Utility Safety Specialist - Power & Energy - Full-

at Cianbro in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Supports and advises the Project Team on site on achieving an at risk behavior free environment to ensure all team members are working safely and within the company guidelines and policies. Responsible for leading the implementation of T&D Standard Operating Procedures and Safety Program


Job Responsibilities:

Work as part of the management team on a jobsite(s) to ensure all team members are working safely and within the company guidelines and policies.

Actively observe and provide feedback around crew's work to eliminate at-risk behavior, identify safety issues and help ensure corrective actions are taken.

Perform injury management including minor first aid, incident root cause investigation and reporting, return to work as needed.

Conduct daily inspections of facility actively observing and providing feedback around crew's work, tools, and equipment to eliminate hazards and identify at-risk behavior; advise on and help ensure corrective actions are taken.

Take an active role in the planning of upcoming work on the site to help the team identify potential safety issues and solutions.

Assist with developing, conducting, and documenting the jobsite safety orientations for all new team members, subcontractors, and other appropriate vendors, visitors, etc.

Establish emergency planning with project management, including identifying and arranging local emergency and healthcare services, identifying warning signals, evacuation assembly point, and escape routes.

Develop and set up systems to insure proper handling of all Hazardous Material Including proper use, storage, shipment, spill control and cleanup, and disposal.

Ensure compliance with all Safety or Environmental requirements per state and federal regulations.

Perform periodic industrial hygiene and environmental sampling.

Participate in the corporate safety audit (X-ray) process and the follow-up required.

Assist with equipment and tool coordination.

Property maintenance/repair and coordination.

On site subcontractor coordination.

Audit rubber glove testing, assured grounding, FR Clothing, and Spill Kit programs.

Assist in cross training other safety specialists in T&D specific competencies.

Demonstrate knowledge of grounding best practices and equipotential zones.


5 years T&D field-related construction safety experience is preferred but not required.

Associates or Bachelor degree. (Safety field preferred)

CPR, AED, OSHA 30, and First Aid certification required.

Good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills are essential.

Proficient computer skills in Microsoft office including Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

CUSP,CHST, OHST, STS, CSP, EMT certifications a plus.

A background in physical therapy is a plus.

Employee must hold a valid driver's license. Regional travel required.

Ability to shift easily between projects and priorities and to manage multiple projects.

Strong sense of urgency in the accurate completion of tasks.

Ability to be effective in a diverse and multicultural work environment with internal and external customers.

Cianbro is an employee-owned, tobacco-free, equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate based on marital status, race, color, creed, gender, sex, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, veteran status, union affiliation, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or genetic information.


Cianbro is an employee owned, tobacco-free, equal opportunity employer of women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected categories.

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Job Posting: 609108

Posted On: Sep 20, 2021

Updated On: Sep 20, 2021