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Division Safety Manager (Greater Los Angeles)
Los Angeles, CA

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$120,000 - $135,000 / yr

At Company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. We nurture that resource by fostering a work environment that encourages communication, respect and recognition. In this environment, Company employees flourish, taking their careers to new levels. In addition to offering a 120+ year history of quality, safety and excellence, Company has a dynamic, exciting and supportive culture where opportunity for growth abounds.

We are currently seeking a Division Safety Manager who will lead our safety efforts on multiple projects throughout Southern California. The Division Safety Manager will monitor the onsite activities on multiple construction jobsites across Southern California, to ensure that all work is conducted at the highest level of safety and in accordance with company safety standards and Cal-OSHA safety standards. The Division Safety Manager will work with the Division Vice President or Division Manager, General Superintendent, Project Manager’s, Superintendents, and other field staff working on various projects throughout the region.

Essential Functions

  • Assist in providing jobsite orientation and safety training.
  • Enforce safety standard according to IIPP.
  • Ensure subcontractor compliance with jobsite safety regulations and requirements.
  • Conduct incident investigations and provide reports. Follow up to make sure corrective action has been taken.
  • Assist in conducting weekly Tool box meetings.
  • Coordinate Emergency Response and ensure employees receive medical treatment.
  • Coordinate procurement and supply of jobsite postings and other HSE supplies and materials.
  • Conduct site audits at least weekly.
  • Working knowledge of CA MUTCD.
  • Assist Project Managers with submittals.
  • Provide daily report and document daily safety inspections of the jobsite.
  • Ensure projects are complying with California Code 4216 (811 or Dig-Alert).
  • Conduct daily safety observations accompanied with conversations about safe work behaviors.
  • Coach front line supervisors and Superintendents on safety observations, safety meetings, Task Hazard Analysis, and Jobsite Safety Inspections.
  • Provide safety and security material to personnel.
  • Attend monthly safety meetings held by the Owner/Agency.
  • Perform testing on noise, air flow and air quality, and also keep record of the testing.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Specific Job Knowledge, Skill and Ability

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Minimum of 5 years of Safety experience in a construction industry as a safety professional or supervisor with safety responsibility.
  • Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) Certification preferred. STS-C Certification or better required.
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training a plus.
  • OSHA 30-hour Construction within the last 4 years.
  • OSHA 510 or 500 certification within the last 4 years.
  • First aid CPR training required, trainer preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of OSHA standards regarding excavations, confined spaces, fall protection, hazard communication, rigging operations, and the ability to conduct awareness level training for each discipline.
  • Have working knowledge of Causal Analysis methods. (Root Cause Analysis)
  • Have solid interpersonal skills, must be able to work well with the construction project site team, owners and construction management firms.
  • Must have the ability to speak with construction workers in a respectful, coaching manner.
  • Must have the ability to use the power of persuasion to elicit behavioral change.
  • Must be familiar with heavy civil construction tools, equipment, materials and methods of construction.
  • Bi-Lingual a plus.
  • Moderate Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Power Point, and Word.
  • Efficient recordkeeping and submittals of required project safety documentation.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting during study periods, meetings, seminars and training sessions.
  • Seeing and observing at close proximity detailed technical specifications and at a distance in observing and making visual assessments at job sites.
  • Walking job sites and other locations including excavations, scaffolds, roofs and elevated platforms to observe the work.
  • Listening to conversations and responses at job sites, job offices and other locations where noise levels are present. Using phones, radios and hand signals.
  • Lifting and carrying of training and clerical materials and safety equipment.
  • Ability to drive safety vehicle to travel to job site visits and attend meetings on behalf of the company.
  • Job involves exposure to all weather conditions for extended periods including hot, cold, wet and humid conditions as well as exposure to high noise levels and working in elevated or excavated areas. Job sites typically will include uneven surfaces and may require climbing ladders and scaffolding to review site safety equipment.

Company Benefits Package

In addition to offering a comprehensive benefits package for all employees — including a superior health benefits package — Company also offers generous performance-based compensation. As part of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Corporation, Company employees have the opportunity to directly and financially benefit from the Company’s success. Other benefits include vacation time, sick days, paid holidays, and a 401K program with match. (Benefits are subject to eligibility requirements)

Annual Salary Range: $120,000 – $135,000.

Relocation assistance will be provided to candidates outside of the local area on a case-by-case basis.

Company is an equal opportunity employer and an employee-owned company.

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