Power Engineers Distribution Safety Specialist in New Orleans, Louisiana
Distribution Safety Specialist
Department:PCI Construction CM Group
Distribution Safety Specialist
The Distribution Safety Specialist will be responsible for representing POWER Engineers, Inc. as the on-site safety professional during project execution and through all phases of project performance.
Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Participate in project meetings and provide input & guidance on safety-related topics
Lead project Safety Committee and promote a proactive safety program and culture throughout the project
Perform daily site inspections on contractor’s performance to ensure compliance with clients mandated safety training and industry best practices
Conduct daily site safety observations and report findings in a timely manner to appropriate internal and external project management
Participate in daily and/or weekly safety meetings/tailboards held by POWER and/or the client
Lead accident investigations involving POWER employees. Participate in site accident/incident investigations by reporting findings to appropriate internal and external project management
Meaningfully collaborate in Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) development/review - provide reporting, advice, and feedback to the clients contractors, when needed
Coordinate with contractor construction management on equipment/lift and other potentially hazardous activities
Represent POWER and notify appropriate personnel if any governmental agency (i.e. OSHA) audit/inspect the project site
Understanding of the occupational safety concepts concerning energized/de-energized environments
Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP), or ability to obtain CUSP certification within 12 months of hire
Safety Credential preferred (e.g. CSP, CHST, CSHM)
OSHA authorized Outreach Trainer (OSHA 500)
10 years of relevant work experience
Training certifications/competency in cranes & lift operations, energized/de-energized electrical equipment, EI/LOTO, fall protection, respiratory protection, excavations, scaffolds, hot work, heavy equipment, confined space entry, etc.
Professional work ethic: ability to carry out functions without supervision (work independently & efficiently)
Mindset to approach safety duties with balanced respect for compliance, business needs, and client requirements
Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good Work. Have Fun. Make Money.
You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.
Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development, and a full benefit package:
Vacation/Paid Sick Leave
Voluntary Life Insurance
POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!
Salary Range: DOE