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Safety Advisor

Johnson City, TX, US, 78636

Position open until filled

Minimum starting pay for this position is $41.04 per hour or commensurate with experience

 

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

  • Develop, present and/or coordinate safety specific curriculum and training materials for all Cooperative locations such as CPR and defensive driving
  • Serve as a mentor to support and provide guidance for various levels of instruction
  • Perform field safety inspections to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures, state and federal safety and health standards and maintain appropriate records
  • Investigate and perform trend analysis of accidents, incidents and safety issues
  • Document safety violations, concerns and issues
  • Conduct accident investigations and analyses, in partnership with management
  • Recommend and verify implementation of correction action
  • Recommend safety improvement programs to management
  • Conduct, document and deliver safety assessments
  • Maintain appropriate attendance records
  • Serve as the safety subject matter expert in partnership with the management team
  • Research and communicate current safety trends
  • Represent the Cooperative at external professional venues and functions
  • Maintain the ability to demonstrate industry specific skills, i.e. climbing, pole top rescue, etc.

 

 

• Maintain the security of confidential information

• Stay abreast of advances in technology

• Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance

• Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned.

 

Supervisory and/or Leadership Responsibilities

May provide technical direction to others

 

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 serve as a positive role model and mentor
  • Ability to effectively train others in classroom and field environment
  • 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, & Licensing)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Directly related experience may substitute for education
  • Five years of directly related safety training experience
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP) certification required or obtain within two (2) years of hire
  • Certified Loss Control Professional (CLCP) certification preferred
  • Experience as Journeyworker preferred
  • Class A CDL preferred

 

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

This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of the position given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of essential duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties that may be assigned based on the needs of the Cooperative.

 

 

 

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

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