Current Openings

Senior Safety Consultant, Pinnacol Assurance

Senior Safety Consultants at Pinnacol are informal leaders who provide innovative risk intelligence to  customers so they can do their best work every day. Capable of delivering an array of safety solutions,  from loss control and compliance to enterprise risk strategy and implementation. Self-directed subject  matter expert that leverages autonomy and creativity to solve customers’ unmet needs in a variety of  ways, from traditional loss control and safety compliance to more complex enterprise safety culture  work, human and organizational performance consulting.

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Senior Safety Consultant – Denver, CO

Pinnacol Assurance does just one thing, and does it better than anyone: provide caring workers’ compensation protection to Colorado employers and employees. And while we may be a little biased, we believe that our work shapes communities and changes lives.

We have big hearts and love big ideas. We’ve been around for more than  100 years, but don’t let that fool you. Pinnacol is committed to taking care of Colorado employers and workers in the most innovative ways. We celebrate continuous improvement, new ideas, compassion, teamwork, integrity and excellence.

With our number one priority to keep everyone safe, along with the heart of Pinnacol’s “culture of caring” to do what is right and not what is easy, we’re currently having our team members work from home. But we’re still making time for fun with virtual events like virtual painting classes, virtual yoga and Zumba classes, and virtual happy hours!

What you’ll do:

Senior Safety Consultants at Pinnacol are informal leaders who provide innovative risk intelligence to  customers so they can do their best work every day. Capable of delivering an array of safety solutions,  from loss control and compliance to enterprise risk strategy and implementation. Self-directed subject  matter expert that leverages autonomy and creativity to solve customers’ unmet needs in a variety of  ways, from traditional loss control and safety compliance to more complex enterprise safety culture  work, human and organizational performance consulting.

What you can expect:

  • Lead safety management system strategic development through human-centered design tools,  workshops, and holistic consulting services that address all organizational challenges which can increase  risk. 
  • Responsible for managing assigned internal and external projects that align with the Safety Services’  vision and strategy and help Pinnacol win and retain business. 
  • Proactively analyze injury and accidents reports, claims metrics, and injury case studies across  industries in order to build commercial insights and recommend changes that lead to a safer work  environment 
  • Responsible for identifying customers’ unmet needs, crafting customized solutions for them, and  guiding their safety journey to meet their business goals. 
  • Provide informal mentorship to safety consultants. 
  • Proactively engage Pinnacol’s underwriting, claims, return to work, and agency relations teams to  partner on solutions that decrease customer costs and improve customer experience. • Perform direct customer engagement to support the retention of business, winning of new business,  and helping the customer drive down their loss ratio.
  • Responsible for performing self-imposed quality control on all work in a timely fashion. • Researches and builds commercial insights for occupational health and safety that support direct  customer engagement. 
  • Analyze data to assist policyholders in identifying trends in accident causes, injuries and claims  management 
  • Collect data and generate reports on a timely basis, using custom software, based on  findings/observations in policyholder’s business and losses. 
  • Responsible for effectively managing and documenting time for all assigned duties and daily tasks
  • Follow up with policyholders in a timely manner to ensure recommendations are addressed
  • Provide customer with appropriate resources, services and products to support their safety needs.
  • Manage the onboarding process in Safety Services for new consultants. 
  • Build a network of internal and external stakeholders to stay abreast of industry or business trends. • Adopt a growth mindset through proactively identifying and addressing learning and developmental  needs to enhance your own performance. 
  • End user on all internal software applications 
  • Use digital collaboration tools like Mural, Miro, and Google Jamboard to facilitate human-centered  design processes such as design sprints, customer journeys, strategy mapping, and so forth. • Perform other duties as assigned

What you need to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred. 
  • Five years of health, safety or risk management experience is preferred.  
  • Experience with municipalities or construction is a plus
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience is strongly preferred.  
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) strongly preferred
  • Strong customer-facing skills, sales first mindset, and robust public speaking skills.  
  • Always hold an active safety or risk professional designation by an ANSI-accredited institution or from  the American Institutes for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters or equivalent. 
  • Supportive and comfortable with the future of work, including digital collaboration tools, virtual  experiences, and innovative technologies.  
  • Effective Communication: Ask earnest questions and challenge the ideas of others in a persuasive but  professional manner.  
  • Knowledge and ability to apply Human-Centered Design, through being curious, seeking out problems,  and prototyping iterative solutions to those problems with the customer always in mind.
  • Strategic-Thinking: Understands and processes complex information and exercises sound judgment,  considering the situation, the issues, the key players, and levels of authority involved. Proposes a course  of action that further the objectives, priorities and vision of organization. 
  • Risk-Taking: Willingness to take calculated risks, accept failure, get over failure, and move on to the  next calculated risk.  
  • Resilience: Remains energized and focused in the face of ambiguity, rapid change or strenuous  demands. 
  • Teamwork and Leadership: Demonstrated proficiency working well inside small, high-performing
  • Must be able to travel up to 75% via personal automobile within the state is required; must possess valid Colorado driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance. Some overnight stays may be required, but most travel will be within the Denver Metro area.

