OBJECTIVES: To promote the safety of the Corporation’s employees and members, perform related compliance and training, and provide support to Engineering and Operations Services.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinate participation and compliance with NRECA’s safety achievement program.
Coordinate, present, and assist in employee safety training (includes safety orientation and training for new employees, preparation of annual AMEC safety training course list, and related activities).
Coordinate wellness program with input from the Safety/Wellness Committee.
Coordinate annual safety banquet.
Perform safety demonstrations and presentations for members, first responders, board of directors, etc.
Perform periodic field observations and inspections to assess safety practices of line personnel.
Investigate all accidents and near misses.
Perform hazard assessment reviews with respect to new tasks, new equipment, etc.
Perform periodic safety inspections of the Corporation’s vehicles, equipment, and facilities.
Coordinate security measures for the Corporation’s facilities and other physical assets.
Prepare and adhere to budgets for the safety and wellness programs.
Ensure that Safety Data Sheets (SDS) are current and accessible.
Ensure that all applicable OSHA compliance and training requirements are met including:
Hazard Communication Standard (Right-To-Know Law)
Sara Title III
Annual completion of Form 300 and 300A
Ensure that all applicable DOT compliance and training requirements are met including:
Quarterly random drug and alcohol testing
Annual drug and alcohol reporting (due each January)
Annual driver inquiry and violation review (Class A and B license)
DOT entry level training (required for new Class A drivers)
CDL physicals, driver violations, and regulation changes
Ensure that all applicable environmental compliance and training requirements are met including:
Annual Tier II reporting (due March 1 of each year)
Coordinate annual schedule for AMEC truck dielectric and structural testing.
Complete monthly AMEC Accident Summary – Loss Control Report.
Administer the workers compensation and the fit for duty programs.
Administer the AED program including maintenance.
21. Administer fork lift operator training.
Provide support to Operations and Procurement in regards to the FR clothing program.
Assist in emergency situations and outage restorations when necessary. Due to Citizens Electric Corporation being a 24/7/365 electric utility, all positions are subject to irregular hours and overtime for emergencies.
Provide support to Engineering and Operations Services and perform other duties as assigned by the department head or CEO.
Experience in line work with the attainment of journeymen status is strongly preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field is strongly preferred. Completion of NRECA’s Loss Control Internship Program is preferred. Energy auditor certification is preferred.
Must have a thorough knowledge of safe working practices for electrical line construction, maintenance, and related activities. Must also be familiar with safe working practices for administrative and support functions.
ABILITIES & SKILLS:
Must demonstrate effective communication and presentation skills. Must be able to effectively teach and train others on safety practices. Must demonstrate ability to decipher and comply with regulations. Must demonstrate attention to detail and ability to prepare accurate and timely reports. Must demonstrate computer skills that include proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. Must project a favorable image of the Corporation.
Works indoors much of the time. Works in the field as needed to perform training, observations, and emergency assistance. Occasional overtime and overnight travel is required.