Meridian has been named a Top Workplace in Oklahoma for the past 6 years. The designation is based solely on employee feedback. Meridian employees complete a survey from Energage, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. Employees evaluate the company's direction, execution of ideas, their personal connectedness to the organization, role satisfaction, supervision and employee benefits. The Top Workplace designation is based on survey outcomes.
Bachelor’s degree with a major in Occupational/Industrial Safety or Certified Safety and Health Official (CSHO) in general industry and/or construction industry preferred. A combination of education, professional certification, and three years of current work experience can be considered in lieu of education.
Knowledge of heavy equipment operation and safety preferred.
CPR and/or Basic First Aid is preferred, and OSHA 500 and/or 501 instructor/teacher certification is preferred.
Knowledge of current state and federal regulations related to workplace safety is required.
Experience developing safety training programs and formal presentations is required.
Demonstrated proficiency in record keeping, prioritizing, and scheduling; ability to exercise initiative, independent judgment, and discretion in the performance of duties; ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
Excellent communication skills including strong writing, speaking, and listening skills as well as strong facilitation skills.
Strong interpersonal and human relations skills especially with business professionals and adult students.
Proficient in Microsoft Office computer programs, specifically PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Must be a self-motivated individual able to work with minimal supervision, be dependable, and willing to accept flexible work hours and travel overnight as needed.
General work schedule of Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, unless the assignment requires training at a different time schedule and day or night and/or additional time is needed for completion.
The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.
The employee must be able to stand for long periods of time, on average 4 to 6 hours per day, with climbing and/or working with equipment applicable to the training requirements of the subject.
The employee is occasionally required to sit, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
Maintain a rapport and professional relationship with business and industry clients, vendors as well as adult and high school students. Must have the desire and ability to work harmoniously in a team-based environment with Meridian Technology Center staff as needed to carry out job responsibilities in a professional manner.
Must be able to perform work indoors in a climate-controlled classroom or private office, or in an outdoor environment with extreme weather conditions. This role routinely uses a wide variety of equipment such as, but not limited to, fire extinguishers, forklifts, respirators, and hand tools along with office equipment such as computers, phones, printers/copiers, and fax machines. Limited work travel overnight in-state as well out of state.
The Safety Training Specialist will be evaluated on the previously listed responsibilities in accordance with the Meridian Technology Center Performance Review Guidelines. These evaluations will determine salary increases and career advancement possibilities.
Main Campus located in Stillwater, OK
Commensurate with experience.