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Targa Resources, Inc.

Safety Specialist

Targa Resources, Inc. - Chico, TX

Job Responsibilities

Implementation and auditing of OSHA programs and policies as well as local and state programs and policies including understanding corporate policy and local procedures, performing behavior observations and compliance evaluations, and auditing.

Participating or leading incident reporting and investigations, including Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

Managing and driving to completion open action items that result from PSM Audits, PHAs and other compliance Audits.

Facilitate and conduct Safety Meetings and Site Specific Training for the North Texas Region.

Auditing and monitoring of large contract and construction crews.

Assist with shutdowns, confined space entries, critical lifts and other high priority jobs.

Evaluate working conditions and recommend improvements in safety and health methods, practices, and procedures.

Advise management, operations, and project/maintenance teams in matters that assure compliance with federal, state, local and corporate rules and regulations pertaining to employee health and safety. Acting as the local subject matter expert or resource.

Investigate accidents to identify causes and to determine how such accidents might be prevented in the future.

Assure that various reports are filed with appropriate agencies in accordance with applicable safety regulations including specific requirements of permits or regulations for the various facilities.

Conduct formal and informal audits of physical facilities and compliance related programs and procedures.

Actively promote safe and environmentally friendly work processes within the facilities.

Conduct Emergency Response drills and work with local emergency response agencies within the North Texas area.

Assist in contractor safety programs.

Assist other ES&H team members with company initiatives and overall implementation of ES&H Department Goals.

Minimum Essential Qualifications

A college degree, and/or 5 years of directly related work experience

Minimum of 5 years of experience implementing and leading formal safety programs

The physical ability to be in the plant to perform inspections and audits.

Proficient in various computer applications including MS Office, MS Outlook, and Internet access.

The ability to successfully pass any HAZWOPER training required for this position including use of SCBA.

Effective communication skills to work closely with regulators, inspectors, and all levels of personnel within Targa.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Ability to lift, push, and pull 50 pounds.

Ability to work in changing climate conditions and a plant environment.

Able to work in close quarters: i.e., work while kneeling, squatting, sitting, climbing, and standing.

Follow and adhere to all applicable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guidelines (ex: eye protection, footwear, Nomex).

The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Regular and Reliable Attendance

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred consideration will be given for CSP, ASP, CIH or other degreed professional certifications.

10 years of experience in the oil and gas or petrochemical industry.

Extensive knowledge of the rules and regulations of the various federal and state agencies having jurisdiction over the Targa facilities.

Targa offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package.

Targa Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note – Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position. We thank all respondents for their interest in Targa. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No Phone calls please. Placement agencies or recruiters need not respond. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. 

This position is subject to federally mandated drug/alcohol testing.

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5 days 9 hours ago

Targa Resources, Inc.


Safety Specialist Targa Resources, Inc. - Chico, TX, United States


Location: Chico, TX

Company Profile:
Targa is a leading provider of midstream services and is one of the largest independent midstream energy companies in North America. We own, operate, acquire, and develop a diversified portfolio of complementary midstream energy assets.