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SFM Risk Solutions, Risk Consultant — Workers' Compensation
U.S. Health and Safety Advisor — Field, Alliance Pipeline Inc.
Safety Manager, Truth Hardware Corporation, Department 3245, Shift 1
Environmental Health and Safety Specialist, Hennepin County
Regional Safety Manager, Ruan Transportation
Safety Manager, Christensen Farms

Job Title, Organization SFM Risk Solutions, Risk Consultant — Workers' Compensation
Description of Position SFM Risk Solutions has distinguished itself as workers' compensation experts and we take great pride in servicing our customers by bringing quality services, cost control and specialized workers' compensation insurance expertise to employers. We are committed to hiring people who have passion for what they do and are dedicated to making a difference.

SFM Risk Solutions is seeking a Risk Consultant to advise Assigned Risk Plan customers on safety-related issues. You'll participate as an active team member of a multi-functional team comprised of policy service representatives, claims representatives and premium auditors by assisting assigned policyholders and agents with the development and continued implementation of specific loss control actions and activities resulting in reduced losses and loss potentials. Applies the Assigned Risk Plan servicing criteria as articulated in the servicing agreement. Consults and provides resources to policyholders for injury prevention. Works closely with policy service representatives and claims representatives to identify and resolve policyholder issues. Ensures that all required Assigned Risk Service standards are being met. Plans for, conducts, and prepares reports of findings and recommendations resulting from safety hazard surveys at policyholder worksites in accordance with the servicing guidelines. Manages the required risk consulting services for the assigned risk book of business. Engages in continuing professional development, including professional-association membership.
Desired Qualifications Job specifications:
Bachelor's degree in safety, risk management or science preferred. Direct safety field experience can be substituted for a four-year degree.
Master's degree in safety, risk management or science preferred.
One to two years' experience working in a safety-related field (manufacturing or construction setting) preferred.
ASP or ARM designation a plus.
Knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations related to workers' compensation insurance, safety and OSHA.
Ability to operate or learn to operate sound level meters.
Solid presentation skills to educate and present safety-related classes to external customers.
Solid communication skills to communicate effectively with external customers (agents and policyholders), to advise on services, and to interact in a team environment and collaborate with other team members.
Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Solid written communication skills.
Effective organizational and time management skills to handle multiple priorities and deadlines.
Resourceful, with good organizational and multi-tasking skills.
Ability to follow directions and understand and adhere to team procedures and company best practices.
Demonstrates positive teaming skills.
Must possess valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.
Flexibility in scheduling to accommodate customer needs and ability to participate in overnight stays, primarily in the State of Minnesota.
Ability to work in a paperless environment with extensive computer and mouse work, which involves sitting for extended periods of time.
Solid communication skills including ability to listen and speak clearly and concisely to customers whom have a wide variety of insurance comprehension.
Ability to present information in a confident manner on the phone, in-person and via written communication.
Travel to meet with policyholders.
Engages in occasional lifting (approximately 25 to 35 pounds) of A/V equipment, suitcase containing laptop and bulk papers, etc.
Regularly required to walk, climb stairs and climb ladders and be able to walk around construction job sites.
Regularly exposed to different work environments (i.e., dusty, noisy, cold, hot, around farm animals). Use of personal protective equipment on policyholder sites may be required.
Ability to operate and drive a car as regular travel by car is required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Salary SFM offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, incentive bonus based on company and team goals, flexible work arrangements, and a career-enriching environment.
How to Apply For more information about SFM or to apply online please visit our website at www.sfmic.com or click here: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=10383371 to apply directly.
Date Posted 08/12/14

Job Title, Organization U.S. Health and Safety Advisor — Field, Alliance Pipeline Inc.
Description of Position Based at one of our U.S. field offices (Valley City, ND; Mankato, MN; Maquoketa, IA) or at our business office in Eden Prairie, MN, the Health and Safety Advisor is responsible for verifying that Alliance is adequately prepared to carry out operational duties in a safe and prudent manner. Reporting to the Manager of Health and Safety and as a dynamic member of the Alliance Health and Safety Team, this position focuses on health and safety compliance to ensure all applicable regulations, codes and practices are being addressed and maintained. A strong collaborative approach in the implementation of programs and initiatives’ is essential in the success of this role. The Health and Safety Advisor must act as a strong resource to internal stakeholders to ensure that individuals and operational teams achieve optimal health and safety performance. This role is considered a primary point of contact for coaching/mentoring on health and safety-related topics and relaying directional focus to the organization.

This position will act as an advisor, coach and mentor with field and corporate teams to identify, resource, audit and resolve identified health and safety issues. Expectations of this position will be to perform office related functions and field interactions. Extensive field travel is an expectation of this position. The area of coverage includes our mainline and lateral facilities from the North Dakota/Saskatchewan border to Chicago, Illinois.

