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Electric Utility Safety Specialist I - Senior

at Arkansas Electric Cooperatives in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Job ID

 

2021-2331

 

 

 

 

 

Salary Range

 

 

$65,200 - $99,000 a year

 

 

 

 

Overview

 

 

 

Electric Utility Safety Specialist I - Senior

Little Rock, AR, USA

Safety

 

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future. As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.

 

An Electric Utility Safety Specialist develops and provides safety training, job training, educational programs, and other safety-related services to member cooperatives and the statewide cooperative. In this position, you will be given the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and continuing to strive to push AECC and our mission forward.

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

 

 

Plan, organize, and conduct safety information and training meetings at member cooperatives and, on occasion, statewide generation and transmission cooperatives. Develop training material based on technical bulletins, regulatory information, and trade notices. Establishes atmosphere conducive to an effective meeting.

Develops and organizes technical courses and line worker apprenticeship and refresher training courses. Participates in electric utility-related organizations, seminars, workshops, and conferences to obtain information regarding new technology and methods.

Advises member cooperatives on industrial hygiene monitoring and with the development of corrective measures to control identified health hazards.

Performs hazard identification and risk assessments and recommends appropriate engineering and/or administrative/procedural controls.

Leads, or participates in, incident investigations, audits, inspections, and evaluations, as assigned.

Conducts various field activities including inspection of various generation and transmission facilities, inspection and testing of equipment and evaluation of the application of NFPA and NESC codes, OSHA regulations and other consensus standards. Additionally, participates in incident investigations, and audits across the organization as necessary.

Participates in mutual aid and disaster relief activities, as necessary.

Handles stress effectively and works well with others.

 

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

 

 

In pursuant of the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Act 593, this position is a designated safety-sensitive position according to AECC/AECI standards and processes.

As a condition of employment, this position requires a post-offer; pre-employment drug test and must be able to pass a DOT physical.

This position shall obtain the level of training and/or credentials that are required to be recognized as competent in order to provide training on various subjects.

Proficiency in climbing wood pole structures, and operating aerial lift and digger derrick operations is required.

Ability to travel approximately 75% of time with frequent overnight stays throughout Arkansas; some duties may be required during non-traditional working hours and weekends.

EUSS I

Technical Certificate in High Voltage Line Worker Technology, or other related field from an accredited institution plus 5 years related experience, or 8 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CPR Instructor (Obtain within 1 year)

Arkansas driver's license with Class A CDL endorsement (Obtain within 1 year)

Authorized OSHA Outreach Training Program Trainer Designation, OSHA 500 or 501 (Obtain within 3 years)

Line worker certification (NLC, SLTC or equivalent), Certified Loss Control Professional, or approved BCSP Credential. (Obtain within 3 years)

EUSS II

Technical Certificate in High Voltage Line Worker Technology, or other related field from an accredited institution plus 7 years related experience, or 10 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CPR Instructor.

Arkansas driver's license with Class A CDL endorsement.

Authorized OSHA Outreach Training Program Trainer Designation, OSHA 500 or 501.

Line worker certification (NLC, SLTC or equivalent), Certified Loss Control Professional, or approved BCSP Credential. (Obtain within 3 years)

Senior EUSS

Associate degree in High Voltage Line Worker Technology, Safety Management, or other related field plus 6 years related experience and/or training, or 12 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education... For full info follow application link.

 

EEO/AA/M/F/VETS/DISABLED

 

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.        

        

        

 

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Job Posting: 3051551

Posted On: Sep 12, 2021

Updated On: Oct 09, 2021