Mears Group, A Quanta Services Company
At Mears, we believe in developing and retaining the best people in the industry and providing the best value services to our customers in the natural gas and electric industries. We take pride in developing the infrastructure of our country by connecting people and resources. As an industry leader over the last 65 years, we have built our reputation as a premier provider of services with a solid track record of performance, integrity and – above all – a commitment to safety, quality, and our people.
Safety Program Coordinator
The position will be responsible for assisting and will report to the Vice President, Safety, or other assigned department senior manager. They will work to update, monitor and continue the development of company safety policies, procedures and training programs for new and existing OSHA, EPA, DOT, and other regulatory health, safety and environmental matters.
What Do You Offer Us?
- Provide support to operations on safety programs and initiatives
- Interface with the subcontractors, the customer, and internal support groups to ensure that company safety requirements and specifications are met
- Provide advice, guidance, and assistance to personnel involved in projects regarding safety and health issues and work practices
- Facilitate adherence to safety policies and procedures while maintaining compliance with the local, state, and federal rules and regulations
- Perform area and job site level audits
- Lead, plan and implement safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Department of Transportation (DOT)
- Communicate with leadership on safety compliance concerns and preventative actions
- Perform safety inspections, prepare written reports of findings and recommendations for corrective or preventive measures where indicated and follow up to ensure measures have been implemented
- Conduct post-incident investigations and prepare reports identifying corrective actions for use by operations and senior management
- Assist in the development, evaluation and upgrading of safety programs.
What We Offer You:
- Paid on-the-job technical and professional training
- Defined career path for future growth
- Competitive wages and industry-leading benefits including Retirement Plan
What is Required?
- Bachelor’s or Associate's degree in Occupational Safety or related field
- Associate Safety Professional (ASP) certification or above preferred
- 5 years of experience in pipeline/gas distribution industry
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong investigatory skills and ability to apply Root Cause Analysis
- Ability to work in a fast-paced challenging environment