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Occupational Health and Safety Representative

Reykjavik, Iceland
Ready to join a team of visionaries who is dedicated to solving one of humankind’s greatest challenges?

Get to know Climeworks

Climeworks removes CO₂ from the air to fight global warming and protect future generations to come.

We develop, build and operate direct air capture (DAC) machines which capture CO₂ directly from the air. The captured carbon dioxide is removed from the air by safely storing it underground, permanently.

Founded in 2009 by engineers, Christoph Gebald and Jan Wurzbacher, Climeworks was built with a mission to inspire 1 billion people to remove CO₂ from the air, and is now spearheading the DAC industry globally. It has the world’s largest DAC facility and storage installation in operation and a team of over 450 Climeworkers determined to contribute to a net-zero future.

A true climate pioneer, Climeworks is featured as a TIME100 Influential Company 2022 and Global Cleantech 100 Company 2022, driving a revolutionary technology engineered to solve the most pressing issue of our time.

We foster a dynamic environment and are building a global purpose driven team. We are looking for disruptive thinkers, passionate achievers and inspiring leaders that are ready to take on the world’s greatest challenge.

Will you join us? 

Your mission

Job description
  • Your mission at Climeworks is to ensure a safe construction site at Mammoth, while establishing the best practices for operational safety at Orca and Mammoth with both facilities in production.
  • You develop, implement, and monitor safety policies and procedures in compliance with legal standards – construction.
  • You also develop, implement, and monitor safety policies and procedures in compliance with legal standards – production.
  • You will establish the best practices for production safety to be used as a template for future facilities.
  • You provide training and guidance to staff on safety practices and conduct regular safety audits and risk assessments.
  • You contribute to reducing our LTIRs below industry standards.
  • You foster a strong safety culture on-site.

Your story

  • You hold a bachelor's degree in occupational health and safety, Environmental Science, or related field. 
  • You completed certifications such as OSHA, NEBOSH. 
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in similar roles. Prior roles in construction and manufacturing sectors preferred. 
  • You have knowledge in risk assessment, safety compliance, emergency response planning, and environmental law. 
  • You contribute to excellent teamwork with production, management and engineering teams. 
  • You have strong leadership and problem-solving skills, and you are proactive in managing safety initiatives. 
  • You are business fluent in English and your excellent communication skills set you apart. 
  • You are willing to travel around 10-20% to new sites and to our HQ in Zurich.  

What we offer: A horizontal organization, a great team, an improvement-oriented approach, and a scale-up venture with an innovative technology. Sounds like you? We are looking forward meeting you! Apply now by filling in the online application form and uploading your complete dossier to our career’s portal: 

Our promise: At Climeworks, you are accepted for who you are. As part of our ongoing journey towards creating a diverse and inclusive environment - we encourage everyone to apply! All qualified applicants are considered for positions, so bring along your knowledge, personal experiences, and fresh perspectives, and together we can solve one of humankind’s greatest challenges. We look forward to getting to know you! 

We don’t accept candidate profiles from agencies for our positions.  #LI-IR1

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