22 Jan 2019

Full-Time Job Training and Safety Advisor


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Job Description

Safety/ Full Time

Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future. As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.

A Job Training/Safety Advisor assists member cooperatives and statewide cooperatives with their safety training, job training, and educational programs. In this position, you will be given the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and continue to strive to push AECI and its subsidiaries and our mission forward. Position located in Arkansas.

• Assists Safety Coordinators with various field activities to include: inspection of various generation and transmission facilities, inspection and testing of equipment and evaluation of the application of NFPA and NESC codes, OSHA regulations and other consensus standards. Additionally, this position will participate in incident investigations, and audits across the organization, as necessary.
• Plans, organizes and collects material; conducts safety information meetings at member cooperatives and statewide generation and transmission cooperatives. Obtains, sets up and operates visual aids equipment and demonstrations.
• Assists with technical courses and other training schools. Assists in related organizations, seminars, workshops and conferences to aid in knowledge of new developments in the industry.
• Assists with the development and implementation of the company health and safety training program. Monitors individual and department health and safety progression.
• Assists with industrial hygiene monitoring and with the development of corrective measures to control identified health hazards.
• Performs hazard identification and risk assessments and recommends appropriate engineering and/or administrative procedural controls.
• Participates in incident investigations, audits, inspections, and evaluations, as necessary.
• Assists with disaster relief activities as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor of Science in Business Administration or Safety related field and at least 2 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination or education and experience.
• Certified Loss Control Professional – CLCP (obtain within 3 years)
• CPR Instructor (Obtain within 1 year)
• Certified Environmental, Safety & Health Trainer from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, or, OSHA Authorized Trainer (Obtain within 2 years)
• Arkansas driver’s license with Class A CDL endorsement within 1 year.
• This position shall obtain the level of training and/or credentials that are required to be recognized as competent in order to provide training on various subjects.
• Proficiency in climbing wood pole structures, aerial lift and digger derrick operations is required
• Ability to travel approximately 75% of time with frequent overnight stays throughout Arkansas; some duties may be required during non-traditional working hours and weekends

Preferred Qualifications
• Journeyman Lineman Certification or lineman experience

• 2 Retirement Plan Options
• Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
• 9 Paid holidays
• Educational assistance
• Paid time off accruals
• Short-term disability
• Long-term disability
• Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program

How to Apply

Apply online at www.aecc.com EEO/AA/M/F/VETS/DISABLED Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email. Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.

Job Categories: Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: distribution lineman, journeryman lineman, and lineman jobs.

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