Field Safety Manager (PTE)

The POWER Testing & Energization (PTE) Field Safety Manager is responsible for leading safety efforts, coordination, reporting requirements and day to day occupational safety for PTE, with accountability to production and corporate management, concurrently. This individual participates in the development, management, oversight as well as recording, tracking, and reporting of safety statistics associated with PTE activities.

This role reports to the Corporate Safety Manager of POWER Engineers Inc. and the Business Unit Director of PTE.  The successful candidate will promote and ensure safety alignment between corporate and production management while serving as the lead safety professional for PTE.

Roles and Responsibilities


  • Perform safety evaluations, inspections and audits of PTE field staff & activities
  • Develop, maintain and update safety policy & procedure
  • Generate and review Job Hazard Analyses, Tailboard Reports and corresponding safety concerns
  • Review client safety policy & procedure to ensure PTE compliance
  • Promptly respond to field safety concerns and directives
  • Assist with client safety questionnaires, audits and surveys
  • Lead internal safety improvement initiatives
  • Contribute to leadership and production staff meetings in which safety and safe working methods are key subject matters
  • Provide general safety oversight, guidance and ongoing training to PTE field staff as needed

Corporate Safety Department

  • Receive and carry out safety directives from corporate safety management
  • Attend regular meetings between corporate and production safety leadership
  • Lead and coordinate accident/incident investigations with corporate safety management
  • Maintain safety certifications
  • Submit periodic safety audit, reports, metrics, evaluations and inspections for corporate safety review

Required Education/Experience

  • Understanding of the occupational safety concepts
  • Certification in related occupational safety field (e.g. OSHA 500/501, 10/30/10 ET&D, NFPA70e, NETA, NESC)
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to gain the trust of staff & management
  • Collaborative & consensus building work style
  • Professional work ethic; ability to carry out function without supervision (work independently & efficiently)
  • Proficiency and passion for occupational safety
  • Mindset to approach safety duties with balanced respect for compliance and business needs

Desired Education/Experience

  • Safety Credential preferred (e.g. CSP, CHST, CSHM, CIH, BS, MS, MPH)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety or related field preferred
  • Working familiarity with human performance improvement and behavioral safety tools and methods
  • Safety and/or production experience in a utility electrical testing environment