Safety Engineer – San Jose, CA

San Jose, CA


A Petersen Dean Safety Engineer I will have a direct line to the Director of Safety Engineering II and the President of Northern Division, California, contemporaneously. A Safety Engineer I will be expected to work unilaterally and jointly with the Petersen Dean Director of Safety Engineering II and Petersen Dean Administrative level staff in order to promote the best interests of Petersen Dean as directed by Petersen Dean CEO, President, National Vice President of Safety Engineering, and the Director of Safety Engineering II. The primary scope of responsibility includes but is not limited to: The Safety Engineer I is to be fluent in Spanish and English. They must be capable of conducting investigation, providing analysis and court worthy documentation relevant to the Petersen Dean Safety Engineering agenda as needed or directed by any of the aforementioned chain of command. A California Safety Engineer I responsibility model is to include safety engineering responsibilities statewide as directed by the President of Petersen Dean Roofing and Solar, National Vice President of Safety Engineering, Director of Safety Engineering II and President of Northern Division, Northern California, Divisions 02, 05, 07, 10, 20, 50, and 61 which may be deemed in the best interest of Petersen Dean.


This office is to uphold active management over, but not limited to Petersen Dean:

  • Industrial hazard identification; hazard evaluation; hazard control design; hazard control verification at the regional level.
  • Safety / health program design; safety / health program evaluation; safety / health communication at the regional level.
  • Investigation and statistical reporting; safety training and education; environmental protection at the regional level.
  • Management of other safety, health and environmental personnel matters.


Petersen Dean requires the educational institution hold institutional accreditation or certified international comparable accreditation. There are two organizations that set standards for accrediting bodies. One is the U.S. Department of Education. The other is the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). These organizations identify the accrediting organizations that meet their standards.

  • Will have a minimum of a U.S. High School Diploma or GED and one year of Safety specific experience. A U.S. Bachelor’s degree (4 years) in safety engineering, business, health, environment, or a closely related engineering field is preferred.
  • One year safety experience required will be at least 50%, preventative, professional level with breadth and depth of safety duties.
  • A Board of Certified Safety Professionals -Approved Construction Health and SafetyTechnician (CHST) certification is required within two years of incumbent’s assignment to Safety engineer I.