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Senior Specialist Health & Safety

Company: American Water
Location: Alton
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Share Our Purpose. Be Yourself. Feel Valued. People are the heart of our business. As an American Water employee, you will be offered a competitive salary and health benefits package, along with opportunities to develop, grow, and evolve your career. Our benefits packages focus on key areas such as health & wellness, emotional & well-being, and savings for current & future goals. We are Beautifully Different. We strongly believe having diversity across our company makes us more successful and helps us provide essential services to our customers. We are stronger because we embrace different ideas, viewpoints, experiences, and backgrounds. American Water is the best choice for your next role! Click here for more information on our inclusion, diversity, and equity journey. American Water is the best choice for your next role! With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs approximately 6,400 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and regulated-like drinking water and wastewater services to an estimated 14 million people in 24 states. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable, and reliable water services to our customers to help keep their lives flowing. For more information on American Water, visit---amwater.com---and follow American Water on---Twitter,---Facebook---and---LinkedIn. Primary Role Assist the Manager / Director of Health and Safety in the areas of safety & health claims administration, insurance services and risk management. Recommend, develop and deliver appropriate training programs and activities that enhance the safety and health of Company employees, as well as minimize the Company's exposure to loss. Conduct risk management job observations for employees and contractors. Key Accountabilities * Develop and implement (including delivery of) OSHA compliant educational training programs and activities that help develop and improve the safety process within the company and to ensure compliance with federal state and local regulations. * Develop and implement the use of regulatory compliance programs, including investigating new technologies, providing professional review and recommendations for the purchase of tools, materials and equipment that will enhance safety performance throughout the organization. * Conducts safety audits, observations and inspections to identify hazards and deficiencies that expose the company to loss or failure to comply with regulatory requirements. * Compile, analyze, and interpret data related to safety training and performance to measure the effectiveness of existing programs. * Provide assistance and expertise in accident/claim investigation and claims management, when required, and make recommendations to prevent reoccurrences. Knowledge/Skills * Knowledge of Company Health and Safety Policies and Procedures. * Knowledge of federal, state and local regulations applicable to safety and health field. * Working knowledge of the various functional areas and their role in the organization, including operating procedures of the Company * Working knowledge of federal, state and local regulations, as well as a working knowledge of the various functional areas of a water utility, so as to develop and implement appropriate risk management activities associated with departmental goals. * Demonstrated understanding of a water utility operation, knowledge, of and ability to, integrate regulatory requirements into the training and development of all operating unit employees Experience/Education * Associate level degree required in a related field, i.e safety/loss control. * Bachelor's level degree preferred * Minimum 5 years experience in safety/loss control in a related industry or municipal operation Travel Requirements * Primarily limited to within Region. Some overnight travel may be required. * Must be flexible. Work Environment * Varies by task; environment does include field work; driving and working outdoors Other * Must be familiar with geographic location of operating centers and facilities, so as to conduct on site training programs, audits and inspections, as well as attend meetings with both. * Valid Driver's License with clean MVR Competencies Champions safety Collaborates Cultivates innovation Customer obsessed Drives Results Nimble learning * Join American Water...We Keep Life Flowing--- * American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because they are an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

Keywords: American Water, Springfield , Senior Specialist Health & Safety, Healthcare , Alton, Illinois

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