Field Safety Specialist

Benicia, CA

Business Line:Charge
Location:Benicia, CA
Travel:Yes, throughout California
Reports To:Safety Manager
Posted:April 19, 2021

Charge is seeking field safety specialist with knowledge of utility electric and gas distribution construction to provide safety leadership.

About the position:

Field Safety Specialists provide safety leadership to ensure compliance with corporate and industry safety standards, implement safety directives, assist with training program, improve safety performance, and ensure safety policies and procedures are aligned with governmental regulations.

Responsibilities:
  • Perform safety and equipment audits, as well as yard inspections, to identify/correct potential hazards and ensure safety regulation compliance. Includes company equipment, vehicles, facilities, job sites, and safety equipment.
  • Provide a detailed written description of all job site visits.
  • Maintain an exemplary example of driving safety.
  • Provide technical advice, coaching, guidance, and mentoring to employees on safety initiatives and necessary corrective actions.
  • Assist in job site accident, near-miss and occupational injury investigations to determine probable root causes and make recommendations for corrective action.
  • Assist in employee safety programs to determine adequacy including input on short and long-term strategic safety planning and development.
  • Identify best practices and assist in continuous improvement initiatives to reduce work process errors (WPE), raise safety awareness, and improve safe work practices.
  • Cultivate a work environment that supports our safety culture.
  • Daily employee interface.
  • Ability to travel daily for an undetermined amount of time and mileage
  • Participate in the development of and strategic vision and establishment of processes for the safety program.
  • 40+ hours per week, which may include nights and weekends
Skills & Experience:
  • High school diploma or associates degree related construction safety
  • Three (3) years of experience in underground utility electric and gas distribution construction safety
  • Complete OSHA 10 General Construction
  • Possess and demonstrate a working knowledge of incident investigation and reporting
  • Promote a coaching based safety behavior
  • Encourage collaborative solution resolution
  • Prioritizes workload independently based on department priorities and goals
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
Desired Qualifications:
  • Complete OSHA 30 General Construction
  • Complete OSHA-7505: Introduction to Incident (Accident) Investigation
  • Knowledge of underground utility electric and gas distribution construction
  • Experience in construction safety, reporting, and record/document control
  • Ability to work effectively individually and in a collaborative environment
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to speak and write clearly, concisely, and directly
About Charge

This is an exciting time to join Charge because we are growing rapidly, providing our employees ample opportunity for challenging projects and career development. We have earned our reputation as a leading provider of design, procurement, and construction services for the underground utility industry. We pride ourselves on our company culture, which emphasizes collaboration and an enthusiasm to solve our customers’ most challenging problems.

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Why Choose Charge

INDUSTRY LEADING BENEFITS

Education assistance, profit sharing 401k, incentive programs, floating holidays, flexible schedules, health coverage, and weekly payroll – these are just a few ways we keep our team healthy, happy, and invested. Join Charge and become a part of our family.

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

We work hard to be the most trusted provider of design, procurement, and construction services for the utility industry. Just as important, is the positive reputation we’ve earned as an employer that cares about its workforce and strives to employ only the best.

STAND FOR SOMETHING BIGGER

As builders of the grid, we understand the importance of safe and scalable energy distribution to the communities in which we live. We believe everyone should have reliable access to the energy that Charges their lives.

SAFETY ABOVE ALL

It is our core value to train, equip, and qualify our people to work safely, and design and build systems with the highest regard for the well-being of all. Our industry-leading safety rating stems from a significant investment in safety and quality programs.