Engineer- EHS I

First Solar

  • Tamil Nadu, India
Engineer- EHS I
Job Posted : Jul 26th, 2022

Job Description

Implements the Environmental Health and Safety program ensuring compliance with EH&S and applicable regulatory standards.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:-

  • Responsible to implement the EH&S Management program s in accordance with Federal, State and Local Regulations and ISO/OHSAS standards.
  • Responsible to provide customers with necessary support to prevent incidents impacting EH & S.
  • Oversees the development, management and implementation of a variety of EH&S programs to ensure regulatory compliance as mandated by local, state, and federal agencies including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
  • Maintains EH & S Control Procedures and records per regulations and ISO/OHSAS Standards.
  • Assists and oversees all EH&S Related  training of personnel.
  • Defines and implements corrective/preventive actions and continuous improvement activities as directed.
  • Interfaces with other department personnel
  • Responsible for effective communications levels and fosters team building.
  • Performs other assignments as required.
  • Takes lead role in training all new personnel hired into First Solar from Safety Programs and activities.
  • Provide EH&S leadership & support to Development Engineering including ensuring that EH&S principles are integrated into the design of equipment and processes


  • 4 year degree in an EHS related field preferred, other degrees considered with direct EHS work experience


  • 5 years experience in the Environmental, Safety or Industrial Hygiene fields required.

Required Skills:-

  • Proven EH&S skills in a industrial setting
  • Proven problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of internal quality audit procedures (ISO and OHSAS).
  • Proven communication skills.
  • Proven knowledge of EH&S regulations, standards and procedures.
  • Familiarity with industrial hygiene fundamentals including air sampling and HEPA systems.
  • EH&S project management skills


  • Tamil Nadu, India.

Company Overview:-

First Solar is leading the world’s sustainable energy future. We are an exciting work environment in one of the most important industries of the 21st century. First Solar is a leader in the development and manufacturing of thin film solar modules used in grid-connected solar power plants. Our cost-advantaged solar technology boasts the smallest carbon footprint, lowest life cycle water use, and fastest energy payback in the industry. We are delivering solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges including climate change, energy security, water scarcity, and the unsustainable growing consumption of natural resources. At First Solar, you will feel valued, appreciated and challenged, working side-by-side with some of the top minds in the industry. You will be regularly updated on the company’s goals, progress and achievements. First Solar maintains a culture where all associates work together to lead the world’s sustainable energy future. We believe in employee engagement, collaboration, well-being and productivity for all generations and emerging work styles. We’re changing the world. Now, let us start with yours. First Solar is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. First Solar’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by application country, federal, state or local laws; the company prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.