Position is responsible for coordinating Safety and Health (S&H) programs and providing assistance to the staff in assigned area(s). Provides S&H services, including but not limited to industrial safety, industrial hygiene and S&H training to management, supervision, and employees in assigned area(s). Assists in the development and implementation of S&H programs, procedures, goals, and objectives for assigned area(s). Assess work practices, conditions, and assists employees implement the safety and health program.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Training:
Bachelor's degree in Safety and Occupational Health or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
Ability to work collaboratively and use teamwork to solve problems.
Must have a mechanical aptitude sufficient to understand related operations and maintenance functions.
Working knowledge and understanding of applicable federal, state and consensus adopted and promulgated safety and occupational health laws, regulations, standards, and practices.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Proficiency with Microsoft, Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook is a must. Ability to research safety and health information is required.
Ability to administer and coordinate training, and maintain training records, using a learning management system.
Ability to develop and provide S&H training to assigned area(s).
Willingness and ability to continuously maintain and improve knowledge and skills through continuing education and participation in professional organizations and meetings.
Skills and abilities needed to design, facilitate, and coordinate projects and teams.
Skills and abilities in time management, meeting deadlines, ensuring the accuracy and quality of work, and demonstrated continuous productivity in work experience.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships and resolve disputes.
Eight (8) years of safety and occupational health experience in an industrial operation and maintenance work environment, with experience in the electric utility industry, including power plant experience, preferred.
Willingness to travel in the Tri-State service area 50% to 60% of time on an annual basis, including overnight stays, and use of company vehicle and airplane as appropriate.(Must possess a valid driver’s license.)
Must be able to demonstrate that he/she can perform all of the essential functions of the position.
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 sit for long periods of time and occasionally stand, walk, stoop, bend, reach above and below shoulder level up to 10 lbs. Incumbent is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, talk and hear. Incumbent must have finger dexterity, good vision, good color vision, good hearing, and ability to speak clearly, and handle intricate work.
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 is exposed to dust works around large industrial operating equipment.
How to Apply:
Tri-State: Join the people behind the power. Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes medical, dental, retirement and life insurance. Please visit our careers site at www.tristategt.org/careers/for more details.
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, Colo., 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.