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NANA Regional Corporation HSE Specialist in Anchorage, Alaska

Req ID: UCR00399



This position establishes and promotes the maintenance of a safe, accident free, and healthy work environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain a high level of visibility in day-to-day operations in an effort to promote / enhance safety rapport with NMS employees.

  • Provide field support to remote as well as in-town company divisions.

  • Provide oversight and support of tasks with potential impact on the Environment.

  • Implements established safety policies and procedures.

  • Consults with managers and/or supervisors regarding the design and use of equipment, shops, fire-prevention and safety programs. Assists managers and supervisors in developing and implementing local safety related systems and procedures.

  • Inspects and/or tours organization facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, unsafe behaviors, recommends corrective and/or preventative measures where indicated.

  • Conducts studies and job safety analyses of industrial accident causes and hazards to health for use by company personnel and outside agencies.

  • Assist (lead where appropriate) with the planning and presentation of safety communication meetings

  • Providing guidance on incident and near-miss investigation, recommends corrective action

  • Participates in the preparation of material and evidence for organization use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations.

  • Assists in developing, implementing and maintaining other related programs such as the loss control program

  • Providing health and safety regulatory support

  • Developing, reviewing and revising health and safety policies, procedures, programs and handbooks

  • Devises, supervises, coordinates and delivers various safety training classes, programs, or media. Assists supervisors with safety meetings and with PPE hazard assessments. Teaches various safety classes on a wide variety of topics throughout the State of Alaska and NMS.

  • Supporting various committees as a resource that may exist at varied worksites; such as HSSE Steering Committees.

  • Supporting industrial hygiene and health activities via monitoring/testing, safety inspections and auditing, reporting and documentation

  • Identifying, assessing and recommending actions related to health, safety and emergency response issues

  • Knowing and observing safe work practices

  • Prepares and arranges safety exhibits and material for display, promotional work, industry conferences and exhibitions. Maintains safety files and records. Assists supervisors in determining OSHA 300 status of incidents.

  • Generate and promote ideas to improve HSSE performance.

  • Provide assistance in planning and conducting required emergency drills.

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

  • Other duties that are pertinent to the department or unit’s success also may be assigned.


  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Sciences in any of the following areas: industrial hygiene, safety engineering, and/or business management OR An Associate degree from a technical training school in a directly safety field and at least two (2) years of experience

  • At least two (2) years directly related industrial safety experience involving multiple disciplines

  • Computer skills and proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Well-developed planning and organizational skills including the ability to work independently, prioritize activities, meet commitments, and proactively manage time and a heavy workload.

  • Ability to train operations personnel.

  • Self-directed

  • Able to solve a broad range of complex problems

  • Certifications highly desirable: Occupational Safety and Health Technician, Associate Safety Professional, Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Registered Sanitarian.

  • A working knowledge of CFR 49, AKOSH regulations, and basic Industrial hygiene techniques and principles.

  • A valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record for the past three (3) years to be eligible under NMS’ vehicle insurance policy.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Weather: Indoors: environmentally controlled; requires most or all work to be done inside

Noise level: Quiet

Description of environment: Standard office environment

Physical requirements: Employee is required to lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, use hands/fingers to handle or feel, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk/hear, see, taste/smell, and carry weight/lift.

Travel: Employee may travel up to 25% to various locations within the U.S. and/or remote locations and may be required to use alternative modes of transportation, including but not limited to snow machines, boats, small airplanes and ATVs. Travel is coordinated by NMS.


* NMS Core Values*

Safety guides our behavior.

Honesty and integrity govern our activities.

Commitments made will be fulfilled.

All individuals are treated with dignity and respect.

The environment will be protected and sustained.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Shareholder Preference

NMS is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran protected status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.NANA grants employment preference to shareholders of NANA and their spouses and descendants to the extent allowed by law.

It is NMS policy to conduct background checks, drug testing and a physical assessment, as applicable, once an offer has been accepted, in accordance with company and/or contract requirements.

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Organization: NMS G and A

Job: Health, Safety & Environmental

Primary Location: US-AK-Anchorage

Shift: Day Job