Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) is looking to hire a full-time Safety located in Healy, AK. This position earns a competitive starting wage of $6,157.83 monthly and exceptional benefits including health insurance, short-term disability, defined benefit plan, 401(k) match, wellness benefits and generous paid leave.
GVEA is an electric cooperative which maintains 3,261 miles of transmission and distribution lines, 35 substations, and 9 generating facilities. Our system is interconnected with Fort Wainwright, Eielson AFB, Fort Greely, the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, and all of the electric utilities in the Alaska Railbelt, extending from Homer to Fairbanks. Powering the Interior of Alaska, GVEA contributes to the economic, environmental, and social viability of our communities.
We recognize the importance of a diverse workforce composed of safe, committed, and self-motivated employees. GVEA strives to hire and retain employees who share our values of integrity, honesty, accountability, respect, goodwill, and continuous improvement.
As part of a team, the Healy Safety Specialist position is responsible for the development, implementation and sustainment of health and safety programs. They ensure all employees, visitors and contractors to GVEA's Healy facility understand the requirements and expectations to maintain a safe working environment. This position will facilitate compliance with all federal and local regulations and actively engage and involve employees at all levels of the organization to develop and sustain a culture of safety.
GVEA's Healy Safety Specialist plays an integral role in our ability to serve the Interior of Alaska by providing reliable electric service at fair and reasonable prices!
QUALIFICATIONS FOR A HEALY SAFETY SPECIALIST
Associate Degree in Occupational Health & Safety or related field preferred. Two years' experience in a safety specific role may be considered in lieu of the education requirement.
Valid Alaska driver's license is required.
Minimum of five years relevant experience in an industrial work environment.
Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA, EPA, ADEC and DOT regulations.
Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST), Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST),Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or other Occupational Health and Safety certification preferred.
Certified Train the Trainer in Fork Lift and Aerial lifts - preferred
Do you have knowledge of OSHA, ADEC, EPA and DOT regulations? Can you organize and prioritize multiple tasks? Are you a self-starter? Do you have the ability maintain a positive attitude, build professional relationships, and influence a culture of safety? Do you have excellent interpersonal skills? Do you have excellent oral and written communication skills? Are you dependable and trustworthy? If so, you might just be perfect for this position!
WORK SCHEDULE This position typically works 8 hours per day, 5 days per week. Flex Schedule upon approval. Additional hours as required.
READY TO JOIN OUR ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE TEAM? If you feel that you would be the right fit for this job, please fill out our online, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!
Note: This position is open until filled.
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
Golden Valley Electric Association is a member-owned electric cooperative that has been serving Interior Alaska residents since 1946. GVEA has nearly 300 employees and is the third largest electric utility in Alaska, serving nearly 100,000 residents in Fairbanks, North Pole, Delta Junction, Nenana, Healy, Denali National Park and Cantwell. Among GVEA’s members are three military bases, two gold mines and an oil refinery. Golden Valley operates and maintains over 3,200 miles of transmission and distribution lines including 35 substations and 8 generating facilities. GVEA has the most diversified fuel mix of electric utilities in the state: coal, oil, wind, solar, as well as hydro from Bradley Lake near Homer and natural gas from Anchorage.