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Lead Safety Manager
Los Angeles, CA

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$150,000 - $175,000 / yr

Company is seeking a Lead Safety Manager to join our Project in Los Angeles, CA


About Company:


Company is a leading civil, building, and specialty Construction Company that believes integrity, teamwork, and a collaborative approach are fundamental to our business success.


We transform industries and communities through stunning and complex infrastructure projects — to ensure public safety, maintain a quality of life and support a healthy economy. For more than a century, Company’s family of construction companies has supported the development and maintenance of many diverse projects across our great nation.


From coast to coast, notable projects include The Purple Line Extensions in Los Angeles, SR 99 Viaduct replacement tunnel in Seattle, East Side Access projects and the Hudson Yards Platform in New York, Central Subway Third Street Light Rail in San Francisco, and multiple airport expansions and bridge projects. At Company you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of large, high-profile, projects that impact your community.


Extraordinary Projects need Exceptional Talent




Company is looking for a Lead Safety Manager to manage the Health and Safety of the Westside Purple Line Extension Project, Section 2. The Lead Safety Manager will monitor and enforce the individual Health and Safety plans of each project in conjunction with the site safety managers to ensure that the following requirements are fulfilled for each project:

Supervisory responsibilities include but are not limited to: training and mentoring employees; planning, assigning, delegating and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and resolving employee issues. This position reports to the Project Executive, Operations Manager or other assigned supervisor.



·         Maintains a SAFE jobsite, monitors safety and takes appropriate action to correct any safety issues or deficiencies.

·         Oversees and manages on-site Safety Staff, which includes, Safety Coordinators, Safety Apprentices and Safety Administrative Assistants on multiple shifts.

·         Purchases Safety equipment.

·         Responsible for site specific safety assignments and multi-shift coverage.

·         Ensures compliance with all health and safety regulations and keeps abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the organization.

·         Monitors activities at construction sites. Inspects construction site daily.

·         Assists Project Manager and/or Superintendents with the development and monitoring of the job specific safety plans. 

·         Review accident procedure.

·         Prepares and reviews the minutes of safety meetings.

·         Maintain MSDS and Hazardous Communication Program.

·         Completes incident reports and distributes and maintains files.

·         Gathers toolbox reports from foreman and subcontractors.

·         Receives and monitors safety reports and responds when discrepancies occur in monthly man-hour report and maintains JV OSHA Log 300.

·         Monitors all accidents and maintains appropriate paperwork and files pertaining to same. Gathers Monthly Safety Hours from subcontractors for the monthly Report and forwards to Safety Director.

·         Maintains and conducts Safety audits.

·         Control hazardous working conditions and unsafe employee activities through safety management and contact with field supervisory personnel.

·         Supervise and conduct safety and first aid training of staff at the project sites.

·         Document all accidents, safety violations, unsafe conditions/activities.  Manage investigations with employees, subcontractor personnel and CCIP carrier for each accident occurrence or violation.

·         Review daily, weekly, and monthly field documentation to ensure all required records and reports are complete, accurate and submitted per established procedures.

·         Accompany all safety, health, and insurance inspectors on walk through tours.

·         Prepare written appeals for safety violation citations.

·         Additional assignments on supervisor’s request.




·         Requires at least five years of underground construction safety experience.

·         Requires at least 10 years of heavy civil construction.

·         Construction Safety and Health Technician (CHST) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP).

·         Familiarity with occupational safety and health laws and regulations.

·         Current certification in first aid and CPR by the American Red Cross or its equivalent.

·         Current certification by Cal/OSHA, Mining and Tunneling Division as both an Underground Safety Representative and an Underground Gas Tester.

·         College Degree highly preferred.

·         Proficient in Microsoft 365 software.

·         The Cal OSHA certifications may be earned within 6 months of hire date.



Expected salary range for this position is $150,000 – $175,000 depending on experience. 


Company builds extraordinary projects, and we need exceptional talent. Join us and together we will build the projects that improve our community.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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