Job ID 18192 Location Brentwood, New York Organization Safety, Health, Environment and Resilience Department Safety Management
National Grid is hiring a Senior Safety Specialist in our Brentwood, NY location.
Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.
To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.
As a Senior Safety Representative, you will work to improve the overall safety culture and ensure compliance by implementing and maintaining National Grid's safety programs. You will work closely with field personnel and develop positive professional relationships with all levels of management and contractors during all phases of operation. This is a field position encompassing worksites throughout the assigned area and will require daily travel to work sites.
Investigate incidents, injuries, damage to property or other safety related concerns
Cultivate safety and health skills and knowledge of frontline workers
Participate or lead Risk Assessment or Job Hazard Analysis teams
Review contractor Health and Safety Plans and suggest improvements before project kickoff
Act as subject matter expert for large project pre-job review, walk-through, planning
Communicates safety and health information at employee meetings
Posts safety communications in various locations as needed
Inspects new processes, materials, tools, substances and equipment to identify hazards before an issue occurs
Backs up other Safety Reps and fills in for other employees who are out on vacation or leave, or in other situations where an onsite safety presence is prudent
Develops positive, professional relationships with field personnel, all levels of leadership, outside agencies and the public
Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required
Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering, or other related subject
Have a thorough knowledge of all related OSHA regulations, DOT regulations, applicable ANSI standards, RMI guidelines
At least 6 years of progressive experience in a role where managing safety/health programs was 90% of job responsibility/accountability
CSP, ASP, GSP Certification preferred or on path toward achieving
Public speaking, training and presentation skills
Strong influencing skills required
Critical thinking skills
Strong skills with organization, communication and attention to detail
Must be self-starter with strong work ethic and ability to set and follow a daily/weekly schedule
Computer proficiency is essential
Valid driver's license
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.