Do you want to work with a team that’s focused on cooperation and service? San Miguel Power Association, Inc. (SMPA) is seeking to fill the position of Safety and Regulatory Compliance Coordinator. The successful applicant may report to any of our office locations within our picturesque service territory. SMPA is a non-profit electric cooperative with an 80-year record of service to our membership. SMPA includes a positive atmosphere, a culture rooted in teamwork, a 4-10 work schedule, and offers an excellent salary and benefits package.
San Miguel Power Association, Inc. is a non-profit, locally-controlled rural electric cooperative with business offices in Nucla and Ridgway, Colorado. SMPA serves approximately 9,600 members and 14,000 meters and supports local communities.
Founded in 1938, SMPA takes a progressive approach to service and technology and has a forward-thinking philosophy on power supply and other trends of the industry. It is the Mission of SMPA to demonstrate corporate responsibility and community service while providing our members with safe, reliable, cost effective and environmentally responsible electrical service.
SMPA has a corporate culture of safety. We achieve this through:
Team work, and a willingness to speak up when necessary
Participation, and direct involvement in our safety programs
Our beautiful service territory located on the Western Slope of Colorado, includes all or parts of seven counties. See Map. San Miguel Power’s corporate office is located in Nucla, Colorado with office locations in Ridgway, Telluride, and Silverton.
The Western Slope of Colorado offers welcoming, community-minded towns situated in some of the most majestic mountain views in the state. We support learning, creativity and culture. We share a deep connection to the outdoors. We are committed to being economically sustainable and ecologically responsible. For more information, please visit the links below.
Will research, plan, develop and implement health and safety programs that comply with all federal, state and local safety standards and any other regulatory requirements of the Association.
Develop and maintain programs that reduce or eliminate occupational injuries, illnesses, and financial losses.
Provide training, controls and procedures to maintain a safe work environment for employees, members and the public.
Supports the development and coordination of training programs.
Administers the vegetation management program.
Works with leadership team to support the cooperative’s strategic goals, internal and external communications, and a positive work culture.
MINIMUM JOB SPECIFICATIONS:
This job requires:
A High School diploma or equivalent required.
Must have ten (10) years of professional work experience in distribution, transmission, and substation, underground and overhead installations, methods, and procedures.
Requires working knowledge of OSHA, DOT, NESC regulations and safety procedures, as well as EPA and Colorado Department of Health and Water Quality Control.
Must begin the process to obtain a Certified Loss Control Professional (CLCP) certification or other equivalent professional designation within one year of assuming this position and have completed within three years.
Must possess excellent communication and presentation skills.
Must represent the co-op in a progressive, positive, and professional manner in all relationships, both internal and external.
Must possess excellent computer skills in relation to the position as well as excellent planning, communication and organizational skills.
It is required to obtain and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
The Safety & Regulatory Compliance Coordinator will have:
Requires demonstrated abilities and skills with operating a computer using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite applications to include Outlook, Excel and Word.
Must be able to demonstrate administrative and communication skills, both verbal and written.
Must have a basic knowledge of electricity, NREC programs, OSHA, State and Federal rules and regulations.
Requires knowledge of safe working and training practices for an electric utility and must be able to effectively communicate with the public and employees in all matters pertaining to Cooperative Safety, Training and Security Programs.
Must be able to become familiar with San Miguel Power Association’s policies and procedures.
Must have the ability to plan and direct safety meetings and training programs for SMPA employees and the general public.
Must be able to effectively implement all safety programs.
Must be able to work well with diverse groups of people and work towards developing respectful relationships both inside and outside the Cooperative.
Additional Salary Information: SMPA offers an excellent benefits package including a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please see our website for details.
About San Miguel Power Association, Inc.
San Miguel Power Association, Inc. is a member-owned, locally-controlled rural electric cooperative with offices in Nucla and Ridgway, Colorado. SMPA serves approximately 9,600 members and 14,000 meters and supports local communities.