T&D Safety Specialist

Posted 21 December 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Contract
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameHannah Waters

Job description


  • Oversee day-to-day safety operations for transmission and distribution projects in California.

  • Develop, implement, and enforce safety policies and procedures in accordance with industry standards and regulations.

  • Conduct regular safety audits and inspections to identify and mitigate potential hazards.

  • Collaborate with project managers and site supervisors to ensure adherence to safety protocols.

  • Provide safety training and awareness programs for on-site personnel.

  • Investigate and report on incidents, near misses, and accidents, identifying root causes and recommending preventive measures.

  • Maintain current knowledge of safety regulations, codes, and industry best practices.

  • Liaise with regulatory agencies to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal safety requirements.

  • Collaborate with the project team to develop emergency response plans and procedures.

  • Evaluate contractors and subcontractors for safety performance and adherence to safety standards.


  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering, or a related field.

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or equivalent certification.

  • Proven experience in overseeing safety management for transmission and distribution projects.

  • In-depth knowledge of relevant safety regulations and standards, particularly in the energy sector.

  • Strong communication and leadership skills with the ability to influence and drive a safety culture.

  • Experience conducting safety training and developing safety programs.

  • Familiarity with incident investigation and reporting processes.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and contractors.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.