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Mgr Safety & Ind Health

Company: TECO Energy
Location: Apollo Beach
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Mgr Safety & Ind Health
Date:Mar 10, 2023
Location: North Ruskin, Florida, US, 33570
Company: TECO
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Title: Mgr Safety & Ind Health
Company: Tampa Electric Company
State and City:Florida - North Ruskin
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days
The Manager of Safety & Industrial Health is responsible for the leadership and safety support of Tampa Electric Company team members and contractors. The Safety Manager works with various business units to establish and set safety expectations for employees and contractors working on our TEC system; provides guidance on Public Safety Programs; manages the business unit occupational safety, health activities, and accident/loss prevention efforts for Tampa Electric Company, advocates a behaviorally based safety culture enabling the business units to World Class Safety and collaborates to move all TEC safety initiatives forward.
The Manager of TEC Safety & Industrial Health will be responsible for the implementation of safety programs within their specifically assigned business units, work with the Safety Leadership team to ensure consistency with other business units and manage various corporate projects and initiatives.
The following responsibilities may be held at the business unit level and/or the corporate level.

  • Manage the implementation of corporate safety requirements, including Safe Work Practices ensuring compliance with federal (OSHA), state, local and industry best practices. Provide and support employee safety training and development in all aspects of Tampa Electric Company. Ensure the business unit reports all personal injuries and/or controllable accidents in a timely manner.

  • Provide leadership and guidance to the business units and corporation on the implementation of the following safety elements: Safety Leadership, Risk Management, Programs-Procedures & Practices, Communication-Training & Awareness, Culture & Behavior, Contractor Safety, Asset Integrity, Measuring & Reporting, Incident Management & Investigations, and Auditing & Compliance.

  • Demonstrate sincere personal concern; be actively visible; focus on safety improvement; inspiring a nobody gets hurt mindset; recognize and celebrate safe behaviors and achievements.

  • Set clear expectations; ensure sharing and learning from findings and actions; communicate often on safety matters; promote a "stop work and speak up" culture.

  • Conduct safety moments; attend safety meetings; perform Safety Audits (HEC, Confined Space, Job Risk Briefings); facilitate safety training; participate on safety committees; interaction with your Safety Management System.

  • Implementation of the TEC Compliance and Audit Program. Work with TEC business unit management to develop audit schedules, implement audit plans, and create correction actions plans that integrate with the business. This program consists of using an appropriate risk-based methodology, including any risks or control concerns identified by management. It also consists of conducting issue audits when they emerge and providing guidance to local management when performing compliance checks. The results of these audits include corrective action plans to remedy deficiencies. These activities also include an in-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements, such as OSHA.

  • Implement, review, and maintain the Safety Incident Response Investigation Program by providing leadership, guidance and expertise. Ensure business units assemble a High-Risk Investigation team before each high-risk investigation, complete the investigations, documented corrective actions, and share results with other areas. Communicate lessons learned. Ensure all investigation documents are available for future reviews (World-Class Safety Website).

  • Implement the Risk Management Program within the business units. Act as a resource to operational personnel. Conduct and/or direct safety audits and Risk Management Program compliance checks to ensure the Company's Risk Registry is current, along with the proper hazard identifications and understanding high risk controls/barriers.

  • Develop and implement effective employee communication and training plans to fulfill Safety program objectives and advance the company's World Class Safety culture. Communication plans should be designed to connect with all employees at TEC. The activities need to be regular, timely and resonate with the audience.

  • Maintain safety training content and monitor hazard identification and associated mitigation controls. Training plans need to have on-going training and new training as the need emerges.

  • Lead and support TEC's Safety Culture. Ensure TEC Health & Safety branding is conveyed to business units. Provide guidance and support to TEC Management and business units, in building a World Class Safety Culture.

  • Ensure contractor and business unit adherence with the TEC Contractor Safety Program, such as, general/site orientations, monitoring, policies, procedures, regulations, etc. Provide guidance and support to business units in monitoring contractors for adherence to applicable requirements according to TEC policies and procedures, contract specifications and applicable regulatory requirements.

    Direct supervision of safety team members within the assigned Business units, may include contract nurse(s) responsible for providing emergency medical treatment of serious injuries, providing routine first aid treatment, conducting audiometric testing, pulmonary function testing and respirator fit testing.
    Indirect supervision of employees and contractors in safety related aspects of the jobs. Empowered to stop any unsafe TEC employee or contractor on-site work activity that does not meet TEC Safe Work Practices, OSHA Regulations, or other company procedures of Tampa Electric Company (includes temporary and contractor employees).

    • High school diploma or equivalent required


      • Associates or higher degree in related field from a regionally accredited college/university in accordance with TECO Education Policy


        • Certified Safety Professional (CSP); If no CSP, a safety certification/certificate, as determined with direct performance coach, must be obtained within one year.

          Related Experience

          • Minimum of 10 years related electric utility operations experience or safety experience. College degree may be considered in lieu of equivalent experience.


            • Minimum of 4 years progressive leadership experience in utility safety.

              Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)

              • Demonstrated strong leadership, interpersonal skills, and proven experience in a participatory diverse workforce environment.

              • Excellent collaboration skills and ability to work with all levels of management and other entities such as OSHA;

              • Ability to become proficient in TEC's current safe work practices, work management software system, and basic business software. Ability to research, develop, and coordinate comprehensive safety and health accident prevention programs.

              • High work standards and high stress tolerance.

              • Good, planning, organizing, teamwork, oral and written communication skills and the ability to accept, manage, communicate, and facilitate change.


                • Familiar with federal, state and local safety and environmental regulations.


                  • Champions Safety, Health and the Environment

                  • Takes Ownership and Acts with Integrity

                  • Drives Operational Excellence for Customers

                  • Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships

                  • Develops People and Teams

                  • Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change

                  • Thinks Strategically and Exercises Sound Judgment

                    WORKING CONDITIONS
                    Maintains an "on-call" status (24/7) that in the event of a serious mishap or accident, can report to the location to assist/coordinate in investigations.
                    TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!
                    Competitive Salary 401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!
                    STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!! Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.
                    TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.
                    TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
                    TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.
                    In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.
                    Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement
                    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
                    ADA policy
                    It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.
                    Application accommodations
                    Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.
                    Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability.

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