• Ergonomics Specialist

    Location(s) US-CA-San Jose
    Professional Services
    Contract Type
    Perm Full-Time
  • About the Role

    This could be your ideal job if you are excited about ergonomics and have 1-3 years experience in ergo and other general EHS&S, and are interested in the dynamic world of consulting. You should have a degree (MS preferred) in Ergonomics (Human Factors / Ergonomics, Biomedical Engineering, Kinesiology, or related field). In this role you will be working either on site at one of our client locations as an extension of their EHS&S organization and/or working on a variety of consulting projects form BSI’s office located in San Jose, Alameda or San Bruno, CA. Projects are variable and challenging.


    The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate strengths in one or more of the following areas:
    • Conduct ergonomic evaluations in office, lab, industrial, health care environments either independently or with support from more experienced consultants, and implement equipment and furniture recommendations
    • Schedule evaluations and working with client employees directly in a professional manner.
    • Provide employee education and coaching in safe work practices to prevent injury and illness.
    • Recognize potential injury claims and educate employees on the injury reporting process
    • Perform chair fittings
    • Alternative input device selection: Meet with employees to review workstation configurations and new ergonomic accessories (e.g., alternative keyboard and mice)
    • Ergonomic software management and data analysis
    • Support ergonomic program development
    • Health and safety code compliance
    • Developing and delivering EHS/Occupational Health and Safety training
    • EHS assessments/general program compliance audits
    • Regulatory compliance
    • Occupational safety surveys/inspections
    • Writing technical reports


    About You

    Ideally you will have 1-3 years of experience including:

    • Conducting ergonomic evaluations in multiple industries and disciplines.
    • Previous consulting experience
    • Working knowledge of global ergonomic regulations and standards
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to gather and organize data from multiple sources
    • Ability to plan and implement projects
    • May be required to work with or in an environment that contains chemicals or hazardous materials
    • Basic computer skills, with experience in Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Experience with 3DSSPP, Snook Tables, NIOSH Lifting Equation, HumanCAD
    • Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE) or AEP/CPE Eligible Preferred
    • CIE or other ergonomic certifications will be considered
    In addition, the following skills are important to be a successful consultant at BSI:
    • Maintaining timely response and documentation consistent with program standards
    • Building effective working relationships with teams of consultant and clients in all areas
    • Performing project management and internal customer management
    • Interacting effectively with clients to identify BSI services
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to use mathematics (including basic algebra and statistics)
    • Ability to gather and organize data from multiple sources
    • Ability to plan and implement projects
    • A team player
    • Outgoing
    • Friendly
    • Organized
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to meet deadlines reliably
    • MUST work well and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
    • MUST have excellent follow-up and follow-through with clients and team.  
    • Ability to support clients throughout Northern California, but may be required to travel to other areas occasionally

    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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