We can’t do our work without people like you.
Our employees are extraordinary and committed to making a difference. Here’s some of the ways we show our appreciation.

  • Our benefits go beyond the basics. You’ll get to choose from diverse benefit offerings for medical, dental and vision.
  • We care about each other. We enjoy a positive, collaborative work environment. We are hard workers and high performers.
  • We love who you are. Pinnacol is on a journey to embody diversity, equity and inclusion. We’re committed to creating a culture that deeply values differences, where everyone feels like they belong.
  • Take a day (or 20!) off. Enjoy 20 paid days off your first full year plus 9 paid holidays.
  • Take care of yourself. Sign up for unique wellness programs, including on-site, company-paid fitness facilities and classes
  • Get your learning on. We promote a learning culture to help you master your current job and cultivate the skills of the future through a variety of on-site, online, and off-site professional development opportunities.
  • Give back and get paid. Through our employee volunteer program, Pinnacol in Action, employees receive paid time off to volunteer with Colorado nonprofits.
  • Share in our success. You’ll have the opportunity to earn a quarterly incentive, up to 20 percent of your annual base salary, when your team exceeds their goals and objectives.

When we find the right person, we try to put our best foot forward with an offer that excites you. We consider what you’d like to be paid, the skills and experience you bring, what similar jobs pay in the Denver area and make sure there’s equal pay for equal work among those you’ll be working with. The compensation amount for this role is targeted at $94,000-$98,900. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including your experience and expertise and may vary from the amounts listed above.

Want to love your work? Apply today!

Pinnacol is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. To request assistance with the application process, please email recruiting_team@pinnacol.com.

Field Safety Specialist

Job Title: Field Safety Specialist

Location: TBD, US (Primary)

Job Type: Regular Full-Time

Category: Health & Safety

# of Hires Needed: 1

Job Description

Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST) is a dynamic medium size consulting firm with offices across the United States and Canada. We are looking for a full-time Field Safety Specialist with a location TBD. Since 1990, WEST has grown to be one of the premier environmental and statistical consulting firms in the United States. WEST has a permanent core of professionals with broad experience in basic and applied ecological studies and the sophisticated analysis of natural resource data.

This is a new position and we anticipate the job to be 50% in the field and 50% in the professional office environment, however those percentages are subject to change.

Please click here to see what benefits WEST offers!

Join WEST and you will discover and enjoy:

  • Family friendly environment
  • Diverse workforce and DE&I initiatives
  • Great work/life balance
  • Flexible and casual work culture 
  • Professional growth opportunity
  • Safe and happy working environment

Job Summary:
The Field Safety Specialist will provide full time safety support to field staff under the supervision of the Health and Safety Manger to the operations of WEST. The work location of this position will vary between office and field-based locations. This position will help drive safe work habits, safety culture, and safety mindset with WEST field personnel. In addition, the Field Safety Specialist will strive to reduce injuries and claims by monitoring and evaluating safe work conditions and opportunities for improvement on the jobsite and will ensure that field jobsites comply with WEST safety protocol and procedures. The Field Safety Specialist will provide coaching and mentoring with the goal of continuous improvement in vehicle safety performance as well as mitigating safety concerns and hazards. The Field Safety Specialist will work with the safety team to continuously promote a positive and safe work culture at WEST.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducts incident investigations and incident reviews with employees
  • Periodically attend field weekly safety meetings and present safety strategies and solutions
  • Ensures field safety compliance for employees, equipment, and facilities through routine assessments and audits
  • Participates and provides training in project kickoff meetings or orientations.
  • Reviews Job Safety Analysis (JSAs) or Field Safety Plans (FSAs) to ensure they are complete and accurate for the workplace
  • Conducts safe driving coaching, audits, and feedback sessions with Field Technicians
  • Strives for continuous improvement of safety programs and KPI performance by regular review of company accident statistics
  • Train and mentor temporary seasonal field staff with little to no off-road driving experience
  • Observe safety behavior and coach others in the field to improve overall safety performance
  • Evaluate hazardous conditions and practices and develop controls or mitigations as they arise
  • Work with trade and professional associations to promote goals and objectives in the health and safety area that affect company business
  • Establish project target areas and long-range accident prevention and cost-control objectives
  • Audits client contracts to ensure the environmental, health and safety policy, procedures and training meet contract requirements
  • Actively engaged in all workers compensation claims associated with assigned projects
  • Support the Health and Safety Manager
  • Stay current with latest OSHA or other pertinent regulatory regulations through ongoing training and seminars
  • Support Canada and other countries where WEST conducts business
  •  Continuously maintain positive safety influence by recognizing employees who exhibited safe behaviors through the WEST Safety Wins program

