Catalyst Recruiting, Inc

Safety Manager

Catalyst Recruiting Inc. - Ridgecrest, CA


Safety Manager

Ridgecrest, California

A chemical processing company needs a safety manager. Position reports to site EHS manager. Site is under OSHA regulations; MSHA experience highly transferable.

The operation is much more analogous to a oil/gas production area and wet/sour gas plant than anything else.

Person is responsible for the safety program on a large site with diverse processes and all from easy-going to exceedingly stubborn people.


  • Work with EHS director, operations, etc, to ensure a flexible and effective program is working on-site.
  • Use to working on sites with wells, drilling, piping, pressure vessels, reaction units, a lot of rotating equipment, low to upper-medium voltage (high voltage contracted)
  • Make sure this safety system is simply part of the personnel on the site, activities, operational program and so forth.
  • Continuous improvement of the safety program
  • With EHS director, ensure that the safety program is part of capital projects planning, site engineering, etc.
  • Work with training – of site ops and staff, as well as self, always.
  • Regulatory audits and regulatory interface
  • Site, job, operational hazard analysis
  • Investigation of events that can be or are “near misses”, or events, with full root cause analysis.




  • Required: Degree (2 or 4 year) and 7+ years of experience in applicable subject area
  • Oilfield (like production and gas plant), chemical plant or minerals plant (if with a lot of processing and solid + liquids work necessary.
  • CSP looked upon VERY highly
  • CSHM, HMM, CIH, OSHA 30, 40, other local and federal programs looked upon highly
  • NFPA and related arc flash training and experience looked upon highly
  • Your attitude…. make sure it is right. Tell me about it.
  • Able to work at an operating site that might be hot, plenty of potentially hazardous areas, constrained access points, etc, easily,
  • No H1b or OPT visas


Salary is definitely over $90k, good bonus, good relocation program, more programs coming.


Posted On: Friday, October 14, 2022

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