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Arizona Public Service Safety Consultant/ Sr. (Gas & Oil) in TEMPE, Arizona

Safety Consultant/ Sr. (Gas & Oil)

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Date: May 22, 2023

Location: TEMPE, AZ, US, 85281-4246

Company: APS

Arizona Public Service generates clean, reliable and affordable energy for 2.7 million Arizonans. Our service territory stretches across the state, from the border town of Douglas to the vistas of the Grand Canyon, from the solar fields of Gila Bend to the ponderosa pines of Payson. As the state’s largest and longest-serving energy provider, our more than 6,000 dedicated employees power our vision of creating a sustainable energy future for Arizona.

Since our founding in 1886, APS has demonstrated a strong commitment to our customers in one of the country’s fastest growing states, earning a reputation for customer satisfaction, shareholder value, operational excellence and business integrity.

Our present and future success depends on the creative and dedicated people of our company who demonstrate the principles outlined in the APS Promise: Design for Tomorrow, Empower Each Other and Succeed Together.


The Safety Consultant / Senior for Gas & Oil Plants provides expert consultation to Company management and/or the public by providing direction and guidance in the areas of program and policy development for Ocotillo, Sundance, Saguaro and Douglas Plants. Is the coordinating point for policy interpretation, and for the administration of highly visible, high-risk safety programs. Provides leadership to the Safety Department in focusing efforts toward the accomplishment of its mission. Assists all areas of the Company in meeting individual safety CSI's.

Minimum Requirements


Bachelor's degree in safety or related discipline and 5 years of professional safety related field experience, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. A working knowledge of Federal, State and local Safety/Health Regulations. Strong oral and written communications skills. Basic Computer skills.

Consultant Senior:

Bachelor's degree in Occupational or Industrial Safety, Loss Control Risk Management or Business Administration and 8 years extensive professional safety related experience, OR an equivalent combination of related education and experience. Knowledge of industry standards, Federal, State and Local safety regulations with a high level of technical and regulatory experience in OSHA, ARS, FAA, NESC and other applicable codes, ordinances and statutes. In-depth experience developing, administering and implementing complex safety programs. Experience in professional committees and organizations through participation that increases safety awareness and compliance. Strong oral, interpersonal and written communication skills. Certification as a Safety Professional Industrial Hygienist desired.

Major Accountabilities

1) Counsel and inform management, staff, employees and the public regarding safety concerns, violations, non-compliance risks; recommend solutions that utilize a high level of technical knowledge and experience to develop innovative and cost-effective safety strategies.

2) Analyze and interpret new and proposed codes, laws, regulations and court decisions and assess their impact on APS.

3) Develop appropriate policies and procedures, influence, to the extent possible, implementation of laws and regulations that have an impact on APS.

4) Represent APS in dealing with Federal and State OSHA, Municipal and other Industry Agencies and Organizations regarding public safety issues.

5) Work on special projects as assigned.

6) Develop, implement, monitor and audit public safety programs and policy development that assist management in reaching safety CSI's. This includes the Corporate Hazard Identification and Correction Reporting Procedure to help ensure compliance with the NESC and other applicable codes, ordinances, guidelines and statutes.

7) Investigate electrical contacts and near misses; track and monitor hazards input into the work order management system MAXIMO or other applicable system to ensure timely resolution of these hazards thereby reducing company exposure to risk.

8) Train and mentor other safety professionals in and outside the company; participates on industry and work-related organizations and committees and reviews work of other staff to ensure accuracy, quality and consistency of information provided.

9) Provide technical support in development and management of the departmental budget.

10) Participate on technical industrial committees and work groups, providing a high level of technical expertise and assistance, and represent the interests of APS.

Export Compliance / EEO Statement

This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, 'U.S. Export Control Laws'). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person.

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ('Pinnacle West') maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, recruiting, hiring, promoting, compensating, reassigning, demoting, transferring, laying off, recalling, terminating employment, and training for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, disability, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other classification or characteristic protected by law.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to EEO is the Law poster. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of every person hired to work in the United States, refer to E-Verify poster. View the employee rights and responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Arizona Public Service is a smoke free workplace.

Location-Based Role:

This position requires employees to work at the (Location), with some flexibility. Flexibility will be determined with the hired employee and leadership.