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Facebook EHS Coordinator in Altoona, Iowa


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


Facebook is seeking an Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) Coordinator to oversee all matters involving personnel safety and environmental impact at the Forest City, NC Data Center. This individual will partner with the Global EHS team and local management to develop, implement and support initiatives, processes and best practices to support strategic goals and drive performance metrics. This position is full-time and will be located at our Polk County Iowa data center.

Required Skills:

  1. Monitor activities that have the potential to compromise the safety and health of Facebook’s personnel, as well as contingent workers, contractors and visitors to the Data Center.

  2. Monitor activities at the Data Center that have the potential to impact the environment.

  3. Ensure necessary company records are prepared and maintained according to established company policy and federal, state and local safety and environmental guidelines.

  4. Assist with implementing and maintaining ISO14001 certification.

  5. Conduct facility inspections as required by company policy and governmental permits.

  6. Implement training plan and ensure all EHS training is completed for all on-site personnel.

  7. Act as the site representative during all internal and external audits.

  8. Participate in incident investigations, accurate recording of the details, and implementation of corrective action for all work-related incidents.

  9. Maintain a current inventory and Safety Data Sheets for all chemical hazards on the property.

  10. Implement risk management strategies and practices.

  11. Implement site safety programs such as vendor management, waste (hazardous & non-hazardous) management, etc. in accordance with company guidelines.

  12. Participate in the design and development of facilities, work areas, and work procedures, and make health, safety, and environmental recommendations accordingly.

  13. Establish and maintain cross-functional and positive working relationships.

  14. Work with highly confidential information.

  15. Assist with other supporting activities as required.

  16. Occasional travel, roughly 10%.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 2+ years experience in Environmental, Health and Safety or related field

  2. BS Degree in Safety or Health Sciences, or equivalent work experience

  3. Knowledge of environmental, health, and safety laws and regulations that impact the company, including: OSHA, EPA, State and local laws and ordinances

  4. Knowledge of ISO 14001 standard or environmental management systems

  5. Experience executing tasks

  6. Experience working under stress and deadlines

  7. Knowledge in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and learning new applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years experience in Environmental, Health and Safety or related field

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.