Manager of Safety and Loss Control

Manager of Safety and Loss Control

  • Full Time
Wage or Salary:

Position Summary

Work with and through management to ensure compliance with safety and environmental procedures. Coordinates and implements safety rules, regulations and performs training. Ensures OTEC meets the requirements of federal, state and local regulations and standards involving OSHA, NESC and NERC and DEQ hazardous waste regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and monitor a safety and loss control program which provides for the maximum in protection for the Cooperative’s employees, its members, and the general public and environment.
  • Coordinate monthly safety meeting programs and schedule employee training programs including, but not limited to, pole top and bucket rescue, CPR, and first aid.
  • Ensure compliance with federal and state agencies’ regulations with regard to hazardous waste, Hazard Communication Program and the Community Right to Know Act. Maintain compliance and training documentation associated with safety, hazardous waste and hazardous communication.
  • Ensure accurate and prompt reporting and investigation of all accidents, unsafe conditions, and damage to OTEC property; maintain related records.
  • Monitor risk management of liabilities related to contractual agreements.
  • Review and process liability and workers’ compensation claims.
  • Develop, maintain, and conduct the Cooperative’s safety education program for members and others.  This program shall include classroom presentations for school children, fire departments, police departments, and other organizations associated with public safety.
  • Write new Cooperative safety related procedures when necessary and review and update existing ones when needed.
  • Prepare all annual reports such as OSHA 300, ZOVA, State Fire Marshall and Haz Mat.
  • Propose and recommend policies, procedures, and corrective measures with regard to safety on all commonly encountered hazards inherent to the Cooperative’s operation.
  • Develop and maintain guidelines for safety committees and accident investigation teams.
  • Participation in cooperative strategy and initiatives


Additional Information:


  • Seven years’ experience in utility line work and advanced training/education in a related field beyond a high school diploma, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Valid state driver’s license is required (Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) preferred)
  • High school diploma or equivalent

OTEC has a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, life
insurance, disability, 401(k), and other valuable benefits.

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