energy | Safety Officer - Afognak in Yatahey, NM

Safety Officer - Afognak

  • Afognak
  • $68,925.00 - 162,300.00 / Year *
  • Yatahey, NM 87375
  • Full-Time
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Job Description

Position Overview:

Responsible for Centers compliance with safety regulations administered by the DOL, other federal, state, and local agencies, as well as Corporate and Center standards.

Primary/Major Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

  • Develops and maintains Center Safety Plan.
  • Develops and implements safety policies and procedures (SOPs).
  • Oversees the provision of fire protection; inspects Center facilities and eliminates (or recommends elimination of) fire and safety hazards; and conducts fire drills.
  • Implements a strong, rigorous and relevant Safety program that includes safety cadets, incentives and quarterly health inspections rated at 98% or above.
  • Daily walk through of all facilities for safety compliance.
  • Stays up-to-date and compliant with all required training.
  • Develops and supervises schedules for constant safety inspections and compliance.
  • Provides orientation to new students and staff regarding safety policies and practices.
  • Serves as the lead for both the Centers Safety Committee and the Student Government Associations (SGAs) Safety Committee.
  • Provides safety coordination for Center activities.
  • Scheduled and oversees quarterly Environmental Health Inspections of all facilities.
  • Acts as liaison between Center and local community as directed by Center Director.
  • Develops and implements a productive Work-based Learning program to include the development of students employability and social skills. Explores innovative ways to incorporate departmental functions into the students academic, CTT and leisure time learning. Must be responsive to students conduct, abilities and needs.
  • Conducts safety inspections at Work Base Learning (WBL) sites within the Albuquerque community.
  • Investigates staff and student accident/injury reports; ensures reporting accuracy and timeliness to DOL.
  • Ensures that Center staff completes all DOL, Corporate and Center training as required for safety and demonstrates competencies accordingly.
  • Acts as a liaison with Corporate Safety Staff.
  • Maintains reports and related files; ensures their accuracy, current and complete information.
  • Ensures department is compliant with all Safety standards and expectations to include OSHA regulations, OFCCP regulations, DOL, Corporate and Center guidelines to include proper workmens compensation reporting.
  • Contributes to the success of students by participating in a CMT (Career Mgmt Team).
  • Supports and adheres to the Zero Tolerance Policy.
  • Maintains a safe and healthful work environment at all times.
  • Supports Career Development Services System (CDSS) program.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Required Skills

    Required Education and Experience:

  • HSD/HSE and at least two years of relevant experience.
  • Valid state drivers license; CPR/First Aid certifications, OSHA 600 and others as required by the DOL.
  • Preferred Education and Experience

  • Associates degree preferred.


  • Associated topics: constable, environment, hazard, inspector, risk, scba, usda, waste, wastewater treatment plant, water


    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.