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Safety Specialist
Ref No.: 18-00211
Location: Los Angeles, California
Position Type:Contract
SAFETY SPECIALIST

Location: Los Angeles, CA

JOB DESCRIPTION
• 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 unhealthy 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 make 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.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
• 10 years full time paid professional construction safety management experience in developing and implementing accident prevention programs for a large private or public organization.
• Graduation from recognized college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Industrial or Environmental Engineering, Occupational Safety or Industrial Hygiene or closely related field.
• Completion of the OSHA 500 and 40-hour HAZPOWER courses is preferred.
• One of the following credentials are preferred:
o Any Professional Safety Certification from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP).
o Licensed Safety Professional (LSP) from the National Association of Safety Professionals (NASP).
o Certified Safety Manager (CSM) from the National Association of Safety Professionals (NASP).
o Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH).

Platinum Resource Group is a professional level consulting firm, providing resources to Fortune 1000 client companies in the areas of technology, human resources, accounting, finance, business systems and supply chain, on a contract and interim basis. PRG has operations in Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco. As a W-2 employer we offer our consultants direct deposit bi-weekly payroll, health, dental, vision benefits, paid holidays, and referral bonuses.