Multiple Specialist, Sr Specialist - EH&S Health & Safety - Safety

Job Info

Mar 24, 2021

104569

Posting Expiration Date: Apr 24, 2021

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Organization: Environment Health & Safety

Department: Health & Safety

Section: EHS Safety

Location: NY-New York-4 Irving Pl Headquarters

Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • The Specialist/Sr. Specialist in the Safety Section of EH&S is responsible for the coordination, implementation and management of safety-related programs, as well as the evaluation and implementation of equipment for the protection of company employees, contractors, and the public in accordance with the Safety Strategy. This includes identifying process improvements or innovative technology/equipment by evaluating existing practices through collaboration with Operations and pursuing opportunities to introduce new approaches to reduce injuries and achieve a zero-harm environment.
  • Provide guidance and assist Operations and other EH&S groups in managing various safety-related programs, initiatives, and requirements. (Sr. Specialist will provide subject matter expertise).
  • Support the implementation and management of company-wide innovation safety projects and initiatives. (Specialist) Coordinate the implementation and management of company-wide innovation safety projects and initiatives.(Sr. Specialist)
  • Coordinate the preparation of annual safety statistics for submission to external entities (e.g. OSHA, DOL, and AGA). (Sr. Specialist)
  • Interact with internal customers of all company levels on a proactive basis. Interface effectively with regulatory agency representatives, customers, and other external parties as required and/or directed.
  • Manage/support the administration of a Safety Equipment Review process, including coordinating collaborative reviews with Operations, Research and Development and Supply Chain.
  • Identify improvement opportunities for reducing high-hazard injuries through process and equipment innovation. In coordination with Supply Chain and Research and Development (R&D), evaluate, pilot and implement new technology or products for use in Operations in the company.
  • Identify, specify, and support the procurement of safety-related equipment and services. Coordinate the management of relevant safety equipment or services purchase agreements, including invoicing and oversight of service contractors (as necessary) in accordance with company requirements.
  • Interact with internal customers of all company levels on a proactive basis. Interface effectively with regulatory agency representatives, customers, and other external parties as required and/or directed.
  • Provide/support oversight and management of turnkey innovative safety projects - both internal and external; including working with contract manufacturers and licensing partners.
  • Engage with field personnel across company working groups to adopt new safety related tools, technologies and initiatives.
  • Prepare reports and supporting materials to communicate incident analyses, compliance trends, performance information, regulatory issues, and other subject matter area-specific discussion documents.
  • Prepare and present topic-appropriate materials to communicate safety-related information and requirements among mixed audiences that may contain field employees as well as all management levels, such as the EH&S Committee, Information Exchange and Safety Administrator meetings.
  • Attend industry events, forums, conferences and benchmarking opportunities in support of safety equipment or process improvement opportunities and leverage relevant information to implement at Con Edison to foster a zero-harm culture.
  • Participate in internal customer and external safety teams, committees, events & task forces, as directed.
  • Review corporate EH&S procedures and instructions on a prescribed schedule.
  • Demonstrate ongoing development in knowledge of safety, health, and associated operating principles, as well as the supporting sciences, technical bases, and regulatory subject matter areas.
  • Ensure that safe work practices are followed and the environment is fully protected in accordance with company policy and governmental regulations.
  • As directed, provide immediate response to incidents on a 24x7 basis and in accordance with a duty schedule; conduct/support lessons learned development.
  • Must be committed to fostering a Zero Accident Culture, Diversity and Inclusion, Achieving Operational Excellence, Developing an effective Cost Management Culture and providing a +1 Customer Experience.
  • Administer and coordinate other health and safety-related programs and initiatives, and other related tasks and assignments, as directed.
  • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree And Sr. Specialist - Four (4) years relevant work experience
  • Specialist - Two (2) years relevant work experience. Experience supporting an operational organization in a technical or EH&S capacity Or
  • Associate's Degree And Sr. Specialist - Six (6) years relevant work experience;
  • Specialist - Four (4) years relevant work experience. Experience supporting an operational organization in a technical or EH&S capacity Or
  • High School Diploma/GED Operating or related experience. (Sr. Specialist) And Sr. Specialist - Seven (7) years relevant work experience;
  • Specialist - Five (5) years relevant work experience. Experience supporting an operational organization in a technical or EH&S capacity

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree Technical discipline (i.e. engineering, industrial hygiene, safety or a related field) or relevant social science.
  • Associate's Degree Technical discipline or relevant social science.

Required Work Experience

  • Functional expertise in the technical principles of safety-related procedures, instructions and equipment. (Sr. Specialist) Required
  • Understanding of root cause analysis techniques and data analysis principles. Required
  • Ability to effectively interact with various levels of personnel is required. Required
  • Operational familiarity with the practices and requirements of Con Edison's service commodities is preferred. Required
  • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local health and safety regulations. Pref

Skills & Ability

  • Well organized, detail oriented and flexible to handle multiple assignments
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, etc.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Project Demonstrated project management skills

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required

Physical Demands

  • Must respond to system emergencies
  • Must travel to company locations to work on storm restoration and heat contingencies
  • Must wear all necessary personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including; fire retardant clothing and safety harness

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.

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