EH&S Supervisor

Location: Osceola, Iowa
Opening ID: 28482
Job Family: Safety and Environmental
Date Posted: Mar 10, 2023


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

If you're considering a career with Altec, Inc., there's never been a better time to join us! Our Company was founded based upon values that place the customer first, and view people as our greatest strength. Altec has continued to grow, utilizing the same basic values, and over the years, those values have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of our customers worldwide. We remain committed to total customer satisfaction in everything we do. That's why today, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard of excellence in design, manufacturing and service; and that's why you can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well managed company.

Our Company:

Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries.

At Altec, advanced technology efforts are aimed, without exception, at helping customers work "Safer and Smarter." Altec invests more resources than any other manufacturer in the advancement of safety, reliability, uptime and low cost of ownership.

Our Values Sustain Our Vision:

Altec continues to pursue a singular vision: To be recognized by customers as the preferred supplier of products, services and solutions in all markets we serve. Our values sustain that vision, our goals build upon it and our associates help to achieve it. Altec's values are the cornerstone of our corporate culture and every Altec associate is considered an integral part of Team Altec.
Our Values: Customer First, Enjoyment of Work, Family, Financial Stability, Integrity, People Are Our Greatest Strength, Quality, Spiritual Development, Teamwork.



Supervises the daily performance of Safety Specialists at the facility level.  Must be able to lead implementation of safety objectives at a local level.  A position at this level will have at least two associates as direct reports at a Facility Coordinator or Facility Specialist level.


- Supervises the identification of hazardous workplace conditions.
- Oversees the collection of samples and measurements of hazardous materials, and the coordination of the removal of physical, biological and chemical hazards.
- Supervises, participates and develops the training of employees on safety policies, procedures, regulations.     
- Ensures compliance with all applicable federal and state health and safety regulations and ensures necessary records are maintained and prepared according to established guidelines.
- Participates in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspections, providing inspectors with appropriate documents and identifying safety measures.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor's degree and 4 years of experience in a professional safety capacity. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complex tasks.

Must be willing to travel up to 25% of time, potentially on short notice, which may include air travel
Current Valid Driver's License
Must be able to work with teams and work with minimal supervision
Internal candidates will be an associate in good standing
Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Basic S&H Principles
Basic application of regulatory standards (OSHA or DOT) - OHSA 30 hours training
Application of simple hazard assessments (e.g. JHA/JSA)
Basic Hazard recognition skills (e.g. Guarding, slips, etc.)
Simple problem solving abilities (e.g. job and/or gap analysis, etc.)
Root Cause Analysis - Participate in 5 whys, cause mapping
Continuous Improvement at an individual level (e.g. Housekeeping, procedure, etc.)
Operational Knowledge
Basic IH Knowledge


Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
          • Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program
          • Retirement 401(k) Program
          • Vacation and Holidays
          • Flexible Spending Accounts
          • Tuition Assistance Program
          • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
          • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

EEO Statement

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.