Tesla

Environmental Compliance Specialist

Tesla

April 6, 2021

Sparks, NV 89434, US


Role
The Environmental Compliance Specialist specializes in day-to-day compliance assurance management for Gigafactory Nevada lithium ion battery products and vehicle powertrain manufacturing. The Environmental Compliance Specialist provides technical solutions that are creative, thorough, and scalable to a wide range of difficult and complex problems. This role develops and manages tools to track environmental compliance across a broad variety of media and metrics. This individual is comfortable leading without authority, working with a high degree of ambiguity, working tactically and strategically, and building partnerships with internal stakeholders.
  • Responsibilities
  • Support implementation of overall strategy for environmental permitting and compliance for Tesla Gigafactory Nevada and support operations
  • Prepare, coordinate, and supervise the preparation and completion of technical permit application packages and reports
  • Develop and manage environmental recordkeeping systems
  • Develop and implement scalable environmental management system solutions tailored to Gigafactory Nevada’s dynamic manufacturing and construction operations
  • Interpret relevant environmental regulations and lead the development and implementation of compliance action plans as appropriate
  • Review and manage environmental contractor work to ensure services are performed to applicable regulatory and Tesla standards
  • Work collaboratively with EHS, engineering, management, and facility staff to plan and complete project activities within budget and schedule
  • Develop and deliver training on various environmental-related topics to company and contractor personnel
  • Interface with regulatory agency personnel during site inspections, permit negotiations, and other agency interactions
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering (chemical, mechanical, civil), or related area of study
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with mixture of private and public industrial Environmental Compliance assurance roles
  • Experience in environmental fieldwork, and willingness to work outside during all weather conditions
  • Robust knowledge of Nevada environmental regulations
  • Internal and compliance audit experience within ISO 14001 management system framework strongly preferred
  • Experience training and educating manufacturing employees on their roles and responsibilities in environmental compliance
  • Well organized with meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat
  • Evidence of exceptional ability
  • Enthusiastic attitude