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Senior Safety Specialist

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Gastonia, NC, US, 28056

Company: Dominion Energy

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

This role recommends and administers various company safety and industrial hygiene policies and programs. Provides oversight, coaching, advice, technical expertise and training on safety, industrial hygiene, ergonomics, construction, and operational work methods. Acts as a first responder to safety incidents and gathers and evaluates accident data. Conducts root cause analysis of safety incidents and recommends preventive actions. Identifies potential safety risks and implements corrective measures. Performs safety inspections and monitors and evaluates work practices to ensure compliance with all OSHA, regulatory and company safety policies and programs. Maintains awareness of governmental regulations and policies that may impact company operations. Tests, researches, and recommends new tools, systems and equipment, and ensures compliance with technical specifications. Develops, implements, and conducts safety, industrial hygiene and ergonomics training and presentations. May administer public safety programs for internal and external stakeholders such as first responders, contractors, and schools. Assists in the development of Accident Prevention Manuals, and technical training programs and materials. Provides expert advice and solutions to peers, customers, and co-workers. Works closely with managers, supervisors, safety committees, and other colleagues to develop risk reduction plans and supports other safety initiatives. Investigates third party safety incidents, often working closely with the claims department and regulators. Identifies, evaluates, and controls chemical exposures in the workplace, and performs other industrial hygiene related activities such as coordinating hearing conservation, respirator, and medical surveillance programs.

Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

 

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

The knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience required for entry into this job include the following:

*Directly related work experience means developing and/or administering safety or industrial hygiene related programs in a workplace environment.

 5+ years of directly related work experience with a Bachelors; or

7+ years of directly related work experience with Associates; or

9+ years of directly related work experience with an HS/Technical/GED; or

Military service members and veterans with ranks from E3-E5, Wl -W2, or 01-03 plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of directly related work experience as outlined (above/ below).

  In-depth knowledge of applicable safety regulations and requirements;

Technical expertise in applicable job specific disciplines;

Full knowledge of applicable hazardous material/chemical management and transportation; Job specific knowledge of industrial hygiene sampling and surveying techniques;

Excellent communication, writing, interpersonal and coaching skills; Good public speaking/presentation skills;

Strong planning and organizational skills; Strong analytical skills;

Proficient computer skills;

Ability to perform accident/incident investigations

Education Requirements

Education Level:

Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education:

Bachelor of Science

Preferred Disciplines:  

Industrial Hygiene

Safety

Occupational Safety

Engineering

Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Preferred:

Certified Safety Professional 

Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)

Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

Professional Engineer

Knowledge of hazardous material/chemical management and transportation

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%
Dust / Grease / Oil Up to 25%
Fumes Up to 25%
Heat Up to 25%
Loud Noise Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Outdoors Up to 25%
Pressurized Lines & Valves Up to 25%
Radiation Up to 25%
Travel Up to 25%

Test Description

No Testing Required

 

Export Control


Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.

 

Other Information


We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here dombenefits.com.

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  

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Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

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