Project Safety Manager


Santa Clarita
  • $120,000.00-$180,000.00
  • {field:employment_type_1643326539574:label}Full Time
  • OHLA USA merges global expertise and a 100+ year legacy with the latest innovations and a strong regional footprint to deliver the U.S.'s most complex and challenging infrastructure and vertical building projects. The company has over 1,600 engineering and construction professionals from coast to coast and specializes in heavy civil construction and modernization of critical infrastructure projects, including highways, bridges, rail and mass transit systems, tunnels, and water resources. Through its vertical construction affiliate, OHLA provides construction management and preconstruction services to build and renovate healthcare, educational and assisted living facilities, and many other significant cultural, institutional, and commercial spaces. OHLA USA is the U.S. division of the international construction company Obrascón Huarte Lain, S.A. (OHLA Group), headquartered in Madrid, Spain. The company's U.S. operations are headquartered in New York City with office locations in California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Florida, and Illinois. In 2021, OHLA USA won $1.2 billion in new contract awards and was ranked #14 on Engineering News-Record's Top 50 Domestic Heavy Contractors list. Extraordinary construction projects demand exceptional talent. OHLA USA brings together the construction industry's best and brightest who thrive in a collaborative work environment and relish challenge and opportunity.

  • OHLA USA brings together the construction industry's most diverse talent who thrive in a collaborative work environment and appreciate challenges and opportunities.

  • Job Description

    • Assist the Regional Safety Director in the development of the project site safety program.
    • Establish and conduct jobsite orientation for every new employee for the project and administer and record their participation in the orientation program and issue identification to those employees completing the orientation program.
    • Attend all initial meetings with the Project Staff and Subcontractor representatives to clearly define their role within the confines of the Project Safety Program.
    • Establish and conduct regular (weekly) safety meetings with project staff. Ensure and maintain a log of each toolbox safety meetings held with their employees.
    • Review each Subcontractors Safety Program and ensure that it meets or exceeds the project Safety Program requirements.
    • Conduct regular (daily) jobsite and work area inspections.
    • Conduct formal weekly jobsite inspections and complete the safety checklist noting safety violations and corrective actions.
    • Record, notify and prepare written report of any violations or unsafe practices to direct hire employees or Subcontractors for immediate correction actions.
    • Stop at once any violation or unsafe practice.
    • Assist Project Superintendent in establishing and implementing safety procedures including evacuation and fire control procedures.
    • Investigate all incidents and generate proper reports.
    • Establish and maintain all required job safety records.
    • Conduct a monthly overview safety meeting.
    • Assist the Claims Manager in the management of claims.
    • Attend Project Staff Meetings to brief the staff on safety issues on the project and coming from the company and to keep informed of the progress of the job.
  • Position Requirements

    • OSHA 30-hour training card.
    • CHST certification or equivalent is required.
    • A minimum of ten years of project safety experience or equivalent level of education and experience.
    • LA METRO experience and approval.
    • Working knowledge of safety/environmental principles and techniques.
    • Capable of identifying known/potential exposures and recommending corrective actions.
    • Computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office suite programs.
    • Strong management, leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing.
    • Bachelor’s degree is highly preferable

    To learn more about OHLA USA, visit our website www.ohla-usa.com

    Compensation: The base salary rate being offered for this position is USD $120,000.00 per year to USD $180,00.00 per year. Please note that the salary range listed is specific to the role listed in California. Salary rates may vary for different individuals in the same role based on various factors including, but not limited to, experience, education, and performance.

    OHLA ADA Message: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee will require the ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; Employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud noise.

    OHLA EEO Message: OHLA USA and its affiliates are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

    OHLA USA and its subsidiaries (“OHLA”) shall not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to OHLA or an employee of OHLA, by mail, electronically, or otherwise will be considered OHLA property. OHLA will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. OHLA will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred to by the Agency free of any charges or fees. OHLA Human Resources is the only authorized representative of OHLA to execute any agreements with search firms or staffing agencies. As a condition for payment, a Vendor shall have OHLA USA Inc.’s Personnel Agreement and a Job Order signed by an authorized OHLA HR representative. Verbal or written communications from any employee of OHLA and its subsidiaries shall not be considered binding obligations. All resumes, whether unsolicited or solicited, shall be the property of OHLA.



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