Pattern Energy Group

  • Senior Manager, EHS and Training

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/23/2018 5:30 PM)
    # of Openings
    Asset Management
    Job ID
  • Overview


    Pattern Energy is an independent, fully integrated energy company that develops, constructs, owns and operates renewable energy projects and transmission assets across North America, Canada, parts of Latin America and Japan.  The company focuses primarily on wind and transmission, with limited investments in other generation technologies.

    The Pattern Energy team has a history as one of the top North American renewable energy and transmission providers in the industry. The team is dedicated to delivering the highest value for its customers, partners, financial supporters and the communities in which it works, while exhibiting a strong commitment to promoting environmental stewardship and corporate responsibility.

    Pattern Energy operates in the United States and Canada, with offices in San Francisco, Houston, San Diego and New York.  Pattern Energy's corporate headquarters are in San Francisco.



    The position will lead the Environmental Health Safety and Training department within Pattern Energy to support the global operations and construction teams in achieving our goal of 0 injuries and a culture of protecting each other from harm.


    Key Accountabilities

    This individual will select, train, develop and lead a team to execute on the following responsibilities:

    • Oversee continuous improvement and implementation of a full range of EHS and Training management system, policies, procedures, and practices.
    • Provide leadership to foster a comprehensive safety culture to drive behaviours that prevent incidents.
    • Schedule and perform environmental, health, and safety assessments and develop action plans to correct deficiencies. Work with facility management to execute action plans.
    • Conduct and/or oversee incident investigations for accidents which occur on Pattern operating and construction sites.
    • Develop, provide and vet outside vendors for safety training to field personnel to ensure their EHS and technical competence.
    • Identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices at facilities on an ongoing basis and develop hazard control practices and programs.
    • Develop and monitor operations leading safety key performance incidents, calculate and report companywide safety statistics and provide benchmarking data to better understand Pattern Energy’s safety performance and improvement opportunities.
    • Maintain, monitor and improve Pattern Energy’s EHS reporting software.
    • Maintain Pattern Energy’s safety contractor management program through ISNetWorld to ensure that contractors meet Pattern Energy’s EHS standards for performing working on our sites.
    • Coordinate with corporate training and facilities (office safety) groups for consistency in these areas.
    • Oversee organizational compliance with all applicable local, state, federal and international environment, health and safety regulations.
    • Corporate reporting to the Board of Directors on safety performance and quarterly reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer on safety compliance.
    • Represent Pattern Energy in wind energy trade associations and other peer to peer groups.


    Experience/Qualifications/Education Required


    Required Work Experience

    Position requires a minimum of 10 years of experience in an EHS role with increasing responsibility, and 3 years of experience managing a team of at least 3 direct reports. The ideal candidate should have experience in utilities or wind energy technology, electrical operations and balance of plant.


    Educational Requirements

    A bachelor’s degree in safety management, environmental science, industrial hygiene, engineering or other closely related degree.  Job experience, professional development and continuing education may be substituted for educational experience.


    Additional/Preferred Requirements

    • Willingness and ability to travel with short notice domestically and internationally up to 75% to support remote projects.
    • Ability to occasionally perform physical tasks including standing, sitting, walking, kneeling, twisting, reaching, and climbing at facility locations.
    • Willingness and ability to climb up to 300 feet on a vertical ladder.
    • Power generation/wind industry specific EHS experience.
    • Proficiency with MS Office; Word, Excel, PPT, and others is required.

    Pattern Energy is an equal opportunity employer


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