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Safety & Technical Training Advisor

Johnson City, TX, US, 78636

Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for planning, directing and implementing a comprehensive safety program in support of the Cooperative’s strategic initiatives.    

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver technical training and assessments for the Apprenticeship Program
  • Perform trend analysis of accidents, incidents and safety issues
  • Deliver industry specific safety curriculum
  • Conduct and coordinate the Apprenticeship Training Program
  • Conduct and coordinate forklift training
  • Perform field safety inspections
  • Document safety violations, concerns and issues
  • Develop and deliver recommendations specific to safety training
  • Conduct, document and deliver safety assessments
  • Conduct accident investigations and analyses, in partnership with management
  • Recommend safety improvement programs to management
  • Document safety meeting attendance
  • Develop, obtain and deliver approved training materials
  • Research and communicate current safety trends
  • Coordinate training for electrically qualified positions and progressions
  • Conduct and coordinate CPR, defensive driving and other safety specific training programs
  • Serve as the safety and training subject matter expert in partnership with the management team
  • Serve as a participatory team member in safety and training programs
  • Produce and repeat positive training and assessment behaviors
  • Represent the Cooperative at external professional venues and functions
  • Present information to all levels of employees
  • Travel to district offices and deliver training programs
  • Demonstrate acceptable techniques to apprentices and journey workers
  • Maintain the ability to demonstrate industry specific skills, i.e. climbing, pole top rescue, etc.
  • Maintain certifications, specializations, licenses, etc.
  • Maintain the security of confidential information
  • Stay abreast of advances in technology

 

Supervisory and/or Leadership Responsibilities:  None

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of using computer systems, which may include setting up and using hardware and software programs, entering data or processing information
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service
  • Knowledge of electrical theory and OSHA regulations, NESC, NFPA 70E
  • Skilled in time management
  • Skilled in prioritizing and managing changing priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to listen and understand information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, analyze and resolve conflict and problems

 

Minimum Qualifications – (Education, Experience, Certification, & Licensure):

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Directly related experience may substitute for education
  • Five years of experience as an Apprentice 4 or Journey Worker
  • Valid Class A CDL
  • Valid Driver’s License

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • The employee may be required to stand; reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel
  • The employee may be required to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • The employee may be required to lift, carry, push, pull or move up to 50 pounds
  • The employee may be required to travel
  • The employee will routinely utilize Personal Protective Equipment
  • The employee must be available for call-out duty
  • The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions including wet and humid conditions
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud
  • Exempt employees receive a fixed bi-weekly salary to compensate them for all hours worked during each pay period
  • This position may be required to work more than 40 hours per week

 

 

 

 

Pedernales Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity. 

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As a member-owned not-for-profit, we do not pay dividends to shareholders. When revenues exceed expenses, we reinvest in the cooperative’s operations and return the rest to our members through capital credits. Additionally, if our costs to serve are reduced, we lower rates for our members. Since December 2014, we’ve had seven consecutive rate reductions and in 2018, PEC members received nearly $11.9 million in capital credits.


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