Sr. Safety Specialist

Toledo Refining Company

Toledo Refining Company

Oregon, OH, USA
Posted on Monday, April 1, 2024
Sr. Safety Specialist

This position serves as the technical resource to the Health and Safety group and the rest of the refinery.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with all levels of the organization to support the development of facility H&S programs, procedures, safe work practices, campaigns, etc.

  • Participate as a member of one of the facilities Business Teams.

  • Analyze safety performance and statistics.

  • Lead/participate in various safety committees.

  • Develop, conduct, and participate in safety meetings.

  • Participate in the maintenance and continuous improvement of the existing safety programs for the refinery.

  • Lead and perform safety audits and planned general inspections.

  • Support and participate in incident and near miss investigations.

  • Develop and implement general and specialized training presentations, materials, and testing for regulatory, required, and topic-specific training.

  • Assist field supervision with loss control efforts including hazard assessment and control.

  • Interface with contractors in respect to adhering to safety policies/standards and related safety and health activities.

  • Serve as a resource to provide information and interpretation on safety regulations, procedures and practices.

  • Participate in pre-plans and work activities for high-risk jobs.

  • Perform Job Hazards Analysis for specific job tasks when necessary.

  • Provide safety support turnarounds, capital projects, and other engineering projects while ensuring compliance with facility standards and federal and local regulatory requirements.

  • Perform technical writing functions that include developing and editing communication materials, standards, plans, and reports.

  • Provide H&S oversight to refinery workforce related to confined space entry, hot work, safe work practices, and other related health, safety, or industrial hygiene matters.

  • Maintain a level of H&S related knowledge and expertise through periodic job function training or skill development.

Job Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health & Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Sciences, Occupational Safety or related course of study preferred.

  • 5+ years’ safety and/or industrial hygiene experience required.

  • Experience in a petroleum, chemical, or manufacturing plant preferred.