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Compass Datacenters Safety Lead, SME in Dublin, Ireland

Come join our Rocket Ship and be part of Compass Datacenter's mission to make lives better by providing the world's technology leaders with a secure place to plug-in wherever they grow. We provide custom, move-in ready data centers from edge deployments to core facilities serving hyperscale, cloud and enterprise customers. At Compass we have our sites set on leaving a legacy imprint on the datacenter industry. By putting Culture first, we can show this not only produces results, but more importantly, can change lives. If you don't believe us, just ask a fellow Compasser!

The Safety Lead will serve as subject matter expert in all aspects of safety per designated region. The SME will assess EHS risks and support programming, auditing, and training in designated geographic region. Provide guidance and work closely with delivery, operations and other support groups to ensure EHS efforts are sufficient and effective. Support safety initiatives and provide expertise and counsel for the Global EHS Program along with the Corporate Safety Director and VP, Global Physical Security and Life Safety.


  • Support Corporate Safety Director with Global EHS Program efforts

  • Work closely with delivery and operations teams and general contractors

  • Identify safety issues and recommend mitigation policies and strategies to ensure compliance with Compass and customer requirements, and applicable regulatory requirements

  • Conduct audits and review plans and documentation of EHS policy, process, and procedures to identify unsafe acts and conditions, program gaps, and best practices

  • Manage project-level safety inspections and reporting

  • Perform periodic project site walks and inspections with the Compass Construction Managers and 3rd party EHS representative Provides EH&S training to Compass staff and Construction Managers as needed

  • Review designs for evacuation plans, lighting, and ventilation to ensure minimum or no danger to the safety or health of the site guests or workers

  • Track and report key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics in the designated region for continuous improvement

  • First point of offsite escalation in the event of a safety incident on a project site; supports and advises project teams during incident investigations and root cause analyses

  • Develop and distribute Safety Notifications

  • Support worker's compensation claims process

  • Responsible for completing any other duties and tasks as assigned by management


  • Embraces Compass' Core Purpose and Core Convictions and works to permeate throughout the Operations organization

  • Safety Culture reinforcement

  • Collaborates with the project managers and contributes to projects as required

  • Required to travel up to 50%


  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety or related discipline, or equivalent work experience

  • 8 years of experience with EHS programs including construction and general industry

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or other equivalent EHS certification preferred

  • Experience in data centers or mission critical processes and regional/local regulatory requirements

  • Ability to work with partner teams for the purposes of incorporating EHS scopes in design, execution, and delivery of builds

  • Demonstrated experience with continuous improvement of processes and performance; results-driven and detail-oriented

  • Experience in performing safety inspections, program audits, training, and implementing policies and procedures to achieve goals and objectives

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • High energy and drive, a strong desire to achieve and a high dedication level

  • Working knowledge of Windows, MS Word, Excel

Employer will not sponsor applicants for new employment visa status.


Compass is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

At Compass, we make lives better by providing the world's technology leaders with a secure place to plug in wherever they grow. We provide custom, move-in ready data centers from edge deployments to core facilities serving hyperscale, cloud and enterprise customers.

We are a Culture First organization. With a keen focus on our culture, we genuinely provide a place where employees can do their best work and grow personally and professionally. Each day, we are accountable to live out our four Core Convictions: 1) Humility In, Pride Out, 2) Actions and Words are One, 3) Continuous Improvement of People, Processes and Systems (spoiler alert - we order People first for a reason!), and 4) We Ask Why to Understand the Needs versus the Wants.

Compass is committed to an inclusive culture, and we celebrate and value diverse insights and perspectives. To continue to soar on our rocket ship, we need talent from various background, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles to perform crucial job functions.

That is why we are committed to our core convictions and key principles as we continue to provide companies a secure place to plug in.