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Colorado Springs Utilities Senior Safety Representative in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Senior Safety Representative

Job Type: Safety & Health

Pay Range $79,497 to $99,361

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 3/3/20

Senior Safety Representative

Colorado Springs Utilities is seeking an experienced electrical safety professional to provide occupational safety and health expertise, support and program coordination to eliminate incidents and injuries and ensure regulatory compliance. This Senior Safety Representative will focus on electrical safety within power generation facilities and across other facilities to ensure a practical and safe work environment for employees who work in and around potential electrical energy hazards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert safety & health leadership and guidance to internal and external stakeholders

  • Develop, implement and manage policies, procedures and practices to ensure a safe work environment for the maintenance, operation and construction of utilities

  • Collaborate with others to develop safety training programs

  • Prepare and conduct safety meetings

  • Conduct audits and inspections

  • Engages contractors to evaluate safety performance

  • Conduct trend analysis and develop methods to control, abate and correct safety hazards

  • Conduct incident investigations and apply hazard analysis and root-cause methodologies

  • Evaluate and develop safety and health controls for complex projects

  • Maintain comprehensive knowledge of OSHA, NFPA, NEC, IEEE, ANSI and ASTM

  • 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? This job will provide you an opportunity to develop great relationships and help maintain a safe environment that protects our employees, contractors and the public. It will offer you opportunity to mature our safety programs and collaborate with others to identify, abate and correct safety hazards.

What would make you successful in this role? The successful candidate will have demonstrated 5-7 years’ of progressively responsible and transferable experience in safety and health. Strong regulatory compliance experience in electrical safety is preferred. Most people in this role would have completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety & Health, Environmental and Occupational Health or Safety Engineering with coursework in Ergonomics, Industrial Hygiene, Industrial Engineering. Preferred certifications are Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician (OHST), Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST)

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 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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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: . 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 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