The Hazardous Energy Control Work Practice Expert will serve as the institution’s Hazardous Energy Control Subject Matter Expert.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Under the guidance of the Electrical Safety Group Manager:
- Act as primary field contact for BNL in all matters related to hazardous energy control, (including but not limited to electrical, mechanical, thermal, chemical, hydraulic, and pneumatic sources of energy);
- Maintain the BNL Lockout/Tagout Subject Area;
- Provide coaching and mentoring to staff for hazardous energy; identification, and implementation of control methods;
- Conduct work observations, obtain feedback from working groups, and make the required modifications to BNL’s Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) Program;
- Communicate results of LOTO implementation analysis to operating departments through field visits, email, and newsletters;
- When requested, aid in the writing of LOTO procedures;
- When requested, review department procedures for hazardous energy control and compliance;
- Work with the line organizations to find safe and compliant solutions that meet operational needs;
- Promote compliant LOTO Subject Area implementation across BNL;
- Interface with others across the DOE complex in matters related to hazardous energy control;
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Requires a high school diploma or equivalent plus:
– a BS degree in a technical field and 8 years relevant work experience or;
– a technical institute, Adult BOCES certification, AA degree in a technical field, CCI program completion at BNL plus 12 years relevant work experience or;
– a technical high school certification program (eg. BOCES) and 13 years relevant work experience or;
– 14 years relevant work experience.
– Relevant experience should include preparing and/or reviewing job specific LOTO form procedures.
- Knowledge of external standards related to hazardous energy control such as OSHA and NFPA 70E;
- Knowledge of practices and procedures to safeguard employees when performing work on all types of equipment.
- Ability to develop immediate and long-term programmatic and field-based solutions to assist staff when preparing for work on equipment and systems;
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office;
- Possession of a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record;
- Must demonstrate the ability to present ideas and concepts orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner to communicate technical information and interact with individuals with diverse backgrounds and levels of understanding including senior management, engineers, scientists, and trade workers;
- Must be a positive driver for change regarding BNL’s commitment to safety and compliance;
- Interpersonal skills as demonstrated by performance as a positive driver for change regarding commitment to safety and compliance;
- Willingness and aptitude to learn from our current Safety staff and to be a team player;
- Solid safety-based reasoning skills;
- Strong interpersonal and time management skills.