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Colorado Springs Utilities Safety Programs Supervisor in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Safety Programs Supervisor

Job Type: Safety & Health

Pay Range $94,099 to $ 117,624

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 9/17/19

Safety Programs Supervisor

Colorado Springs Utilities is looking for an experienced safety professional to supervise field safety representatives and manage safety programs. This position is responsible for managing and leading operational strategies which support Utilities' Safety Vision of Eliminating Incidents and Injuries. This position reports to the Safety & Health Manager and functions as part of the Safety and Health department's leadership team. The Safety Programs Supervisor is accountable for developing and achieving safety goals and regulatory compliance across the enterprise by working with general managers, managers, supervisors, and staff professionals. The Safety Programs Supervisor also provides consultation, advice and guidance regarding safety investigations and concerns. This position may also lead other employees outside of the department to improve safety and health programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership, guidance and schedule/assign work

  • Review and evaluate work performance, coach and ensure personnel are trained

  • Participate in hiring processes and make hiring decisions

  • Participate as a member of the S&H Leadership Team in developing strategic plans, policies, and decisions

  • Prepare and administer projects and budgets

  • Prepare monthly and annual reports

  • Develop staff performance measures and professional development programs

  • Collaborate with stakeholders

  • Oversee the quality of Safety & Health incident investigations

  • Support the Contractor Safety program

  • Provide guidance and technical oversight to staff and customers; work with management in other departments to address and resolve issues

  • Plan, conduct and participate in various safety meetings

  • Develop methods to control, abate or correct health and safety hazards

  • Ensure safety and health programs are compliant with applicable rules, regulations and industry standards

  • Facilitate Worker Compensation case management processes

  • Develop policies and coordinate compliance of industrial hygiene, occupational health and safety programs

What would make you successful in this role? The successful candidate would typically have 10 or more years’ experience in safety management and have demonstrated senior-level expertise as a safety supervisor in the utility industry to include; leading, evaluating and mentoring teams, developing training programs, collaborating across multiple departments and robust experience with regulatory compliance; preferably in utility construction, electric generation, electric transmission and distribution. Preferably certified as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP). Most people in this role would have completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety & Health, Environmental and/or Occupational Health, or Safety Engineering. Completion of a relevant Graduate Degree preferred.

What does this opportunity offer? This job will provide you with the opportunity to develop great relationships and help maintain a safe environment that protects our employees, contractors and the public. IAdditionally, you will have the opportunity to mature our safety programs and collaborate with others to identify, abate and correct safety hazards. Additionally, you’ll help facilitate our workman’s compensation program by ensuring employees get the care they need and safely return to their jobs.

Selected candidate must have a valid,** unrestricted driver's license, as you will be traveling to multiple sites to perform your duties.

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you

  • The ability to stay ahead of the business curve with our established priority to continually update and incorporate state-of-the-art technology.

  • 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!

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.

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.

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Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas. All eligible applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Job Type: Safety & Health