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Safety Specialist

Company: Charter Spectrum
Location: Medford
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Responsible for the implementation of company environmental, health and safety programs and procedures for all business units and facilities within the Management Area that comply with company policies and industry regulatory requirements, including reporting. Help ensure conformity to applicable federal, state, and local standards related to environmental compliance and occupational health and safety (i.e. OSHA, EPA, DEP, DOT, NFPA, ANSI, etc). Responsible for accident data compilation, abatement, record keeping, safety communication and awareness, and audits of field system(s).


Effectively communicate safety and compliance messages to all levels; provide technical support to front-line leadership on matters related to occupational safety, environmental compliance, and loss prevention

Assist in conducting system audits to continuously improve the safety program, working closely with cross-functional teams

Investigate incidents and non-compliance events

Assist with the collection and submission of data required to satisfy environmental permit and reporting requirements (i.e. Air Permit reports, Tier II, HMBP, etc).

Liaise with regulatory agencies on matters related to reporting and/or investigating compliance concerns

Participate in and/or facilitate safety committee meetings as needed

Analyze the work environment to identify needs

Assist in developing programs designed to control, eliminate, and prevent occupational disease and/or injury caused by physical, chemical, biological agents or ergonomic factors.

Support the Mgr, Safety in keeping management abreast of current safety performance, potential hazards, serious incidents, regulatory inquires and changes to guidelines affecting safety policies and procedures

Maintain safety records and other related documentation for designated area of responsibility

Adhere to industry specific, local, state and federal regulations as applicable

Know understand, promote and follow company policy

Monitor safety training programs; ex: unsatisfactory trending results

Coordinate safety events, evaluations, program deployment, and other related activities

Perform other duties as requested by supervisor


Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, and suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner

Ability to use personal computer and software applications

Ability to work independently

Basic knowledge of company products and services

Basic knowledge of fire prevention programs

Knowledge of OSHA, EPA, DOT regulations

Basic knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methods for safety management

Knowledge of safety auditing, accident investigation and reporting

Ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products

Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (gaffs, safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations

Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices

Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder (approx. 32 ft. high and 90 pounds)

Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt as needed

Ability to utilize photography equipment

Ability to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment, including gaffs, ladders, and fully loaded tool belts

Knowledge of Field Operations and Field Engineering job duties


High School diploma

Related Work Experience Number of Years

Human Resources/Safety or Technical Training experience 2-3


Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Analytical and interpersonal skills

Knowledge of company products and services

For more information on Spectrum's benefits, please click here.

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Spectrum has adopted virtual mobile recruiting tools that allow us to continue meeting new candidates. We look forward to "virtually" meeting you.

The Spectrum brands (including Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach) are powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Keywords: Charter Spectrum, Medford , Safety Specialist, Other , Medford, Oregon

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