1+ months

HSE Supervisor

Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Imagine being part of a vast and innovative enterprise that leads the commercial real estate industry. At CBRE, you have tremendous opportunity to grow and make an impact. At CBRE, you are empowered to take your career where you want it to go. Enjoy workplace flexibility with tremendous scale in an inclusive, collaborative environment with supportive teammates. You will be challenged to grow and be at your best every day.

The Assessment & Consulting Services business is currently seeking Health, Safety and Environmental professionals in support of a client in Sunnyvale, CA. This is an exciting opportunity to join CBRE on site at a client account and contribute to the success of their EHS program?

CBRE Assessment & Consulting Services (ACS) uses advanced technical knowledge and expertise to evaluate commercial real estate assets, identifying potential concerns to mitigate risk and discovering opportunities that deliver measurable advantage for our clients. CBRE leverages a deep, specialized talent pool, the industrys best technology platform and the most extensive data across all asset classes, empowering clients to make timely, intelligent decisions and unlock value-added opportunities.


The purpose of the HSE Supervisor is to implement Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) programs relative to a large national/international corporate account or market area.

Characteristics of responsible programs:

# of Accounts: > 1
Account Square Footage Size: > 5 million
Vendor/Contract Relations: 100+Ees
Region: Local/Regional Market within a country


Implements HSE programs and initiatives to meet regulatory requirements and global program requirements of client account. 

Evaluates new and existing programs to assess suitability and the need for modifications or mitigation measures.

Monitors injury, illness, and incident related performance within the account, market area, or other assigned area of responsibility. 

Monitors performance for trends or other indicators of improving or degrading incident performance and develops and implements strategic solutions that will improve the performance results as required.

Provides oversight and consultation services for the execution of HSE plans, playbooks, and procedures for the account, market area, or assigned area of responsibility. 

Provides recommendations to the client account, for the revision of such plans, playbooks, and procedures to ensure the information is current and complete and can be effectively implemented during operations.

Monitors HSE regulatory compliance within the account, market area, or assigned area of responsibility. 

Communicates all findings, concerns, and deficiencies to the responsible functional managers to effect timely and necessary corrections. 

Assist in the development and implementation of strategic solutions that will support management's efforts to improve and maintain compliance as required. 

Develops and implements standardized metrics to measure the effectiveness of HSE programs; including both lagging and leading indicators. Provides recommendations for program refinement to increase enrichment, understanding, and maturity based on a review of standardized metrics.

Metrics will be tracked and reported to the client account on a monthly basis.

Assists in identifying opportunities to reduce costs, while enhancing the quality of services, for a client/account.

Promotes safety consciousness among team, partners, stakeholders, and account employees by providing accurate and informative data, conducting training, participating in program awareness opportunities, giving timely feedback on program questions, and visibly supporting the overall HSE program(s).

Acts as a resource to team and client account as a HSE subject matter expert and establishes cross-functional partnerships with account departments and stakeholders to facilitate understanding and maturity of programs.

Other duties may be assigned. 

No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to team members. May coordinate and assign tasks to team members within a specific functional unit and/or project.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required.

Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in HSE or a related field, from a four-year college or university preferred.

A minimum of 3 to 5 years of related experience.

Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state and local health and safety, and environmental regulations is essential. 

Direct experience dealing with regulatory agencies and/or compliance officers is preferred.

Experience working in industrial hygiene, research or manufacturing HSE is preferred.


Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM), Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST) - Preferred


Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.
Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. 


Work both independently and collaboratively, exercising good reasoning skills.

Develop positive relationships with teams and stakeholders.

Strong organizational and analytical skills.

Ability to solve problems involving several options in a variety of scenarios. 

Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.

Ability to drive decisions, lead meetings/strategy discussions, define priorities, and decide which course of action (and adjust when it needs adjusting).

Demonstrated consultative skills as applied to technical problem solving, including good business understanding and the ability to develop consolidated understanding of requirements from multiple stakeholders.


Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting and achieving functional unit and/or project deadlines. 


Posted: 2019-11-02 Expires: 2020-01-29

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