Responsible to the Senior Manager Safety and Security for achieving functional area/corporate goals and objectives in a cost effective manner through effective planning, organizing, coordinating, implementing and controlling of Tri-State’s Safety and Health (S&H) program and personnel in assigned area. Includes working collaboratively with stakeholders to oversee and manage the Generation Safety and Health program and leading and maintaining an effective behavioral and cultural safety program.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Training:
Bachelor's degree in Industrial Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Safety and Occupational Health, or closely related field preferred. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience will be considered.
Ten (10) years of progressive related experience in implementing and managing comprehensive industrial S&H programs.
Five (5) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.
DESIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Prior coal and gas fired power plant experience strongly preferred
Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) desired
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
Demonstrated supervisory experience including planning, organizing, directing and evaluating S&H staff activities and job performance across multiple locations.
Willingness and ability to work effectively with division management, staff and employees.
Demonstrated skills and abilities needed to design, facilitate, and coordinate projects and teams.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships and resolve disputes.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Working knowledge of specifications and contracts preparation, negotiations and administration.
Ability to conduct training of others in plant operation and maintenance practices, and procedures.
Working knowledge of personal computing, including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Projects and other related software applications.
Working knowledge and understanding of applicable federal, state and consensus S&H laws, regulations, standards, and practices.
Demonstrated skills and abilities in time management, meeting deadlines, ensuring the accuracy and quality of work, and demonstrated continuous productivity in work experience.
Demonstrated business skills including effective written and verbal communication, budgeting, and problem solving.
Must be able to demonstrate that he/she can perform all of the essential functions of the position.
Willingness to travel as required. (Must have a valid driver’s license.)
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to occasionally sit and stand, walk for the majority of the time, stoop, bend, reach above and below shoulder level and push/pull objects of varying weights, and lift up to 50 pounds. Incumbent is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, talk and hear.
Mental demands: While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is required to read, write, perform basic math, analyze data and reports, exercise judgment, develop plans, procedures and goals, and present information to others and work under pressure.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent may be exposed to dirt/dust, fumes, chemicals, electrical risks, confined areas and noise. Some duties are performed indoors and at a desk, operating office equipment.
Internal Number: IRC25792
About Tri-State G&T
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colorado, about 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.