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National Grid Senior Safety Representative in Albany, New York

Job ID 9808 Location Albany, New York Organization Safety, Health, Environment and Resilience Department SHE SAFETY NE AND NY

About us

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.
To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.
National Grid is hiring a Senior Safety Representative in Albany, NY.

Job Purpose

To assist in the ongoing implementation of regulatory compliance and incident prevention activities relating to the health and safety of National Grid employees, contractors and the general public within a designated geography. To provide support and assist management in developing incident prevention and regulatory compliance programs in order to reduce liability and improve working practices for the benefit of National Grid and the wider community.

Key Accountabilities

Develop strong supporting relationships with local leadership teams (management and union) to become a relied upon subject matter expert for safety policies, safety action plans, regulatory interpretations, and accident prevention programs/techniques.
Conduct ongoing cultural assessments based on job site visits and other interactions with NG employees and use those assessments/insights when coaching local leadership teams in incident prevention techniques
Respond to and help resolve safety related issues from the field organizations.
Promote, develop, and implement safety leadership sessions as directed by local leadership teams.
Develop and/or conduct formal safety training, presentations or seminars as required by local leadership teams.
Actively support the SHE organization by participating in Corporate Safety, SHEPEX , Environmental and Process Safety initiatives as directed.
Actively participate in all assigned safety committee and operations staff meetings by conducting presentations on critical topics such as:
Current injury trends
Industry best practices/trends
Safety Leadership information
Safety Culture information
ESD and Compliance findings
Seasonal hazards
Regulatory changes
SHE Department updates
Participate in the Incident Analysis process as assigned (e.g. team member, analysis review/comment etc.)
Conduct routine analysis of incident trends and develop recommendations specific to local leadership teams for their consideration and possible inclusion in local safety plans.
Act as the point of contact for regulatory agencies (e.g. OSHA, NIOSH etc.) to ensure accurate assessments, postings and resolutions.

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required

Able to develop and build strong relationships with key internal stakeholders.


Bachelor's degree in safety management or related science/engineering degree or related professional industry experience
Basic understanding of federal, state and local safety and health laws and regulations and a specialized technical knowledge of electric and/or gas operations

More Information

Valid driver's license required with a safe driving history that meets National Grid's Safe Driver policy.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.