Entergy Safety Spec II-Sr. in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Date: Apr 19, 2017

Location: Baton Rouge, LA, US

Company: Entergy

Primary Location: Louisiana-Baton Rouge

Job Function :Power Plant

MRV Minimum Salary :$65,000.00

MRV Maximum Salary :$116,500.00

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1.00

Req ID: 70021

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

This position can be filled with a level II, III, or Sr. depending on education and experience

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

Provide high level technical safety and process expertise to assist power plant(s) with safety-related needs, programs, and requirements. Provide assistance to various personnel based on knowledge of OSHA Regulations, ANSI, and NFPA standards and codes. At certain plants may need to also provide management and oversight for the OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) program to ensure compliance with regulations.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Serve as subject matter expert in assisting plant personnel in identifying safety gaps and assuring attention and closure in a timely manner. Provide in-depth technical expertise for Safety and Health policies, Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations, and other job-specific procedures or standards. Perform detailed plant audit inspections with knowledge of OSHA and other associated regulations. Perform Safety Program Assessments as related to SHECAP, SHEMS, PSM, and Scorecard Reviews. Assist plants in identifying actions necessary to comply with the Safety Scorecard requirements. Represent Entergy with regulatory agencies.2. Develop safety-related training materials, and deliver training. Participate in site safety teams and committees and assist with Fossil Safety Procedure and OSHA regulation interpretation.

  2. Be an active member of the Plant Lead Teams and ensure proper focus on safety. Provide guidance and recommendations for improving safety performance. Influence change at all levels to promote the development of a top safety culture. Responsible for the process of assessing the safety portion of the plant modification processes and ensuring that every plant installation/modification is done in accordance with the required standards.

  3. Develop safety-related training materials and deliver training. Participate in site safety teams and committees. Assist plant personnel with implementation of new safety initiatives. Perform audits, daily safety observations, and action plan development at plant(s). Provide OST assistance at each site and safety oversight during outages. Develop and maintain a good working relationship with employees and contractors to ensure alignment with Entergy goals and safety culture.

  4. Perform or ensure that health testing, air monitoring, noise monitoring, and hazard risk assessments are conducted, as required. Assist and/or lead accident/incident investigations to assure all relevant causes are identified. Assist in evaluating and eliminating human performance errors.

  5. Participate in across system teams, JHA development, initiatives, and departmental reviews, as assigned. Keep abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the organization.7. Would provide OST assistance at each site and safety oversight during outages.

  6. May be responsible for providing management and oversight for the OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) program at the plant to ensure compliance with regulations (depending on applicability to facility at which individual works).9. Perform daily safety observations, audits and action plan development.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education required of the position

Desired: Degree in Industrial safety, Industrial Engineering or Industrial Hygiene desired or the equivalent work experience.

Minimum experience required of the position

3 years of applicable direct industrial safety experience.

Desired: 6+ years of applicable direct industrial safety experience. Prefer prior experience in a process or power plant environment, with electric utility experience desired. Desired/preferred qualifications: history of successful safety-related interventions and/or initiatives that have resulted in an overall reduction of safety-related risk; experience implementing behavior-based safety programs; experience developing/implementing written safety procedures and compliance programs.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Knowledge of OSHA regulations and enforcement directives. Thorough accident investigation skills desired with TapRoot cause analysis training a plus. Ability to recognize hazards in the workplace and have the ability to mitigate the hazards. Solid working knowledge of Worker’s compensation rules and regulations. Excellent written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills plus computer proficiency including expertise with MS Office products: Word, Excel, Power Point. Time management skills with the ability to manage multiple activities and changing prioritie. Effective decision making, analytical skills and influencing skills. Willingness to work overtime, including weekends and holidays as needed. Ability to work well under pressure. Self motivated and dependable team player. Desired: Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvement and have the ability to enact change. Experience working with contract companies is a plus. Bi-lingual or multi-lingual is a plus.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Certifications such as ASP, CSP, CUSA, COSS, OHST or CHST a plus.

This position can be filled with a level II, III, or Sr. depending on education and experience

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

Provide high level technical safety and process expertise to assist power plant(s) with safety-related needs, programs, and requirements. Provide assistance to various personnel based on knowledge of OSHA Regulations, ANSI, and NFPA standards and codes. At certain plants may need to also provide management and oversight for the OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) program to ensure compliance with regulations.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Serve as subject matter expert in assisting plant personnel in identifying safety gaps and assuring attention and closure in a timely manner. Provide in-depth technical expertise for Safety and Health policies, Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations, and other job-specific procedures or standards. Perform detailed plant audit inspections with knowledge of OSHA and other associated regulations. Perform Safety Program Assessments as related to SHECAP, SHEMS, PSM, and Scorecard Reviews. Assist plants in identifying actions necessary to comply with the Safety Scorecard requirements. Represent Entergy with regulatory agencies.2. Develop safety-related training materials, and deliver training. Participate in site safety teams and committees and assist with Fossil Safety Procedure and OSHA regulation interpretation.

  2. Be an active member of the Plant Lead Teams and ensure proper focus on safety. Provide guidance and recommendations for improving safety performance. Influence change at all levels to promote the development of a top safety culture. Responsible for the process of assessing the safety portion of the plant modification processes and ensuring that every plant installation/modification is done in accordance with the required standards.

  3. Develop safety-related training materials and deliver training. Participate in site safety teams and committees. Assist plant personnel with implementation of new safety initiatives. Perform audits, daily safety observations, and action plan development at plant(s). Provide OST assistance at each site and safety oversight during outages. Develop and maintain a good working relationship with employees and contractors to ensure alignment with Entergy goals and safety culture.

  4. Perform or ensure that health testing, air monitoring, noise monitoring, and hazard risk assessments are conducted, as required. Assist and/or lead accident/incident investigations to assure all relevant causes are identified. Assist in evaluating and eliminating human performance errors.

  5. Participate in across system teams, JHA development, initiatives, and departmental reviews, as assigned. Keep abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the organization.7. Would provide OST assistance at each site and safety oversight during outages.

  6. May be responsible for providing management and oversight for the OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) program at the plant to ensure compliance with regulations (depending on applicability to facility at which individual works).9. Perform daily safety observations, audits and action plan development.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education required of the position

Desired: Degree in Industrial safety, Industrial Engineering or Industrial Hygiene desired or the equivalent work experience.

Minimum experience required of the position

3 years of applicable direct industrial safety experience.

Desired: 6+ years of applicable direct industrial safety experience. Prefer prior experience in a process or power plant environment, with electric utility experience desired. Desired/preferred qualifications: history of successful safety-related interventions and/or initiatives that have resulted in an overall reduction of safety-related risk; experience implementing behavior-based safety programs; experience developing/implementing written safety procedures and compliance programs.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Knowledge of OSHA regulations and enforcement directives. Thorough accident investigation skills desired with TapRoot cause analysis training a plus. Ability to recognize hazards in the workplace and have the ability to mitigate the hazards. Solid working knowledge of Worker’s compensation rules and regulations. Excellent written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills plus computer proficiency including expertise with MS Office products: Word, Excel, Power Point. Time management skills with the ability to manage multiple activities and changing prioritie. Effective decision making, analytical skills and influencing skills. Willingness to work overtime, including weekends and holidays as needed. Ability to work well under pressure. Self motivated and dependable team player. Desired: Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvement and have the ability to enact change. Experience working with contract companies is a plus. Bi-lingual or multi-lingual is a plus.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Certifications such as ASP, CSP, CUSA, COSS, OHST or CHST a plus.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

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