This is a general description of the functions for this position and is not inclusive of the duties which may be associated with this position.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate must be a self-starter who possesses:

  • CHST, OHST, CSP preferred or a B.S. from an accredited occupational safety program
    • 3 – 8 years of experience in Field Safety. Preferably experience in wind, solar, off-road field sites
  • Strong ability to mentor, coach and teach field personnel safe mitigation technique’s with a professional calm demeanor
  • Ensure both WEST and client protocols are being effectively applied in the field
  • Effectively communicate field audit performance to Senior Managers, PM’s, FC’s, and the Safety Manager
  • Strong ability to research various agencies, associations, and utilize other subject matter expertise at WEST to stay current in industry safety improvements
  • Ability to critically think through incident reports and apply fair and effective accountability measures
  • Effectively be a resource for field personal with the ability to answer questions in a calm professional demeanor
  • Understands all field work conducted at WEST and the hazards associated with it
  • Excellent ability to provide verbal or written reports with a consistently high level of accuracy
  • Ability to prioritize work, handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to operate computers, keyboards and other peripheral equipment
  • Ability and willingness to travel including:
    • Flying commercially to states were field projects are located
    • Hotel stays
  • Adequate physical fitness and ability to:
    • Walk several miles in the field with our wildlife technicians at times
    • Ascend and descend challenging geography
    • Work in harsh weather conditions at varying times throughout the day and night
    • Drive large pickup trucks several miles
    • Bend or stoop as needed for observing wildlife, identifying hazards, and making observations
    • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds

WEST is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for everyone and highly recommends all prospective hires be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to their start date. While WEST does not currently require vaccinations, please be aware that WEST has a mandatory vaccination policy in place should local, state or federal law require vaccinations. Additionally, WEST has certain clients that require all personnel to be vaccinated prior to working on their projects, so individuals will be required to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination prior to working on those projects.  As an exception, employees may also request a Medical or Religious exemption from the vaccine requirement and the request must be supported by a doctor for a medical exemption or by a statement from the employee outlining a sincerely held belief to qualify for a religious exemption. Please contact us if you have any questions.

After an offer of employment is made, the candidate must successfully pass a pre- employment background check, drug screening, and a DMV records check that meets WEST’s minimum criteria to operate a motor vehicle on behalf of the company. A valid driver’s license will be required.

WEST provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, genetics, and any protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Further, WEST takes affirmative action to ensure that all individuals are treated fairly, and without discrimination, for recruitment, selection, advancement and every other term and privilege associated with employment.

If interested apply here.

ASSP Region 2 Super Meeting

When: Wednesday, November 9, 2022 9:00am PST

What: Covid 19 and Virus Testing in Wastewater

Speaker: Casey Mentzer P.E., Process Control Engineer, Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility

Registration on sale October 17, 2022

This meeting our scheduled Guest Speaker is Mr. Casey Mentzer P.E., Mr. Mentzer is the Process Control Engineer for the Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility. Mr. Mentzer will be discussing Covid 19 and virus testing in wastewater and how this testing benefits our community. This should be a very interesting and insightful meeting. Mr. Mentzer is a dynamic speaker who brings a level of knowledge and excitement to the wastewater process. Mr. Mentzer will be joined by Ms. Blaga Delic, M.S. who is a PhD student at the University of Nevada, Reno. Ms. Delic was instrumental in conducting the research for this program.

This is a meeting you do not want to miss!

This event will also be offered both as an In Person event (donuts and coffee) so please register, and as a Virtual event. Whichever way you plan to attend please be sure to sign up so we can track attendance, its free!

This event will be open to anyone in our Region as it will be the Regions’ first Super Meeting.

For more information and/or to register: Click Here

PART TIME WORKER NEEDED

Safety Services is looking for a part time worker with knowledge of the OSHA standards and knowledge of construction work.

  • Must be self-motivated and be able to work alone.
  • Schedule your own work times.
  • Be able to write short reports.
  • May be some light training if individual is qualified.
  • Be comfortable in asking workers to follow the rules.
  • Work with many different types of companies, mostly small companies.
  • Have good transportation to go to towns around Ft. Collins and to Cheyenne.

Call Joe Haralson at 970-689-9463 and leave a voicemail.