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Senior Safety Consultant - MN & WI Job

Location(s): MN - Maple Grove; WI - Eau Claire

 

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

 

 

Xcel Energy is looking for a Safety Consultant to support all of Transmission in Minnesota and Wisconsin (NSP).

Position Summary
Plan and conduct multiple, medium-to-large, critical projects and programs to ensure compliance with federal, state and local safety and health statutes and regulations. Required to lead important safety and health related investigations requiring the application of improvement technology concepts and new approaches in the field. Responsible to recognize, monitor and make recommendations to ensure workplace safety hazards are corrected through audits, ergonomic assessments and interventions ensuring compliance with OSHA and other regulatory agencies rules.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and evaluate the employee safety program in partnership with management. Responsibilities include recognition, evaluation and recommendations for minimizing employee injuries/illnesses through hazard identification, accident investigation, ergonomic assessments and review of accident history.
  • Provide technical consulting services which include recognition, evaluation and recommendations designed to minimize deficiencies and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Engage and influence management to help develop their responsibility and leadership in safety in their locations. Assist site management with contractor safety questions and compliance paper work. Work with contractor safety consultant during overhaul/projects to ensure alignment and consistency in safe work expectations for work teams.
  • Monitor and interpret federal, state, and local safety and health rules and regulations which impact the business units. Author and communicate Company safety and health policies based on those rules and regulations.
  • Develop training lesson plan content and provide regulatory compliance training to personnel for new hire safety orientations and annual OSHA required training.
  • Act as the lead in safety and health audits and deliver feedback to business unit management on their accident elimination programs and regulatory compliance.
  • Maintain professional expertise by attending professional development conferences and maintain all professional certifications. Participate on internal or external task force committees related to new regulatory compliance or continuous improvement in safety. Maintain a working knowledge of current safety regulations and serves as a resource to management and employees on interpretation and compliance.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene or related discipline or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge required.
  • Recognized safety certification required.
  • Certified Safety Professional designation (BCSP) preferred.
  • Five years of work experience within the safety field.

 

 

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Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.

 

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.
    

 

Posting Notes:  MN - Maple Grove || MN - Maple Grove; WI - Eau Claire || United States (US) || Human Resources & Employee Svc || 42467:Safety & Training Strat Perf || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
 

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $77,000 to $109,666 per year

 
This position may also be eligible for the following benefits and/or pay components: Pay - Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only), Parental Leave

 

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Requisition Number: 50781

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com

 

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