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Safety Specialist - Slidell, LA

Company: SPECTRUM
Location: Slidell
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Shift: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for the implementation of company environmental, health and safety programs and procedures for all business units and facilities within the Management Area that comply with company policies and industry regulatory requirements, including reporting. Help ensure conformity to applicable federal, state, and local standards related to environmental compliance and occupational health and safety (i.e. OSHA, EPA, DEP, DOT, NFPA, ANSI, etc). Responsible for accident data compilation, abatement, record keeping, safety communication and awareness, and audits of field system(s).

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Effectively communicate safety and environmental compliance messages to all levels; provide technical support to front-line leadership & employees on matters related to occupational safety, environmental compliance, and loss prevention.
  • Assist in performing program audits to continuously check and improve safety & environmental performance, working cross-functionally with the appropriate and affected teams.
  • Investigate incidents and non-compliance events.
  • Assist with the collection and submission of data required to satisfy environmental permit and reporting requirements (i.e. Air Permit reports, Tier II, HMBP, etc.).
  • Liaise with regulatory agencies on matters related to reporting and/or investigating compliance concerns.
  • Participate in and/or facilitate safety committee meetings as needed.
  • Identify operational risks and propose preventive measures.
  • Assist in implementing programs designed to control, eliminate, and prevent occupational disease and/or injury caused by physical, chemical, biological agents or ergonomic factors.
  • Support manager and coordinate with the Sr Safety Specialist in keeping management abreast of current safety & environmental performance, potential hazards, serious incidents, regulatory inquires and changes to guidelines affecting safety and/or environmental policies and procedures.
  • Maintain safety & environmental records and other related documentation for designated area of responsibility.
  • Ensure adherence to industry specific, local, state and federal regulations as applicable.
  • Know understand, promote and follow company policies.
  • Coordinate safety & environmental awareness events, evaluations, program deployment, and other related activities.
  • Perform other duties as requested by supervisor. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
    Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
    • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
    • Ability to use personal computer and software applications
    • Ability to work independently
    • Basic knowledge of company products and services
    • Basic knowledge of fire prevention programs
    • Knowledge of OSHA, EPA, DOT regulations
    • Basic knowledge of the methods for safety & environmental program management
    • Basic knowledge of safety & environmental auditing, incident investigation, and reporting.
    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products
    • Knowledge of Field Operations and Field Engineering job duties
    • Valid driver's licenses with satisfactory driving record within Company required standards Required Education
      • High School diploma Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
        • Safety, Environmental, or equivalent experience - 2+ PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
          Preferred Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
          • Analytical and interpersonal skills
          • Knowledge of company products and services
          • Working knowledge of OSHA , EPA, DOT regulations
          • First Aid/CPR/AED Facilitator Certification Preferred Education
            • Associate's degree in Safety, Health, Environmental, or related field or equivalent experience
            • Industry and vendor specific certifications and training recommended. Examples: OSHA 30 General Industry or Construction; Associate Environmental Profession (AEP). Preferred Related Work Experience and Number of Years
              • Industry experience-2+ WORKING CONDITIONS
                • Office environment
                • Field exposure
                • Exposure to moderate noise levels
                • Work in inclement weather
                • Work outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or night PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
                  Physical Requirements
                  • Ability to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather Mental Requirements
                    • Ability to determine incident root causes and the ability to recommend preventive actions
                    • Ability to foster a collaborative work environment
                    • Ability to work with all levels of employees (Executive to Field) EOE
                      Charter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability ESEBR

Keywords: SPECTRUM, New Orleans , Safety Specialist - Slidell, LA, Other , Slidell, Louisiana

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