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Power Engineers Distribution Safety Specialist in New Orleans, Louisiana

Distribution Safety Specialist

Location:New Orleans

State/Territory:Louisiana

Department:PCI Construction CM Group

Description

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

Required Education/Experience

  • 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:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Maternity Leave

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!

Salary Range: DOE

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

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