Head of Safety

  • Posted: 1 week ago
  • Reference: job-12195
  • Location: Pasadena, CA
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Organization: Shirley Parsons
  • Salary: $160000 - 180000 per annum
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Pasadena, CA
We are working on an exciting opportunity with a cutting edge scientific research organization, who are looking for a Head of Safety to join they're team. This role would be focused on the construction & operation of a Telescope project for scientific astronomical research. If you are interested in finding out more, please read below and apply!

The Role:
  • Developing, strategizing and implementing a long-term plan for the safety function across all operational sites
  • Influences management company-wide to drive safety performance and culture
  • Driving a culture of safety across the business to reduce injuries and accidents
  • Promoting continuous improvement efforts in the safety function, integrating tactical and strategic planning
  • Organize and conduct safety training for all staff including specialized training as appropriate for selected personnel

The Candidate:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety Engineering, Occupational Safety or related discipline (required)
  • A minimum of 7 years of professional leadership experience with safety practices at large industrial construction sites
  • Previous experience working on Telescope Projects (preferred)
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Professional certification desired (e.g. CSP, CIH, CHMM, PE)
  • Based near Pasadena, CA with the ability to travel globally (15-20%)
  • Ability to speak and read Spanish (preferred)


    Where do you want to go?

Boston Office

77 Sleeper St
MA 02210

(+1) 617-939-9533


Los Angeles Office

1925 Century Park E
Los Angeles
CA 90067

(+1) 323-300-6655