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Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Manager

CoolIT Systems

CoolIT Systems

Calgary, AB, Canada
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024
About Coolit Systems Inc.

Founded in Calgary, Alberta in 2001, CoolIT Systems is the leading Direct Liquid Cooling technology provider for data centers, supercomputers, and desktop computers. We design and manufacture solutions used by the largest tech companies globally.

Recognized as one of “The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2023” by Financial Times and honored with the Deloitte Fast 50 Clean Technology award in 2022, as well as the Deloitte Fast 500 distinction in both 2021 and 2022, CoolIT's rapid growth is capturing global attention.

As demand for generative AI, high performance computing and cloud solutions rapidly expands, there has never been a more exciting time to join our team.

Role

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

We are seeking a talented Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Manager to join our Human Resources team. We are looking for someone with strong communication skills and is passionate about impact and EHS issues with the ability to demonstrate exceptional judgement & integrity. You will be the main point of reference for all impact & EHS work at CoolIT, both internally & externally. This role will report to VP of people and will be integral to contributing to the future of scalable computer cooling solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and monitor companywide EHS strategies and initiatives in alignment with ISO 14000 standards to enhance corporate sustainability performance.
  • Conduct comprehensive ESG assessments and audits to identify areas for improvement and ensure compliance with regulatory / reporting requirements and industry best practices.
  • Develop and implement environmental, health, and safety programs and initiatives that comply with regulatory requirements and reduce environmental impacts and occupational hazards.
  • Perform risk assessments to identify potential environmental and safety hazards.
  • Plan and conduct EHS training and drills for employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Maintain accurate records of environmental and safety inspections, incidents, and other relevant EHS data.
  • Stay up-to-date with new legislation and maintain compliance with all local, provincial, and federal regulations.
  • Investigate incidents and accidents to ascertain root causes and together with management, implement preventative measures.
  • Coordinate and conduct internal and regulatory audits and inspections.
  • Prepare and submit reports to regulatory agencies as required.
  • Advise and collaborate with management to develop, manage, and monitor EHS plans for regular operations and emergency response.
  • Manage hazardous substances according to regulatory requirements.
  • Engage with employees to foster a culture of safety and environmental responsibility through continuous improvement and proactive communication.

Who You Are

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Occupational Safety and Health, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an EHS role.
  • In-depth knowledge of EHS regulations and requirements.
  • Proven ability to conduct and oversee safety training sessions.
  • Proficient with EHS management systems, software and reporting requirements.
  • Legally authorized to work in Canada without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certification in ISO 14000 standards or relevant ESG certification is highly desirable.
  • Professional certification e.g., Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) is preferred.
  • Previous leadership experience.

Skills

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Willingness to travel up 30% of the time.

WHY COOLIT?

We strive to be an employer of choice and as such we believe in rewarding our employees with career and development opportunities that will maintain and strengthen our culture while aligning to our vision and values.

Benefits

We are a company that is full of vibrant, innovative people who love what we do. Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Vacation and flex days, and paid company-wide shutdown during the holiday season.
  • Comprehensive benefits including Dental, Drugs, Optical, Paramedical and Health Spending. These costs are covered by CoolIT and are enacted from your first day.
  • Dress for your day – in a casual yet professional environment.
  • Retention rewards like “The Big Coffee Break” that reward tenure with additional vacation time and a monetary bonus.
  • Employee ownership program.

We thank every candidate in advance, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Successful candidates for this position will be required to undergo background checks including criminal records check and education.