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Safety Specialist

Location: 

Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 138262

BASIC PURPOSE: It is the mission of the safety department to empower great managers who care with the resources and education needed to eliminate or mitigate workplace hazards while providing safe locations and experiences for our customers. 


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Plans, establishes, implements, and maintains a variety of occupational health and safety programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for all Love’s employees.
• Identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices in the workplace.
• Survey to identify and evaluate occupational health and safety conditions.
• Conduct and coordinate on-site inspections to audit physical conditions and safe work practices.
• Measure and evaluate the effectiveness of the hazard control system, policies, and procedures and implement changes that reflect improved opportunities to eliminate work place accidents and injuries.
• Conduct specialized safety and health training programs to communicate hazard control information.
• Facilitate new employee occupational health and safety orientation.
• Analyze data; prepare actionable recommendations to eliminate or minimize potential hazards.
• Incorporate essential occupational health and safety requirements into existing processes and procedures.
• Other duties assigned as needed.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Education:
 High school Diploma or equivalent required
 Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Safety, Industrial Hygiene or a related field preferred
• Experience:
 1-3 years of related experience or training preferred

 

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Skills:
 Hard Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office, training or knowledge of occupational health and safety compliance with applicable federal and state regulations/standards, ability to hands on train on health and safety, requires experience in implementation of health and safety programs, policies, procedures and processes as well as working knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements (OSHA, DOT, FRA, PHMSA, and EPA), and the ability to use the Internet.
 Soft Skills: Excellent oral and verbal communication skills and organizational skills; the ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, government regulations, professional journals; the ability to write technical reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions, the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardizations exists; ability to work independently and to meet deadlines; and keen attention to detail.
• Typical Physical Demands:
 Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
 Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
 Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
 Requires normal range of hearing and vision.
 Travel is required.

Job Function(s): Corporate

Clean Places, Friendly Faces. It's been the guiding principle at Love's for more than 50 years, and it's leading us into the future. We're passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with plenty of fuel, food and supplies. Love's has two primary kinds of stores. Our 'Country Stores' are fueling stations with a convenience store attached. The larger 'Travel Stops' are located on interstate highways and offer additional amenities such as food from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and more. 

 

 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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