Health, Safety, Environmental and Sustainability (HSES) Professional at Avetta
Orem, UT, US / Houston, TX, US

Avetta is looking for a qualified HSES Professional to support Avetta's clients and contractor/supplier members throughout the pre-qualification and audit process through review, verification, and coaching of HSE and Sustainability Programs, Procedures, and Requirements. 

The HSES Professional will work under the supervision of the Manager, Global HSE & Assessment Services assigned as a dedicated resource to client and contractor/supplier members of Avetta. This position will can based out of Houston, TX (remote) or Orem, UT. 

Job Responsibilities: 

Conduct Manual, Implementation, Sustainability and Field Audits or Assessment where a review of a company’s HSE manual, Sustainability Policies, best practices, training documentation, or field execution of protocols is reviewed

  • Gap assess contractor/supplier HSE, Sustainability, and Corporate Social Responsibility management systems, programs and protocols based on services provided
  • Apply general risk and hazard assessment methodology across a variety of industries that Avetta will service (e.g., Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Industrial, Communications, Facility Management, Construction, Mining, Aviation, Transportation, Marine/Maritime Operations, and Rail)
  • Assist customers with closing gaps or deficiencies identified within the audit
  • Ability to coach contractor/supplier with developing policies/procedures based on regulatory requirements
  • Respond promptly to customer inquiries
  • Handle and resolve customer concerns promptly and professionally
  • Develop and maintain Sustainability and CSR training and awareness program for various stakeholders.
  • Pursue professional development opportunities, including internal and external training, utilizing membership of professional organizations and sharing information with co-workers.
  • Pursue professional development opportunities, including internal and external training, utilizing membership of professional organizations and sharing information with co-workers.
  • Record details of inquiries, comments and complaints
  • Record details of actions taken
  • Communicate and coordinate with internal departments
  • Follow up on customer interactions 
  • Travel associated with this position can be expected between 25-30% depending on Client Demand/Departmental needs

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability PREFERRED
  • Understanding and application of United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Global Sustainability Standards PREFERRED;
  • An affinity for learning online software systems;
  • Excellent time management skills;
  • Excellent Professional communication skills – both written and oral;
  • Bi-lingual proficiency a plus;
  • Working PC knowledge, windows preferred and related applications;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving;
  • Attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Adaptability;
  • Self-Motivated;
  • Ability to integrate and communicate information on a one-on-one basis as well as in group situations;
  • Ability to provide effective leadership and guidance to staff;
  • Ability to read and interpret financial and statistical data, information and documents;
  • Ability to interact with staff, members, and others encountered in the course of performing daily work;
  • Ability to learn and apply new information or skills;
  • Ability to work under intensive deadlines.

Education, Training and Experience:

  • Spanish – Fluency (writing/reading/speaking) a PLUS
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field required and five (5) plus years’ experience with Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability, EHS, Ethics Compliance, Employee/Labor Relations, Human Rights, Community Involvement, Management Systems (ISO, OHSAS, SA).
  • Sustainability or Corporate Sustainability Certification or Credentials PREFERRED
  • Internal Auditor Certification PREFERRED;
  • Experience in ISO 9001, 14001, OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001, ANSI Z10 a PLUS;
  • Safety and Health Auditing (ISO 19011) Experience a PLUS
  • Must have current and valid First Aid/CPR/AED Certification
  • Must have a current and valid Passport OR attainable within 1 year of hire.
  • TWIC Card a PLUS;
  • Recommended experience of 5+ yrs in the relevant industries we serve (see Industries Page at

Why Work for Avetta:

  • Avetta believes in taking a holistic approach to compensation.  We’re offering a competitive base salary, bonus and or commission structure. 
  • We’ve also taken it a step further to include more management training to help you grow into the leader you may want to be.  We are growing extremely fast so we always have openings available internally.
  • Our benefits are meant to take care of you and the ones you care about most:
    • Medical, Dental, Vision
    • Company Paid Life/AD&D
    • Critical Illness and Accident
    • Legal and Identity Theft
    • Teladoc, Pharmacy Discount, Health Advocate
    • Joyable: Digital Mental Health Solution
    • Pet Insurance: We love our fur babies!
  • We do a 4% match on your 401k with no vesting period
  • $1,000 annual Employee Tuition and Continuing Education reimbursement
  • Fully stocked kitchen
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Company lunches and parties
  • and much more! 

But more than anything, you'll love the team here at Avetta. There's a lot of unique things companies do these days to attract talent, and while these things are great, they aren't what retains employees. We believe in open communication and treating our employees with respect. We bet you'd be hard pressed to find a better culture. 

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