  • Provide leadership, direction, training, and expertise toward the implementation of Health and Safety Management programs by internal stakeholders and contractors;
  • Act as point of contact for local, provincial, state or federal regulatory groups within assigned regional area of responsibility;
  • Participate in and manage internal field audits and inspections;
  • Develop and oversee regional safety plans;
  • Active member of the Emergency Support Team;
  • Provide operational Health and Safety support for field activities;
  • Act as coach/mentor/resource regarding safety issues to Field Leadership Team;
  • If required, conduct incident investigations;
  • Participate on behalf in activities such as safety meetings, tabletop exercises, emergency responses, security related incidents and investigations and inspections.
  • Develop, implement and maintain health and safety protocols to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and standards.
  • Provide technical expertise to Learning and Development (L&D), in regards to safety training
  • Provide health & safety expertise for Business projects.
  • Review contractor Health & Safety Programs
  • Actively prepare for, participate and co-facilitate HSE Leads meetings.
  • Ensure that H&S budget is maintained and adhered to.
  • Maintain client and vendor field contacts.
  • Provide health and safety performance evaluation for employee and contractor work.
  • Liaise with internal business partners to effectively manage safety-related projects to completion.
  • Strong working knowledge of OSHA Regulations.
Desired Qualifications Education/Experience Required:
  • Minimum 4 years safety and health experience within the oil and gas industry.
  • Technical Degree/Diploma in related field.
  • Experience as an Industrial Hygienist would be considered an asset.
  • Strong understanding of regulatory requirements for applicable jurisdictions.
  • General knowledge and experience with current Health & Safety management practices/approaches.
  • General technical background in pipeline operations, maintenance and construction process.
  • Working knowledge and experience in behavior based safety management principles.
  • Ability to effectively work within a group and problem solve.
  • Display a clear and concise decision making approach
  • Ability to organize and plan effectively with minimal direction.
  • Class 5 Driver’s License, with a driver’s abstract, promoting a safe driving record.
  • General computer knowledge including Microsoft applications and web applications.
  • Understanding of technical certifications (journeyman, etc.) for specific skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Interview and intervention techniques.
Location Based at one of our U.S. field offices - Valley City, ND; Mankato, MN; Maquoketa, IA or at our business office in Eden Prairie, MN.
Salary Alliance Pipeline offers a competitive compensation package, which includes bonuses, benefits and relocation plans.
Organization Web site address www.alliancepipeline.com
How to Apply To apply, please send your resume and completed questionnaire, quoting competition #14-1019, by August 28, 2014, to:

Human Resources
Alliance Pipeline
800, 605-5th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 3H5
Fax: (403) 206-7131
Email: hr@alliancepipeline.com

As an equal opportunity employer, Alliance is committed to diversity in the workplace. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted for an interview.
Date Posted 08/12/14

Job Title, Organization Safety Manager, Truth Hardware Corporation, Department 3245, Shift 1
Description of Position Accountability objective:
This position is accountable for the OSHA/Safety activities and environmental control responsibilities for the Owatonna Truth Hardware facilities.
Desired Qualifications Essential qualifications:
  1. Five to ten years of health and safety experience in an industrial facility.
  2. A thorough knowledge of government safety and environmental regulations such as OSHA, RCRA, and EPA.
  3. Experience and skills to ensure the required reporting for environmental purposes is done on a timely basis and that the locations are adhering to the Federal, State and local environmental rulings and regulations; implementing environmental compliance programs when needed.
  4. Ability to develop and implement new health and safety programs while maintaining and updating existing health and safety programs.
  5. Possess knowledge to ensure the safety and upkeep of plant and related facilities and equipment through inspections and taking or recommending actions. Perform safety and life safety equipment preventative maintenance and inspection.
  6. Participate in accident investigations and document root cause and action items
  7. Proficiency in Excel, Word, and Outlook is required
Desired qualifications:
  1. A degree in environmental engineering and/or health and safety would be a plus.
Location Owatonna, MN
How to Apply Apply to:
Truth Hardware
700 West Bridge Street
Owatonna MN 55060
Date Posted 07/31/14

Job Title, Organization Environmental Health and Safety Specialist, Hennepin County
Description of Position The county-wide Workplace Safety and Environmental Division of Property Services is currently seeking an Environmental Health and Safety Specialist. The person hired will consult with and provide assistance to Hennepin County's Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation (DOCCR) health and safety teams, supervisors, employees, task forces, and committees in promoting safe workplace environments. A key part of this position is to develop a professional relationship with the DOCCR Safety Manager and each divisional team leader.
Desired Qualifications One of the following:
  • A master's degree or higher in public administration, business administration, or other field appropriate to the position and two years or more of experience in general administrative work related to departmental/organizational operations or in a specialty area appropriate to the position
  • A bachelor's degree in one of fields listed above and four years or more of the required experience
  • Eight years or more of the required experience
Location Downtown Minneapolis, MN
Salary $51,929.28 - $80,726.88 Annually
Organization Web site address www.hennepin.us
How to Apply Complete application and upload resume by visiting www.hennepin.jobs
Date Posted 07/30/14

Job Title, Organization Regional Safety Manager, Ruan Transportation
Description of Position/Qualifications Visit website link below.
Job location Starts in Brooklyn Park, October 1, they are relocating to Otsego, MN
Salary $60-$65K
Organization Web site address http://www.ruan.com/job.aspx?id=982
How to Apply Visit our website or email resume to ruanhr@ruan.com
Date Posted 07/15/14

Job Title, Organization Safety Manager, Christensen Farms
Description of Position Christensen Farms, a family owned agricultural business, is currently seeking a Safety Manager. Responsible for the design, implementation, and administration of safety programs and initiatives to ensure the safety, health, and well-being of employees. See full description and apply at: http://christensenfarms.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-599145.html.
Desired Qualifications Bachelor's Degree or related experience. 5-10 years safety, health, production or equivalent experience is preferred. OSHA 10/30 hour certified and Certified Safety Professional or equivalent is preferred, but not required.
Job location Sleepy Eye, MN
Salary Competitive salary and great benefits
Organization Web site address www.christensenfarms.com
How to Apply To learn more about this position and to apply, visit our website at: http://christensenfarms.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-599145.html
Date Posted 07/15/14

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