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Contra Costa Health
Martinez, California, United States (on-site)
17 days ago


$133,752.24 - $162,576.72 Annually

Why Join Our Organization?

Contra Costa Health is offering an excellent career opportunity to fill one Supervising Accidental Release Prevention Engineer position located in the Health Services - Hazardous Materials Division at Contra Costa County in Martinez, CA.

The Contra Costa Health - Hazardous Materials Division is the designated local agency assigned to implement the Hazardous Materials program to protect the public from exposure to hazardous waste. If protecting human health and the environment is something you are passionate about, then joining as a Supervising Accidental Release Prevention Engineer at Contra Costa Health might be for you.

We are looking for someone who is great at reviewing detailed safety plans and audits to ensure compliance with regulations. You will also be conducting training workshops for Accidental Release Prevention Engineers. If you are looking for a challenging role that will allow you to enhance your current knowledge and skills, apply today!

We are looking for someone who is:

  • You will be assisting in source term calculations and vapor-dispersion modeling
  • A leader. You will be supervising other Accidental Release Prevention Engineers
  • Attentive to detail. You will be reviewing policies and hazard scores
  • Goal-focused. You will have various conflicting priorities such as conducting audits, training workshops, special projects, etc.
  • Communicative! You will be conveying information both written and orally to staff and members of the public

What you will typically be responsible for:

  • Overseeing completion of on-site audits for programs and overall program implementation
  • Evaluating the performance of your staff
  • Participating in incident investigations with other staff
  • Conducting training workshops for personnel
  • Overseeing special inspections related to chemical incidents

A few reasons why you might love this job:

  • You will work with a great team of highly motivated professionals
  • You will be conducting investigations pertinent to environmental health
  • You will be solving complex and interesting issues

A few challenges you might face in this job:

  • You will have a heavy workload of tasks to accomplish
  • You will be overseeing the work of your staff
  • You will work on many projects alone unless assistance is needed

Competencies Required:

  • Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims
  • Delivering Results: Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks
  • Industry Monitoring: Grasping the external political, economic, competitive, and social factors affecting the industry
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Considering and responding appropriately to the needs and feelings of others in different situations
  • Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations
  • Mechanical Insight: Comprehending how mechanical, electrical, and structural systems operate and interact
  • Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue
  • Political & Organizational Savvy: Working skillfully with politics, procedures, and protocols across organizational levels and boundaries
  • Presentation Skill: Formally delivering information to groups
  • Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job
  • Professional Impact: Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization
  • Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability
  • Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information
  • Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability
  • Writing: Communicating effectively in writing

To read the complete job description, please click here. The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future openings for up to 6 months.


Education: Possession of a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Chemical Engineering or closely related field.

Experience: Six years of experience in the chemical process industries and/or direct regulatory oversight of chemical process industries, two years of which must have been in process safety management activities such as: Process Hazard Analysis, operator training, mechanical integrity, Management Of Change, pre-startup review, emergency response, contractor safety, and operating procedures; OR, the regulation of chemical process industries, such as process safety, process engineering, project engineering, process design, operations, environmental maintenance engineering, or research/development; AND at least one year of experience in a project management, lead and/or supervisory capacity.

Closing Date:  June 2, 2023.

To learn more about this career opportunity and how to apply, see our job posting at: or visit the County jobs portal page at

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 69358342
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Martinez, California, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Contra Costa Health
  • Industry: Chemical,Other,Process Safety
  • Job Function: Safety,
    Health & Loss Prev Eng
  • Salary: $133,752.00 - $162,576.00 (Yearly Salary)
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