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Southern Company SPC Safety and Health Coordinator (Renewables) in Lemoore, California

SPC Safety and Health Coordinator (Renewables)

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Safety and Health Coordinator – Renewables SPC

Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, is a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider meeting the electricity needs of municipalities, electric cooperatives, investor-owned utilities and other energy customers. Southern Power and its subsidiaries own or have the rights to 46 facilities operating or under construction in 11 states with more than 12,600 MW of generating capacity in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas.

With more than 3,000 MW of generating capacity ownership, Southern Power assembled its nationally recognized renewable portfolio through the strategic development of 36 solar, wind and biomass projects either in operation or under development across the United States.

This position serves as a technical and regulatory safety and health resource to assist in leading a dynamic and energetic safety culture for Southern Power. This position will be located at Alabama Power Corporate Headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama or Southern Company Corporate Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia or at one of Southern Power’s plants.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree or certification in safety, health, industrial hygiene or a related field highly preferred.

  • Working Knowledge and Experience with California and Washington State, State OSHA regulations highly preferred

  • A minimum of three years of experience working in a safety related position required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Working knowledge of current safety and health laws and regulations as they apply to electric utilities is required.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of applicable OSHA regulations.

  • Experience in an electric generating facility is required.

  • Experience working with regulatory agencies desired.

  • Strong leadership skills with the desire to work in a team environment.

  • Excellent presentation skills.

  • Proficient computer skills in Power Point, Excel and Word.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal).

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide safety oversight and guidance for O&M contractors at Southern Power sites.

  • Work with Project Management to ensure safe work practices and programs are being implemented and followed by EPC contractors at Southern Power construction sites.

  • Maintain good working relationships with internal and external team members at all SPC Renewable locations to ensure high safety expectations and results.

  • Ensures safety continuity as construction projects transition to fully operational sites.

  • Assists with program updates, and compliance.

  • Ensures notification of the appropriate departments and agency(ies) in cases of noncompliance.

  • Promotes safe work practices and safety consciousness among employees to prevent employee harm.

  • Coordinate, facilitate and monitor the Southern Power safety program and safety initiatives.

  • Develop programs and processes to minimize hazards in the workplace.

  • Recognizes safety and health issues that require attention and addresses them accordingly.

  • Interfaces with other Southern Company safety and health and industrial hygiene personnel.

  • Assist in the development, coordination and implementation of Southern Power’s safety, health and wellness programs.

  • Assist with audits/assessments at Southern Power’s Renewable Fleet.

  • Provide effective compliance training in applicable areas.

  • Identifies safety training needs, procedural updates, and assist in investigations of safety related events.

  • Assist with SPC wellness program management.

BEHAVIORAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Must demonstrate behaviors consistent with Southern Company’s values and ethics: Unquestionable Trust, Safety First, Superior Performance and Total Commitment.

75% Travel Including Overnight

Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, is a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider meeting the electricity needs of municipalities, electric cooperatives, investor-owned utilities, and commercial and industrial customers. Southern Power and its subsidiaries own 49 facilities operating or under construction in 12 states with more than 11,200 MW of generating capacity in Alabama, California, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas. With more than 3,500 MW of generating capacity ownership, Southern Power assembled its nationally recognized renewable portfolio through the strategic development of 42 solar, wind, fuel cell, and energy storage projects either in operation or under development across the United States.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy company serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries as of Jan. 1, 2019. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company, a fiber optics network and telecommunications services. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices below the national average. For more than a century, we have been building the future of energy and developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, advanced carbon capture technologies, natural gas, renewables, energy efficiency and storage technology. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation and a low-carbon future, Southern Company and its subsidiaries develop the customized energy solutions our customers and communities require to drive growth and prosperity. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and govern our business to the benefit of our world. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have been recognized nationally by the U.S. Department of Defense, G.I. Jobs magazine, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, Forbes and the Women's Choice Award. To learn more, visit www.southerncompany.com.

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Safety & Health

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Birmingham

Operating Company: Southern Power Company

Other Locations: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta, NV-Las Vegas Area-Las Vegas, WA-Olympia Area-Rainier, California-Northern Calfornia-Lemoore

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 75 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

The Energy Center - 3535 Colonnade Parkway (3535Birmingham)

3535 Colonnade Parkway

Birmingham, 35243

Georgia Power Headquarters - 241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE (241ATLANTA)

241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE

Atlanta, 30308

Spectrum Solar Facility (4040Las Vegas)

4040 State Highway 147

Las Vegas, 89124

Skookumchuck Wind Facility (SPC1900)

16340 Vail Loop Road

Rainier, 98576

Henrietta Solar Project (Henriettacode)

19177 Kent Ave

Lemoore, 93245

Req ID: SPC2000262

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