Asbestos Lead Construction Specialist (Closed)

Mar 04 2019 admin Comments Off on Asbestos Lead Construction Specialist (Closed)
  • Full Time


Program:             Los Angeles Unified School District – Office of Environmental Health & Safety (OEHS)

Salary Range:     $97.2K to $114.4K annual base salary plus benefits


  • Performs on-site inspections and collects data on, inventories, and categorizes District spaces, utilizing provided standards.
  • Reviews Recommendation to Award (RTA) notices and Phase 1 and 2 asbestos and lead reports related to every phase of the project
  • Attends Job Start meetings at the beginning of the project to review asbestos, lead, and safety requirements with the contractor and the other related parties in attendance; ensures that meeting minutes are documented and reported to project participants
  • Reviews submittal(s) at the Job Start and throughout the duration of the project;
    1. Asbestos and lead worker certifications (respirator fit test, DOJ clearances, medical & training);
    2. SCAQMD permits for HEPA vacuums;
    3. Job site notifications i.e. SCAQMD, Cal-OSHA, CDPH, and school notifications for asbestos/ lead impact projects);
    4. IIPPs, Safety Plans, Asbestos/ Lead Work Plans, and Job Safety Analyses (JSAs)
  • Conducts random inspections, where asbestos and lead is going to be impacted during construction, at each school site to verify contractor’s compliance with applicable laws, project specifications, and established work practices.
  • Apprises the contractor of any deficiencies noted during the site visit and verifies corrections on subsequent site visits
  • Investigates any accidents or incidents that occur on or near the school grounds during the project
  • Responds to emergencies, complaints, and inquires related to construction projects
  • Performs, on a regular basis, air monitoring clearances, personal air monitoring (OBZs), and ambient air sampling for various asbestos abatement projects performed throughout the district which could also be performed as a result of a complaint or an asbestos release
  • Performs asbestos bulk sampling and lead wipe or paint chip sampling to investigate an asbestos release or elevated childhood lead investigation
  • Assists in maintaining the Job Start Database for all projects
  • Provides chemical product review support for products used on construction projects and assist in maintaining the Chemical Evaluation Database


  • 8 years full time paid professional construction experience, concentrated in progressive asbestos, lead based materials, PCB caulk and universal waste
  • Experience in reviewing reports and coordinating and executing asbestos, lead, mold and PCB field surveys
  • Must have experience in the maintenance and strict compliance of policies and procedures in asbestos and lead mitigation and remediation as well as health and safety protocols
  • Additional experience in related work such as emergency response, general construction and industrial cleaning is preferred
  • Public agency experience is preferred


  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field


  • Candidates without the required degree must have additional 4 years of the required experience to compensate for the education requirements


Deadline to submit resume:

Wednesday March 20, 2019 @ 12 noon (no late submissions accepted)

Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements:

Subject line:  LAUSD Asbestos Lead Construction Specialist

Approximate Processing Time:

SHORTLIST: Week of 4/1/19

INTERVIEW: Week of 4/8/19



Recruitment# CM-ALCS-0319-05

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