Duke Realty – Safety Manager

Duke Realty, one of the largest commercial real estate companies in the United States with logistics/distribution properties in 20 major U.S. cities, has an opportunity for a Construction Safety Manager to join our construction team in our Irvine, CA office.    Duke Realty is a vertically integrated owner/developer and currently owns and manages 12-plus million square feet of logistical real estate in this market.  We are committed to further grow and develop our logistical product in this market.  Candidates must be attracted to a fast paced environment where responsiveness and customer service are highly valued.  A predisposition towards teamwork and personal responsibility will be critical to a candidate’s success. This position will be responsible for Southern California, Northern California, Seattel markets.  Additional responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Physical jobsite surveys including travel to all assigned Markets.
  • Written summary of physical jobsite surveys
  • Coordinate the implementation of the Duke Realty Construction Safety Program including the Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy.
  • Participate in the ongoing maintenance of the Duke Realty Construction Safety Program and safety related documentation.
  • Monitor and analyze safety trends in assigned markets and report on these to the Safety Director.
  • Conduct or coordinate safety training for Construction associates
  • Attend and participate in market and job site safety meetings
  • Review of current federal, state and local regulations for compliance
  • Assist in the development of technical safety related documents
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Manager. 


  • Candidates will have 3-5 years of Safety related experience.  Experience in construction industry is strongly desired.
  • Experience/knowledge of California OSHA laws and polices is required.
  • Possess strong initiative and effective organizational skills.  Ability to self-manage and direct work.
  • Attention to detail, and ability to multitask and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapports and interact with various levels of professionals.
  • Demonstrated experience working with MS Office Suite to include Word, Excel, and Outlook. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to travel to markets as need (approx. 15%).
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish strongly desired.
  •  BS degree in Occupational Safety or Safety Management, or related field of study desired.

Please apply by going to our website at www.dukerealty.com/careers or email your resume to chris.ferguson@dukerealty.com (please put Safety Manager in subject line).

We offer a competitive salary with bonus opportunity as well as comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) and a wellness program.  Please apply on line at http://www.dukerealty.com/careers (only online applications accepted). 

Duke Realty is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

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