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Safety/Operator Qualification Specialist
Title:Safety/Operator Qualification Specialist
Location:Eau Claire, Wisconsin

We are seeking an efficient, self-motivated Safety/OQ Specialist to join our team. 

Nature of Work:

This professional position ensures OQ certification and training compliance for our team through training, testing, qualification, and record keeping.  This individual is also responsible for ensuring employee adherence to safety policies & procedures on construction job sites.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties listed below may vary in terms of importance and other duties may be added or eliminated as this position develops.

  • Determine and schedule OQ training qualification compliance dates.
  • Oversee scheduling, logistics and execution of qualification training.
  • Conduct OQ training, testing, and evaluations for new & current team members.
  • Maintain technical training programs and related records/documentation.
  • Enter data, update, and maintain computer-based record-keeping system and compliance reporting.
  • Conduct new hire orientations and safety training.
  • Help build and maintain a safe work culture.
  • Conduct job site safety evaluations and inspections to verify compliance with company and government safety policies and standards.
  • Assist with post-incident response: secure evidence for post incident investigations, collect post incident data, and make sure all injuries are reported in a timely fashion.

Required Competencies: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Demonstrated ability to develop and train key concepts to various audiences.
  2. Minimum 3 years underground utility installation experience, or formal training, and strong desire to grow within the utilities industry.
  3. Professionalism, integrity and self-sufficient.
  4. Highly motivated self-starter who is able to prioritize workload.
  5. Aptitude for technology and online systems.
  6. Basic Microsoft Office Skills
  7. Valid driver’s license.
  8. Knowledge of OSHA and DOT Safety requirements.
  9. Demonstrates ability to positively influence others, and develop strong workplace relationships.

Work Conditions/Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Most of the work will be performed in the field at the job site, in all weather conditions.
  2. Some work is performed in an office setting and indoor training center.
  3. Position requires daily travel, within respective area of coverage, as well as possible overnights. A company vehicle will be provided.


About KS:

Every day, we install the pipes and cables that power our lives--from lighting offices to heating homes. While this paints a pretty picture, our work is just pretty tough. We dig. We cut. We build.

Every time we climb into a protected hole, we're taking a risk. The smallest mistake may cause an accident. This work demands safety, perfection, and efficiency. It's Mission: Impossible. At KS, we live for it. We build energy infrastructure that you depend on. In this industry, everyone is good. WE ARE BETTER!


KS Energy Services is a family centered company, we value hard work, integrity and diversity. Working for KS Energy Services offers the opportunity for a rewarding career in the construction industry.

We offer excellent compensation and industry-leading benefits, such as health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, all starting on DAY 1. Eligible for Company 401(k) match after 90 days of service.

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