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Safety Health Work Practice Consultant

Puget Sound Energy

Puget Sound Energy

Burlington, WA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you! With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.

PSE's Operations Solutions team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Safety Health Work Practice Consultant position!

Specific details regarding the work arrangements for this position will be discussed in further detail during the interview process.

Job Description

Works as a member of the corporate safety team to champion and support all aspects of safety and health for employees. Provides technical guidance to employees regarding health and safety issues. Attends safety meetings to promote awareness and to provide internal customer support. Develops and provides specialized training. Develops, presents and assists in the implementation of safe work practices and procedures based upon on-site observations, data sampling and regulatory compliance. Assists with investigations of incidents and near misses. Assists with work practice assessments to ensure compliance. After hours emergency response may be required.

Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Demonstrates commitment to conduct business honestly, ethically and consistent with our core values and Code of Conduct. Ensures duties are performed in accordance with all regulatory compliance obligations.

This job is considered “safety sensitive” as defined in RCW 49.44.240 and is subject to pre-employment drug screening that includes screening for the presence of marijuana and marijuana metabolites.

Job Responsibilities

  • Facilitates company-wide safety, awareness and consistency.
  • Coordinates safety activities.
  • Develops safety plans and procedures.
  • Facilitates exchange of safety and health information and training.
  • Works with management, safety committees and employees to identify potential safety problems and solutions.
  • Designs safety, health, and training programs to comply with federal, state, and local safety and health regulations.
  • Helps develop and present training programs to improve the safety and health of all employees.
  • Maintains employee interest and awareness in safety and health matters, and helps management set a good example in safety practices. This is accomplished by:
    • Ensuring that safety and health programs are kept current.
    • Ensuring that all employees have ample opportunity to become thoroughly familiar with this Company awareness through continued training and communication of safety and health programs.
    • Promoting safety and health-related matters.
  • Conducts compliance assurance reviews to verify implementation.
  • Coordinates safety, health and compliance efforts on issues as they overlap with standards and compliance, environmental services, risk and claims, security, and other departments as required.
  • Supports business units.
  • Conducts safety and health inspections and audits.
  • Investigates all serious and other selected accidents with the help of the business units.
  • Maintains records and communications.
  • Provides after hours emergency response as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Hygiene, Safety Engineering, Industrial Safety, or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with worker safety regulations. Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently in a fast paced, diverse setting with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing at all levels of the organization and with external contacts.

Desired Qualifications

  • Electrical Gas or Generation utility journeyman-level status and experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical and natural gas principals and power generation systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in investigation and evaluating occupational accidents and near misses.
  • Demonstrated experience in coordination and facilitating health and safety regulatory inspections.
  • Experience in program/project management.

Additional Information

At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer a competitive compensation and rewards package.

The pay range for this position is $76,500.00 - $127,200.00, and this position is eligible for annual goals based incentive bonuses.

PSE offers a suite of benefits to our employees. Employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, basic life, and short- and long-term disability insurance. There are additional voluntary options of supplemental life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent daycare, and an Employee assistance program (EAP). For long term savings, PSE offers a 401(k) investment option and a cash balance retirement plan. Employees will also receive Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays throughout the calendar year. Detailed benefit overviews can be found on our Career page - Why Work For Us (pse.com).

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.

Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.