Safety Manager, Costa Mesa

Mar 19, 2019

This $1.2 Billion project represents the design/build improvement of 16 miles of the existing I-405 freeway beginning at SR73 to I-605 of I-405. This project is managed jointly by the US construction firms OHL North America and Astaldi Construction Corporation, fully supported by our international parent companies, collaborating to form the joint venture OC 405 Partners established to improve infrastructure in Orange County, California.

Responsibilities
  • Assist the Safety Director with 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.
Qualifications
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in heavy civil construction.
  • 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.
  • CHST designation is highly desirable.
  • Bachelor’s degree is highly preferable.
  • Previous Caltrans experience a plus.
  • Valed and updated EMT certificate a plus.

If interested, please contact Callan Mintz at c.mintz@oc405.com or (714) 944-7304