Cardno Area Health, Safety & Environment Lead in Sacramento, California


Cardno is seeking a Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) Lead in our Sacramento, CA or Portland, OR office supporting our Science and Environment division. A successful candidate will provide technical support for the occupational safety and health needs of multiple offices and branch managers in the western US and assist project managers with field work across the country.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support and monitor field projects to assure company, client, regulatory, and site-specific HSE protocols are implemented

  • Oversee implementation of company-specific HSE protocols at multiple branch office locations

  • Serve as a technical resource for project and branch managers

  • Assist project managers and office safety contacts with pre-job safety planning, including project-specific HSE Plans and task-specific job hazard analyses

  • Support new and existing HSE initiatives and technologies

  • Lead incident reviews and root cause investigations

  • Complete incident reports and follow up to ensure completion of corrective and preventative actions

  • Provide remote and on-site HSE training for office and field employees as needed

  • Respond to requests for proposal inquiries regarding firm HSE statistics and programs

  • Provide other services as requested by the Science and Environment HSE Director, other HSE team members, and operations leadership

  • Must be willing and able to travel to offices and field projects (including remote locations) approximately 25% of the time


Basic Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years or more of occupational safety and health experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in safety, public health, industrial hygiene, or related sciences

  • ASP/GSP/CSP/CIH certifications or the ability to obtain such a designation within one (1) year

  • Working knowledge of OSHA 29 CFR 1910 & 1926 and Cal/OSHA Title 8 GISO & CSO

  • Training development and delivery experience

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat

  • Positive, flexible, team-oriented outlook and the ability to work and communicate with all levels of employees and management

  • Ability to work independently on detailed assignments, produce accurate work products, assess and adjust priorities as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Safety experience in a client services environment such as environmental consulting or engineering

  • Work experience in utilities or oil & gas industries

  • Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. EEO/AA/M/F/V/D

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Requisition Number: 17-0302

Title: Area Health, Safety & Environment Lead

City: Sacramento

State: CA

Status: Regular FT