National Grid Field Safety Representative (Associate/Regular/Senior/Lead) in Providence, Rhode Island

_About the Position:_

THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN THE Rhode Island Area.

The successful candidate will function as the ultimate safety champion by assisting local leadership teams in the ongoing development and implementation of incident prevention and regulatory compliance activities specific to National Grid employees, contractors and the general public.

Safety Representatives will conduct routine jobsite visits to gain an in-depth understanding of the cultural issues that are having a negative impact on behaviors and use that information as they coach local leadership teams and committees in their accident prevention, and regulatory compliance initiatives.

_Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):_

  • Develop strong supporting relationships with local leadership teams (management and union) to become a relied upon subject matter expert for safety policies, safety action plans, regulatory interpretations, and accident prevention programs/techniques.

  • Conduct ongoing cultural assessments based on job site visits and other interactions with NG employees and use those assessments/insights when coaching local leadership teams in incident prevention techniques

  • Respond to and help resolve safety related issues from the field organizations.

  • Promote, develop, and implement safety leadership sessions as directed by local leadership teams.

  • Develop and/or conduct formal safety presentations or seminars as assigned.

  • Actively support the Safety/Health/Environmental (SHE) organization by participating in Corporate Safety, SHE Performance Excellence (SHEPEX), Environmental and Process Safety initiatives as directed.

  • Actively participate in all assigned safety committee and operations staff meetings by conducting presentations on critical topics such as:

o Current injury trends

o Industry best practices/trends

o Safety Leadership information

o Safety Culture information

o Safe/Unsafe Acts engagements (SUSA) and Compliance Assessment (CA) findings

o Seasonal hazards

o Regulatory changes

o SHE Department updates

  • Participate in the Incident Analysis process as assigned (e.g. team member, analysis review/comment etc.)

  • Conduct routine analysis of incident trends and develop recommendations specific to local leadership teams for their consideration and possible inclusion in local safety plans.

  • Act as the point of contact for regulatory agencies (e.g. OSHA, NIOSH etc.) to ensure accurate assessments, postings and resolutions.

_Additional Responsibilities for Band D (Lead):_

  • Act as the key contact and subject matter expert for the assigned business area of Field Operations, Customer Meter Services (CMS).

  • Supervise/lead Field Safety Representatives as assigned.

  • Ensure team communications with local leadership teams includes current injury trends, hazard assessments and compliance issues.

*Knowledge & Experience Required:*

  • Four (4) year degree in a safety related field.

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  • 5 years operational experience with safety related duties in construction activities.

This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.

/National Grid is an equal opportunity employer thatvaluesa broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture ofinclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to bean affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team./

Job: *Safety

Organization: *Safety

Title: Field Safety Representative (Associate/Regular/Senior/Lead)

Location: RI-Providence

Requisition ID: 20171832