Stantec System

Senior Construction Safety Specialist

US-CA-Los Angeles
2 weeks ago(11/29/2017 11:44 PM)
Job ID
32976
# of Openings Remaining
1
Experience (Years)
5
Discipline
Transportation Infrastructure Engineering

Your Opportunity

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across 6 continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, energy and resource, environmental, water, and infrastructure projects to life. Our work—engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, construction services, project management, and project economics, from initial project concept and planning through to design, construction, commissioning, maintenance, decommissioning, and remediation—begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and relationships.

 

Whatever the distance, wherever the destination—our projects lead you there. Our Transportation group provides comprehensive planning, design, engineering, and PM/CM services for all phases of airport, bridge, rail, roadway, and transit projects. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.

Your Duties

  • Oversees or performs contractual safety compliance reviews, audits, and testing on construction sites; reviews work practices, equipment, and safety devises.
  • Investigates and reviews reports of injuries, property damage, unsafe work conditions or practices; and claims involving Metro construction contractors; determines root causes and recommends solutions.
  • Makes performance based recommendations to construction contractors to correct non-compliant, unsafe conditions; orders the termination of any unsafe operations.
  • Coordinates and conducts job site safety and hazard analysis including performing tests on noise ventilation, illumination, and air quality (in both Tunnel/Underground & Confined Space environments) to determine contract compliance.
  • Evaluates various contracts, requests for proposals (RFP), engineering drawings, and plans for future transit lines for regulatory compliance, potential safety issues and liability exposure.
  • Determines training needs; recommends, develops, and conducts training to a diverse group of Metro staff and Contract employees on various safety awareness, prevention, and investigation programs.
  • Represents Metro in internal and external safety meetings and committees to provide comprehensive technical advice and assistance on applicable new laws and regulations to ensure the accuracy of accident/injury reporting.
  • Prepares and presents complex technical reports to management on observations and recommendations for hazard control(s) and correction of non-compliant conditions.
  • Acts as liaison with Metro departments, contractors/consultants, and various outside agencies including safety professionals to provide technical assistance and to ensure accurate incident/injury reporting and compliance with current applicable rules and regulations.
  • Reviews and analyzes data relating to occupational injuries and illnesses; identifies trends and prepares recommendations based on findings.
  • Formulates or participates in the formulation of departmental safety plans, policies and procedures and ensures their implementation based on the proper application of required safety regulations or contractual requirements.
  • Adheres to departments/units budget, goals, and schedules which complies with agency-wide fiscal responsibility.
  • Provides leadership or work direction to staff.
  • Complies with all of Metro's safety rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining, supporting, and promoting a safe work environment while complying with all of Metro’s safety rules, policies, and procedures.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree – Occupational Health and Safety Engineering, Construction Management, or other related technical or scientific field.
  • 5 years of experience in heavy civil construction with at least two of those years involving specific responsibilities for construction site safety.
  • Valid California Class C driver’s license.
  • Construction Health and Safety Technician designation required.
  • California Division of Occupational Safety & Health (Cal-OSHA) licensed Underground Gas Tester and Underground Safety Representative Licenses highly desirable.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Associate Safety Professional (ASP) desirable.

 

The key to our success is our people—we put people first. When you work hard, we notice. We offer competitive compensation and benefits to assist employees and their families with medical and dental coverage, long-term disability income replacement, and retirement savings.

 

Qualified candidates who are highly motivated and eager to commit to Stantec’s strategic initiative to become a Top 10 global design firm should submit their resume and cover letter, online at www.stantec.com/careers

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