Regional Safety Advisor - Power & Utilities

Safety Management Group (SMG) passionately provides expert staff, training, technology, and resources to equip clients with the ability to successfully protect people, property, and the environment. Our services continually grow and our team innovates in honor of our commitment to our associates, clients, and community. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending, 401k with employer matching, paid holidays, Life and Disability Insurance, and additional supplemental products.

Safety Management Group is seeking a Safety Advisor – Power & Utilities –  Central Indiana/Northeast Indiana Territory

The key function of a Safety Advisor is to prioritize Safety and the client’s needs. The ideal candidate works well in a team setting, is self-managed, and is flexible when it comes to change. The Associate in this role will work in a utility construction environment.

Overview of Job Responsibilities:

  • Contractor safety management program implementation
  • Complete quality safety observations, including documentation of findings focusing on leading indicators.
  • Establish, build, and maintain effective relationships with appropriate stakeholders.
  • Provide safety leadership for grid enhancement projects.
  • Verify compliance with safety policies and procedures as required by law and the owner.
  • Work to ensure safety requirements are clear to contractors.
  • Represent the utility client in meetings.
  • Prepare reports in a clear and concise manner.
  • Reinforces safety culture with field crews.
  • Adheres to internal standards, policies, and procedures.
  • A college degree in a safety-related field and more than two years’ safety management-related experience or more than 5 years’ safety management experience.
  • Be able to work outdoors in all reasonable conditions.
  • Proficient in effective email correspondence, electronic document development, creating safety-related communications (bulletins, alerts, etc.), navigating new computer software and applications.
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple competing priorities is critical to success.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team setting.
  • Ability to lead meetings and initiatives to drive results.

Experience preferred in the following area

  • Transmission & distribution, construction
  • Demonstrated knowledge of safety rules and regulations at all levels of government, including federal, state and local
  • Certifications including ASP, CSP, CHST, CUSP, STSC

Physical Demands of the job may include:

  • Moving about long distances
  • Ascending/descending stairs and ladders
  • Remaining in a stationary position for a prolonged period of time
  • Working in extreme weather (hot and cold environments)
  • Being exposed to loud noises
  • Wearing personal protective gear correctly

Come join an elite group of Safety Professionals!

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