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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
DOE 
Location:
Gig Harbor, Washington
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Training: Safety/EH&S-related
Industry Segments:
Utilities
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Safety Training & Maintenance Superintendent

Washington Water Service Company invites you to pursue a career with the largest investor-owned American water utility west of the Mississippi River and the third largest in the country. Formed in 1926, the San Jose-based company was named one of the Bay Area's Top Workplaces several years in a row. Washington Water employees pride themselves on sharing a commitment to being the leader in providing its customers and communities with traditional and innovative utility services.

Washington Water offers a generous total compensation package. We have competitive salaries and match a portion of employees' contributions to their Company 401(k). In addition, we provide a Company-funded pension plan, great healthcare benefits that provide coverage to employees and dependents, and generous tuition reimbursement. In addition, employees receive 11 paid holidays and three floating holidays per year, and two weeks of sick leave and vacation.

We are committed to hiring the best candidates, developing current employees, and promoting from within. Continuous improvement and employee development opportunities allow employees to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to progress and reach your career goals.
 

SUMMARY: 

The Safety Training and Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the safety and training of all employees.  Safety trainers audit the workplace for hazards, develop solutions to eliminate those hazards, communicate those solutions to other employees and evaluate progress as the solution is eliminated; incumbents ensure adherence to the Company’s health and safety rules and rules set forth by government entities such as the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA).  This position also oversees repairs on company vehicles and equipment, including generators. This position is located in Gig Harbor, Washington.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Ensures that safety training programs are in compliance with Company standards, as well as with governmental laws and regulations.
  • Plans, develops, and implements employee safety training programs
  • Works with supervisors and managers to identify safety issues and topics to be addressed
  • Assesses training needs for a particular work site
  • Reviews employees’ certifications and recommends classes needed to keep certifications current or upgrade to more advance certifications
  • Assists employees with training needs, finding classes needed for required and advanced certifications, etc, and conducting classes in house
  • Reviews current and ever-changing rules and regulations, and conducts regular safety meetings
  • Keeps up-to-date with the latest issues and methods regarding safety, accident prevention, hazards and other topics
  • Ensures that employees use proper safety equipment and follow current safety rules
  • Provides regular maintenance for vehicles and equipment
  • Oversees and makes repairs on Company vehicles and equipment, including generators.
  • Responds to and troubleshoots problems involving vehicles and equipment, and schedules or makes necessary repairs
  • Orders parts for vehicles and equipment and schedules maintenance for them
  • Trains operators and service people on equipment repairs and generator problems
  • Assists Accounting Department by reviewing and signing off on vendor invoices
  • Participates in the Company’s Continuous Improvement Process
  • Other duties as assigned
     

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health, Industrial Engineering or related field and/or equivalent relevant experience
  • Three years of increasingly responsible experience working as a coordinator, analyst, or administrator in health, safety, or related field 
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Valid State of Washington Driver’s License
     

Deadline to submit resume is Wednesday, July 12, 2017. To submit resume, please click the "Apply for this job" link above.

The Equal Opportunity Policy of the Company is based upon the philosophy that all people should be treated fairly and with dignity.  California Water Service, Hawaii Water Service Company, New Mexico Water Service Company and Washington Water Service Company do not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other protected class.  The Company makes all employment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner. EOE, VET, DISABILITIES

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