EH&S Supervisor- 1st Shift - Osceola Body Plant

Location: Osceola, Iowa
Opening ID: 30694
Job Family: Safety and Environmental
Date Posted: Feb 12, 2024


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

If you're considering a career with Altec, there's never been a better time to join us! Our company was founded on values that place the customer first and prioritize our people as our greatest strength. Over the years, those values and our talented associates have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of customers worldwide. Today, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that sets the standard of excellence in design, manufacturing and service — and that's why we're the ideal place for you to grow your career.

Founded in 1929, Altec 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 signs markets. We help our customers dig deeper and reach higher in more than 100 countries around the world. 



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, Vision and Prescription Drug Program
  • Retirement 401(k) Traditional or Roth Program Options with Company Match
  • Vacation and Holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Leave
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
  • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance including Hospital Indemnity, Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Additional Wellness Programs and Rewards Available

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.

Experience Level Adjustment

Should the selected candidate meet the qualifications of a more experienced level in the career path, the job level may be adjusted.