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Senior Safety Administrator / Safety Administrator - Medford, OR -20450

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Date: Mar 22, 2018

Location: Medford, OR, US, 97501

Company: PacifiCorp

General Purpose

Administers program(s) and/or function(s) involving development, implementation, coordination, maintenance, communication and reporting.

Responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of strategies to reduce risks.
  • Investigate accident/incident, near miss and follow up activities.
  • Provide advice and counsel from a safety, health, and regulation compliance standpoint.
  • Assist with facility safety committees, plant safety administrators, and other personnel in conducting pilot projects and other safety related initiatives.
  • Conduct and report statistical analysis and trends on the safety performance of the plant.
  • Establish and maintain an effective and pro-active monitoring and auditing system.
  • Provide support on occupational health and industrial hygiene issues.
  • Conduct safety training and education programs, and demonstrate the use of safety equipment.
  • Conduct new-employee health and safety orientations.
  • Prepare monthly safety reporting activities.

In addition to the above, the responsibilities of the Senior, Level includes the following:

  • Lead and facilitate the work of local safety committees and emergency response teams.
  • Consult and educate employees and management on application of laws, regulations and policies for safe work practices.
  • Develop safety and health risk assessments, job task analyses, ergonomics and body mechanic assessments.
  • Analyze hazards and potential risks to people, facilities or equipment in accordance with applicable local, state, federal regulations.
  • Implement processes, policies and procedures to minimize risk. 
  • Provide expert advice and counsel from a safety, health and regulation compliance standpoint.
  • Inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards and to ensure safety regulation compliance.
  • Investigate industrial accidents, or occupational diseases to determine causes and preventive measures.
  • Review all incidents and investigate a depth of detail commensurate with the actual or potential seriousness of the incident.
  • Review employee safety programs to determine their adequacy

Requirements for this position include the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Hygiene, Safety or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of three years experience in Industrial Health, Safety, or a related field.
  • Proficient knowledge of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and practices; applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws regulations, and OSHA standards.  
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including ability to consult and resolve internal or external customer issues which may be sensitive in nature.
  • Ability to work with all organizational levels including people with different styles and backgrounds and ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Ability to develop alternatives, standards, or practices within defined areas.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheet, database, word processing, and presentation applications.
  • Analysis, assessment and investigation skills to determine recommendations or plans of action.
  • Travel may be required.

In addition to the above, the requirements of the Senior include the following:

  • A minimum of five years experience in Industrial Health, Safety, or a related field.
  • Thorough knowledge of State and National Electrical Codes, Electrical Theory and Circuits.
  • Expert knowledge of program and contract administration rules, regulations, policies, procedures and practices; applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations and OSHA standards.
  • Ability to develop alternatives, standards or practices within defined areas but for which are ambiguous or unprecendented.  
  • Program, practice or policy management and development skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels of an organization including people with different styles and backgrounds; ability to work as a member of a team; ability to present alternatives and recommendations.


  • State, federal, or regulatory certifications or licensing.
  • Experience working in a power plant, process plant, or manufacturing facility.
  • In depth knowledge of OSHA regulations.

Additional Information

Primary Location: Medford

Department: 00001027 Pacific Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: $60,900-$89,700

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Nearest Major Market: Medford

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