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Safety Manager High Voltage Transmission

KPD in Minneapolis, MN 55403 USA


  • Support the Operating Group Safety Director in leading and implementing the Zero Injury Safety Programs.
  • Provide safety oversight on several highvoltage and transmission projects enabling the safety director to better plan direction and vision for the operating group.
  • Provide professional direction and mentorship to project Senior Safety Engineers, Safety Engineers and Coordinators.
  • Provide leadership and support to site safety engineers who assist the high voltage and transmission project teams with site specific safety programs, pre-project planning and task planning, and technical assistance.
  • Identify training needs and opportunities. Assist in development of training curriculum and materials. Lead training and conduct train-the-trainer sessions.
  • Conduct site hazard recognition surveys and ensure corrective management action when required.
  • Oversee the operating group’s loss control data/documentation collection and manage the development of loss trend analysis reports for group management personnel.
  • Lead project management teams in developing site specific safety programs.
  • Conduct site hazard recognition surveys.
  • Review and monitor subcontractor activities.
  • Provide technical assistance to projects and Safety Engineers.
  • Support and assist high voltage and transmission project teams with incident investigations.
  • Halt and correct unsafe practices.
  • Evaluate industrial hygiene concerns.
  • Review high voltage and transmission site general conditions safety measures.
  • Ensure required training is executed on projects.
  • Exhibit operational knowledge of construction OSHA and other pertinent safety standards.
  • Formulate site survey reports for department.
  • Ensure uniform interpretation of site safety procedures.
  • Communicate and distribute new and changing safety-related information.
  • Manage Operating Group return to work/modified duty program.
  • Interact with Risk Management Department (i.e. claims management).

Supervision, Coordination or Work Direction:

  • Provide leadership to other team members in the department by displaying resourcefulness, self-starting work habits, and creativity in problem solving based on information and judgment. Ability to work with minimum assistance and supervision is required.

Summary of the Expected Outcome(s):

  • High quality professional level work product, a positive attitude and behavior traits, initiative and productivity are expected in this position.
  • Performance should meet and/or exceed the positions established standards, goals and accountabilities.


  • A minimum of 7-9 years of experience in transmission and high voltage electrical construction in a safety role, or equivalent combinations of training and related experience
  • CSP or CIH preferred
  • A four year or advanced degree in EH&S education preferred, but not required
  • A progressive career history, with demonstrated increase in leadership and responsibility
  • Must have an absolute commitment and passion for the Zero Injuries Philosophy, and the ability to integrate safety and operations
  • Working knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations across the country
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to work effectively with a broad range of individuals, from craft worker to senior management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong teamwork orientation
  • Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office and email
  • Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Top pay and benefits

About KPD:

International Consulting Firm

Posted date: 4 years ago

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