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Manager - Safety Training & Workforce Development

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

Job Description

Job ID

 

2021-2391

 

 

 

 

 

Salary Range

 

 

$87,100 - $109,000 a year

 

 

 

 

Overview

 

 

 

Manager - Safety Training & Workforce Development

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.

 

The Manager of Safety Training & Workforce Development manages the safety training, workforce development, educational programs, and other safety-related services provided to member cooperatives, the statewide cooperative, and on occasion the statewide generation and transmission cooperative.

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

 

 

Directs the work of assigned staff in the development, and organization of safety training, technical courses, line worker apprenticeship and refresher training classes.

Ensures training and services provided comply with statutory and regulatory requirements (OSHA, NFPA, and NESC) and are conducted in accordance with the organization's policies and industry best practices.

Manages the intrastate and interstate Mutual Aid and Storm Restoration efforts.

Assists with the development of training and educational material and ensures alignment with the requirements of ANSI Z490.1, Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training.

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

Participates in incident investigations, audits, inspections, and evaluations, as necessary.

Supports the NRECA Rural Electric Safety Achievement Program.

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding, and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Handles stress effectively and works well with others.

 

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

 

 

Associate degree in High Voltage Line Worker Technology, Safety Management or related field, plus at least 8 years total related experience, or 12 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Required Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Certified Loss Control Professional (CLCP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP) (obtain within 3 years)

CPR Instructor (Obtain within 1 year)

Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer Designation, OSHA 500 or 501 (Obtain within 1 year)

Arkansas driver's license with a Class A CDL endorsement within 1 year.

Certified Instructional Trainer (Obtain within 2 years)

 

Preferred Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Line Worker Training Certification from a recognized source (Northwest Lineman College, T&D Power Skills, Southeast Lineman Training Center, or equivalent)

Benefits

2 Retirement Plan Options

Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

9 Paid holidays

Educational assistance

Paid time off accrual

Short-term disability

Long-term disability

Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program

EEO/AA/M/F/VETS/DISABLED

Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.

 

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.

 

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: 3147717

Posted On: Nov 28, 2021

Updated On: Dec 02, 2021