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Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Mukilteo, WA · Construction/Facilities
Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manager
Zap Energy is a growing and expanding our warehouse, laboratory, and office workspace across multiple locations. We have a safety-commitment to our teams and are looking for an Environmental Health and Safety Manager to join us in our mission to successfully develop scalable fusion energy.

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Develop and support a comprehensive, empowered safety culture within a dynamic research and development environment
  • Build, administer, and instruct safety training, procedures, and compliance systems tailored to the various internal audiences
  • Personally engage with employees at all levels to better understand their concerns and work hazards, as well as facilitate all aspects of daily safe work conduct
  • Assess environment, health, and safety risks of Zap Energy operations and make recommendations to teams and company leaders
  • Provide technical expertise in occupational safety and health, environmental compliance, and sustainability.
  • Drive thorough investigations for all incidents and accidents for all sites and ensures timely completion of corrective actions
  • Lead the team in developing effective root cause analysis and countermeasures
  • Keep up to date on regulatory requirements and industry trends
  • Proactively plan for and share considerations with leadership for future facilities, processes, equipment, and materials.
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Certificate, Diploma or Degree in Environmental, Health, and Safety or related field
  • 10+ years of total EHS experience
  • 5+ years of EHS experience in a corporate laboratory / research and development (R&D) environment
  • Excellent verbal, written and customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, deploy and administer EHS Programs in R&D organizations
  • Direct experience successfully managing the following hazard classes in corporate laboratory / R&D environments:
    • High Voltage – Including arc flash
    • Thermal / Hot Work
    • Chemical – Including reactive caustic metals
    • Lasers
    • Compressed gases
    • Pressure vessels
    • Confined spaces
    • Radiological
Who you are:
  • Strong positive energy and enjoy driving improvement in the safety and well-being of others
  • Highly organized, excellent attention to detail, and excited by new and ambitious assignments
  • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of professionalism, integrity
  • Have a team-mindset and actively collaborate, respectfully communicate, and be open to new ideas
  • Candidate must be a self-starter and possess ability to coordinate and lead safety efforts with minimal direction
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
While doing meaningful work is rewarding in itself, Zap Energy also offers the following:
  • Competitive compensation
  • Matching retirement contributions
  • Premium health insurance
  • Flexible vacation and paid company holidays

Zap Energy is building a low-cost, compact and scalable fusion energy platform that confines and compresses plasma without the need for expensive and complex magnetic coils. Zap’s sheared-flow-stabilized Z-pinch technology offers the shortest potential path to commercially viable fusion and requires orders of magnitude less capital than traditional approaches. Zap Energy has over 60 employees in two facilities near Seattle and is backed by leading financial and strategic investors.   Zap Energy is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws and regulations. 

Please contact careers@zapenergyinc.com with any questions.


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