Utilities Service, LLC Regional Safety Superintendent in Kansas City, Missouri
We are currently seeking a Regional Safety Superintendent to join our team.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
Range of Motion
Hearing - Speech Range
Sense of Touch
Climbing On/Off Truck
Lifting up to 10 lbs
Lifting over 10 lbs to 50 lbs
Lifting up to 50 lbs