Safety Manager (Closed)
Client / Project: Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) –
Valley College, Pierce College, Mission College
Salary Range: $103.4 to $121.6K annual base salary, depending upon experience
- Manage, oversee, and audit construction safety at three college campuses located in the San Fernando area of Northern Los Angeles County This includes management of multiple New Construction and Renovation projects on each campus of various scope and scale.
- Monitor compliance to the LACCD District General Conditions (GC), which defines safety requirements that contractors must comply with while working on District projects.
- Perform Daily Safety reviews of work in progress in accordance with current Safety Regulations and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) as developed and updated by Build-LACCD.
- Submit Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Safety reports required by the Program.
- Monitor compliance to Division 1 Specifications, Section 013150 Safety Requirements of the GC, which outlines in detail all Program safety requirements and provides detailed information regarding project site safety.
- Monitor adherence to Owner Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP) requirements and procedures.
- Monitor compliance to all current OSHA requirements that relate to the specific construction projects.
- Report to the Program Safety Manager, including but not limited to, attending any required meetings or providing safety reports/analysis as requested.
- Immediately notify the Program Safety Manager of any incident or recordable injury on projects.
- Monitor Contractor compliance with COVID-19 regulations as defined by Los Angeles County, the State of California, and CAL/OSHA. Confirm that Contractor Safety Plans are complete and updated to address COVID Safety Guidelines on each project site.
- Confirm that Design Build Entity (DBE) or Design Bid Build (DBB) Contractor is reporting all recordable injuries and near-miss incidents within the required timelines and by filing the proper forms. Review the report for accuracy before filing.
- Review and provide comments to the College Project Team (CPT) on the project-specific “Project Health, Safety & Environmental Plan (PHSEP)” as prepared by the DBE or DBB Contractor.
- Perform ongoing construction site safety inspections and generate safety report for all site visits.
- Identify site safety hazards and provide immediate direction to contractor safety representative to eliminate or mitigate them.
- Perform reviews and inspections of the jobsite to assure compliance with health and safety regulations and applicable codes.
- Participate in site inspections and testing as necessary for required permits, including confined space, hot work, trenching, etc.
- Accompany OSHA representatives on site walks to observe and record. Issue a report within 24 hours to the College Project Team (CPT) and the program management environmental safety and health office.
- Confirm that the New Hire Safety Orientation on-line safety training are available onsite.
- Coordinate with the DBE or DBB Contractor Safety Representative on an on-going basis and provide assistance as required.
- During construction, coordinate and meet periodically with the Contractor’s safety representative.
- Confirm that contractors are performing tailgate safety meetings and training as required by their Contract and/or OSHA requirements.
- Attend pre-bid conferences and highlight the main safety requirements of the specific contract and LACCD guidelines.
- Attend pre-construction meetings to present LACCD’s safety program and the role of the field safety representative. Provide comprehensive safety support and guidance for the LACCD College Project Team located on each campus.
- Attend weekly construction progress meetings and provide input and feedback on the safety performance of the contractors. Review the three week look-ahead report to identify high risk phase in construction activity that will require a preparatory safety meeting with CPT staff and DBE or DBB site representatives before start of work. Example: electrical shut down, permit required confined spaces work, steel erection, excavations, scaffold erection, etc.
- Review qualifications of the DBE or DBB Contractors’ Safety Representatives and provide recommendation to the CPT PM.
- Perform Build-LACCD Safety Orientation with the DBE or DBB Contractor’s site safety representative and site superintendent prior to the start of the project mobilization.
- Recommend to the College Project Team (CPT) removal of contractors’ safety representative for negligence, incompetence, or failure to cooperate in good faith.
- Assist Owner Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP) manager in investigating claims and filing related paperwork.
- Monitor adherence to zero tolerance and corrective action policy for workers found not in compliance with the Program’s safety policy.
- Conduct project safety stand-downs with all crews to review the incident for injuries. Educate all site workers on how to prevent a repeat accident.
- Issue Lessons Learned report to Program Safety Manager within 72 hours following the Incident Report filing from the DBE or DBB Contractor.
- Advise and inform CPT management and program management office on safety rules and regulations.
- Instruct CPT supervisors and employees in the proper use and care of personal protective equipment (PPE).
- Additional duties as assigned by the Program Safety Manager
- Attend Weekly Scheduled CPT meeting and provide safety awareness based on upcoming work.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- Minimum 7 to 10 years construction/safety experience in educational or similar scope projects primarily for vertical building construction.
- Effective communication skills and ability to work with all levels of the project team.
- Evidence of completing OSHA 30 Hour Construction Outreach Training within the last three years. In the alternative, evidence of completing the OSHA 500 or OSHA 502 Class may be provided.
- Current First Aid and CPR training from a provider recognized by OSHA.
- Minimum of holding a valid Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) certificate issued by the BCSP Board of Certified Safety Professionals.
- Experience on large construction program.
- Experience working with Contractors and Subcontractors in the field as a Safety Professional (Minimum 5 years field experience).
- Flexibility in schedule and transportation to work at multiple sites based on assigned schedule and duties and perform time management as required to meet all the position requirements.
- Proficiency with Microsoft office and related spreadsheet and database software.
- Ability to work in fast-paced environment.
- Ability to provide management oversight on behalf of the LACCD Bond Program and effectively complete reporting on a Daily Basis as required by the program.
- Construction management, safety management, safety engineer or related degree is preferred.
- Experience on modernization-type projects involving asbestos and lead-based paint disturbance.
- Familiarity with large building programs across multiple sites.
- Additional safety/health certifications and credentials.
RESUME SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
Deadline to submit resume:
Tuesday December 29, 2020 @ 12:00 noon (late submissions cannot be accepted)
Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements: hr@paragon‐em.com
Subject line: LACCD Safety Manager (Reissued)
Approximate Processing Time:
Short list post: Week of January 4, 2021
Interviews: Week of January 11, 2021
Number of Positions: 1
Anticipated Start: January 2021
Recruitment No.: SAC-278 (Reissued)
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