Senior EHS Manager, Environmental Affairs

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Richmond, CA, United States

Posted on: 2023-11-28

Category: transportation

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

About the company:

Moxion is pioneering mobile energy storage to change the way we move energy through our environment.

We have the power to change the way the world operates and we take that responsibility seriously. Building a culture of collaboration and innovation is essential to effecting change in the world around us. Moxion’s technology and business model put us in a unique position to help build a cleaner future for everyone.

About Us

Moxion is a vertically integrated manufacturer of all-electric mobile power and energy storage solutions. We have developed commercial-scale, powerful, silent, and emissions-free mobile battery stations that are designed to replace traditional diesel generators in most applications today. We’re pioneering mobile energy storage technology, leveraging vertical integration and a software-enabled service model to deliver last-mile electrification for our customers and communities. The Moxion team is a passionate group of humans who care about the environment and disrupting the diesel economy. Come build the first distributed utility with us, propelling the biggest energy transformation of our lifetime.

The Role

As our founding Senior EHS Manager, Environmental Affairs, you will manage environmental due diligence activities across various development projects throughout North America, encompassing assessments like Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, noise studies, and permitting evaluations. You’ll utilize risk assessments to lead continuous improvement initiatives, promote environmental compliance during construction and operations, and evaluate new factory designs for environmental impacts. 

Pay Equity

Moxion is committed to the principle of pay equity – paying employees equitably for substantially similar work. Compensation displayed is a range. Maximum amounts are reserved for those candidates that exceed all experience and background requirements.  We reserve the right to offer compensation based on level of experience.  Moxion has different base pay ranges for different work locations within the United States, which allows us to pay employees competitively and consistently in different geographic markets. The range above reflects the potential base pay within the San Francisco Bay area. If you live outside that region, the range is subject to change. 

Base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within the range provided above. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. 

At Moxion you get

Health, dental, and vision coverage, 401K, PTO, competitive equity & compensation packages, free lunch, coffee, and snacks onsite, flexible work from home (for some roles), free tax advisory services, access to Mountain Hardware, Columbia, Sorel, & Prana employee stores and discounts, company swag, and parental leave program.

We Value

People are at the core of Moxion’s values. We care about growth for our people and team, and this translates to an open and transparent culture. Moxion believes that diversity is as core to our business as the underlying products and technology we’re developing. Diversity in people leads to diversity of thought and different perspectives to draw from, often resulting in a new or unique way of approaching or solving a problem. Diversity drives innovation. 

Moxion is looking for candidates who identify with different races, religions, national origins, age groups, genders, or gender identities, and we don’t discriminate against marital status, physical or mental disability, health or medical conditions, military and veteran status, genetic information, and other classifications that may or may not be protected by law. If you can bring a unique perspective or experience to our company, please apply.

Moxion is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please let our recruiting team know or email [email protected]

What you'll do:

  • Drive an environmentally responsible culture within the organization
  • Manage environmental due diligence activities across multiple concurrent development efforts throughout North America, including Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, noise studies, air permitting, wetlands/water permitting, and biological and cultural resource evaluations
  • Utilize risk assessments and compliance evaluations, to lead continuous improvement initiatives to minimize environmental aspects and impacts and communicate and implement best practices
  • Promote environmental compliance through construction and facility operations, including support for training, auditing, and maintaining permit compliance
  • Evaluate new factory designs for environmental impacts (e.g., noise impacts, air permitting implications, and fuel management)
  • Scope, review findings, and provide guidance to consultants and internal teams on environmental conditions and permitting
  • Lead environmental permitting and regulatory compliance efforts for site selection, including Section 404, Section 106 consultation, Title V air permits, and environmental impact studies. Understand, communicate, and align these approvals with Infrastructure and Facilities timeframes
  • Develop, summarize, and communicate environmental obligations across multiple diverse internal and external teams, including design, construction, and operations teams
  • Provide environmental expertise to diverse internal teams and coordinate with other internal stakeholders about relevant issues and requirements, including Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) teams, where needed
  • Develop training and educational tools regarding environmental goals, compliance, and awareness.
  • Stay current on changes in environmental policy and regulations to assess and mitigate risks 
  • Assist in facilitating the growth of the environmental program within Moxion as the company continues to grow and build environmental excellence
  • Assist in managing and maintaining existing environmental compliance programs (e.g., PSM, SWPPP, Air, Water, Waste)
  • Partner with business operations, new product introduction and prototype teams in supporting the change management process
  • Facilitate root cause analyses for all environmental incidents and recommend appropriate corrective actions for network implementation
  • Lead sustainability and resource efficiency efforts for the plant
  • Skills to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, engineering, planning, or other related field.
  • 7+ years of experience in environmental due diligence and permitting efforts
  • Experience with air permitting, hazardous materials business plans, hazmat shipping, DOT compliance
  • Experience managing projects and coordinating with internal staff, external consultants, vendors, and other stakeholders
  • Experience working in teams and establishing and maintaining cross-functional and positive working relationships
  • Experience working with confidential information
  • Nice to haves:

  • Master’s degree in environmental science, engineering, planning, or other related field
  • Experience working in fast-paced environments
  • Experience with ISO14001
  • Strong scientific and mathematical knowledge
  • Experience in Lean Management, Six Sigma and other operations engineer tools
  • Certifications (ASP, CSP, CHMM, REM) 
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