Electric Utility Safety & Training Coordinator

Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin - Sun Prairie, WI (30+ days ago)


Is safety your passion, do you have a desire for continuous learning, are you an innovative thinker, do you embrace efficiency, and are you ready to take your career to the next level, Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin (MEUW) is where you need to be! We are currently seeking a highly motivated, ambitious and outgoing individual to serve as an Electric Utility Safety and Training Coordinator throughout Wisconsin. MEUW is the state association representing the interests of Wisconsin’s locally owned, locally controlled municipal electric utilities. The association has been providing service, advocacy, and safety initiatives to municipal electric utilities in Wisconsin since 1928.

As an Electric Utility Safety and Training Coordinator, you will provide professional development, continuing education, and safety training. Daily travel is required with some overnight travel (dependent on residence location in relation to work locations through the state). The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years practical electric utility experience as a Journeyman Lineman, Supervisor, Operations, or Safety Trainer.

This position requires effective verbal and written communication skills. Proficient computer skills including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook is preferred. Must have an insurance acceptable driver's license. This position covers the state of Wisconsin. Residency location is flexible within the state, however, preferred south of State Highway 29 where the majority of our member utilities are located. This position is also part of a larger safety team totaling nine safety professionals serving the occupational safety needs of our member utilities.

MEUW places significant value in the services provided by our Electric Utility Safety and Training Coordinator and provides a highly attractive compensation package for employees, which include the following:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account for healthcare needs
  • 401k, including employer contributions without an employee matching requirement
  • Expense account
  • Company vehicle
  • Continuing education and professional development allowance
  • All personal protective equipment provided
  • Allowances for footwear and prescription safety eyewear
  • Paid ADD/Life Insurance policy
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick days

JOB ANALYSIS

This position receives general supervision from the Manager of Safety Services. Decisions regarding daily work activity are made independently within the context of established policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • A) Develop and conduct electric lineworker, and other related position, job improvement and safety training sessions.
  • B) Conduct on-site field safety training sessions and audits/inspections.
  • C) Coordinate and/or conduct various electric industry specific seminars and workshops.
  • D) Develop annual curriculum and schedule of education services for employees.
  • E) Serve as a resource for electric utility job performance and/or safety related training inquiries.
  • F) Act as mutual aid coordinator during mutual aid events.
  • G) Investigate and report incidents and near-misses, upon request.
  • H) Assist utility during emergencies, when requested.
  • I) Serve as a safety information resource regarding electric industry issues including new and existing OSHA, NESC, and other applicable standards and regulations.

PERIPHERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • A) Serve as a member of various staff committees, as assigned.
  • B) Attend professional development workshops and conferences to maintain a knowledge base and track trends and developments in the electric utility industry.
  • C) Assist the Manager of Safety Services as needed.
  • D) Work outside of normal hours when necessary.
  • E) Travel and overnight stay, as needed.
  • F) Additional duties as assigned.

REQUIRED ABILITIES

  • A) Ability to work as a team player in the absence of or with minimal supervision.
  • B) Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral communications.
  • C) Possess excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • D) Maintain security of confidential matters and materials.
  • E) Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
  • F) Ability to meet scheduled deadlines.
  • G) Ability to plan, organize, deliver education materials.
  • H) Possess strong leadership skills.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A) Must have an insurance acceptable driver’s license.
  • B) Possess basic working knowledge of general office equipment and computer software.
  • C) Remain current with industry specific standards.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS OF THE WORKPLACE

  • A) Work indoors in a controlled and non-temperature controlled environment.
  • B) Work outdoors exposed to changing weather conditions.
  • C) Travel in vehicle for necessary meetings.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • A) Must be able to lift and move up to 50 pounds.
  • B) Must be able to lift 25 pounds overhead.
  • C) Must be able to bend, squat, stretch, and twist frequently.
  • D) Must be able to climb a utility pole
  • E) Must be able to climb in and out of a bucket truck
  • F) Must be able to wear all required personal protective equipment

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED

  • A) Laptop computer including Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and association management software.
  • B) Basic office equipment including copy machines, cellular phone, LCD projector, scanner, and digital camera.
  • C) Various electric line work tools and personal protective equipment.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time