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Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Air Company

Air Company

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023

AIR COMPANY, a world-leading climate technology producer and provider, is paving a pathway to global decarbonization by transforming CO2 into endless resources via industrial scale applications. Working with nature, rather than against it, our proprietary AIRMADE™ Technology mimics photosynthesis to transform carbon dioxide & water via renewable energy into a suite of innovative carbon-negative products including AIRMADE™ SAF, AIR Vodka, and AIR Eau de Parfum.

The company has commercial partnerships with airlines including JetBlue & Virgin Atlantic, amongst others, and has been awarded multiple government contracts from NASA and the United States Department of Defense. The organization has received industry recognition through awards such as Time Best Inventions, Fast Company World Changing Ideas and the XPRIZE for Carbon Removal.

AIR COMPANY is proudly headquartered in New York City and co-founded by Gregory Constantine (CEO) and Stafford Sheehan (CTO). Its team spans a diverse group of world-leading experts in chemistry, engineering, and technological development and deployment. AIR COMPANY is backed by capital partners aligned with the company’s mission to boldly transform industry including the US Department of Defense, NASA, Toyota Ventures, JetBlue Ventures and Carbon Direct. Learn more at AIRCOMPANY.com

The Position

We are seeking an Environmental Health & Safety Manager to join our team. This role will report to our Vice President of Operations. The EHS Manager will be responsible for training the internal and external team on safety requirements. The EHS Manager will play an active role in the creation and implementation of safety programs, and auditing for compliance of federal, state and local safety practices. This person will promote a safety culture and coach teams in effective hazard identification and avoidance. This person must have EHS experience within the oil and gas or petrochemical industries. This role is based in Brooklyn, NY.

What you get to do

  • Develop Safety Programs to ensure that our employees and contractors are protected in the workplace and are in compliance with OSHA and other federal, state, and local safety regulations
  • Develop, organize and perform safety training for internal employees as needed
  • Driven to make safety a behavior rather than a policy or goal, developing a culture of safety in the workplace
  • Support all safety efforts and promote internal and external safety culture aligning with EHS compliance
  • Ensure contractor activities are preplanned for safety through scope review and risk assessment
  • Maintain all safety-related documentation, reviewing and submitting required reporting as necessary
  • Make recommendations concerning hazards to employee safety or health
  • Facilitate environmental, health and safety inspections
  • Coach internal teams in effective hazard identification, avoidance and corrective actions
  • Investigate all accidents/near misses and complete all required reporting
  • Serve as a project liaison and manage project correspondence with Insurance carriers
  • Ensure teams have safety equipment and resources
  • Ensure Health and Safety is a priority at all sites and adequate steps are taken to facilitate a safe working environment for Air Company employees
  • Assist with audit preparation (regulatory, customer, and/or internal audits) and closeout activities
  • Assist in vendor and service provider selection
  • Act as the emergency response plan (ERP) champion, creation, training and reporting
  • Implement processes and systems to comply with applicable codes and regulations

What you bring to AIR COMPANY

  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational health, safety, or a related scientific field
  • 10+ years of work experience in a dedicated environmental health and safety position in the oil and gas or petrochemical industries
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) desirable
  • Extensive knowledge of federal, state, and local EH&S regulations and laws
  • Strong knowledge of safety systems and new techniques to improve safety in the workplace
  • Knowledge of industry standards as applied to industrial environments
  • Meeting facilitation and public speaking
  • Has an interest in sustainability, technology, science, cultural progress, and startup environments
  • Strong bias for action
  • Proven ability to work with others, strong interpersonal, influencing leaderships skills

Salary Range: $120,000 - $145,000

The approximate annual base compensation range and benefits listed above may vary based on the applicant's experience, skills, abilities, and relevant industry expertise.

At Air Company we value employees for their unique perspectives. We are an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We consider applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women, marginalized genders and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At AIR COMPANY we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles

Working at Air Company

In addition to standard medical and dental benefits, that kick in Day 1, we are:

  • A people-first, climate solutions company driven to move society to a more sustainable future
  • A unified team of climate optimists with an exceptional and diverse range of backgrounds
  • Committed to fostering collaboration with a team that believes in the power of science and that business can be used as a force for good…

We also provide:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance. 100% of paid premiums for employees.
  • Flexible and generous paid time off, including national holidays and sick leave
  • Commuter Benefits: Pre-Tax Income for MassTransit
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Sponsored company events and DEI social initiatives
  • Catered meals