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Utilities Service, LLC Regional Safety Superintendent in Kansas City, Missouri

We are currently seeking a Regional Safety Superintendent to join our team.

Job Description:

Analyzes and evaluates data from health and safety programs to manage hazards in the work environment. Evaluates and oversees existing health and safety management programs to reduce risk in the work environment. Recommends and designs new workplace health and safety programs relative to risk management and hazard abatement. Develops action plans to control health risks and hazards to all employees in the workforce. Creates, modifies and submits revisions to safety manuals and procedures as appropriate.

The incumbent provides technical guidance and oversight to other company employees in support of producing high quality, timely and cost effective solutions ensuring compliance with applicable Federal, State and local regulations. This position requires partnering with related work groups in an effort to facilitate knowledge transfer, identify solutions and foster development of employees relative to health and safety issues. The incumbent works under direct supervision.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Safety Engineering, Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, or other equivalent technical field. Equivalent experience will be considered.

  • The ability to adapt to changing conditions, priorities, and requirements, as well as, the need to rapidly learn new skills.

  • The ability to interpret health and safety regulations.

  • The ability to develop workgroups and team relationships with customers.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with an ability to create, communicate and deliver reports and/or presentations.

Other Accountabilities:

  • Conducts regular job site inspections and/or Job Behavior Observations (JBO’s) with major focus on:

  • The objectives of Safety Management

  • Observing and correcting unsafe acts and at risk behavior

  • Evaluating General Foreperson knowledge of safety program

  • Identifying job site hazards

  • Evaluation of Crew Foreperson knowledge of their safety training responsibilities

  • Observing and reporting on proper work techniques in accordance with the Foreperson’s Manual and Region policy Manual

  • Oversees the data collection, input and distribution of reports of statistical information gained from JBO reports

  • Works with the regional office to monitor files for compliance with required documentation, as specified by corporate and region policy

  • Assists in the General Foreperson orientation process and mentoring program.

  • Assists with the Incident Investigation process including:

  • Reviewing reports to ensure appropriate documentation is complete

  • Assuring the investigation identifies root causes

  • Assisting the Regional Manager with the assignment of recommendations to individuals, and that recommendations are completed within specified completion dates

  • Completing OSHA 300 logs as required

  • Assuring communications to Corporate Safety are completed

  • Conducts ride-a longs with General Forepersons to assure they understand:

  • Compliance with Federal, State and local EHS regulations

  • How to conduct a safety visit

  • How to conduct tailboards

  • Assures that General Forepersons implement:

  • First Aid/CPR training

  • Lift School

  • Home Study Programs

  • Spanish documentation (when required)

  • Regular Foreperson training meetings

  • Vehicle Loss Prevention Program

  • Assure regional compliance with:

  • General Foreperson meeting requirements

  • Screening applicants for hire

  • Pre-employment drug testing

  • New employee orientation

  • Background checks

  • Safety Management Process

  • Monitors and review claims and participate in claims management process.

  • Informs and communicates with Corporate Safety contact on weekly activities, questions, concerns, problem areas, etc.

  • Assists Manager in the establishment and implementation of Regional safety goals.

  • Advises Manager on health and safety related trends within the region

  • Keeps abreast of federal, state and local occupational health and safety regulations

  • Conducts and/or participates in audits of company sites for compliance to occupational health and safety programs.

  • Provides safety coverage on emergency response work when requested by corporate and/or the Regional Manager.

  • Participates in safety teleconference calls as scheduled. Participates in industrial safety conferences and benchmarks top performing organizations for program improvements.

  • Supports the maintenance of EHS management information systems

Physical Requirements:

Rarely = less than 10%

Occasionally =up to 33%

Frequently = up to 66%

Continuously = 67% to 100%

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext 1339.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.

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Standing

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Seeing

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Walking

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Reading

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Sitting

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Reaching

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Stooping

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Range of Motion

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Kneeling

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Hearing - Speech Range

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Squatting

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Depth Perception

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Body Twisting

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Color Vision

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Crawling

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Lifting

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Sense of Touch

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Carrying

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Manual Dexterity

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Pushing

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Speaking Clearly

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Pulling

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Seeing Distant

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Climbing Ladders

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Climbing On/Off Truck

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Climbing Stairs

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Climbing

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Balancing

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Gripping

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Lifting up to 10 lbs

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Lifting over 10 lbs to 50 lbs

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Lifting up to 50 lbs

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