site-wide ISO 14001 Environmental Management System to ensure regulatory compliance and commitment to reducing pollution.
  • Responsible for leading the development and implementation of the site-wide ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety Management System, to ensure regulatory compliance and commitment to reducing accidents and injuries.
  • Report and analyze EHS statistics in order to prepare and submit required EHS reporting to Corporate EHS, the site management team and other stakeholders as necessary.
  • Other incidental duties: Keep management current on EHS regulations and other aspects that can impact the plant


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field with 8 years of relevant EHS experience required
  • Experience working in a regulated industry preferred
  • Proven successful project management leadership skills
  • Proven expertise in both Microsoft Office Suite and related systems
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills including high discretion/judgment in decision making
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills with ability to drive achievement of objectives
  • Extensive understanding of related industrial safety and environmental regulations (e.g., Air, water, waste, energy)
  • Working knowledge of ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 EHS Management System Standards
  • Extensive understanding of EW EHS procedures while addressing issues with impact beyond own team based on knowledge of related disciplines
  • Knowledge of financial mechanism that relates to EHS (e.g., budgeting)
  • Demonstrated skill set to manage assigned team and provide coaching and feedback, including responsibility for all employee actions and partnering with HR on all aspects of employee relations
  • Ability to develop and integrate metrics into the projects and operations that clearly demonstrate the value of EHS to the business
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels and proactively escalate issues to appropriate levels of management in the organization
  • Ability to work and excel within a fast paced, dynamic, and constantly changing work environment
  • Primarily interacts with internal subordinates and other supervisors
  • Typically interacts with external suppliers, vendors and/or customers
  • Share information and provides basic problem solving solutions; gains cooperation of others, conducts presentations of technical information concerning specific projects or schedules
  • Develop peer, cross functional and cross business relationships to maximize best practice sharing and team effectiveness.
  • Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control

About Edwards Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world’s leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 10,000 individuals worldwide.

If interested, apply at this website:

EH&S Specialist – San Francisco

Posted: Oct 25, 2018

Job Description

Responsible for administering and coordinating ABM compliance to clients’ EH&S requirements, assisting in the development and deployment of safety regulatory and awareness training, assisting in the conduct of enterprise EH&S compliance verification activities, performing analytics and recommend improvement and or enhancement actions, monitoring and advising on progress of projects, plans and activities, and assisting in generation of high level and external presentations and reviews.

Primary Focus Areas

  • Support the execution of injury prevention efforts that focus on addressing unsafe behaviors and establishing safety as a core value within all ABM employees.
  • Conduct regularly scheduled safety audits, risk assessments, inspections, training and meetings to determine the effectiveness of safety and accident prevention activities.
  • Support the creation of media to transfer knowledge of safe work practices, effective safety methods and processes, and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Communicate with Ops regarding safety activities, safety initiatives, employee training, program and regulatory compliance requirements.
  •  Maintain knowledge of safety, health, and environmental regulations at all levels of government, including federal, state and local and possess the ability to evaluate, document, and report on compliance with policies, procedures, rules, and regulations to ensure operational compliance.
  • Assist in the management of third party safety verification organizations’ document and data requirements to ensure qualification for new account bids and continuation of existing accounts.
  • Support the development and implementation of various data system to collect and report compliance status to management; providing technical support for implemented technologies to the field to assist in their adoption.
  • Successful implementation of injury reduction initiatives. • Actively partner with Ops and internal clients to provide needed support.
  •  Develop and implement systems, training and reporting capabilities to assist Ops in managing their EH&S responsibilities.
  • Enforce policy, recognize desired behaviors or provide coaching to Ops.
  • Align priorities with organizational goals and objectives.

Minimum Requirements

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or EH&S related degree is preferred.
  • Requires a minimum of 2 years progressive responsibility in the field of Safety in the Industrial or Commercial sectors or 3 years without a degree.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.
  • Ability to effectively support a large multi-site workforce.
  • Ability to compile technical data and prepare technical and analytical reports.
  • Skilled in communicating ideas and instructions clearly.
  • Strong organization skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications

ABM (NYSE: ABM) is a leading provider of facility solutions with revenues of approximately $5.1 billion and over 130,000 employees in 350+ offices throughout the United States and various international locations. ABM’s comprehensive capabilities include electrical & lighting, energy solutions, facilities engineering, HVAC & mechanical, janitorial, landscape & turf, mission critical solutions and parking, provided through stand-alone or integrated solutions. ABM provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to properties of all sizes — from schools and commercial buildings to hospitals, data centers manufacturing plants and airports. ABM Industries Incorporated, which operates through its subsidiaries, was founded in 1909. For more information, visit

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