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Job Number: 2178858

Large East Bay General Contractor is seeking a Construction Safety Director to handle overall responsibility for the company safety program. This position will report to the General Superintendent. A focus on managing safety protocol for up to 40 projects simultaneously. The Safety Director will have 6-8 on-site Safety Officers reporting to them as well. Focus will be on education and prevention with a maximum emphasis on jobsite presence and hands-on management of the safety program. These duties include proactively identifying hazards and accessing risks to health and safety, putting appropriate safety controls in place and providing advice and expertise on accident prevention and occupational health to management and employees.


· Develop annual safety business plan identifying specific goals, objectives and budget required to maintain and improve the company safety programs and performance.

· Build and maintain positive working relationships with project staff, superintendents, foremen and craftsmen who are responsible for working productively and safely. Promote safe production of self-perform work.

· Conducts regular audits of each project site to access performance with company and OSHA standards.

· Supervises all assigned safety personnel including both company employees and contract personnel. Schedules weekly/daily activities, provides evaluations and feedback to individuals and job site supervision. Is available during working/and non working hours for expertise or in case of emergencies.

· When necessary, write safety alerts and issue to appropriate sub-contractor or company employee. Assign appropriate Cal-OSHA violation section to each safety alert written in the company and forward to Team Coordinator for distribution.

· Responsible for safety training and education for all levels of personnel within the company. Working with dispatcher, maintains safety training records and assure all personnel receive training/retraining per company standards. Experience in safety training technology (e.g. computer systems, video, etc.) both on-site and off-site. This will include updating our current system of reporting and training from the safety engineers and the field supervisors.

· Support the Human Resources Manager and the General Superintendent with the management of Workers Compensation cases. Collaborate with Human Resources Manager to maintain and update the OSHA 300 log.

· Reviews, develops and keeps current the company Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). Conducts and documents annual review of the IIPP. Responsible to see to it that updates are distributed to appropriate personnel.

· Primary liaison with Cal OSHA for both enforcement and compliance. Communicates regularly with Voluntary Protection Program Representative and actively works to assure compliance and continuing participation in the program.

· Performs accident or near miss investigations to analyze incidents to determine root cause and provide guidance to management on effective future controls. When a citation could be issued responds accordingly to reduce the company's exposure to fines or citations. Assures Safety Flashes and or recommendations are sent out to the field to avoid future incidents/accidents

· Schedules and chairs the quarterly Safety Committee and Accident review meetings.

· Participates in superintendents peer group meetings and events.

· Responsible for updating the company safety manual to comply with OSHA regulations. Keeps current any additional owner required safety manuals or services specific to working on these sites. Project prequalification requests and yearly qualifications regarding safety shall be updated and reviewed by the Safety Director

· Responsible for procuring OSHA permits. Secures and distributes Yearly Permits for the Company. Working with project superintendents, applies for project specific required permits.

· Responsible for the development and implementation of emergency response plans.

Experience and Skills

· A minimum of an - Associate's degree from two-year college or technical school; preferred Bachelor's degree from a four-year college/university or combination of education and equivalent experience, in related field.

· 8-10 years experience or equivalent.

· Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) minimum requirement.

· Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification desirable. If the Safety Director does not have this certification as of the date of hire, a Masters degree in Safety is expected.

· OSHA 500 certification a plus.

· LICENSES Valid CDL with a clean MVR.

· OSHA 10 and OSHA 30

· Thorough knowledge of construction and general industry safety orders.

· Computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

· Outstanding oral and written communication skills.

· Skills in statistical analysis and trending.

· Accident investigation, analysis and interview skills.

· Authorized OSHA 10 and 30-hour construction outreach instructor also desirable.

· Bilingual Spanish skills a plus.


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Temporary Associate Benefits Offered: Weekly benefits offered include Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, EAP, Life AD&D, STD, Commuter FSA, + state mandated benefits.

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