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Colorado Springs Utilities Electrical Safety Coordinator in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Electrical Safety Coordinator

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

Pay Range $72,217 to $90,272

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 11/1/20

Electrical Safety Coordinator

Colorado Springs Utilities is seeking an experienced electrical safety professional to provide occupational safety and health expertise, support, and program coordination to eliminate preventable incidents and injuries. This position will focus on electrical safe work practices for electrical transmission & distribution, electrical construction, and substation activities across the organization to ensure regulatory compliance and a practical and safe work environment for employees who work in and around electrical energy hazards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform field visits with craft employees to understand their duties and build good relationships

  • Perform “baseline” reviews of safety programs to determine employee awareness and program effectiveness

  • Collaborate with others to develop safety training programs

  • Respond and investigate safety incidents during work hours and when on-call

  • Analyze, report on safety data and offer recommendations; recognize success and/or failures

  • Serve as subject matter expert on safety and assist with ergonomics and industrial hygiene needs

  • Engage contractors to evaluate safety performance

  • Maintain comprehensive knowledge of OSHA, NFPA, NEC, IEEE, ANSI, ASTM and, other applicable industry standards

  • Participate in safety plan reviews to ensure hazards are identified and controlled

  • Participate in safety professional organizations and stay current with industry trends, developments, and regulatory issues

What does this opportunity offer? In this job, you will develop great relationships as you coordinate critical programs that help ensure a safe environment for our employees, contractors, and the public. It will also provide you with the opportunity to mature safety programs and collaborate with others to identify and abate safety hazards.

What will make you successful in this role?

  • A bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety & Health, Environmental & Occupational Health or Safety Engineering with coursework in Ergonomics, Industrial Hygiene, Industrial Engineering is preferred.

  • The successful candidate will have three (3) or more years of progressively responsible and transferable field experience as a safety professional working with linemen, substation techs and electric construction and operation crews.

  • Must be knowledgeable in regulatory compliance of OSHA 29 CFR1910.269 and other applicable industry standards.

  • The following certifications are also preferred: Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician (OHST), Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST), Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP).

  • A valid,unrestricted driver's license is required, as you will be traveling to multiple sites to perform your duties.

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work for a pioneer in providing four utility services in one enterprise with a 100-year reputation for integrity.

  • A work culture dedicated to innovation, collaboration, and synergy.

  • The stability vital for growth-oriented careers.

Join a diverse team of high performers who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community and tap into the power of your potential!

ATTENTION: Colorado Springs Utilities is considered an essential business delivering critical services to our community. During the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we are hiring for a variety of positions. Interviews for many positions will leverage remote technology solutions, to include the enhanced use of email, telephone and video solutions where possible. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.

All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled .

Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate. In addition to a competitive wage, Colorado Springs Utilities offers a variety of benefits. For more information on our benefits, visit https://coloradospringsutilities.jobs/benefits/.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

For more information regarding applicant rights, visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

Have a question? If you have a question about a position or need assistance from a recruiter, email us at csurecruiting@csu.org or call 719-668-7500.

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E-Verify and Right to Work Notice . Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Colorado Springs Utilities participates in E-Verify. For more information on your rights and responsibilities as an applicant, please visit: http://coloradospringsutilities.jobs/applicants-rights-and-responsibilities/. If you have a legal right to work in the United States, there are laws to protect you against discrimination in the workplace. You should know that no employer can deny you a job or fire you because of your national origin. Unless mandated by law or government contract, employers cannot require you to be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident or refuse any legally acceptable documents. If any of these things have happened to you, you may have a valid charge of discrimination that can be filed with the OSC. Contact the OSC for assistance in your own language. Call 1-800-255-7688. TDD for the hearing impaired is 1-800-237-2515. In the Washington, D.C., area, please call 202-616-5594, TDD 202-616-5525 Or write to: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel NYA 950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20530.

Colorado Springs Utilities does not participate in work visa programs or sponsorship of work visas of any kind (including but not limited to F-1, H-1B or TN visas)

Eligible applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

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