Specialist, Field Safety, New York - Military veterans preferred

2019-01-10
National Grid (https:\\careers.nationalgridus.com)
Defense Contracting

/yr

  full-time   employee


Hicksville
New York
11801
United States

About us

National Grid is hiring in Hicksville, NY.

Job Purpose

To assist in the ongoing implementation of regulatory compliance and incident prevention activities relating to the health and safety of National Grid employees, contractors and the general public within a designated geography. To provide support and assist management in developing incident prevention and regulatory compliance programs in order to reduce liability and improve working practices for the benefit of National Grid and the wider community.

Key Accountabilities

  • Execute instructions and requests and make appropriate arrangements to enhance employee safety and ensure that work is carried out in line with relevant National Grid safety policies and processes.
  • Provide input and/or conduct projects in order to develop or update procedures and the safety rules as required.
  • Develop relationships with key internal stakeholders in order to fully explain safety policies and guide management in the development of meaningful performance improvement and action plans based on lessons learned.
  • Monitor and assess working practices to ensure they are compliant with safety regulations, legislation and wider National Grid policy.
  • Act as a point of contact for inquiries or complaints from regulatory agencies, the business manager or suppliers in order to provide support and ensure National Grid delivers against service level agreements and agency requirements.
  • Assist with specialized regulatory and non-regulatory safety training courses for affected employees in order to increase overall safety awareness and reduce incident reoccurrence.

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required

  • Able to develop and build strong relationships with key internal stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety Management or related science/engineering degree
  • 5+ years of experience in electric and/or gas operations or related industry

More Information

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.

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