Cardno Area Health, Safety & Environment Lead in Concord, California


Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.

Cardno is seeking an Area Health, Safety & Environmental Lead in our Concord, CA office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Acts as the technical HSE resource for Business Units as assigned

  • Serves as the primary resource when new HSE initiatives are launched to help branches (aka offices) understand the requirements, the benefits of implementation, and the steps in full implementation

  • Support/monitor field projects to assure company, client, and site-specific protocols are implemented

  • Assists Project Managers and local Branch Safety Officers (BSOs) with pre-job safety planning for field projects including project-specific HSE Plans and task-specific Job Hazard Analyses (JHA)

  • Oversees implementation of company-specific protocols by BSOs / Branch Managers in multiple branch locations

  • Lead incident reviews/investigations, monitor follow-up, and complete associated reports and documentation

  • Provides HSE training to office and field employees as needed

  • Educates and verifies branch-level compliance with established procedures for reporting work-related incidents, injuries, and illnesses

  • Identifies and reports any significant problems with implementation of HSE processes along with recommendations for resolution to the VP HSEQ and Area/Business Unit/Branch Manager

  • Provides other services as requested by the VP HSEQ, other HSE Team members, and operations leadership


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Public Health, Environmental or related science degree

  • Two (2) years of occupational safety & health experience in a client services environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Positive flexible team-oriented approach with ability to work with all levels of employees

  • Ability to work independently on detailed assignments, produce accurate work products, assess and shift priorities as needed

  • Working knowledge of Federal OSHA 29 CFR 1910 & 1926 and Cal/OSHA Title 8 GISO & CSO

  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat

  • Willing and able to travel approximately 25% of the time

Desired Qualifications:

  • ASP/GSP/CSP/CIH or the ability to obtain the designation within four (4) years

  • Safety experience in environmental consulting, utilities, and/or oil & gas services

  • Behavior-based safety program implementation experience

  • Training development / delivery experience

* Please note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background, HAZWOPER medical fitness-for-duty exam and reference screening

Cardno is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer EEO/AA/M/F/V/D**

Requisition Number: 16-0439

Title: Area Health, Safety & Environment Lead

Status: Regular FT

City: Concord

State: CA