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MasTec Utility Services Utility Distribution Health, Safety, and Environmental Specialist - Raleigh, NC in Cary, North Carolina

Job Purpose

The HSE Specialist is responsible for acting as the front-line safety professional conducting safety inspections, observations, investigations, safety training, and regulatory compliance for OSHA, DOT, and EPA. This position supports personnel across all departments.

Essential Functions

  • Provide advice and counseling about regulatory compliance with safety, health and environmental laws, codes, regulations, standards, and the related Company requirements.

  • Inspect workplace facilities, including tools, equipment, and machinery, to identify and correct deficiencies or potential hazards, and to ensure compliance to OSHA / DOT / MasTec USG safety and regulatory requirements.

  • Assist local management in the investigation of safety-related damage incidents, employee injuries or occupational illnesses, and motor vehicle accidents to determine cause and contributing factors.

  • Develop mitigation measures and corrective actions for the objective findings of observation and inspection deficiencies, incident investigations, and like-industry experience to reduce the risk of hazards from recurring within the USG organization.

  • Conduct or facilitate safety training and education programs to supervisory and field employees through formal training classes, safety meetings, or other venues.

  • Administer training, safety recordkeeping, and documentation for compliance to safety training policies and requirements in the assigned area of responsibility.

  • Recommend safe work processes and demonstrate personal protective equipment safety features that will reduce employees' exposure to workplace and environmental hazards.

  • Ensure tools, equipment, materials, vehicles, and technical instruments are fit-for-purpose, functional, calibrated, and the appropriate protective equipment, methods, guard, management systems are in place to reduce or eliminate the risk of employee injuries or illnesses.

  • Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • An associate degree, or equivalent related work experience of 5 years

  • Knowledge of overhead and underground distribution safe work practices with reference to OSHA standards.

  • Knowledge of laws, legal codes, formal interpretations, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and procedures.

  • Knowledge of business and management principles and practices involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

  • Ability to consider the relative costs, risks and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one based on business and employee needs.

  • Ability to actively listen, giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Ability to bring separate parties together to attempt to reconcile differences and negotiate results.

  • Ability to Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement appropriate solutions.

  • Ability to monitor/assess performance of self, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective actions.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more and 20 inches or less, with the ability to judge distance and space relationships.

  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must posses a high degree of concern for the safety and well-being of all.

  • Experience as a Lead Lineman, Foreman or other supervisory role is desirable.

  • OSHA Outreach Training Instructor (Construction).

  • Current certifications or in pursuit of any of the following certifications: (1) Construction Health & Safety Technician (CHST) or (2) Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP).

  • Knowledge in accident investigation following root cause analysis principles.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

This job operates in a field environment. This role routinely requires extended periods of bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, lifting in awkward positions, standing, and twisting. This position is physically active, with lifting required. Must be able to bend and lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

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We are an equal employment opportunity employer. Our policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. We also prohibit harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also our policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

Title: Utility Distribution Health, Safety, and Environmental Specialist - Raleigh, NC

Location: NC-Cary

Requisition ID: 44190

Other Locations: North Carolina, NC-Knightdale, NC-Wake Forest, NC-Durham, NC-Dunn, NC-Raleigh, NC-Fuquay-Varina