Southern California Edison Field Safety Specialist in Victorville, California
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The Field Safety Specialist (SES’s) will support our Transmission and Distribution (T&D) OU for safety and safety compliance and help to develop, implement and monitor safety programs, share communications, standards, procedures and processes to protect the health and safety of our employees. SES’s provide safety guidance, safety monitoring and safety policy/rule interpretation for T&D construction projects and normal and major operations throughout the Edison territory. The successful candidate will also act as the point of contact for T&D employees for all work items with safety-related implications.
Typical Responsibilities :
Conduct safety inspections and audits in the field, yards and facilities to ensure safe work practices and program compliance during normal and emergency conditions. Collaborate with SCE representatives to discuss positive observations, and observations requiring corrective actions and follow up. Continuously monitor activities and support assigned groups as needs exist.
Support groups within the assigned area of responsibility in the development, review and execution of safety programs. This would include providing guidance and support to ensure SCE program execution; supporting the development of site specific plans and procedures; participating in job walks and project kick-off meetings as a technical expert to reinforce safety requirements and expectations; reviewing safety programs to ensure compliance with SCE rules and procedures.
Attend and participate in meetings to guide decisions and support assigned groups in all matters involving safety to ensure safety and compliance. Conduct research and provide innovative ideas for developing cost effective solutions and management of safe work practices.
Support assigned organizations in reporting, investigating, reviewing, and commenting on incident documentation to ensure accurate reporting of the incident sequence of events, contributing factors, root cause, and corrective actions. Ensure corrective actions are appropriate, measurable and that adequate oversight is in place to validate continued compliance.
Provide weekly and monthly briefs to management on the status of assigned areas of responsibility including but not limited to areas that are working well or those that need improvement such as incidents, program compliance, and involvement by OU’s performance.
Support assigned organizations in the interpretation of Federal, State, local and SCE safety rules, policies and procedures to provide guidance and ensure compliance and effective application of safe work practices.
Maintaining a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices; and performing other responsibilities and duties as assigned.
Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned.
Five or more years of experience in construction, maintenance, or operation-related transmission, substation, distribution and/or experience related to industrial safety.
Valid Driver’s License.
Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental, Health and Safety or related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Experience participating in safety investigations, determining root causes, and recommending solutions.
Experience developing and/or conducting safety training programs.
Experience providing consultation services and assistance to all levels of staff throughout an organization.
Experience performing analyses and making recommendations for improvements in work methods.
Ability to provide functional direction and training to cross functional teams.
Knowledge of CAL/OSHA and other governmental regulations relating to the electric utility industry.
Must be able to provide 24 hour, 7 days per week emergency response/storm response for T&D within a designated area of responsibility.
Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.
Relocation does not apply to this position.
The successful candidate may also be asked to work for an extended amount of time at an alternate work location.
Position will require up to 80% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.
This position may be located in Tehachapi, Kernville,Ridgecrest, Bishop, Mammoth, Blyth, Barstow,Yucca Districts.
Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.
SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.