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Safety Engineer - Plant Construction and Operations

Electric Hydrogen Co.

Electric Hydrogen Co.

Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Electric Hydrogen’s mission is to make molecules to decarbonize our world! Our outstanding people are our most important asset and will allow us to deliver hydrogen from renewable electrolysis for heavy industry, at prices below fossil fuels.

We are looking for an experienced Construction and Plant Safety Specialist who thinks about safety from a first-principles perspective, questions norms and standards. You will ensure that our internal pilot plant infrastructure and customer projects are built, commissioned, and operated safely while also complying with environmental, health and safety regulations. You will be an integral member of our engineering and deployment teams, ensuring safe execution and providing feedback to improve both our product design and deployment processes. You will work with a team to support multiple parallel customer site deployments of our 100MW, 50 Ton per Day green hydrogen electrolysis systems.

You will remote out of Houston, and you will report to our EHS Manager. Up to 50% travel to customer project sites may be required for this position.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain our construction and operations safety culture
  • Help to hire and lead our deployment site safety team
  • Set, update and maintain site construction, commissioning and operations safety standards
  • Partner with customer and EPC safety teams to ensure all individuals onsite work in a safe environment
  • Partner with our product engineering team to design safety in
  • Oversee contractor safety from selection through execution
  • Provide comments and recommendations with respect to compliance with regulatory standards
  • Identify opportunities to incorporate changes to permit safer construction methods
  • Conduct field review of EH2 construction projects and assess contractor and EH2 staff compliance with expectations and standards
  • Develop site specific plans for safety, emergency action, site logistics, and training/orientation
  • Represent, emphasize, and promote our Zero Injury Culture to all teammates
  • Lead investigations into field site safety and security incidents and near misses and continuously improve safe operations


  • 8+ years of environmental, health or safety experience in a chemical process plant construction and operations environment
  • Bachelor's Degree in environmental, safety or health discipline
  • Knowledge of applicable construction and general industry Federal and State safety related regulations and procedures
  • Experience with high-risk hazards such as medium and high voltage, high current, pressurized systems, explosive gasses, heavy lifts/rigging
  • Experience supporting EHS processes and administrative tasks
  • Proficiency using presentation software to explain complex information to non-technical personnel
  • A proven track record of managing safe operations while supporting construction and infrastructure improvements
  • Experience working in complex and poorly defined environments, maintaining safety while solving problems and promoting teamwork


Compensation and Benefits | P4

Natick Zone
$128,000$141,000 USD

Actual base salary offered to the hired applicant will be determined based on their work location, level, qualifications, job-related skills, as well as relevant education or training and experience.​

Base salary is just one part of Electric Hydrogen’s total rewards package. We feel strongly that our team should not have to worry about having quality healthcare. In addition to the base salary offered, the hired applicant may receive:​

  • an equity grant​
  • time off programs​
  • a $75/month cell phone allowance​
  • a 4% employer 401(k) match​
  • 100% fully paid premiums for employees and their families: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term & long-term disability coverage​
  • a discretionary bonus​

Electric Hydrogen’s benefits programs are subject to eligibility requirements.

COVID-19 vaccination required for all employees and contingent workers, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of vaccination to attend an onsite interview or at their first day of employment.

About Electric Hydrogen

Electric Hydrogen is a team of the world's experts in scaling technologies for the post-carbon world, with a proven record in transforming the grid and transportation sectors. Backed by some of the world's top venture capital firms, we design and manufacture electrolytic hydrogen systems matched to renewable power sources to create green hydrogen by splitting water. We are building a cost-effective and transformative path between renewable energy and multiple large industrial sectors. Abundant and low-cost renewable energy sources will power the world, and Electric Hydrogen technology will use this energy to decarbonize industry through sustainable materials. We were founded in 2020 and are based in California and Massachusetts.

Electric Hydrogen is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for all to belong. We are aware that people from historically underrepresented groups are less likely to apply if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We are actively working on efforts to change this social norm. If you are excited about this role, we encourage you to apply!