Environmental Health & Safety Engineer



Software Engineering
Foster City, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Reporting to the EHS Manager, the Environmental Health & Safety Engineer is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of EHS standards to help the company meet regulatory requirements and to keep employees, contractors and visitors safe. This includes documenting procedures, developing training materials, delivering training, auditing, incident investigations, and partnership with internal organizations in environments such as office, R&D, manufacturing, auto servicing, machine shops and hardware labs.


  • Develop, implement, train and enforce company health, safety and environmental policies as well as local, state and federal regulations.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of training programs.
  • Lead incident investigations and risk assessment activities.
  • Assist with regular safety meetings and audits.
  • Routinely monitor operations to ensure compliance.
  • Identify and evaluate potential facility hazards to recommend and implement appropriate preventative measures, safeguards and administrative controls.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to implement programs, processes, and procedures that meet requirements without being overly restrictive where possible.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Experience implementing and sustaining regulatory compliance programs, preferably with a focus on Hazcom, Electrical Safety, Emergency Response, Control of Hazardous Energies, Powered Industrial Trucks, Ergonomics and Contractor Safety.
  • Must have effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills, and a positive attitude.
  • Able to identify and interpret appropriate regulations and apply them to a diverse work environment.

Bonus Qualifications

  • Professional certification such as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associate Safety Professional (ASP), General Safety Practitioner (GSP) or other related certification.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Safety, Engineering, Public Health or other related program.
  • Experience in vehicle servicing, manufacturing and / or R&D operations.
  • Experience or understanding of Industrial Hygiene programs and implementation.
There are three major components to compensation for this position: salary, Amazon Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), and Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights. The salary range for this position is $123,000 to $202,000. A sign-on bonus may be offered as part of the compensation package. Compensation will vary based on geographic location and level. Leveling, as well as positioning within a level, is determined by a range of factors, including, but not limited to, a candidate's relevant years of experience, domain knowledge, and interview performance. The salary range listed in this posting is representative of the range of levels Zoox is considering for this position.
Zoox also offers a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (e.g. sick leave, vacation, bereavement), unpaid time off, Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights, Amazon RSUs, health insurance, long-term care insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, and life insurance.
Vaccine Mandate
Employees working in this position will be required to have received a single dose of the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine OR have completed the two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccine series. In addition, employees will be required to receive a COVID-19 booster vaccine within two months of becoming eligible for the booster vaccine.
Employees will be required to show proof of vaccination status upon receipt of a conditional offer of employment. That offer of employment will be conditioned upon, among other things, an Applicant’s ability to show proof of vaccination status. Please note the Company provides reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable state, federal, and local laws.
About Zoox
Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.
A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.