Safety Specialist

US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID
2018-2107
Category
Safety / Risk Management
Type
Full-Time

About Vanir

Vanir Construction Management, Inc., is one of the nation’s leading, privately-held full-service program, project and construction management firms. Since 1980, we have tailored our services and teams to meet the needs and budget of clients in education, healthcare, justice, water/wastewater, public buildings, transportation and energy markets throughout the United States. Headquartered in Sacramento, Calif., Vanir has been ranked for more than 25 years by Engineering News-Record as one of the “Top 100 Construction Management Firms.”

Job Description

Vanir Construction Management, Inc. is currently recruiting for a Safety Specialist in Los Angeles, CA.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts construction site safety audits to identify improper procedures, checks equipment and facilities for hazardous conditions, and recommends corrective actions
  • Monitors policies, procedures, programs, standards, and design criteria affecting construction safety at multiple construction projects
  • Investigates complaints and on-site construction accidents to determine root cause and recommend effective hazard controls
  • Conducts noise, ventilation, and gas testing at construction sites to determine if employees may be exposed to unhealthy conditions and makes appropriate recommendations
  • Conducts construction safety and standard reporting procedure training for Project Managers and on-site employees
  • Collects and analyzes injury, claim, and safety survey statistical data to write technical reports and make presentations to contractors and District management regarding contractor performance
  • Coordinates construction safety activities such as project site safety audits and attends pre-bid and post-award contract meetings as a member of the Owner Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP) team
  • Reviews construction Injury Illness and Prevention Programs (IIPPs) submitted by contractors for accuracy and conformance with safety standards
  • Trains, assigns projects, and tasks to lower-level personnel, and reviews reports for completeness and accuracy
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University in Industrial or Environmental Engineering, Occupational Safety or Industrial Hygiene or closely related field is required
  • 10 years full-time paid professional construction safety management experience in developing and implementing accident prevention programs for a large private or public organization is required
  • Completion of the OSHA 500 and 40-hour HAZPOWER courses is preferred

How to Apply

If you're interested in working for Vanir Construction Management, Inc., please visit our website to learn more and to apply online at www.vanir.com.

   

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Contact Email: careers@vanir.com

 

Persons with medical limitations may, with reasonable accommodations, be capable of performing the duties of this position. Such a determination must be made on an individual basis considering the person's limitations, the requirements of the position, and the company's ability to make reasonable accommodations to the person's limitations.

 

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Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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