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job Jun 23 2014

Business Management Analyst



Safety Specialist- Extended - Vacancy # 14073

Posting Date: 06/06/2014

Closing Date: 07/07/2014

Position Type: Regular/Full-Time

Job Information

Job Classification: Business Management Analyst 

 Department: 085 Safety and Technical Services

Work Location: 4505 Middlebrook Pike

Work Schedule: 40+ hours / week: M - F

Work Description: Monitors and analyzes federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules, recommendations and regulations (including but not limited to OSHA, TOSHA, NIOSH, etc). Review regulatory requirements, research best practices, and establish and/or implement KUB's current regulatory practices for compliance programs such as personnel protective equipment, construction safety, machine guarding, and fall protection. Makes recommendations concerning methods or techniques to assist in attaining, maintaining, or exceeding compliance with all applicable regulations. Works with internal work groups to enhance existing or to develop new compliance programs or processes. For new or changes to existing regulations, develops compliance strategies with internal work groups to assure compliance with applicable requirements. Implements compliance strategies through the development of compliance manuals and plans, process documentation, and training materials for instructors or to provide instruction. Communicates regulatory changes and requirements to all levels of the organization in written or presentation format. Performs or coordinates audits for existing programs and facilities to ensure compliance with safety programs. Provides technical advice and assistance regarding applicable regulations and programs to other employees, consultants, and contractors. Collects data and submits reports when required. May assist or conduct educational/promotional programs in order to promote utility and safety awareness. Works on special projects and assignments as required including support to KUB's Incident Response programs. May participate with other cross-functional teams within KUB, occasionally assuming a leadership role to address specific goals and objectives. May participate in or oversee specific areas of the Safety and Technical Services Department's operating budget process. May require beyond normal business hours or standby support to aforementioned programs.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a science, engineering, or public health and safety field

• Strong PC skills including MS Office Professional (i.e. Access, Excel, Project, PPT)

• Strong analytical and project management skills

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Ability to work independently on projects in a timely manner

• Valid TN driver's license

Physical Demands: Works primarily in an office setting, but regular field visits and activities are required. These field visits may include: emergency response activities and support beyond normal business hours, heavy lifting or strenuous work and mobility over rough terrain. Requires bending, stooping, lifting, and working in awkward and strenuous positions at times. Occasionally requires above normal mental and visual alertness.

Note: The physical demands described above are intended to relate the approximate physical demands of the classification. Physical demands for a specific position within this classification may vary and / or exceed those demands described above. Additional information regarding specific positions is available in Human Resources.

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced degree in a science, engineering, public health, and/or safety

• Applicable professional certification (Utility Safety Professional, Certified Safety Professional, etc.)

• 3-5 years of experience administering utility and/or safety regulatory programs

• Understanding of utility environment with regard to operational aspects

• Strong interpersonal and team skills

Selection Process

Phase 1 Submit online application at

Phase 2 Experience, training and education evaluation

Phase 3 Interview with department representatives

Phase 4 Written, performance and behavioral exercises

Phase 5 Background investigation

Phase 6 Physical assessment and/or drug screen If special accommodations are needed at any phases of the selection process, please notify Human Resources in advance.


Only candidates submitting a completed KUB application and completing each component of the selection process will be considered for KUB positions. KUB does not accept unsolicited applications. Completed applications are only considered for advertised vacancies. Please, no third party inquiries. Due to the volume of applications and resumes we receive, only applicants invited to interview will be contacted.

Applicants should apply on all positions of interest. KUB reserves the right to consider applications for additional vacancies in the same classification within 120 days of the original posting, after which time, applicants must reapply to be considered for any openings.

It is the applicant's responsibility to provide correct and updated contact information to KUB during the active period of the application. If KUB is unable to contact the applicant because the information on the application is no longer correct, the application will be considered inactive and the applicant no longer eligible for employment.



Submit online application at

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