Assists Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives member systems with the Safety and Loss Prevention efforts, with a maintained proficiency of current regulatory, safety, and training standards.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinates and facilitates Safety & Loss Prevention meetings for Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives member Systems as requested.
Consults with cooperatives in solutions to problems concerning Safety & Loss Prevention matters.
Assists cooperatives with instruction in areas such construction and maintenance work on energized overhead and URD distribution circuits.
Assembles and reviews instructional needs and regulatory requirements and reports on same to cooperatives.
Conducts and documents crew audits for personnel performing live-line work and other daily operational tasks. Provides feedback for abating any recognized hazards.
Reviews and assists in accident investigation and reports as requested.
Coordinates and facilitates member systems’ requests for storm and emergency assistance.
Organize and coordinate workshops and conferences as directed for Kentucky Electric Cooperative member systems.
Facilitates RESAP and Commitment to Zero in accordance with Federated Rural Insurance Exchange and NRECA initiatives.
JOB QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
10 years work experience in electric utility field preferred
Up to 50% Intra-State and overnight travel
Excellent communication/public speaking skills
Safety Training or Distribution/Transmission experience preferred.
Knowledge of Electrical Theory and Application preferred.
Working knowledge of National Electric Safety Code and other applicable regulatory standards preferred
High School Diploma or GED required.
All applicants selected for a face-to-face interview will be expected to do presentation (15-20 minutes) on any safety topic they choose, as well as complete a writing component that presents the following:
-An accident report and summary for a non-injury contact that involves a privately owned aircraft flying into a Cooperative system's primary line. The report should include a list of steps taken to report the incident to all agencies involved and a summary of the accident. The interviewee will be given the latitude to create a mock accident and the associated report by imagining the location, circumstances, and extend of damages related to the accident.