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Safety Specialist II

at Lower Colorado River Authority

Posted: 5/3/2020
Job Reference #: 6440
Keywords: safety

Job Description

LocationUS-TX-Austin | TX-LaGrange
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General Overview

At an intermediate level, administers safety programs. Participates in assessment of programs and research, development and implementation of safety policies and procedures. Performs incident investigations. Conducts safety meetings and safety training. Maintains records and prepares reports. This position utilizes knowledge and experience in own discipline but is still building higher-level knowledge and skills. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.

  • Provides safety consultation and serves as a safety and health resource for LCRA staff.
  • Schedules and conducts safety orientations, safety training, health training and monthly / quarterly safety meetings. Maintains training records.
  • Performs safety and health inspections and audits.
  • Performs incident investigations, including documentation, tracking and reporting.
  • Participates in the research, development and implementation of safety policies and procedures.
  • Provides health- and safety-related project support. Prepares health and safety plans for LCRA projects.
  • May coordinate medical monitoring activities and schedule employees for testing.
  • Performs work by traveling independently or with other staff to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled.

This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.

Minimum Qualifications

Six or more years of experience in administration of industrial safety and/or health programs, utility industry (mechanical and/or electrical), safety training or compliance including providing guidance, leadership or formal/informal instruction to staff. A degree(s) in industrial maintenance, instrumentation, controls, electrical systems, health and safety, education or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.

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