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EHS&S Construction Manager

Sila Nanotechnologies

Sila Nanotechnologies

Moses Lake, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024

About Us

We are Sila, a next-generation battery materials company. Our mission is to power the world’s transition to clean energy. To create this future, our team is building a better lithium-ion battery from the inside out today. We engineer and manufacture ground-breaking battery materials that significantly increase the energy density of batteries, while reducing their size and weight. The result? Smaller more powerful batteries that can unlock innovation in consumer devices and accelerate the mass adoption of electric cars to eliminate our dependence on fossil fuels. We're tackling one of the biggest challenges of our time every day, and together we're redefining what's possible. Are you ready to be a part of a team committed to changing the world?

Who You Are

The Environmental, Health, Safety & Security (EHS&S) Construction Manager is the primary company representative in charge of the EHS&S deployment for Sila Capital Projects. The candidate will need to maintain a close working relationship with the Construction Management team as well as contractors working on the project. The role is responsible for developing and executing EHS&S programs to safeguard Sila’s employees, contractors, assets, and community. The ideal candidate will bring a wealth of experience from construction and industrial work sites with the goal of blending their experience with Sila’s EHS&S programs to execute a major capital project consistent with Sila’s EHS&S Commitment.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Currently supports, onsite, the Phase 1 Moses Lake Project in Moses Lake, WA
  • Work interactively and collaboratively with the Sila Construction Management team and onsite Contractors to deliver a world-class silicon anode manufacturing facility in alignment with Sila’s EHS&S Commitment
  • Develop, implement, and support EHS&S construction programs including Contractor Onboarding, Fall Protection, Crane Safety, Contractor Safety, Emergency Response, Event Learning / Investigation, Confined Space Entry, Security, and Environmental Compliance / Stewardship
  • Act as a role model promoting Sila’s EHS&S culture through coaching, exemplifying, developing, influencing, and training. You will be a regular presence on the construction site, driving conversations with the workforce and improving awareness and reporting
  • Coordinate the needed performance assurance audits, safety assessments/inspections, suggest corrective actions, monitor and track completion of corrective action items with site personnel
  • Develop, conduct, and lead EHS&S training in alignment with the Construction Team to foster project-wide growth of knowledge & expertise on EHS topic
  • Support management of Sila Hazardous Waste program and waste reduction efforts during construction

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Occupational Health and Safety or a relevant technical field
  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience in a construction, industrial or manufacturing setting
  • Strong leadership skills and experience driving EH&S culture improvement
  • Have a command of construction and industrial workplace hazards and corresponding programs, such as LOTO, confined space, lifting & rigging, electrical safety, machine guarding, combustible dust, hazardous materials, and emergency response
  • Deep experience with interpreting government regulations including Washington State L&I, Federal OSHA, and local and federal environmental regulations
  • Expertise with relevant NFPA, Fire Code, and CGA regulations is a plus
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Exhibit a growth mindset - a thoughtful, curious, and creative problem-solver

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Wear construction worksite personal protective equipment including gloves, safety glasses, and steel toe safety shoes
  • Climb and work at heights and enter confined spaces as the job requires
  • Move items up to 50 lbs with the assistance of lift equipment and carts
  • Walk long distances on rough terrain for extended periods of time
  • Pass a respirator fit test and be able to wear respiratory protection as required

The starting base pay for this role is between $123,000 and $155,000 at the time of posting. The actual base pay depends on many factors, such as education, experience, and skills. Base pay is only one part of Sila’s competitive Total Rewards package that can include benefits, perks, equity, and bonuses. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. #LI-Onsite

Working at Sila

We believe that building a diverse team at Sila helps us amplify our individual talents. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment where good ideas are free to come from anyone. We are proud to celebrate diversity and all qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, national origin, or any other status protected by law.