Corporate Safety Specialist job – HollyFrontier Corporation – Dallas, TX

Holly Energy Partners located in Dallas, TX is seeking a Corporate Safety Specialist. The Corporate Safety Specialist conducts basic to moderately complex Company Safety and Health assignments. Supports consistent application of Company policies as well as State and Federal laws and regulations at Company owned and operated facilities. Internally considered as a technical advisor.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinates safety programs, policies, and procedures and provides assistance to management and professional-level employees, corporate-wide, to ensure the Company is compliant with all health and safety regulations and standards

Informs management of safety issues and activities necessary to ensure compliance

Provides assistance, as assigned, to one or more of the following programs for all facilities: Process Safety Management, Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), Behavior Safety program, Personnel safety and training, Industrial Hygiene program, and safe work permitting programs

Facilitates corporate safety audits and participates in third party compliance audits of the company’s facilities

Assists with reviews and preparation of compliance schedules and inspection reports to assist facilities in ensuring compliance with all related and pertinent regulatory agencies

Proposes company-wide safety policies, plans, and initiatives and assists with implementation of programs to train managers and employees in work place safety practices, fire prevention, and correct handling techniques for chemicals, toxins, equipment and other materials

Assists with inspections of facilities siting standards and fire protection programs

Provides support for company emergency response teams and facility security, including DHS regulation

Tracks safety performance standards and measures and recommends program improvements

Provides documentation and safety and health analysis for review

Prepares comments on proposed safety and health regulations

May represent the company to governmental agencies, the public, and trade/professional associations and interfaces with regulatory agencies to ensure understanding of, and compliance with, all applicable safety and health regulations and requirements

Depending on assignment, may also support development, implementation and ongoing maintenance of corporate EHS data information system and provide initial and ongoing training and support as needed

Depending on assignment, may also administer company safety data sheet (SDS) database and provide assistance in the coordination of authoring new/ intermediate product safety data sheets (SDSs)

Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their supervisor, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion

Job Requirements

Experience:
A minimum of three (3) years of safety and health experience in petroleum refining, pipelines, terminals and/or oil & gas industry is required.

EDUCATIONAL LEVEL:
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Engineering or related field, or equivalent work experience in lieu of a degree (four years in addition to the experience requirement), is required.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
Ability to provide technical expertise to facility staffs. Strong communication skills and good technical writing skills. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations; advanced reading and writing skills and ability to effectively communicate with others both verbally and in writing. Good understanding of laws, pronouncements and regulations pertaining to health and safety operations. Good planning, organizational, leadership, and analytical skills; and ability to present publicly.

WORK CONDITIONS:
Office-based with travel up to 50% of time required. At times, required to work in a warehouse/plant/refinery/industrial environment, subject to varying weather conditions and required to work in all temperatures, including outdoors. On occasion may work near moving mechanical parts and/or rotating equipment, may be exposed to the risk of electrical shock. May have to work in close confined spaces.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Job conditions require standing, walking, sitting, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, making precise hand and finger movements, reaching or grasping, lifting or carrying and pushing or pulling up to 50lbs, climbing up to 200ft, the ability to operate and drive all assigned company vehicles at company standard insurance rates , valid State driver’s license and proof of insurance, and the ability to wear PPE including a respirator with no beard allowed.

ENVIROMENTAL, HEALTH, & SAFTEY RESPONSIBILITES:
Our primary values at HollyFrontier are: We put health and safety first; We care about the environment.

All HollyFrontier employees are expected to work safely every day and be safety & environmental leaders. This includes active participation in the following:

Stops and/or reports any unsafe work or conditions

Follows safety & environmental policies and procedures

Supports safety & environmental goals and initiatives

Participates in safety & environmental meetings, training, emergency drills and hazard recognition programs

Reports all accidents, injuries and near misses, and participates in associated investigations

Participates in industrial hygiene, medical surveillance and behavior based safety programs

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