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DATE POSTED

10/15/2020

POSITION TITLE:

Electrical Safety Coordinator

COMPANY/ORGANIZATION:

Colorado Springs Utilities

POSITION LOCATION:

Colorado Springs, CO

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

11/1/2020

SALARY:

$72,217 to $90,272

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Full Time

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND DUTIES:

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

EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

 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.

HOW TO APPLY:

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