Maintains knowledge of current safety and health laws and regulations as they apply to the plant, and uses that knowledge to ensure full compliance. Interfaces with regulatory agencies, assists in program writing, and ensures notification of the appropriate agency (s) in cases of non-compliance. Recognizes process safety issues as well as general safety and health issues that require attention and addresses them appropriately.
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, or a related field is highly desirable with at least 5 years of experience. Will consider candidates with equivalent experience and at least 5-8 years of hands-on experience.
- Working knowledge of PSM with emphasis on program development and implementation, PHA facilitation, LOPA, PSM auditing, Management of Change, Mechanical Integrity, Facility Siting, Dispersion Modeling and Safety Instrument Systems.
- In-depth knowledge of current safety and health laws and regulations as they apply to fossil generation or other comparable industry is required.
- Experience in development and implementation of safety and health programs such as but not limited to fall protection, confined space, emergency response, employee behavioral safety based programs and lockout/tagout is required
- Experience in development and implementation of formal work permit processes
- Experience in working with employee safety teams and/or safety committees
- Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local regulations
- In-depth knowledge of regulatory compliance requirements as well as consensus standards such as ANSI, NFPA, ASME, etc.
- Ensures compliance with permits by monitoring equipment and interfacing with plant personnel and contractors
- Investigates non-compliance incidents and ensures notification of appropriate plant personnel and regulatory agencies as appropriate
- Performs inspections, audits and/or monitoring of site safety and health programs/ procedures, personnel, equipment and/or work activities and maintains current knowledge of inspections, audits and/or monitoring requirements to ensure they are performed correctly.
- Interfaces with regulatory agencies as needed
- Gives presentations to the public in order to inform them about various compliance-related issues, and trains plant personnel on compliance-related issues.
- Assists in the development and implementation of plant compliance strategies, policies, procedures, programs action plans, and guidelines in the areas of safety and health.
- Contacts the appropriate regulatory agencies and Company personnel in emergency situations and monitors the work of contractors and employees to ensure safe work practices are followed
- Provide technical assistance and guidance as needed and/or requested in the area of safety and health which includes but is not limited to the interpretation of safety and health regulations.
Mississippi Power a subsidiary of Southern Company, serves southeast Mississippi. We have a history of customer and community service, economic development leadership, environmental stewardship and employee involvement.
With 4.4 million customers and more than 42,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is the premier energy company serving the Southeast. A leading U.S. producer of electricity, Southern Company owns Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Southern Nuclear, Southern Power, SouthernLINC Wireless and Southern Telecom. Southern Company also has a growing competitive generation company. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices below the national average. Southern Company is consistently listed among the top U.S. electric service providers in customer satisfaction by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).
We offer a competitive compensation package. Equal Opportunity Employer.