HSES Coordinator


MA, Hopkinton

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We’re Direct Energy (DE) Solar— one of the leading residential solar specialists in the country; a believer of change, technology, and goodwill; an enthusiast for renewable energy and a greener planet.

DE Solar was built to enhance sustainability, reduce the carbon footprint, and lower the reliance on fossil fuels. Within seven years we’ve grown to approximately 350 employees and completed more than 8,000 installations across 12 states. With measured growth and expansion slated for 2017, a career at DE Solar offers immense opportunities for you to make a tremendous impact. 
This position will be reporting to the Health, Safety, Environmental, and Security Regional Manager (HSES) for North America and will be responsible for:
o Assisting the Regional Operations Manager(s) in maintaining and documenting compliance with HSES standards and programs;
o Assisting the Regional Operations Manager(s) and Joint HS&E Committee (JHSEC) in investigating incidents and determining root causes and corrective actions;
o Coordinating the delivery of HSES training to field and office personnel in accordance with the annual HSES training plan and specific targets;
o Monitoring and communicating health and safety performance of the Location or Region on a monthly basis to both Location/Region and senior management;
o Acting as a technical resource to the Location / Region with respect to HSES regulatory requirements;
o Supporting the effective operation of the Location / Regional Joint HSES Committees by documenting the meetings and following up on recommendations and action items.


  • Participation in incident investigations and root cause analysis
  • Incident data entry into MyHSES (including Near Misses, Material Losses, Injuries, Occupational Illnesses and Environmental incidents.
  • HSES training delivery and tracking
  • Inspection tracking and trend analysis
  • Task observation tracking and trend analysis
  • Risk assessment (e.g. Safety Pause, Permit to work, Job detail sheet) evaluation and trend analysis
  • Participate in JHSEC
  • Participate in setting Location/Region HS&E goals
  • Maintain JHSEC documentation
  • Assist in Subcontractor management
  • Acts as a technical resource to Location/Region operations management teams
  • Assist with HS&E recognition within Location/Region
  • Provides direction and support to field operations as to their involvement and enforcement of the HSES Management System
  • Assist with early and safe return to work of workers recovering from injury/illness
  • Support the annual management review of the EMS and environmental performance;
  • Provide technical support to operations during HSES related audits


Skills & Qualifications:


  • Interest and passion for HSES
  • 3-5 Years in construction health and safety
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Good organizational skills
  • Previous work experience with COR
  • Previous experience as a member of a Joint Health and Safety Committee an asset
  • A working knowledge of health and safety regulations and technical operations an asset
  • Relevant post-secondary education an asset
  • Relevant professional designation an asset
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office applications efficiently, and to use custom internet/intranet applications

The IndividualDirect Energy and
its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer - EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability