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Director EHSQ and Sustainability - SB Energy

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Job Title
Director EHSQ and Sustainability
Job Location
San Francisco Bay Area or Remote
Job Description

Do you want to work with high caliber professionals in a dynamic and growing company? Are you entrepreneurial, hard-working, and collegial? Are you committed to advancing the clean energy revolution? Join us at SB Energy, a world-leading company backed by SoftBank and Ares pairing cutting-edge innovation with best-in-class execution. Our Mission is to provide flexible renewable energy at scale, accelerating the global energy transition and benefiting our planet, customers, communities, and people.

SB Energy develops, constructs, and owns & operates some of the largest and most technically advanced renewable projects across the United States, with Headquarters in Redwood City, CA. The company was formed in 2015 as a subsidiary of Japanese multinational conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp. SB Energy launched its United States platform in 2019 and has quickly become one of the largest solar and storage developer/IPPs in the U.S.  With almost 1.7 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy projects in operation and a multi-GW pipeline, SB Energy is building the renewable energy future – today. SB Energy also utilizes its strong culture of innovation to identify and incorporate new technology into our projects, including our AI-based digital platform, to deliver renewable energy that is local, reliable, and matched to load.

Come join us in accelerating the energy transition to cleaner, more sustainable sources of power! 

Basic Function

The Director EHSQ and Sustainability role includes management and operation of the company’s Environment, Health & Safety, Quality and Sustainability operations. In this role, you will also be responsible working with third party EPCs and O&M providers for projects in the United States to ensure optimal performance of the company’s solar plants with respect to EHSQ and Sustainability. An additional element of process development will focus on driving processes development and improvements. This position reports to the VP of Operational Excellence.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Sustain and improve HSEQ program that meets Industry and OSHA standards to ensure our projects and offices exceed expectations and requirements.
  • Continuous monitoring, coaching and incident management needs of our employees and leaders.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements from agencies such as Federal and California OSHA, EPA, DTSC, and local regulatory agencies.
  • Continuous monitoring, coaching and incident management needs of our employees and leaders.
  • Develop and lead ESG program.
  • Develop ESG goals; develop programs and initiatives to help achieve goals and establish the correct KPIs to measure performance against goals.
  • Leads the annual ESG Report preparation including information and data gathering, content development and external assurance.
  • Ensures alignment with ESG disclosure requirements and best practices.
  • To design consolidate and review sustainable development data and carry out the reporting.
  • To co-ordinate and implement SB Energy - sustainable development programs like - CSR, Carbon Neutrality, Water Positive, Waste /landfill , Energy Efficiency , Sustainability reporting etc.
  • You will be the Environment and Social leader, fully accountable for the management of Carbon Credits, CSR initiatives and Environment and Social Compliances.
  • Own & drive QMS for the company, working with functional stakeholders.
  • Drive process development working with functional leaders and stakeholders. Always looking for continuous improvement opportunities to improve corporate and functional processes.
  • Innovate the process for reporting, investigating, and communicating accidents, hazards and concerns.
  • Manage HSEQ and ESG related KPIs and Dashboard


  • Bachelor’s degree or preferably a master’s degree engineering, environmental science, industrial safety management or relevant field.
  • 10+ years of progressive HSEQ, Climate change, CSR, ESG management and successful Process development experience in multi-location renewable and/or energy construction, 5 years minimum leadership experience.
  • Regulatory and compliance experience preferred.
  • Successfully managed distributed teams
  • Demonstrated ability to influence at all levels.
  • Project management, root cause analysis problem solving ability.
  • Demonstrated strategic perspective with ability to lead with data and implement with results.
  • Proven experience and leadership in implementing Innovative, HSEQ and ESG solutions.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience working with a distributed, non-exempt field-based population is highly desired.
  • Knowledge of the Oracle Primavera Unifier tool will be a plus.
  • Clarity in understanding algorithms and designing process accordingly.
  • Travel up to 15% of the time.


Base Pay - $150,000 - $190,000

Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, such as skill set, experience, certifications, specific work location, and other non-discriminatory factors permitted by law. Base pay may vary per location due to differences in the cost of living.

The total compensation package for this position may also include an annual discretionary bonus, full Health & Wellness Benefits package, generous Long Term Incentive plan designed with our partnership mentality in mind, and other applicable incentive perks as outlined in any formal offer made. The final compensation package will be discussed with the candidate during the final stages of the hiring process.

Our Health & Wellness Benefits:-

SB Energy’s Benefits programs are designed to support our team members and their families while keeping their well-being, happiness, and varying needs in mind. SB Energy employees may enroll in our benefits programs and take advantage of customized perks and offerings, including those designed to support families, however defined. We offer the following benefits to all team members:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance: 100% premium covered by the company, for employees and dependents​
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD), Life Insurance, AD&D and Voluntary Legal ​Insurance Plan
  • Competitive Retirement Benefits with 401(k) company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off and 11 Paid Company Holidays
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • 12 weeks fully paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) –​ Medical & Dependent FSA; Transit & Commuter FSA with employer contributions
  • Mental Health Wellness Offerings
  • Discounted Physical Wellness plan & Pet Insurance
  • Monthly reimbursement for Phone/Internet/Data
  • Phone Equipment Purchase Benefits
  • Thoughtful Hybrid Workplace Set-up Benefits

Promote Sustainability with a Purpose - At SB Energy, you may choose to become a part of our ‘Just Renewables’ Committee and work along with team members who share a belief in pursuing our mission in such a way that empowers a diverse and inclusive workforce that advances social justice and equity for our employees as well as partners and communities!

SB Energy is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. SB Energy strives to create an inclusive culture and safe environment for all.

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SB Energy Headquarters Location

San Carlos, CA

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SB Energy Company Size

Between 100 - 500 employees

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  • Private Equity

    $600,000,000 USD