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Training and Safety Professional

Posted: May 22, 2019

Training and Safety Professional

Colorado Safety Association

 

Colorado Safety Association is growing, and is seeking a training and safety professional to join the team. This position will be responsible for delivering safety training courses both in the CSA office, and on-site for organizations that want training at their location, and providing safety consulting services to CSA members and clients.

The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years’ experience in the occupational safety and health field as a practicing professional with training and presentation skills. In addition to delivering the current training courses available through CSA, this individual will have the opportunity to develop and deliver new educational offerings.

Required competencies will include:

  • Demonstrated speaking and presenting skills
  • Training program development with a working knowledge of adult learning and instructional design principles
  • Occupational safety and health proficiency with a background in construction and light manufacturing
  • Ability to prepare and provide broad-based advice, support and analysis to organizations regarding risk assessment and controls and their management processes.
  • Ability to work autonomously within own initiative and responsibility but
  • values professional collaboration
  • Proficient with use of computer and training presentation technologyJob duties will include but not be limited to:
  • Access, evaluate and use a broad range of workplace and industry sources of information to develop training, safety best practices, and resources for CSA members and clients
  • Represent CSA in the community to develop new business opportunities and provide safety training and consulting services to existing and potential clients
  • Work directly with Program Director and Executive Director to assess and improve on existing training and safety resources

ASP and CSP certification is not required for consideration, however any potential candidate must be interested and willing to pursue professional development activities to acquire professional certification and education.

Please contact Trish Ennis, CSP, ARM, by email at tennis@coloradosafety.org, or by phone at 303-921-8749 to explore this opportunity. For more information about the Colorado Safety Association please visit the website at www.coloradosafety.org

Contract Safety Consultant

Posted: May 15, 2019

Contract Safety Consultant

A provider of alternative and renewable energy technology owns and operates geothermal and recovered energy based power plants. One plant in Hawaii is currently in the process of bringing operations (power plant, geothermal wells, etc.) back online after having been affected by volcanic lava flows through the site. Consultant will work locally with the exploration drilling and well maintenance groups, which were recently combined, to assess the location’s safety program, safety management system, and culture. In addition, the consultant will recommend a road map and action plan for safety performance improvement and cultural transformation, working in concert with corporate safety counterparts for guidance and support.

Tasks to Perform                                                      

  • Assess current safety program, safety management system, and culture at Hawaii location (power plant, drilling crews totaling about 55 people) and provide recommended steps for improvement.
  • Document safe operating procedures (SOP’s) and conduct risk assessments for pre-job tasks and execution of work.
  • Establish basic safety programs such as lock-out, tag-out (LOTO); confined space entry (CSE); fall protection and/or review effectiveness of such programs.
  • Review incident data, investigations, and corrective actions and assess effectiveness of program.
  • Assess training program for all levels and roles at the site (compliance, leadership, etc.).
  • Establish pre-job safety meeting quality standards; provide training on how to conduct.
  • Provide mentoring to, and assess effectiveness of, current onsite safety staff (1 person).
  • Establish or recommend key performance indicators (KPI’s) for safe operational performance.
  • Review leadership accountability with regard to safety performance (VP to supervisor level).
  • Document opportunities for employee engagement in safety program development.
  • Work with corporate safety counterparts to leverage existing resources, inform of issues, report progress.
  • Create a road map and action plan for successful safety culture enhancement.

Expectations

  • This is a 60 to 90-day assignment on the big island of Hawaii. Candidate will locate temporarily to HI and work a 40-50 hour work week, preferably beginning May 20, 2019. Travel to/from the mainland periodically can be negotiated.
  • Consultant will be expected to spend a significant amount of the first 60 days in the field to meet crews, shadow/observe work, document safety program existence/adherence, and evaluate current safety culture. Consultant can use the National Safety Council “9 Elements of a Safety Management System” as a framework for evaluation and reporting. The remaining 30 days will be geared toward creation of the road map and action plan and collaborating with corporate counterparts in Reno, Nevada to establish the plan, source the plan components, and identify appropriate staff to carry out the plan.

Compensation: $45-79/hr dependent on qualifications.

Experience

  • 7+ years in oil and gas; drilling operations
  • Thorough knowledge of safety program development and safety management systems
  • Experience with establishing and/or transforming safety culture in an organization
  • CSP and/or SMS certifications are preferred

 

Best regards,

 

John Braun Corporate Environment, Health and Safety ManagerT (775) 356-9029 x32336   M (775) 399-4740

Safety AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS Manager

Posted: May 07, 2019

Safety AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS Manager Job DescriptionHazen Research, Inc.

Hazen Research, Inc. is an independent industrial research and development (R&D) company specializing in the mining, chemical, energy, and environmental industries worldwide since 1961. Our 18 building, 14 acre campus in Golden, Colorado, houses multiple laboratory and pilot plant facilities to support our R&D work across multiple disciplines. The facility is operated by a staff of 125 engineers, chemists, technicians, and support personnel.

 

We are seeking applicants for the position of Manager of Safety and Environmental Affairs (MSEA). The successful applicant will be responsible for managing regulatory compliance with OSHA, EPA, DOT, USDA, and CDPHE for the company. The MSEA interacts with employees at every level to ensure best practices are in place and are being followed through leadership and creative engagement of employees.

 

Other duties include environmental health and safety (EH&S) training, EH&S review of new projects, leading process hazard assessments (PHAs) and acting as the company representative to regulatory agencies.

 

Hazen offers competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with experience. We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V

 

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage company-wide environmental and safety training program
  • Lead PHAs for pilot plants
  • Act as Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) for two radioactive material licenses
  • Interact with regulatory agencies
  • Act as emergency response coordinator
  • Facilitate monthly employee safety committee meetings
  • Participate in pilot plant preoperations safety meetings

 

 

Required Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in an industrial environment, preferably with a chemical background
  • Managing a small team of direct reports (2 to 5 employees)
  • CIH and/or CSP certification preferred

 

Job Type: Full time

 

 

 

Application Questions

Please address the following questions in your cover letter:

 

  • How many years of PHA experience do you have?
  • How many years of PPE procedure development experience do you have?
  • How many years of chemical safety management experience do you have?
  • Are you in Golden, Colorado 80403?Hazen Research, Inc.Golden, CO 80403Submit résumés to flanikensd@hazenresearch.com
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