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Requisition Number: 240506BR
Location: United States – Missouri – Kansas City
Area of Interest: Administrative/Clerical, Customer Service, Engineering/Technical Operations, Telecommunications
Position Type: Full Time


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Responsible for managing safety programs and procedures to ensure compliance with company policies and industry regulatory requirements. Assist in creation of company policies, programs and procedures.

Responsible for accident data compilation, abatement, record keeping, safety communication and awareness, and audits of field system(s). Responsible for hiring, training, development and performance management of staff.


Support the front-line leadership in creating a safety culture

Schedule and coordinate safety training for employees; coordinate training plans with managers and supervisors

Support management in keeping management abreast of current safety performance, potential hazards, serious incidents, regulatory inquiries and changes to guidelines affecting safety policies and procedures

Oversee audits of systems to continuously improve the safety program, working closely with cross-functional teams

Oversee the compilation and review of accident investigation documentation and reporting to identify trends

Participate in and/or facilitate safety committee meetings as needed

Point of contact for external inquiries related to safety and compliance matters

Identify needs and create safety policies and procedures in conjunction with HR and company policies, federal, state and local rules and regulations

Keep management abreast of current safety performance, potential hazards, serious incidents, regulatory inquiries and changes to guidelines affecting safety policies and procedures

Effectively communicate safety and compliance messages to all levels

Provide input for refresher/re-training sessions and ensure effectiveness of training programs

Oversee the maintenance of safety records and related documentation for designated area of responsibility

Compile, review and present safety statistics and proposed solutions

Establish positive employee relations through effective communication and ongoing support

Coordinate safety events, evaluations, program deployment, and other related activities

Adhere to industry specific, local, state and federal regulations, as applicable

Know, understand and follow company policy

Perform other duties as requested


Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, and suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner

Ability to use personal computer and software applications

Ability to work independently

Basic knowledge of fire prevention programs

Basic knowledge of OSHA, EPA, DOT regulations

Basic knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methods for safety management

Basic knowledge of safety auditing, accident investigation and reporting

Ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors

Basic knowledge of Microsoft office products

Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (gaffs, safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations

Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices

Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder (approx. 32 ft high and 90 pounds)

Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt as needed

Ability to utilize photography equipment

Ability to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment, including gaffs, ladders, and fully loaded tool belts

Knowledge of company products and services

Knowledge of Field Operations and Field Engineering job duties

Ability to supervise and motivate others

Ability to maintain confidentiality


Associate’s degree in Safety, Environmental Health or related field, or equivalent experience

Related Work Experience Number of Years

Safety, technical training or supervisor experience 5+


Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Analytical and interpersonal skills

Proficient with Microsoft office

Working knowledge of OSHA (e.g., 511, 501), EPA, DOT regulations

Knowledge of company products and services

Certified Safety Manager Certification (CSM)


Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Environmental Health or related field

Related Work Experience

Management experience relating to people, process and procedures

OSHA programs/policies experience including audits and accident investigation

Industry experience

Certifications and/or Licenses

Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (CSM, OHST, CHST)

Valid driver’s licenses with satisfactory driving record within Company required standards


Office environment

Field exposure

Frequent/extended travel

Exposure to moderate noise levels

Work and travel in inclement weather

Work indoors in confined space, poorly ventilated areas such as attics, basements and/or crawlspaces

Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, rodents, pets, and cleaning solutions

Work outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or night

Work performed near power lines and electricity

Work performed at various heights above ground on telephone/power poles



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