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Environmental Health and Safety Specialist



Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Company Description:

We are creating the future of brain-computer interfaces: building devices now that have the potential to help people with paralysis regain mobility and independence and invent new technologies that could expand our abilities, our community, and our world.

Job Description and Responsibilities:

As an EHS Specialist at Neuralink, you will support the day-to-day functions of the EHS team for our Texas locations as well as other functions throughout the company. This will include continuously maintaining facility permits and registrations to comply with local, federal, and state regulations along with improving existing safety programs, training, processes, and operations. We are looking for a well-rounded, mechanically inclined team member who enjoys working on unique projects that will push them outside their comfort zone.

  • Maintain an inventory of consumables (e.g. chemicals, PPE, and tools) and restock when needed
  • Work with engineers and scientists to ensure their processes are safe and review new and existing chemicals
  • Work with external vendors to ensure the facility equipment (house vacuum, CDA, nitrogen, DI water, AWN, process chilled water, etc.) is well maintained and documented

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience within a health and safety role
  • 4+ years of handling, storing, safekeeping, and removing hazardous materials (acids, bases, solvents, etc.)
  • EHS Certifications (ASP: Associate Safety Professional, CSP: Certified Safety Professional, CIH: Certified Industrial Hygienist) are preferred
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulatory agencies and requirements (stormwater, hazardous waste, industrial wastewater, spill prevention, control, countermeasure (SPCC), and soil management)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to stand and walk for 10+ hrs daily
  • Ability to climb stairs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in building facilities (HVAC, DI water, CDA, Nitrogen, Vacuum, exhaust) and wastewater treatment (AWN)
  • Previous experience preparing hazardous waste, stormwater, and wastewater discharge reports is a plus
  • Familiar with setting up EHS programs and training such as LOTO, Hazard Communication, Emergency Response, Fall Protection, Respiratory Protection, Hearing Conservation, Equipment Safety, Lockout/Tagout, Ergonomics, etc.
  • Technical background knowledge of chemical interactions and handling
  • Analyzed, developed, and implemented corrective actions to ensure safe working environments
  • Bachelors in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, or Environmental-related discipline or equivalent industry experience
  • Knowledge of GMP (Good Manufacturing Processes) and GLP (Good Lab Practices)
Pay Transparency: The following details are for Texas individuals only:
Texas Pay Transparency
$109,300$140,000 USD
For Full-Time Employees, your compensation package will include two major components: salary and equity. Guidance on salary for this role will be determined according to the level at which you enter the organization, with the ability to gain more over time as you contribute. In addition, Full-Time Employees are eligible for the following benefits listed below.

What We Offer:

  • An opportunity to change the world and work with some of the smartest and most talented experts from different fields
  • Growth potential; we rapidly advance team members who have an outsized impact
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance through a PPO plan
  • Paid holidays
  • Commuter benefits
  • Meals provided
  • Equity + 401(k) plan *Temporary Employees & Interns excluded
  • Parental leave *Temporary Employees & Interns excluded
  • Flexible time off *Temporary Employees & Interns excluded

Multiple studies have found that a higher percentage of women and BIPOC candidates won't apply if they don't meet every listed qualification. Neuralink values candidates of all backgrounds. If you find yourself excited by our mission but you don't check every box in the description, we encourage you to apply anyway!

Neuralink provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military status, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, return from layoff, training and social, and recreational programs. All such employment decisions will be made without unlawfully discriminating on any prohibited basis.

If you need a reasonable accommodation at any point in the interview process, please let us know. Reasonable accommodations are modifications or adjustments to the application or hiring process that would enable you to fully participate in those processes. Examples of reasonable accommodations include but are not limited to:

  • Documents in alternate formats or read aloud to you
  • Having interviews in an accessible location
  • Being accompanied by a service dog
  • Having a sign language interpreter present for the interview