Safety Specialist (Closed)

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Program: Los Angeles Unified School District – Project Execution
Salary Range: $100.0K to $118.6K, depending upon experience
Positions: 2

• 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 unhealthful 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 makes presentations to contractors and District management regarding contractor performance
• Coordinates construction safety activities such as project site safety audits and attends prebid 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 (Construction Safety Specialist only)
• Performs related duties as assigned


Required Experience:
5 years of construction safety management experience in developing and implementing accident prevention programs for a large private or public organization

Required Education:
Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Industrial or Environmental Engineering, Construction Management, Occupational Safety or Industrial Hygiene.

Preferred Licenses and Certificates:
• Certified Safety Professional (CSP) from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP)
• Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH)
• A valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer by the California State Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
• Completion of the OSHA 500 and 40-hour HAZWOPER course preferred
• Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST) from the Council on Certification of Health Environmental and Safty Technologists (CCHEST)
• Construction Health and Safety Technologist (CHST) from the Council on Certification of Health Environmental and Safety Technologists (CCHEST)
• Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) from the Institute of Hazardous Materials Managers (IHMM)


Deadline to submit resume: Friday July 25, 2014 @ 4:00pm
Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements:
Subject line: Safety Specialist

At a minimum submitted resume must include detailed employment history with:
1) Name & Location of company or government agency
2) Start Date and End Date (Month & Year)
3) Positions Held
4) List of Projects/Programs Managed including:
a) project value $$
b) location of assignment
c) roles and responsibilities
d) contribution to each project