Safety and Health Manager
Colorado Springs, CO
The Safety and Health Manager is responsible staffing, budgeting, and managing day-to-day operations of the Safety and Health Department of Colorado Springs Utilities. This includes developing and implementing safety and occupational health policies, programs, and practices to ensure that the organization is in compliance with all federal, state, local laws, regulations, and standards concerning health and safety. In addition, the Safety and Health Manager will identify best practices and incorporate these practices into our standards to continuously improve company safety programs and policies. These best practices will impact corporate savings through elimination of occupational injuries/illnesses, environmental compliance, property damage and improvement of production efficiency, as well as safeguarding the health and safety of all employees.
Manages the safety and health programs by managing the planning, developing and implementation of safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state and federal rules and regulations
Monitors and assesses company’s safety programs and determine an effective approach to making safety top in everyone’s mind
Establishes company safety goals and strategic plan annually
Manages safety & health inspections and response process
Plans, develops and implements safety programs to train supervisors, managers, and employees in work site safety practices
Ensures safety recordkeeping and data integrity and provides business units with accurate reporting and metrics to support business safety initiatives
Provides development and implementation of routine audits to identify and correct non-compliance conditions
Stays informed of any changes or proposed changes to current local, regional, state and federal health and safety regulations
Responds to emergencies during regular work schedule and off shift times
Implements safety awareness activities and coordinate required training
Why should you apply? Keeping our employees safe is more than a priority – it is part of our culture! From physical health to wellness to field safety, we cover all aspects of a safe, healthy, and secure working environment. In this position, you will be rewarded with the opportunity to use your safety and leadership experience in a highly collaborative environment and develop strategies and programs to keep employees safe. If you are the type of person who likes a challenge and enjoys making a difference every day, this is the job for you!
What will it take to be successful? Most people will have Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety and Health or closely related field and 5+ years of safety and health leadership experience. Experience working in a utility environment is preferred (although not required).