Environmental Health & Safety Engineer

Space Exploration Technologies Corp.
Redmond, Washington, US
Jul 14, 2021
Jul 31, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.



Develop and maintain compliance with all applicable regulations and/or guidelines established by OSHA, NFPA and NIOSH and other applicable regulatory agencies
Collaborate with department leadership to complete job hazard assessments and implement health and safety policies and procedures
Monitor employee exposure to physical and chemical hazards
Understand and implement machine guarding where needed
Develop recommendations for remedial actions when safety policies are not met by employees
Inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment in order to identify and correct potential hazards and ensure compliance with all applicable regulations
Complete and maintain documented safety observations from regular hazard identification audits
Investigate industrial accidents, injuries, or occupational diseases to determine root causes, corrective actions and preventive measures
Develop, implement and maintain safety contingency plans (fires, spills, etc.)
Develop and maintain compliance with all applicable regulations established by the EPA, CERCLA, RCRA, DOT, NEPA and other applicable regulatory agencies
Review and interpret new and proposed environmental laws and regulations, and provide guidance to management
Perform environmental compliance and due diligence audits to ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies
Conduct and monitor the NPDES and other discharge permits/plans
Maintain recordkeeping and compliance requirements established for permitted sources defined by the local AQMD.
Responsible for hazardous and non-hazardous waste management, including DOT and RCRA


Bachelor's degree
2+ years of experience in the design, development and general operational oversight of environmental, health and safety disciplines


Bachelor's degree in engineering with an emphasis in occupational health and safety and/or environmental engineering
Experience in both environmental and safety fields
Experience with implementing and maintaining compliance with storm water regulations
Experience with implementing and maintaining compliance with the WA State Department of Labor and Industries and Department of Ecology regulations
Strong knowledge and experience in interpreting, applying and documenting federal, state and local safety and environmental regulations
Strong organizational and communication skills
Familiarity and implementation of machine guarding and industrial hygiene programs
Experience with emergency response communication and incident management in incidents involving hazardous and non-hazardous material releases to air, soil, and water
Intermediate Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)


To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR .

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX's Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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