Environment Health and Safety Lead - Physical Safety

Austin, Texas, United States
Corporate Functions


Posted: Jan 10, 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200002641
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Do you love working in a complex, global, interdependent environment? Do you have a passion for developing real estate strategy? As part of our Real Estate and Development group, you’ll have an important role in transforming spaces into our corporate offices, stores, and product development centers. You’ll also help locate, develop, and manage these properties around the world. You and your group will travel the world in search of groundbreaking new and sustainable materials. You’ll be an integral part of ensuring that Apple’s continued growth is sustainable and successful worldwide. Our goal is to ensure those workplaces also run smoothly, so everyone at Apple can focus on what they do best. Join us, and together, we’ll make it possible for Apple’s physical spaces to reflect the same simplicity and beauty as our products. The EHS team at Apple is growing and we need energetic, dedicated and flexible professionals to join a dynamic team committed to protecting the environment, health, and safety of our employees, customers and the global communities where we operate, while supporting our partners in their mission to develop amazing products. This position is on site in Austin, Texas.

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent analytical and data analysis skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Experience in customer facing roles
  • Self-starter able to navigate ambiguity
  • 5+ years EHS experience
  • Knowledge of applicable EHS regulations and standards
  • Able to influence without authority
  • Able to work independently


This position is responsible for providing a central resource to building occupant groups for environmental, health and safety support at Apple Austin sites. Key responsibility for managing physical safety programs to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Areas of responsibility include but are not limited to contractor safety management, design reviews, accident investigation, equipment safety reviews and collaboration with R&D, PPE review and management, collaboration on lab specific safety training development and emergency response. This position reports to the EHS Manager - Austin. - Provide or arrange for all EHS services for the facility, including but not limited to: - Training - Personal protective equipment - Hazard assessments - Incident investigations - Workplace safety inspections - Emergency response, including periodic after-hours on-call coverage - Electrical safety - Confined space safety - Hazardous energy control safety - Powered industrial trucks safety - Hot work safety - Develop and implement written environmental, health & safety programs, tools, and materials for the facility - Maintain positive relationships with EHS regulatory agencies for the facility, manage permits, regulatory inspections, and incident reporting - Partner with various departments, including Hardware Engineering, Facilities, Project Management, Human Resources, Security, and Wellness - Support Corporate EHS initiatives, including EHS metrics reporting and audits - Willingness to be on a 24 hour emergency on-call rotation Apple values - Be dependable and reliable – follow-up quickly and consistently. - Demonstrate a positive and approachable demeanor. - Actively practice teamwork, working within the organization and throughout other parts of the company to achieve results. - Take initiative and challenge the status quo. - Deliver more than the customer expects. - Ability to deal with ambiguity. - Drive for results.

Education & Experience

BA or BS program in a relevant EHS discipline. Relevant technical certification (CSP) preferred.

Additional Requirements