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Health, Safety & Environmental Specialist

Syzygy Plasmonics

Syzygy Plasmonics

Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Syzygy Plasmonics Inc. (Houston, Texas) is a deep-decarbonization company. It builds reactors that use light instead of heat to electrify chemical manufacturing and power a cleaner, safer world. Utilizing technology licensed from Rice University and advanced engineering, Syzygy is commercializing a universal light-driven reactor platform. When powered with renewable electricity, this tunable technology reduces both cost and emissions from many different chemical reactions.

Syzygy Plasmonics Inc. is hiring a Health, Safety & Environmental Specialist. Come join us and help us change the world for the better! 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Support implementation of HSE Management System.
  • Provide HSE technical guidance, advice, and interpretation of occupational health and safety regulations of OSHA 1910 and 1926
  • Subject matter expert support for hazard assessments and risk mitigation
  • Facilitate incident investigations and root cause analyses
  • Provide recommendations for corrective actions, including engineering controls and personal protective equipment
  • Implement programs to assess and assure compliance with applicable HSE standards
  • Identify, document, analyze and socialize lessons learned
  • Model HSE leadership behaviors to foster an interdependent safety culture

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial hygiene, occupational safety, environmental science, chemical engineering or science / engineering related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years of experience in HSE-related roles, preferably in the chemical, manufacturing, or oilfield industries.
  • Proven ability to communicate clearly to multiple workgroups.
  • Well-versed in HSE standards & regulations with ability to coach others in their proper use.
  • Proven ability to adjust daily schedule based on priority.
  • Facilitate group discussions regarding HSE topics and encourage positive HSE behaviors.
  • Knowledge of assessing workplaces for occupational health hazards by observing work conditions, conducting interviews, sampling, and evaluating chemical and physical hazards.
  • Previous experience implementing policies and procedures that are protective of the environment, personnel, equipment, and business interests.
  • Flexibility & proven ability to excel in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Professional certification from Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) or American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) or National Association of Safety Professionals (NASP)

Helpful background:

  • Experience in Process Safety Management
  • Experience with Regulatory and Environmental affairs particularly in Chemicals Industry
  • Experience working with an R&D program, new technology implementation, and/or a startup company


  • Competitive Salary 
  • Comprehensive Benefits (medical, dental, vision, life, and disability coverage) 
  • Career growth opportunities 
  • Friendly work environment 
  • Paid vacation/holidays 

Syzygy Plasmonics Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.