BSI Group

Environmental Health & Safety Consultant- Construction Safety

US-CA-San Jose
Professional Services
Contract Type
Perm Full-Time
Competitive Salary

About the Role

This senior level consultant will be instrumental in our San Jose, Alameda or San Bruno office Environmental Health Safety and Sustainability Consulting business. This exciting position has technical consulting responsibilities, so we are looking for a unique individual who has technical EHS&S expertise in Safety construction. You must have technical EHS consulting skills in Safety.

Key Responsibilities Include:

The roles and responsibilities outlined here are intended to provide guidance for EHS acting as the owner’s representative with a client's construction activities.

The primary functions are to support the construction team (owner’s team) in EHS activities, including monitoring the EHS performance of General Contractors’ (GC) and their subs.
This support requires a broad range of activities that includes: interfacing, coaching, advising, and technical support. Specific responsibilities are outlined below. The owner’s EHS reps will not direct work and they must make every effort to engage the GC management and supervision to take appropriate action where a non compliance situation is observed as soon as reasonably possible.

The owner’s DC Construction EHS staff will:

  • Participate in the selection of GC’s, with procurement and DC construction supervision and management, with the objective of ensuring that regulatory and the client's requirements are in place prior to start of work
  • Routinely monitor the GC’s EHS performance to ensure that the GC is in compliance with their stated practices and procedures, regulatory requirements and any additional owner deliverables that may have been identified in the contract of work
  • Interface and support the DC construction management team at site by delivering current data on GC EHS performance, including: trending, incident management, EHS metrics and other key information that enable DC construction management to make informed timely decisions
  • Participate in communication methods, such as safety meetings and notices to ensure relevant EHS information is communicated across the site by GC’s and that DC management is included
  • Ensure a daily walkabout/safety tour is conducted with the GC management, representative and the owner’s representative (PM or delegate), as practicable. PM management (not delegate) should still target a weekly walkabout/inspection at a minimum
  • Participate in a daily site tour with the GC safety rep
  • Act as a coach and advisor to the safety committee
  • Support the business in the conduct of risk and hazard assessments
  • Participate in Significant Incident investigations and Significant Potential Event (SPE)
    • When a non compliance by a GC or their subs is observed, immediately bring the issue to the attention of the GC, while also ensuring the owner’s DC management rep is informed
  • Participate in progress and schedule meetings where EHS is impacted
  • Assist in design reviews throughout the Life Cycleplanning, design, permitting, construction, cx, handover
  • Support the development of the DCCEHSP (Data Center Construction EHS Plan)

About You

Education & Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree in EHS or related field
  • CSP is required
  • Master's degree is a plus
  • 5-7 + years of related experience, preferably in a consulting firm
  • Highly organized and self-motivated
  • Critical thinking ability

Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Results driven and highly energetic
  • Initiative for business development and client service
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication plus senior level presentation and negotiation skills
  • Self-sufficient in current office applications (e.g. MS Office)

About BSI

BSI EHS Services and Solutions is a strategic Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability management consulting firm. We are experts in helping organizations create highly effective solutions that minimize risk, reduce operating costs, and leverage our client’s competitive advantage. Our clients include the nation’s leading industry leaders, including those in high technology, biotech, and manufacturing. BSI consultants represent the best of the best in EHS Management Consulting. As a BSI consultant, you have access to world-class clients and leaders in the EHS world. We encourage and support continuous learning and development so you can reach your career goals at BSI.
BSI EHS's comprehensive compensation and benefits program reflects our commitment to our employees. The program is designed to attract, retain, and reward the people responsible for the company’s success and growth. It provides BSI EHS employees and their families with security for today and help in planning for tomorrow. It also expresses the support we give our employees in helping to maintain a balance of life at work and life outside of work.

We offer regular employees who work 24 hours or more per week, the following benefit programs:
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Life and Accidental Death Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Health Care Reimbursement Account
    • Dependent Day Care Account
  • 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Investment in Professional Growth
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Professional Development
  • Reward Programs
  • Time Off

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disability 


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